Childrens’ Ministry

Family Devotional: Kindness

Over the past several weeks we have seen our country become polarized over the pandemic and wearing masks in public. No matter what your personal position is on Covid-19 remember our children are watching how you behave and are listening to the words you say. Choosing to act kindly towards others is always the right…

Summer Activities Cancelled

All Children’s Ministry July activities are cancelled at this time. This includes the Oak Mountain Boys’ Night, our July Service Project, and the Princess Party. As badly as we want to host these events, we also want to maintain the health of our families and believe it is best to wait until next summer to…

I’m Back!!!!

My name is Hallie Whitesides and this is my second summer at Riverchase as the children’s intern. I am from Atlanta, GA where I attend the Buford Church of Christ. I am a junior and an elementary education major at Freed Hardeman University with a minor in Spanish. I am a member of Xi Chi…

Family Fort Devotional

Below is a family devotional idea for you to use this week. Text a picture of your family fort to Eric! We hope you enjoy this devotional time together. Play: Build a pillow and blanket fort together as a family. Make it big enough for the whole family. Gather snacks and your family Bible and…

Memorizing Scripture

Our foster children have lived with us for two and a half months and during our time together my favorite thing is to hear them randomly sing worship and praise songs all on their own. We listen to several different worship playlists together and many are geared towards children with simple songs that help kids…

Bedtime Prayers

Pillows. Windows. Machines that turn on. Knees. Narwhals. Beds. Clothes. Dogs. Tacos. Baths. Bicycles. Sidewalk chalk. Eyes. Playing. Food. Blankets. Dinosaur. Scooters. This is the list our kiddos provided last night when we asked them what they were thankful for as we were preparing to say our bedtime prayer. Sometimes their thankful list makes perfect…

Family Devotional Time

Over the past few weeks at home I have been looking for ways to implement more Bible time into our daily schedule. Usually our family does a nightly devo at bedtime with the children where we read a section out of a children’s Bible and then review the story with them with questions and songs.…

This Is The Day

Psalm 118:24 This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. How are you using your time each day? The past several days have felt repetitive, but there have also been small moments of pure joy. Our kids are coming to understand that school is not going…

Hold On or Let Go

Several weeks ago Leah and I were enjoying a snack with our kiddos and we asked our little boy to pick up all the trash and throw it away once we finished eating. Our little boy stopped and picked up all the pieces of trash, approximately 8 to 10 pieces. However, because his hands are…