Children

Still Need You!

Children’s Ministry is still in need of Sunday morning volunteers, specifically: Five teaching leaders for 11am worship services (four needed once a month, one needed every week) Six small group leaders per week for 11am worship services (once or twice a month) Elementary logistics: two to three needed Kindergarten Sunday school teachers: need two to four couples (every week…

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Back to School Blessing

Proverbs 22:6 tells us to “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not turn from it.” Whenever we pray with our children, we are teaching them to invite God into all aspects of their daily lives. This school year, we challenge you to pray out loud…

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It’s About One Little Boy

Today I left VBS with a full heart. We had 700 children attend VBS this year and 300+ volunteers. Most of our Mt. Bethel member’s children attend VBS, but the truth is, many of the children who come to VBS don’t attend our church, and several don’t attend a church at all! We have an…

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 “Let’s Put a Bandaid on It.”

Our little granddaughter goes through a lot of bandaids. If she has a scrape, it gets a bandaid; if she gets a bite, it gets a bandaid; if it is a hurt of any type, it gets a bandaid. We have found that if it’s a slight injury of any type, if we put a…

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Parent Guide: June 2016

The theme for June is Faith. June 2016 in Children’s Worship (Kids Quest and the Place Of Discipleship) Summer is one of those times of the year when you hope to escape your normal day-to-day and head off on a family vacation. Perhaps you have a passport and hope to fill it with stamps and visas from…

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Urgent! VBS Needs You!

VBS may close registration early due to a lack of volunteers. Vacation Bible School is in just two weeks, and we have an urgent need for adult leaders. Here’s what we need: Main Campus: Six volunteers* for Preschool VBS Eleven volunteers* for Elementary VBS North Campus: Ten volunteers* for Camp 56 (VBS for rising fifth and sixth graders)…

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Kids Helping Kids

Last Friday, some girls from Mt. Bethel’s Life Group “God’s Girls” (fourth grade) made a trip to Fair Oaks Elementary to help deliver backpacks for Back Pack Blessings. The girls distributed backpacks to elementary kids who are often facing a weekend of limited food. It was an eye-opening experience for the girls to see the faces…

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Parent Guide: May 2016

The theme for May is Contentment. May 2016 in Children’s Worship (Kids Quest and the Place Of Discipleship) Do you ever notice that you define yourself by specific things or circumstances that show up in your life? Maybe it’s like there’s this box you carry around with everything that defines you: your stuff, your work, your…

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