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Young Hearts and Minds
Children may be small, but they have a big place in our hearts at The Peoples Church. We desire for all children to know Jesus, love Jesus and share Jesus with the world. Your child’s early years are foundational for imprinting values and knowledge to last a lifetime. We want your child’s foundation to include Jesus, the truth of the Bible and a sense of belonging to the whole body of Christ. We are thrilled by the opportunity to partner with you as your child grows in Christ.
What to Expect On Sundays
We welcome your child to join us every Sunday at 9:15 AM, 11:30 AM or 2:00 PM. Sundays include large-group and small-group settings. We begin with a large-group time of worship and learning from the Bible using our DVD-based curriculum that encourages your child to love and serve God.
We offer a special needs ministry during the 11:30 AM service for children up to the age of 12. Children are able to play, sing and learn about the Bible in a modified program that has additional support. Contact us if you would like to learn more about this program and see if it would be a good fit for your child.
Children’s Ministry Access
Parents and children now have their own dedicated entrance in and out of the west wing of the church—helping to streamline check-in and ease traffic in the hallways on Sunday mornings. To ensure the safety of our children, only parents with dedicated name tags will be permitted in the west wing. Anyone without a name tag will need to use the front doors or another alternative exit when leaving the building on Sundays.
Finding Your Child’s Room
Use the colour chart to find the right room number and group name for your child, based on age and unique needs. If you have any questions, please ask a member of our Children’s Ministry team on Sunday mornings.
Start Here – Cancelled!
Saturday, February 25 • Founders Hall
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Children’s Ministry seminar Start Here is cancelled for this Saturday. The seminar will be offered again in the spring. A new date will be posted soon! If you have any questions, please contact Adam.
Turn It Up: March Break Camp 2017
March 13-17 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. • West Wing
Every kid loves a good story, whether it’s a book, movie or video game. This March break, get your kids excited about the most incredible true story of all – God’s loving pursuit of us through time! Turn It Up takes a journey through the Bible to give context for God’s big story. Help your kids discover how they can be a part of the story when they turn up the power of God’s love in their own lives. This camp is for all kids who are 4-11 years old.
Family Dedication: Welcoming a New Child Into Your Family
Sunday, November 19 • During All Three Services • Auditorium
Many faith traditions celebrate the birth of a child through baptism. Here at Peoples, we offer family dedication instead—and with it, we celebrate the extended circle of support provided by family and friends who are welcoming the child into their lives. Family dedication can be done at any age, until a child is ready to personally accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour and be baptized. We encourage you to consider the opportunity for family dedication to celebrate the wonderful gift that God has given you—and to acknowledge your dependence on Him in raising your child. If you have any questions please contact us.
Family Night Movie
Tuesday, March 14 • 7:15 PM • Gym
All families are invited to join the Children’s Ministry team for an evening of movies and snacks! We’ll be watching Zootopia – a hilarious movie wrapped in great messages about courage, empathy, tolerance, teamwork and the dangers of reducing others to stereotypes. Doors open at 6:45 PM and the film will begin at 7:15 PM. Please email Adam to let us know how many people will be joining us!