We feel it is important for the church community to partner with parents in helping children realize that God is a part of their lives always and not just on Sundays. To assist in that realization, we have two mid-week ministry programs for our children to assist them in their faith journey by offering them a foundation for a relationship with Jesus.
ROCK and Stepping Stones begin each year in mid-September.
ROCK: Our ROCK (Rock On Christian Kids) program, designed for kids in 3rd through 5th grade, meets weekly on Thursdays from 5:00-7:30 p.m. in Schulte Hall. Each night we share a game, a Bible study, a craft, and a home cooked meal! During the last hour of the night, the children participate in either the ROCK Choir or the ROCK Caring Kids groups. The Choir kids learn worship songs, learn about leading worship, and prepare for Christmas Eve worship and to deliver a musical message in the Spring. The Caring Kids learn about serving others, in kid-appropriate ways, locally and internationally.
This year, the ROCK Choir Kids will present the musical HOLY MOSES! on Friday, May 17 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, May 19th at 8:30 and 11:00. All are welcome to here this fun, musical message about faith and trust in our Lord!
Here’s a photo from the 2018 Musical: Malice in the Palace (the story of Esther):
For more information about ROCK, please click on the logo on the right. ROCK Fall 2018 Registration Form
Stepping Stones: Our Stepping Stones program, designed children in 1st and 2nd grade, meets on Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the large Little Tree Nursery room. We hope to spark an interest in musical discovery, teach children the fundamentals of music, help them identify their God-given gifts, hear Bible stories and learn simple Biblical truths, and involve them in age-appropriate Service Projects. This program, which is “more than a choir,” is a “stepping stone” on their faith journey which is also a step toward participation in our ROCK program as we mix Bible stories, crafts, games, and service into the weekly format!
Stepping Stones Registrations form: StepStones Regis Form 2018-2019
For information about opportunities for families of our youngest disciples, see our Family Ministry page and “FFG”: Family Fellowship Gatherings.