THE VINE & THE BRANCHES
“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” -John 15:5
In an effort to build a sustainable model with a biblical foundation, the All Saints Children’s Ministry uses the vine and the branches metaphor from John 15:5 to structure ministries to our children both on Sunday mornings and events outside of Sunday mornings. In the vine we have life, meaning and purpose. The Vine comprises all events involving study of the word of God, including Sunday morning Sunday School, Children’s Church and Bible studies held outside of Sunday mornings. Fellowship events such as bowling, picnics, and field trips are opportunities for “branching out.” So, if you see something titled “Kingdom Kids: Branching Out” it is a chance to get to know one another in a fun-filled context! Children’s class names are Kingdom Sprouts, Kingdom Seedlings, Kingdom Buds and Kingdom Roots and ordered by color. Find which class your child is in below under “Class Breakdown.”
We’re Growing! To make room for all of our precious little ones, we have new class configurations. These classes are broken down by developmental levels, not necessarily age level. You can find your child’s class under the drop down menu, Class Breakdowns.
All age groups from Toddlers-PreK are taught age-appropriate lessons from the sermon text for that week and all children’s church curriculum is created in-house. In the Fall we will be looking at the book of James. All classes include:
A class for Pre-K-2nd grade children that meets only during the homily. The children are dismissed from worship during the passing of the peace and return just before communion.
Small Saints begins with music time, then children hear an abbreviated message from one of our pastors. Teacher work through story and application, then children return to the sanctuary for the conclusion of worship.
If you would like your child to be baptized please contact Rebekah Rice.