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Vacation Bible School
Jun
3
to Jun 7

Vacation Bible School

  • Whiting Christian Church (map)
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VBS 2019 • June 3-7 (M-F), 9-11:45am

Theme: Roar

Welcome to the mane event!

This epic African adventure engages the whole herd. At Roar, kids explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life.

Day 1 | When life is unfair… God is good!
Key verse: “The Lord is good, a strong refuge when trouble comes.” - Nahum 1:7
Bible story: The Israelites are slaves for the Egyptians. (Exodus 1; 5; & 6)

Day 2 | When life is scary… God is good!
Key verse: “Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me.” - Psalm 23:4
Bible story: God sends plagues on Egypt. (Exodus 7:14-12:32)

Day 3 | When life changes… God is good!
Key verse: “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.” - Psalm 106:1
Bible story: The Israelites enter the wilderness. (Exodus 14-17)

Day 4 | When life is sad… God is good!
Key verse: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.” - Psalm 34:18
Bible story: Jesus dies and comes back to life. (John 16-21)

Day 5 | When life is good… God is good!
Key verse: “Remember the Lord, who is great and glorious.” - Nehemiah 4:14
Bible story: The Israelites build a memorial to remember God’s goodness. (Joshua 3-4)

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CIY Superstart
Mar
1
to Mar 3

CIY Superstart

  • Eastview Christian Church (map)
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SuperStart! is an event where preteens will encounter Christ through worship, interactive teaching and small groups – all of which are designed with their unique needs and maturity in mind. Preteens who attend SuperStart! will leave the weekend with not only a great experience, but also the teachings and foundation to further amplify Christ’s call on their lives to become Kingdom Workers.

The demand for preteen-specific ministry has continued to increase within America's churches over the past decade. Many of today's church leaders realize the importance of a purposeful discipleship tactic for young people in fourth through sixth grades. These preteens need more time, space and resources. They need teaching that is specific to their age group - not too young (or "boring," as they would say it) and not too old. CIY's SuperStart! exists to help fill the void for this age group, and to come alongside the church in a fun, inventive way to reach students that are often overlooked.

Please contact our Children's Ministry Director, Brenda McFarland, if you would like to register your child for SuperStart!

You can also find our more about SuperStart! by visiting ciy.com/superstart

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Mid-Summer Slumber
Jul
18
to Jul 19

Mid-Summer Slumber

  • Whiting Christian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An event just for 2nd thru 6th grade students (The grade they will enter this Fall)!

If your kids are ready for a night away from home this summer, then this is the night to make that happen! The children's ministry of WCC is excited to host this night of fun, food, movies, and very little sleeping at the church. We hope to have your child join us!

This event will be full at 30 students, so please register by July 15th!

Please be sure to download a permission slip, fill it out, and bring it to the church by the day of the event. Registering online will secure your child's spot for the event, but your child will not be allowed to stay for the event and participate if the permission slip is not filled out.

Things to bring:
- Sleeping Bag
- Pillow
- Toothbrush
- PJ's

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Winter SLAM Jam
Jan
31
4:00 PM16:00

Winter SLAM Jam

Hey parents! Next Wednesday is our winter SLAM Jam event for kids ministry! Remember that SLAM Jam is for Pre-K thru 5th grade, and this event will include an indoor snowball fight, making snow, a snowman craft, and of course hot chocolate and snowmen snacks! We hope to see your kids with us next Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 4pm.

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Spaghetti Dinner
Sep
24
11:30 AM11:30

Spaghetti Dinner

We invite you to join us following worship on September 24th for dinner which will benefit the kids who will be attending CIY SuperStart next month. God has blessed them with a great chance to hear more about Him and how to follow Him better, so we are blessed with an opportunity to help them attend this retreat at a low cost. Please join us!

Learn more about CIY SuperStart

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Kids Slam Kick Off Party
Sep
6
4:00 PM16:00

Kids Slam Kick Off Party

We know all kids love fun parties... and we also know that all kids love to play in water... so we are having a super fun Kids SLAM Water Fun Kick Off Party!! Kindergarten through 5th graders are invited for an evening of slip-n-sliding, playing in the sprinklers, squirt guns, a water blob, and more games! Please join us on Wednesday, Sept. 6th from 4 to 5:30pm to kick off a new year of Kids SLAM.

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