St John’s Kids

St John’s Kids

St John’s Kids – 05 April 2020

Sunday 5 April – Palm Sunday Access our live stream services here. Our kids’ song this week is Hosanna Rock. Before the service, head into your garden and find a big leaf or small branch that you can use to wave as we sing and celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Activities to keep hands busy while listening to Julie’s talk … Colouring Craft: To recreate the entry scene, print out these three pages – Jesus & Donkey, Palm Leaves,…

St John’s Kids – 29 March 2020

Hi parents, I hope you all found your way to the livestream last week. Please let us know if you are having any difficulties. This week, Sunday 29 March: In more than one of the Psalms, we are encouraged to make a joyful noise to the Lord, rejoicing and praising him. So, don’t be put off at the thought of not having a whole congregation around you – get the kids to grab an instrument and join in the worship…

St John’s Kids – 22 March 2020

Hi parents, By now you may have received our church email or seen a Facebook post explaining the decision to suspend our in-person services and activities. If you have not yet read/watched Tim’s message, click here. We believe it is important to try to maintain spiritual rhythms, so this Sunday we will be live-streaming both our 9:30am and 6pm services. You can set reminders for your service of choice here. What this means for St John’s Kids will evolve over…

St John’s Kids Launch & Picnic

Hi families, 2020 is up and running! Kids are returning to, or starting, kinder/school and that means … St John’s Kids is resuming this weekend, Sunday 2 February, at our 9:30am and 6:00pm services. Completion of a Registration Form is required for participation in our programs. The good news is … this year we’ve gone digital! So, between now and Sunday, please take a moment to fill it in here. To further kick-start the term, on Sunday 16 February, you…

Baptism Service this week

  Dear Parents, This Sunday is our Baptism Service at Sunday@6 and we don’t want the kids to miss it! Because of the significance of baptism in the Christian journey of faith we feel it is important that the St John’s Kids remain in the service to hear the testimonies of the participants and to witness this outward sign of inward commitment to Jesus. There will be activity sheets available for our youngest members, if they need something to keep…

St John’s Kids Launch

Hi families, 2019 is up and running, kids are returning to, or starting, kinder/school and that means … St John’s Kids is resuming this weekend – Sunday 3 February, at our 9:30am and 6:00pm services. If you would like to avoid the juggle of filling in start-of-year registration forms on arrival, please print and complete this form for each child and bring with you. To further kick-start the term, you are invited to a Church Picnic at Peppers Paddock, 7 Kangaroo Ground-Wattle…

Teaching Children to Pray

  Hi families, Over the past three weeks, St John’s Kids at the 9:30am service have been exploring a series on Prayer. If you missed out on receiving the Prayer resource handed out to families, go to a different service, or just prefer a digital copy, please click on the applicable link(s): Teaching Children to Pray, 2-6 yrs Teaching Children to Pray, 7-11yrs (Please excuse the formatting of the PDFs. It’s designed to be a two-sided tri-fold booklet, not a…

Picnic this Sunday

Hi families, You are invited to a picnic lunch at Peppers Paddock, 7 Kangaroo Ground-Wattle Glen Rd. Wattle Glen, after the morning service this Sunday (18 Nov). All Welcome! BYO picnic (there are also BBQ facilities) and chairs/picnic rug etc. Note: The church Hall & Foyer will be the backup plan if the weather is inclement, but at this stage we’re expecting perfect picnic weather!

Long Weekend Kids’ Programs

Dear St John’s Parents, It’s a long weekend! Hopefully that means you all get to sit back and relax a bit at some stage. If you are wondering whether we run our kids’ programs on long weekends, the answer is YES! At both the 9:30am and Sunday@6 services, there is teaching and activities planned. So unless you are away for the weekend, please come and join us as usual.

Homework

The kids had a wonderful time interacting with Tim during his talk on Sunday, and preparing the fish for the congregation. During his talk, Tim suggested some homework for us all, which would be a particularly good activity for parents to do with younger kids and/or encourage older kids to do on their own: Read the last chapter of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark & Luke, the last two chapters of John, and 1 Corinthians 15. Put together a list…

Interactive Services this Sunday!

Dear Parents of St John’s Kids, We hope the change of pace, during the school holidays, has been enjoyable for you all. This week, at both the 9:30am and Sunday@6 services, Tim has planned an interactive talk and activity. So, we would love to encourage as many kids as possible to be present. If you would like to pre-read the story with your kids, head to John 21:1-14. Kylie.