2014 Summer Camp Registration: CLICK HERE
Created By God: Tweens, Faith & Sexuality
May 9 (7-9pm through May 10 (9am-2pm)
For Curretn 5th & 6th Grade Students
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Created By God is an important workshop for tweens currently in the 5th and 6th grades. Created by God focuses on God’s gift of human sexuality from a Christian perspective. The main purpose of this workshop is to educate children and parents in the godly principles regarding our sexuality and to affirm that growth and change in our bodies is part of God’s perfect and wonderful plan for our lives. The curriculum is prepared by the United Methodist Church and will be led by Allyson George, Kristen Lane, and Christopher Vaughan. Lunch and snacks will be served throughout the workshop. (Parent meeting will be held Thursday, May 8 at 7:00pm). Contact Kristen Lane at email@example.com with questions.
The Children's Ministry at Grace Avenue is a place where all children, birth through 5th grade, can call home. Children have the opportunity to experience the grace and love of Jesus Christ through Worship, Sunday School, Missions, Special Events/Seasonal Activities, and Vacation Bible & Enrichment Camps.
All children deserve to be loved for who they are and who God has made them!
CHILDREN'S SUNDAY SCHOOL
During the 9:30 and 11:00 Sunday School Hours, children in Kindergarten - 5th grades are invited to begin their learning adventure in the EDGE ROOM! We begin with some high energy songs, videos, and an exciting "Attention Getter." Once the opening is complete, children are led to their traditional classroom with their Volunteer Teacher. Parents will pick them up after class from their traditional classroom.
Looking for your Sunday School class or Nursery Room? Here's how you can find them!
INFANT NURSERIES - CLICK HERE
PRESCHOOL (2 YEARS - PRE K) - CLICK HERE
ELEMENTARY (KINDERGARTEN - 5TH GRADE) - CLICK HERE
SATURDAY EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE
Saturday evening, we want children to worship with their families. However, we also want to provide a time of learning for them that focuses on the Scripture read in worship. With this in mind, we invite children to come forward following the reading of the Scripture and go for a time of learning with Ms. Kristen. The children will return during the time of offering to share in the final song with their families.
SUNDAY SCHOOL (ALL 3 SERVICES)
Children in Kindergarten - 5th Grade have the opportunity to attend Sunday School on Sunday mornings at 8:45, 9:50 and 11:00am for crafts, Bible study and fun. Children meet with kids their same age as they learn about a life with Christ and the love of God. You won’t want to miss this time!! If you are interested in ways you can help, please contact Kristen Lane, Children’s Minister.
We have six Nursery Rooms on Sunday mornings and one on Saturday evenings. Our rooms are staffed with paid nursery workers to help provide the children with a familiar face each week. Volunteers add extra loving care during the worship services as needed. Our goal is to share God’s love with your child as they play in a safe, loving environment. Our two older groups have a different lesson during each of the Learning Hours on Sunday mornings. Snacks are provided during time spent in the nursery unless otherwise specified. Please make us aware of any allergies or special issues your child may have. CLICK HERE for Nursery Policies.
CHILDREN'S WORSHIP BULLETINS
We want children to participate in our worship services! To help your children share in the Scripture, Children’s Worship Bulletins and crayons are available at the back of the Worship Center.
One way to help your child get involved in the leadership of worship is for you to volunteer to be a greeter or usher on Saturday night or Sunday mornings. Your child can then assist you with these responsibilities. It is a great way for them to learn service as they grow in their understanding about being a disciple of Jesus Christ.
JESUS URGES GENEROSITY JUG
Our Jesus Urges Generosity Jug is an active sign of worship for all of the children in our church. Our hope is that each child can understand what an offering is and how it can help all the work that God does through us. Our goal is to use these offerings to help different organizations and groups continue to do their ministry. Each month we choose a different ministry to help support. We pray that as our children grow in this active part of worship, that they can teach the rest of us how to be good stewards of all of God’s gifts.
CHILDREN AND MUSIC - Praise Kids!
Do you like to sing? Play Games? Learn new instruments? Then Praise Kids is for you! Come and join us on Sunday afternoons from 4:00 – 5:00 as we begin a new phase in the life of Children’s Choirs. Children who are 3 years old (as of September 1st) – 5th grade are invited and encouraged to come and spend time with us as we rotate through singing, playing instruments, and participating in fun, active games each week.
Come see what all the excitement is about. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Laurie at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Kristen at email@example.com. We can’t wait to see you!
A MONTHLY hands on mission experience for kids in kindergarten – 5th grade.
EDGE is a 4th - 5th Grade fellowship group that meets the 2nd Sunday of the month during the school year from 5:00 - 6:30pm. We gather together to play games, have themed events, and get to know each other better. Come and have a BLAST at EDGE!
Children will have the chance to participate in special activities and events such as a Shrove Festival and Easter Egg Hunt during the season of Lent. Watch for more details.
ADVENT ADVENTURE (CLICK HERE to register for 2013 Advent Adventure)
Children 4 years old - 5th grades are invited to attend a 3 week adventure during the Advent season that focuses on the true meaning of Christmas. The children will share in snacks, singing, games and crafts.
KID'S DAY OUT - CLICK HERE for 2014-2015 Registration Form
Kid’s Day Out is a weekday program for children who turn 1 as of September 1st. Children have the opportunity to attend class one or two days a week. The program runs Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am - 2:15pm. Enrollment will be held in the Spring for the upcoming school year. Contact Kristen Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
RAINBOW CORNER PRESCHOOL
Children who are turning 2 - 5 years old qualify for our Rainbow Corner Pre-School Program. Please contact Karen Lubbe, Rainbow Corner Director, at 972.335.2882 ext. 513 or email@example.com. For additional information, CLICK HERE.
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For information about any of these groups listed above, please contact
Kristen Lane, Children’s Minister
972.335.2882 ext. 508 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about Child Care, please contact
Kristen Lane, Children's Minister
972.335.2882 ext. 508 or