Children’s Ministry News
Activities & Care for Children
9:45 am – 11:20 am in the church lounge
For children and families on Sunday mornings, come to the Turner Lounge. We are offering staff and volunteer leaders to care for children and activities in the lounge for littles and elementary children. Parents are welcome to stay and watch worship on the screen in the lounge, or worship in the sanctuary. With parents’ permission, if the weather is nicer, we might head out to the playground space to play and then return to the lounge.
Sunday Evenings in Advent –
Children’s Family Advent Time
November 28, December 5, 12 & 19,
4:00 pm Littles families,
4:30 pm Elementary families
Advent Begins Sunday, November 28th and every Sunday in Advent we will be offering a 15-minute time to gather on Zoom for a song, lighting the advent candle and a little sharing together. 4:00 pm for littles and their families, 4:30 pm for elementary children and their families. Link will go out in the children’s ministry weekly emails.
Youth Ministry News
Youth Group continues…
Sundays December 5, 12 & 19 at 9:00 am
(No Youth Group on December 26 and January 2)
All youth Grades 6-12 are welcome to attend Youth Group, which is available to attend online and in
Middle School Online Game Nights
Wednesdays, December 1, 8 & 15, 8:00 – 9:00pm.
The Van Dyck family continues hosting weekly game nights on Wednesdays. For the month of December, they will take a break December 22 and 29. Come every week or drop in when you can; it’s casual. We are looking forward to playing together. Questions? Feel free to reach out, Amanda Van Dyck (Matthew’s mom) firstname.lastname@example.org. Link goes out in the weekly youth ministry email or you can email Amanda for the link.
Our Whole Lives Parent Orientation
Sunday, Dec 12 (tentative)
We are still confirming this date, but parents should hold this date (and possibly also Dec 19) as a potential parent orientation for the HS OWL class. More details to come via email.
Junior & Senior Small Group
Sunday, Dec. 19
We are hoping to offer our small group gathering for our High School Juniors and Seniors! We have had a tricky time finding the date and time that works for folks. Watch the weekly emails to confirm. We look forward to connecting with you and meeting each month to share about the journeys of this pivotal time in high school.
Youth Group Christmas Party
Monday, Dec. 20, 7:30 – 9:30 pm at church
Youth in grades 6 – 12 are invited to join us for a Youth Group Christmas Party. Come join us for some Christmas fun – crafts, gingerbread house decorating, games and possibly a movie? This will be indoors and masked. More details to come! be watching the weekly youth emails.