Partner with parents to prepare kids to follow jesus for life

SUNDAY MORNING

Joining us on a Sunday?  Here's what you need to know...

As you enter through the front doors, just ahead and off to the right you'll see a desk with a giant "Kids' Check-In" banner. Whether this is your first or fifty-first time attending, visit this desk to get your child checked in.  We'll let you know which classroom they'll attend based on their ages.  


NURSERY

Birth-3 years | Second Service - 10:15am

Focus: Building God’s Family


KIDVENTURE 

PreK-6th Grade |  During 2nd Service Sermon

Focus: Building God’s Family

  • PreK-K - Room 105/106 | Sarah Penkava - Gospel Project
  • 1st-2nd - Room 108 | Lead: Kristy Graves - Gospel Project
  • 3rd-4th - Room 103 | Paul + Jan Swan - New City Catechism
  • 5th + 6th - Room 104 |  Mark Eich + Steve Kubas - New City Catechism  

NURSING ROOM

Feel free to relax with your baby in a quiet space, Room 107.


Masks required for 6+ year olds

WEDNESDAY EVENING

KIDSCONNECT

3rd - 6th Grade | 6:00-7:00pm

Main Building

Focus: Blessing our Neighbors  

  • Masks required for 6+ year olds
  • Transportation will be provided
  • No meal provided


REGISTER

 THIS FORM


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



Pastor of Children & Family Ministries

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

LOADING PLAYER…

FAITH AT HOME


1.  Modeling - Showing what it looks like to “Follow Jesus Together."

2.  Moments - Intentional and spontaneous conversations about God, Gospel, God’s Story, Good works, and Global Mission.

3.  Milestones - Being intentional at each stage of spiritual development.


MILESTONES


1.   Child Dedication

2.  Faith Commitment - Baptism + Lord's Supper

3.  Faith Practices - UP (Worship God), IN (Building God’s Family), OUT (Blessing our Neighbors

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


Resources & Recommendations

Parenting/Grandparenting

  • How to Really Love Your Child - D. Ross Campbell
  • Parenting: 14 Gospel Principals - Paul David 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

  • Good News for Little Hearts Series (9 Books)
  • God Made Me Series (5 Books)
  • Radical Book For Kids - Champ Thornton
  • Exploring the Bible Together - David Murray  
  • Windows on the World - Molly Wall

Websites (Click for link)

CONTACT FAITH KIDS

  • Pastor Jon Dierenfeld - CHILDREN & Family Ministries

    OFFICE HOURS: MONDAY-THURSDAY 10:00-4:00

    emailJon 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

    emailDiane or call the church at 507-437-1000

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