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Volume 2, Issue 3 May 2010

Inside this issue:

Kidz Ministry… We are aliens in this World! Kara’s Korner A Message from your Children’s Pastor— We are aliens in this world! In Kidmotion, we are starting a 6 week series entitled “Alien Kids.” The purpose of this series is to teach the kids that as Christians, we are aliens on planet earth because heaven is our real home! Because we are aliens, God requires us to act different than the rest of the world. We should be set apart, not by green skin or antennas protruding from our head, but rather by our words and actions.

of the world? If not, ask the Lord to reveal areas of your life that need to be different from the world. Come on...Join me...Let’s be ALIENS together!

When people see you or talk to you, are your actions and words setting you apart from the rest

We are Aliens in this World! I Peter 2:11

I am really excited about 2010 Sports Camp “Go the Distance.” Last year, we were able to minister the Gospel of Jesus to 225 kids through sports training! Because of a gracious donation, sports camp will only cost each child $5. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, camp literature, Bible instruction, and quality sports instruction. Space is limited this year, so sign up as soon as possible. You can sign up in the Welcome Center on Sundays. Or, print a form from and mail it in.

Kara’s Korner


In the Spotlight


Sports Camp 2010


Outrigger Island


What’s Being Taught


Upcoming Events:

*Go the Distance Sports Camp June 7-June 11 Sign up begins April 25. *Preschool 3-Day Summer Camp June 28—30. Ages 3-5. Sign Up begins June 13.

In the Spotlight...Spencer Barriss A love for cooking enticed Spencer to enter into the Christian Life Fellowship Chili cooking contest. Fellow friend, Robert Moore, encouraged Spencer to enter and put in his name. The requirements of the contest were to pay a $6 entry fee and try to cook the best chili. Spencer and Robert concocted the prize

winning chili recipe. So, on Friday, April 30, Spencer cleared out his family kitchen and started cooking. Spencer opened every can, chopped every onion, and simmered the beef to perfection. With only a watchful eye from his mother, Carrie, Spencer cooked the chili all alone. On Saturday, Spencer proudly delivered his chili at

10 a.m. The taste test voting began, and at the end, a decision was made. The judges decided that Spencer Logan Barriss was the best chili cooker around! Spencer won a beautiful, big silver trophy.

Crossroads Kidz Ministry is PROUD of SPENCER!

Go the Distance Sports Camp 2010 Monday, June 7Friday, June 11 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily Ages 6-12 Sign Up begins April 25 in Welcome Center. Cost is $5 per camper and includes camp t-shirt. Camp Features include: Christian coaches, quality sports instruction, positive role models, daily Bible times, skits, and fun. Campers can participate in one of the three sports: soccer, basketball, or cheerleading. Something New...Preschool 3 Day Camp


Monday, June 28-Wednesday, June 30 Ages 3-5 ONLY! 9:00 a.m.—Noon Kidmotion Room—FREE EVENT! This year we are having a “VBS” for preschoolers only. Your preschooler will have a blast on outrigger island learning that *God is Real *Jesus is God’s Son *Jesus is the only way! Sign Up begins Sunday A.M., June 13 in Welcome Center Page 2

Kidz Ministry…

KIDMOTION DEVOTION— DEVOTION— For the Month of May, we are beginning a brand new series


Sunday, May 2: As aliens in this world, God has called us, Christians, to live a life that is set apart and different. We are not to act, talk, and be like the rest of the world. I Peter 2:11 Sunday, May 9: As aliens in this

world, we must choose to let only the things that are wholesome and helpful get into our minds and hearts. If we aren't careful, we could end up feeding our “flesh” and starving our “spirit man.”

with everyone is not an easy task. Children sometimes have a tough time getting along with others. Jesus told us that we should be peacemakers. Romans 12:18

Sunday, May 16: God has given every Christian the opportunity to receive even greater power than any super hero. The Holy Spirit gives us Super Power. Acts 1:8.

Sunday, May 30: We can call on God no matter where we are! We can call on God when we are in trouble, need wisdom, or just want to say “I love you.” Jeremiah 33:3 states, “Call on me, and I will an-

Sunday, May 23: Living in peace

swer you…”

Alien Kids

Training Wheels What’s happening with the 3’s, 4’s, and 5’s? For the month of May, the Training Wheels kids will continue to learn the fruit of the spirit— JOY.

Week 1: Paul preaches God’s Word.

The memory verse for the month of May is

Week 3: Peter and John use the name of JESUS!

Week 2: Peter is set free from prison.

Week 4: Peter helps Tabitha.

Mark 16:15 “Go into all the world and preach the gospel.”

Parents of Preschoolers—I want to encourage you to take home your child’s coloring sheet and review the lesson on the back of the page throughout the week. This is a great way to reinforce our teaching at church!

BABIES ON BOARD-Blooming in the Son! The 2 year olds will be learning about the Holy Spirit being their comforter and helper and that the Holy Spirit helps them obey their parents and be kind and loving toward others. At the end of May, they will learn about Peter and John healing the lame man and Paul's travels to spread the Good News of Jesus!

Volume 2, Issue 3

The 19-23 month room will start a long unit on Creation. In May, we will teach that God said "Let their be light", let the sky and sea separate, and let dry land appear. The 10-18 Month room the babies will start their 15 week unit on Church and the Bible.

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