Children's Ministry

“I SPY” Trunk or Treat Alternative Event – CANCELLED

“I SPY” Trunk or Treat Alternative Event – CANCELLED

Trunk-or-treat Alternative Event | Saturday, October 31 – Mission Campus Parking Lot | Event 2:00 – 4:00pm | We are in need of 40 trunks or individual displays in order to provide a fun and exciting event. We will be unable to hold the event if only a small number volunteer. Sign-ups are needed by Saturday, October 17. 

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Sunday School Info and Registration

Sunday School Info and Registration

Through much prayer, conversation, in consultation with Trinity Preschool leadership, following the best public health guidelines (listed at the end of this document), and through your responses to our Ministry Survey, the Growing Team ministry has put together a plan for the re-opening of Sunday morning ministries for children and youth at Trinity. We are excited to continue to serve your families as we journey together to grow in our faith and love for our great God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 

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Encouragement for Families – September 18

Encouragement for Families – September 18

Dear Parents, How many times have you heard from your children these words “Not Fair!”  My guess is you are thinking to yourself - I would be rich if I got paid every time I heard that statement uttered by my children.   As I child, I was often guilty of uttering...

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Encouragement for Families – August 28

Encouragement for Families – August 28

Dear Parents, What a crazy time we live in. There is so much happening around us and so many decisions to make in the lives of our families. It can seem so overwhelming. Today’s message is a simple one: trust Jesus! Trust Jesus was our VBS response for the daily Bible...

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Encouragement for Families – August 21

Encouragement for Families – August 21

Dear Parents, If someone asked you “Who is Jesus?” how would you answer their question? It seems like an easy answer at first. We can boldly declare, as Peter does in our Gospel lesson this week - He is the Christ, the Son of God, the promised Savior! We know this...

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Rhonda Synovec

Rhonda Synovec

Children Family Minister

Children’s Sing-Along

Group’s Very Best Sing-Along of VBS songs is back and streaming on Lifetree Kids. The subscription to the streaming service is FREE for the summer.

Worship for Children

Each Friday you will receive the Trinity eNews. This is where we will share the Worship service with you and each week will have a Children’s Message for you and your children. Participate as a family in worship at home just as you would in our physical church building on a Sunday morning. I guarantee this worship is shorter and may even keep your kiddo’s attention (at least for a few moments anyway).

Sunday School Program

Trinity offers Sunday School each Sunday at each campus at 9:45am for one hour. Children learn Bible stories, life application of God’s Word in their daily lives, how they are a part of God’s kingdom and how much God loves them. Summers and holiday weekends give us the opportunity to switch things up a bit and shake up the curriculum, sometimes providing group activities, sometimes trying out a multi-generational study.

 

Milestones

As children learn and grow in their knowledge of the Bible and understanding in faith, they reach tangible milestones of learning. We celebrate each of these milestones as an important step in a lifetime of learning. At Trinity, we celebrate milestones, starting from birth with baptism. We continue them in our Sunday morning program. Milestones include:

  • Age 2: Bible presentation
  • Age 3: Prayer Book
  • Age 4: The Lord’s Prayer
  • Kindergarten: The 10 Commandments
  • Grade 1: The 10 Commandments
  • Grade 2: Bible presentation and Books of the Bible
  • Grade 3: Books of the Bible
  • Grades 4 and 5: The Apostles’ Creed

All completed milestones are celebrated in a worship service.

Curriculum – Mission Campus

2 – 4 years: Hands-On

Preschool-5th Grade: Faithweaver Now
When families talk about their Christian faith, good things happen. Sunday School lessons become life lessons, lived out all week long. Each week, children will bring home talk sheets for helping families to spark meaningful, faith-building conversations. This curriculum helps create a foundation of faith that lasts a lifetime.

Curriculum – Shawnee Campus

2-year-olds: Hands-On
Kids will engage all five senses as the Bible comes alive with powerful connections between Scripture and everyday life. This curriculum in enhanced by using creative objects to connect eternal truths to kid’s daily lives. Kid’s remember God’s Word for a lifetime.

Preschool-5th Grade: Dig In
Dig In curriculum provides creative, multisensory teaching that immerses your children in deep Bible learning, helping them to know Jesus personally and grow in relationship with Him. Each week they will not only dig into a Bible story, they will learn a focused Bible point and Life Application point for their daily lives.

 

Mentoring – Mission Campus

All children from second grade to fifth grade are assigned a youth or adult mentor. This is a time for your child to develop a relationship with another person at Trinity. These relationships help children feel more comfortable in our church environment and give them valuable interaction with mature Christians. Children learn how important faith is to the adults around them. Mentoring begins promptly at 9:35am and lasts for 10 minutes. It is important for your child to be in attendance by 9:35am so they can spend the full 10 minutes with the mentor.

Sunday School Planning Calendar

 

Mission Campus

Shawnee Campus

Aug 18 Blessing of the Backpacks at 8:30 and 11am services; Sunday School Kickoff at 9:45am
Aug 25 Children’s Ministry Installation at 8:30 and 11am services; Sunday School Kickoff at 9:45am
Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
Sept 29 Noisy Collection / Mentor Orientation (9:45am)
Oct 6 Mentors Start
Oct 12 CMLT Children’s Ministry local training by Group
Oct 20 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class at 9:45am
Oct 27 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class (9:45am) / 2-year-old Bible Milestone Parent Class (9:45am) / Bible Milestone Presentations (11am) / TRUNK OR TREAT (4:30-6pm)
Nov 3 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 10 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 17 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 24 Christmas Worship Practice
Dec 1 Thanksgiving Weekend, Movie with a Message
Dec 8 Christmas Worship Practice
Dec 14 Christmas Worship Dress Rehearsal, 9-11:30am, Saturday
Dec 15 Christmas Worship at 9:45am Service
Dec 22 No Sunday School
Dec 29 No Sunday School
Jan 5 Special Group Sunday School Event (TBD)
Jan 26 Noisy Collection
Feb 23 Milestone Sunday in 11am Service
Mar 15 Spring Break Movie with a Message
Mar 29 Fifth Sunday Noisy Collection
Apr 4 Early Communion Class, Mission Campus, 9am-12pm, Saturday
April 12 Easter Egg Hunt, No Sunday School
May 17 Sunday School Celebration
May 24 Memorial Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
May 31 Noisy Collection

 

Aug 18 Blessing of the Backpacks at 8:30 and 11am services
Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
Sept 8 Children’s Ministry Installation at 8:30 and 11am services; Sunday School Kickoff at 9:45am
Sept 29 Noisy Collection
Oct 12 CMLT Children’s Ministry local training by Group
Oct 20 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class at 9:45am
Oct 27 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class (9:45am) / 2-year-old Bible Milestone Parent Class (9:45am) / Bible Milestone Presentations (11am) / TRUNK OR TREAT – Mission Campus (4:30-6pm)
Nov 3 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 10 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 17 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 24 Christmas Worship Practice
Dec 1 Thanksgiving Weekend, Movie with a Message
Dec 7 Children’s Christmas Worship Rehearsal, 9-11am
Dec 8 Children’s Christmas Worship at 11am Service
Dec 15 Sunday School Special Event – Birthday Party for Jesus
Dec 22 No Sunday School
Dec 29 No Sunday School
Jan 5 Special Group Sunday School Event (TBD)
Jan 26 Noisy Collection
Feb 23 Milestone Sunday in 11am Service
Mar 15 Spring Break Movie with a Message
Mar 29 Fifth Sunday Noisy Collection
Apr 4 Early Communion Class, Mission Campus, 9am-12pm, Saturday
April 12 Easter Egg Hunt, No Sunday School
May 17 Sunday School Celebration
May 24 Memorial Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
May 31 Noisy Collection

 

Mission Campus

Aug 18 Blessing of the Backpacks at 8:30 and 11am services; Sunday School Kickoff at 9:45am
Aug 25 Children’s Ministry Installation at 8:30 and 11am services; Sunday School Kickoff at 9:45am
Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
Sept 29 Noisy Collection / Mentor Orientation (9:45am)
Oct 6 Mentors Start
Oct 12 CMLT Children’s Ministry local training by Group
Oct 20 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class at 9:45am
Oct 27 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class (9:45am) / 2-year-old Bible Milestone Parent Class (9:45am) / Bible Milestone Presentations (11am) / TRUNK OR TREAT (4:30-6pm)
Nov 3 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 10 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 17 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 24 Christmas Worship Practice
Dec 1 Thanksgiving Weekend, Movie with a Message
Dec 8 Christmas Worship Practice
Dec 14 Christmas Worship Dress Rehearsal, 9-11:30am, Saturday
Dec 15 Christmas Worship at 9:45am Service
Dec 22 No Sunday School
Dec 29 No Sunday School
Jan 5 Special Group Sunday School Event (TBD)
Jan 26 Noisy Collection
Feb 23 Milestone Sunday in 11am Service
Mar 15 Spring Break Movie with a Message
Mar 29 Fifth Sunday Noisy Collection
Apr 4 Early Communion Class, Mission Campus, 9am-12pm, Saturday
April 12 Easter Egg Hunt, No Sunday School
May 17 Sunday School Celebration
May 24 Memorial Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
May 31 Noisy Collection

 

Shawnee Campus

Aug 18 Blessing of the Backpacks at 8:30 and 11am services
Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
Sept 8 Children’s Ministry Installation at 8:30 and 11am services; Sunday School Kickoff at 9:45am
Sept 29 Noisy Collection
Oct 12 CMLT Children’s Ministry local training by Group
Oct 20 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class at 9:45am
Oct 27 Second Grade Bible Milestone Parent & Child Class (9:45am) / 2-year-old Bible Milestone Parent Class (9:45am) / Bible Milestone Presentations (11am) / TRUNK OR TREAT – Mission Campus (4:30-6pm)
Nov 3 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 10 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 17 Christmas Worship Practice
Nov 24 Christmas Worship Practice
Dec 1 Thanksgiving Weekend, Movie with a Message
Dec 7 Children’s Christmas Worship Rehearsal, 9-11am
Dec 8 Children’s Christmas Worship at 11am Service
Dec 15 Sunday School Special Event – Birthday Party for Jesus
Dec 22 No Sunday School
Dec 29 No Sunday School
Jan 5 Special Group Sunday School Event (TBD)
Jan 26 Noisy Collection
Feb 23 Milestone Sunday in 11am Service
Mar 15 Spring Break Movie with a Message
Mar 29 Fifth Sunday Noisy Collection
Apr 4 Early Communion Class, Mission Campus, 9am-12pm, Saturday
April 12 Easter Egg Hunt, No Sunday School
May 17 Sunday School Celebration
May 24 Memorial Day Weekend, Movie with a Message
May 31 Noisy Collection