Children’s Ministries – Crosswalk Kids

Sunday School – 10:10 – 11:00 am
Children and their families are invited to breakfast every Sunday morning from 9:45 to 10:10 am. Breakfast is held in the children’s center café room and the menu includes: pancake & sausage on a stick, waffles, cold cereal and milk.

Children from preschool to fifth grade meet from 10:10 to 11:00 am in crews and travel to different stations for crafts, drama, science experiments and hearing the bible story. Curriculum from group publishing is utilized during the school year. The curriculum is based  on a three year rotation of the Biblical stories. During the summer months the youth join the children and help lead and teach utilitzing VBS curriculum for a summer format.

 

Kid’s Worship – 8:45 and 11:10 worship services

Kid’s worship is offered during our 8:45 and 11:10 services for children ages 3 through 5th grade. Following the Lord’s prayer in the service, children leave for Kid’s Worship and return following communion at the close of worship. Children hear a Bible story and learn a main Bible point for the day along with watching a christian video.

 

JYF Youth Group – 2nd to 5th grades

This group is for children in the second to fifth grades and meets two Sundays a month from 3:45 to 5:15 pm. During this fellowship time they gather for games and fun and several trips throughout the year including: pumpkin patch, Gage zoo
and bowling.

 

VBS knights with shields 4-th grade

VBS Kingdom Rock 2nd -3rd grades

Sunday Afternoon Chimes

JYF, second to fifth grades, have bell rehearsals two times a month on Sunday afternoons following youth group meetings. JYF chimes rehearse from 5:15 to 6:00 pm. JYF Chimes will provide music in worship throughout the school year.

 

Wednesday Night – Shine Children’s Choir

 Children in preschool through fifth grade are invited to sing in the Shine Choir. The choir practices Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7:15 pm during the months of October, November and December in preparation for the Children’s Christmas program which is at 6 pm on the first Sunday in December.  Beginning in February the children’s choir meets for practices on Wednesday in preparation for a Spring musical which is scheduled for early April.  The Shine practice room is in the sanctuary basement.

 

Vacation Bible School – Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus – July 15-18, 2018
Vacation Bible School is offered each summer. This is an evening event filled with music, drama and games and lots of fun! Vacation Bible School is held in July on Sunday thru Wednesday in the evenings with dinner beginning at 5:15 pm and the nightly closing worship at 8:15 pm.

 

Nursery

General Information

The mission of the nursery is to provide a safe, loving, fun, and soothing environment for both you and your child. The nursery is located conveniently on the main floor of the church, just down from Unity Hall. On Sunday mornings, the nursery will open 15 minutes prior to the 8:45 worship service and close approximately 15-20 minutes after the 11:10 service.

 

Illness

For the health of all our children we ask that parents refrain from leaving their children in the nursery if they have been sick or had a fever within the previous 24 hours. No medication will be given to any child in the nursery. Please report any allergies to nursery staff.