Our focus:

  • Creating a small group feeling
  • Emphasis on community
  • Building relationships
  • Growing in Our Faith and Serving Others

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Children’s Church

Children ages 4 to 8, are encouraged to hear their own age-appropriate message during the sermon portion of our 8:30 am and 10:30 am Sunday worship services. The children's church leader will greet the children in the lobby when they are dismissed to leave and will bring them back to their parents at the appropriate time. We hope that your children can attend.

Children's church is offered in the summer only during the 10:30 am worship service, in the months of June and August.

 

Kid’s Night Out

Parents, do your kids complain that they are bored?  Are they full of energy and need some time to hang out with their friends, play some fun games, create neat crafts and learn something new?  If so, then Kid’s Night Out is the place to be!

What is it?

Kid’s Night Out is a program designed to create opportunities for fellowship and fun among our children and youth while their parents enjoy a night out.  Children, ages newborn to 5th grade are eligible to sign up and attend.  Friends are always welcome to attend with your child!  There is a charge of $5.00 per child to help cover the cost of craft supplies and snacks.  Extra proceeds will go towards the youth group fundraising efforts.

Who facilitates the event?

Our High School youth, (9th grade or older), and middle school youth (6th – 8th grade) help run games, crafts, and other activities that have been coordinated by Amy Cichon, Children's Ministry Director.  We also ask that two adults (parents or other adults) volunteer.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up your child online at:

www.shepherd-hills.com/engage

Questions?  Contact Amy Cichon, Children's Ministry Director at:

sothkids@gmail.com.

Upcoming Events

Saturday Oct 13 6:00 - 9:00 pm Theme - Fall

Annual Operation Christmas Child Packing Event

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Additional Committee Members Needed

We are looking for additional volunteers to join our planning committee for next year.

Contact the church office or Amy Cichon for more details.

Shoe Box Gift Tips

This is a good time to be on the lookout for bargains on things like multi-pack washcloths, and soap. Please Contact Amy Cichon at sothkids@gmail.com if you come across some of these good deals after Christmas. Our committee has already received monetary donations to start purchasing shoe box gifts for next year. We thank you for your help and support

Recycle Your Christmas Cards for Operation Christmas Child

We would like to collect recycled Christmas cards to make homemade cards for our shoe boxes. All we need is the card front picture. You may cut off the inside message. We will add these decorative card pictures to construction paper to make our own card. This will be a great craft project for our children! These new cards will have space to write messages to the shoebox child gift recipient. Please drop off your Christmas cards in our Operation Christmas Child collection box near the food pantry shelves.

 

 

 

First Communion Classes

First Communion Classes are offered for children in 2nd grade or higher who are ready to join in this celebration.

2018 Classes will be held on Tuesdays, October 2, 9 and 16.

First Communion worship services will be held on Sunday, October 21 at either service.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is offered annually in the summer. Children grow their faith and learn about Jesus during a fun-filled themed week. Our recent VBS theme, "Shipwrecked" Rescued by Jesus, we ventured onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Shipwrecked VBS kids went diving below the surface and anchoring themselves in the truth that Jesus is by their side through life’s storms.

Cradle Roll

Our Cradle Roll program is designed to provide parents of children birth to five years with faith development resources and support. These materials help parents get acclimated to our church and our Children's and Family Ministry program. In the past year, this has included books and cards sent to acknowledge child's baptismal birthday, some home visits with meal deliveries for families with children ages 0-5. Molly Sobiesczyk and Jacinda Shields are currently heading up this program.