Children’s Ministry News

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Our annual Easter Egg Hunt, which we hold on Easter Sunday, continues. In order to have an abundance of eggs, we are asking families to donate plastic eggs filled with individually wrapped treats or small stickers.  There is also a need this year for bags of small candy or a collection of small stickers that I can use to fill plastic eggs.  (There is the possibility…not guaranteed…that 500 empty eggs may be donated and these will need to be filled).   We would greatly appreciate a donation of one dozen eggs per child to ensure that we have enough on Easter Sunday for our church family and visitors.  There will be a large, labeled red collection bin just inside the church entrance March 31 through April 14.  Thank you so much in advance for your generous donations that make this fun event possible!

On April 14, Palm Sunday, Sunday school aged kids will participate in the palm procession and then go directly downstairs for a special Palm liturgy.

April 21 is Easter and thus we do not offer Sunday school this day to allow all kids aged 3 years and older to attend a church service and worship our Risen Lord as a family.  An Easter Egg Hunt will begin immediately following the 9:15 worship service, at approximately 10:30.

Sunday school begins at 9:45 every Sunday with the exception of Easter and Palm Sunday (see note above).  On April 7, the combined Godly Play classroom (for children aged 3 years through 2nd grade) will have the presentation titled: Washing the Disciples Feet.  The kids participating in the Communion Instruction will conclude this year’s materials.  All kids are invited to participate in the Palm Sunday Liturgy on April 14 and join their families upstairs for the entire service on Easter Sunday (as noted above).  On April 28, the combined Godly Play classroom will have the presentation: Easter-The Garden Appearance.  The 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will discuss: Jesus Appears to His Disciples and Doubting Thomas. 

We will recognize the participants of the Communion Instruction class and celebrate with those who will receive their First Communion at the service on May 5 at 10:00.