Children

Children

Sunday School Teaching Team

Explore faith with young children through a simple, consistent lesson plan, we pray, play, and build holy friendship in the Sunday School classroom after Children's Chapel every week. As we finalize our four-person Sunday School teaching teams for the 2018–2019 school year, we have a few openings to work with our younger grades, and [...]

2018-04-10T14:40:03+00:00 Children, News|

Odd and Wonderful Vacation Bible School Ideas

Our VBS theme this year is Soaring High with Creatures that Fly. Have you ever had a bird as a pet? Or lived on a farm with chickens? Or had a moving or odd bird encounter? We'd love your bird stories, and even (wild idea) any reflections you have on how birds have helped [...]

2018-04-10T14:05:35+00:00 Children, News|

Singers and Ringers Open House

Current first graders through fourth graders and friends are invited to attend and experience singing, bell ringing, games, and treats this Wednesday, April 18 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Music Room. Parents are encouraged to stay and observe. For more information please email Lisa Bond.

2018-04-09T13:11:46+00:00 Children, Music, News|

Sunday School Parent Commitment

Did you know? This year, the 3rd and 4th grade classes had four-person teaching teams, and the model worked well: friendships grew, trust was built, responsibility was shared. The Children's Ministry Committee and Board of Trustees unanimously agree—let's make this happen for our across every age level. We will have 2018–2019 teaching teams [...]

2018-02-28T10:52:26+00:00 Children, Church Stories|

Children’s Prayers in The Snow

  By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Are you feeling cooped up in the snow? Are you feeling the post-Christmas blues? Are you wondering how to connect with God in the middle of winter? Here are my top five ideas for exploring spirituality with your children in the winter. ​ Go for a meditative winter [...]

2018-02-15T04:28:28+00:00 Children, Church Stories|

A Celebration of Faithful Service

Help celebrate our beloved Chris Johnson as he retires from his service to Kenilworth Union Church. Join us at 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, January 14 when we will honor Chris for his service with the Children and Youth Ministry program.

2018-01-31T08:36:37+00:00 Children, Youth Ministry|

Children’s Ministry Visioning Day

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster As we dream for the future, deepening our ministry to children and their families, change is afoot. After our November 11 Children’s Ministry visioning day, we have a clear mandate to develop new programs, strengthen existing ones, and design new curriculum for our ministry to children​ and families​. [...]

2017-12-18T10:08:55+00:00 Children, Church Stories|

A Recklessly-In-Love Mama

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster I’ll lead with my favorite part of this story as a recklessly-in-love mama: Harrison Lancaster will be baptized during 10:30 a.m. worship on Thanksgiving day. But here’s the invitation I really want you to hear: maybe you (or your child) would also desire to be baptized on Thanksgiving [...]

2017-11-11T12:07:54+00:00 Children, Church Stories|

Boldly Re-imagining Our Future

By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster In Christ, all is new. God is doing (and always has done) new things among us. As we celebrate our 125th anniversary, we are cognizant of the next anniversaries. What do we want to do now, in order to make a lasting impact for the church at the [...]