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Families with Children Ministry

Click here for the current Calendar of Events for Families with Children! Offers programs and resources to strengthen Christian family life. Programs are for families of all types, ages and stages. For more information

• Advent Festival is a joyous time to prepare for Christmas by creating Christ-centered ornaments, gifts and decorations, sharing supper and participating in worship together.

Vacation Bible School is a fun filled, spiritual week for children to experience Bible stories and learn how it applies to their lives today. Learning takes place through storytelling, music, drama and arts & crafts. This camp-like setting is a wonderful place for children to grow in faith and friendship!

The Woods Music and Arts Camp unites the various creative and performing arts to provide an enriching week that is educational, stimulating, and fun for children of all levels of ability. Music, Art, Dance, and Drama combined with Christian Education, Recreation, Swimming, and Worship makes an unforgettable experience.

Child Care is provided at many church activities. Events that offer child care are marked.

Preschoolers in a Digital World

Boy-ComputerFriday, May 16

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fellowship Hall

In the past decade, the American Academy of Pediatrics has come out strongly against any screen time for children under 2.  Now it is reversing its position, stating that some parent-supervised tablet and smartphone activities can be beneficial.  Come explore excellent computer programs and apps specifically geared for your developing preschooler that will help your child learn, have fun, and become kindergarten ready!  Discover ways to extend the learning when you turn the electronics off.

Jill Coffin has nearly a decade of experience in the classroom teaching kindergarten, first and second grades.  She serves as an app development consultant for Seiler Occupational Assessment for Rehabilitation, Inc. (SOAR).  With a wealth of information on the use of computer and smartphone apps for young children, Jill can speak to methods that work for any child, including those with special needs.

Free Friday Fun Night

DSCN1238The Woodschuckettes Host:

A Pizza and Puppet Event

Friday, May 2

Zimmerman Hall

6:30 PM