Children's Ministry

Kids Ministry

Newborn – Grade 5

Sunday Morning Kids Update

We are temporarily consolidating our Sunday Morning Kids programming to the 10:45am service only at both campuses. This will happen from Sunday, November 22 through December 20. Family Worship Services are scheduled for December 27 and January 3.

 

Kids Mission Statement

Our goal is to help kids grow in their faith through biblical truths with a community of peers and volunteers who will come together to Love, Live and Serve like Jesus.

 

 

ReefREEF: Newborn – 24 months

10:45am — Both Campuses

Our goal is to create a safe and secure environment for your little ones so that they love their experience from the very beginning. We view ministry to this age group as foundational in building a child’s trust in a loving Heavenly Father.

REEF: Age 2 – Pre-K

10:45am — Both Campuses

Our goal is to bring the teaching of Jesus to kids through interactive play, engaging worship and Bible centered teaching.

 

SPLASH: Kindergarten – Grade 3

10:45am — Both Campuses, September thru May

In Splash your child will learn Biblical truths through engaging games, fun interactive worship experience and breaking into age specific groups to dive further into Biblical truths.

November 29:

November 22:

November 15:

 

WAVE: Grades 4 and 5

10:45am — Both Campuses, September thru May

In Wave, kids will continue building their faith foundation through interacting with biblical truths that can help them learn how to make wise choices while developing a deeper relationship with God and others.

 

Story time

Kids, enjoy these faith-filled stories read by staff, volunteers and parents.

 

Featured This Week

Bobbie DeYoung, Shakopee Campus Elementary Director reads the story, Noah, from the Usborne Bible Stories book.

Listen to more stories on YouTube.

 

 

ANNUAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

Vacation Bible School

BLAST into summer with an EXPLOSIVE family experience like you’ve never had before with the first at-home, parent-led VBS. Explore the world of science – from building towers to designing boats — while engaging with the Word of God.

Awana

September thru April, Both Campuses

Awana combines fun and games with Bible memory and lessons that help children understand scripture.

Fall Family Festival All Ages

Usually October 31, Shakopee Campus

Skip the fright and spend the night in His light. It’s a celebration with giant bouncers, games, prizes galore, lots of great food, a special glow-in-the-dark room, and of course, lots of candy! There is a small entrance fee.

Child Dedication

Quarterly, Both Campuses

A dedication is a covenant by the parents to raise their child in the ways of the Lord until the child is old enough to make his or her own personal commitment. When we choose to have our child dedicated, it gives parents, as well as extended family, friends and the church an opportunity to thank God for the birth of the child.

Parents dedicate their children back to God, asking for His blessing. They promise to nurture their children in a Christian home and environment, and are challenged to guide and teach their children in spiritual development. There is no water involved, and the child is not automatically saved, or in the faith, because of the ceremony. Faith is passed on to our children by helping them develop their own personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

You can view our events page to find upcoming child dedication dates.

 

VIEW KIDS MINISTRY EVENTS

 

 

Upcoming Events

KIDS MINISTRY

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Child Dedication

Please feel free to contact us with the form below for more information. This form goes directly to our staff and you should receive a response within a day. If you need to speak to a staff member directly, please view the staff listing.

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