Journey-logo-for-web1-300x200We exist to lead children and families into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ that glorifies God and changes the world.  We partner with parents to support and encourage children as they grow in grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ. We believe children are of utmost importance in the Kingdom of God, thus we take our role as Children’s Ministry Workers very seriously. Our Preschool and Children’s Committees under the direction of our Children’s Minister has several events throughout the year that your children will not want to miss.  We look forward to seeing you and your children.

” As Jesus said, Let the little children come to me. Don’t stop them, because the kingdom of Heaven belongs to people who are like these children.” Matthew 19:4

Children’s Church

Children’s Church is a special time for children to hear God’s Word presented in a way they can understand. We feel that Children’s Church is most effective for smaller children so our “cut off” age is 7. Older children, we feel, need to get comfortable participating in corporate worship alongside their parents. Children gather with their families in the sanctuary and are dismissed to the back where they participate in different activities that focus on a main topic or bible character. All of the activities are specially designed to enable children to learn about God while having fun.
CHILDREN’S CHURCH IS OFFERED DURING OUR 8:45 a.m. SERVICE ONLY

 

Children’s Bible Drill

Children’s Bible Drill is designed for students in 4th through 6th grade during the school year. The purpose of Children’s Bible Drill is to help children increase their love and knowledge of the Bible, develop skills in effectively using the Bible, begin developing memory skills, and learn how to apply the Bible to the everyday lives. This year the students will focus on learning the books of the bible, 25 memory verses and 10 key passages and be able to locate them in the bible.

We welcome any child interested in participating in Bible Drill. This is a life changing adventure of fun that you will always keep with you. For more info, contact Carol Mixon or Jill Freeman.

 

 Children’s Choir

 

DSCN0860-300x225Children’s choir is a fun-filled time where we learn to share the love of Jesus through songs, skits and musicals. You never know what we will be doing each Sunday.  We have been known togo on scavenger hunts,
play musical games, and go on trips.  But in all we do, our aim is to glorify God.  Children in the 1st through 6th grade are invited to come join us every Sunday afternoon at 4:30 in the Children’s Church room. 

 

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School is an exciting time in our church where a full week is totally dedicated to the children of our church and our community.  It is a week of fun and exciting events that teach the children the love of Christ.  They learn through Bible study, arts and crafts, recreation and music, how to become a Christian and what it means to share this with other friends and family.  VBS is for children 3 years old through the 6th grade and is held in June. 
Do you know what the A, B, C’s of becoming a Christian are?  Come to VBS and find out about this wonderful experience that you can have too!

Kids Summer Camp

CENTRIKID-LOGO-ORANGE-300x113CentriKid is a five day, four night camp for 3rd–6th graders to experience the time of
their lives and learn more about the message of Jesus Christ! From the future sports star to the young scientist to the rising chef, every kid gets to participate in exciting activities of their choice. Church groups bring kids to camp where they’ll take part in Bible study, recreation, track times, and worship. The good news for group leaders is that we’ll do all the planning so you can focus on relationships with your group. Camps are staffed by college and seminary students who can’t wait to hang out with your kids and love to share Christ through every aspect of camp!

 Jump Start

We start out the school year with Jump Start, which is our back to school celebration. This event is a day camp
that last three days in August. The kids experience funny skits, Bible studies, and  kid style praise and worship.

Wise Men Seek Him and Happy Birthday Jesus

In December, we celebrate the birth of our Savior with two programs held during our Sunday morning worship service. Wise Men Seek Him is designed for grades 1st-6th and Happy Birthday Jesus is for preschool children. The children enjoy food, fun, crafts and fellowship.

He Lives Easter Celebration

At Easter, we celebrate our risen Savior with our He Lives Easter Celebration for our preschoolers through 6th graders. This celebration takes place on a Sunday morning with crafts, bible study and activities.