Childrens’ Ministry

Importance of Bible Class

If your family is anything like mine, then you have been adjusting to a new schedule since school has started back. Every night we are finishing homework, coming home from afternoon activities, eating dinner, and squeezing in a few minutes of family time. However, one thing I am thankful to have back in our weekly…

Starting School

School is starting back and for the first time, Leah and I are also preparing for our little girl to begin kindergarten. This is a time that is often filled with such strong emotions – sadness that our kid is old enough to begin school, excitement for all the things she will get to do,…

Back to School Splash Bash

Since we were not able to have the Summer Bash with the big water slides, we are bringing even bigger ones to the Back to School Bash! We are so excited to have a 27 ft and a 15 ft water slide plus a dunk tank so you can race your friends and dunk Mr.…

Stay Connected

This past weekend Leah and I took our kids to visit both sides of our family. We were able to attend our niece’s birthday party and then spent time visiting my family where we enjoyed swimming with those cousins. Over the weekend it was exciting to watch our kids meet new family members for the…

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…