Children's News for February

Children’s Open House, Sunday, February 19, 9:15-9:45 a.m.
Note: Date Change! Visit the children’s area on your way to Sunday School, have a donut and some juice, and tour the children’s rooms.

Children’s Day in Worship, Sunday, February 26, 10:45 a.m.
Theme: “Children Making a Difference--Changing the World”. Worship will include: Children leading in prayer, scripture reading, welcoming, offering, and music; Blessing and prayer for the children (Parents of nursery children are invited to bring their children to the first part of the worship service to join in for the blessing and prayer.); Rainbow Bells; Multi-media of children’s pictures from the past year; Recognition of Extended Session workers; a reading based on Adult Sunday School lessons on Moses’ sister Miriam, Joseph, the servant girl to Naaman’s wife, and a boy who shared his lunch; and an introduction to Passport Kids Camp 2012.

Finding Hope: A Field Trip of Faith for Children
Sundays and Wednesdays, February 19 - March 2. Learn about the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Rural Poverty Initiative, “Together for Hope” (Includes Nada, Kentucky)
Sundays
9:30-9:45- Art; 9:45-10:00- Joint Worship; 10:00-10:30- Bible Study.
February 19 - Zacchaeus & Jesus; February 26 - Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz; March 4 - Elisha & the Shunammite Woman; March 11 - Philip & the Ethiopian; March 18 - Four Friends
Wednesdays
6:15-6:45- Family Supper; 6:45-7:00- Joint Worship & Missions Video; 7:00-7:30- Mission Study in Mission Friends, RAs, & GAs
February 22 - What is Together for Hope?; February 29 - God’s Garden in Arkansas; March 7- The Extreme Build in Kentucky; March 14 - Letters from Alabama and Texas; March 21 -  Pieces of a Quilt in South Dakota.
Hop on the Bus for this Field Trip of Faith full of Bible stories, mission stories, activities, art, music, prayer, and much more

PassportKIDS Camp, Sign up Now!
Please let Tara know by February 15th if your child plans to attend. Who: 3rd-6th grade completed. Where: Murray State University. When: Sun- Wed, July 15-18. Cost: $233 (Scholarships are available upon request. Also, some of the cost will be offset by the camp fundraiser dinner. More information soon). Join us in Christian community this summer. Come have real conversations, not just virtual ones. Come discover how the words we say and the rhythm of our actions can beautifully define us as a community of people who follow Jesus with our lives. Come celebrate love and laughter and forgiveness. Come join us in changing the way the world can experience community. Come join us in Life Together. “My children, we should love people not only with words and talk, but by our actions and true caring” (1 John 3:18).