Partner with parents to prepare kids to follow jesus for life

Desired Outcomes

1.   Savor the Savior - Abide through Scripture, prayer and obedience

2.  Spririt-led Relationships - In home, Church and the Community

3.  Spiritual Growth

  • Intentional Faith Talks - Bedtime, Drive Time Doughnut Dates, etc.
  • Spontaneous Fatih Walks - Where do you see God at work?  
  • Faith Processes - Milestones
  • Faith Gifts - Birthdays, Christmas, Milestones, etc.
  • Faith Trips - Summer Camp, Retreats, Family Camp, Parent/Child trips, etc.

4.  Spiritual Orphans - Welcome to the Family!

5.  Service - Using ones' gifts to glorify God and for the good of others


MILESTONES


1.    Child Dedication

2.   Faith Commitment + Baptism + Lord's Supper

3.   Faith in Practice

4.   Preparing for Adolescence - Relationships, Purity + Technology

5.   Preparing for Adulthood - Character, Career + Calling

6.   High School Graduation

7.   College/Career

8.   Singleness/Marriage

9.   Children

10.  Grandparenting



FAMILY MINISTRY RESOURCES

Parenting/Grandparenting

  •          How to Really Love Your Child – D. Ross Campbell
  •          Parenting: 14 Gospel Principals – David Paul Tripp
  •          Mom…Dad…What’s Sex? – Jessica Thompson + Joel Fitzpatrick
  •          Tech Wise Family – Andy Crouch
  •          Grandparenting – Dr. Josh Mulvihill


Bibles

  •          The Big Picture Story Bible - David Helm - Ages 2-7
  •          Jesus Storybook Bible – Sally Lloyd Jones – Ages 4-8
  •          The Big Picture Interactive Storybook Bible – Ages 6-10
  •          ESV Following Jesus Bible – Ages 8-12


Faith Books   

  •          The Radical Book for Kids – Champ Thornton
  •          Window on the World – Molly Wall


Faith Trips

    SUNDAY MORNING

    Pastor of Children & Family Ministries

    Jon Dierenfeld- please email me with any questions about our children's ministry. 


    NURSERY

    We provide a safe and caring atmosphere for infants through 3 years old during services.

    KIDVENTURE

    KidVenture meets during both services for Bible-based active learning time (about 45 minutes). Children ages 4 years -6th grade are dismissed mid-service. 


    NURSING ROOM

    We love babies here at Faith Church. Feel free to relax with your baby in a quiet space, Room 107.

    WEDNESDAY EVENING

    KIDSCONNECT | 6:00-7:30 PM @ the Main Building

    KidsConnect is for ages K-6th grade. We will begin our evenings by sharing a meal together and then move to games, skills, crafts, large and small group activities. 


    REGISTER

     THIS FORM


    SERVE
    Want to welcome kids into a loving environment and teach them about God? Indicate your interest on the "SERVE FORM."


    CONTACT FAITH KIDS

    • Pastor Jon Dierenfeld - CHILDREN & Family Ministries

      OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY 9:00-4:00

      Jon or call the church at 507-437-1000

    • DIANE ASPREY - Office & family ministries Assistant

      OFFICE HOURS: TUESDAY, THURSDAY-FRIDAY, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

      Diane or call the church at 507-437-1000

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