Childrens’ Ministry

A Look at Summer

In May we will have our 6th grade reception, honor our kindergarten graduates, enjoy a family dinner and have a night at the movies. June will bring VBS, Summer bash and McWane Lock In! Please consider how you can help and sign up or talk to one of the Children’s deacons. We will be welcoming Emily…

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

Recently during dinner two of my children ignored an instruction which resulted in a glass of milk getting knocked over.  The two offenders’ consequence was that they had to clean up the mess without grown-up help. One child had a smile break out and thought that they got off easy. The other child began crying…

Vacations

When I was a child, often times our family vacations were going camping for a week. Many of my favorite childhood memories come from those trips. Swinging on vines, roasting marshmallows, hearing the crickets and fighting off raccoons are all etched into my mind. One favorite family memory is a night we were camping and a terrible…

Talent

Riverchase has talent!  After witnessing the LTC Celebration on Sunday I am convinced that Riverchase has an abundance of talent. The singing voices were great, the puppets were clear in their humorous message and the skits were full of great acting!  Our youth are full of energy, enthusiasm and joy of sharing the message of…

New Beginnings

25 But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.  26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.  27 And he who searches our hearts knows the…

Volunteers

Have you ever taught a kids class and asked for a volunteer?  It’s amazing to see how many hands go up.  Bodies wiggle, arms strain to reach higher and the sound of “Pick me!” fills the room!  Many children are so anxious to help out, participate and lend a hand.  It’s a spirit that many…

From the Elders

(Luke 18:16) But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God”. Well, February 15, was Tim Yaeger’s final day to serve as our children’s minister. The good news is that Tim, Katie and the whole Yaeger gang are…

Moving Forward in the Kingdom

I know many of your were shocked by the  announcement this past Sunday. Stepping down from a full time ministry role in the church was a hard decision to make with many factors. We have accomplished so much together and I know there are many mixed feelings for all of us about this change and…

Children in the Scriptures

Our new little blessing, Sara, was born November 9, 2017. Today I’m thinking about the things that God says relation to children, babies and our relationship to Him. Here are a few that have come to mind. 2 Corinthians 2:17: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the…

Thank You

Today I want to take time to thank the congregation of the Lord’s church at Riverchase. This past year, as Children’s Minister, has been an adventurous journey that has provided many blessings and a few challenges along the way. The Lord has been at work and everything accomplished is for Him, through Him and because…