KINGD OM KIDS What Do Kids Really Need From Us? (A children’s pastor’s perspec2ve) !
Our kids Need to know the Gospel of Jesus above all else; Need to know that we love the Word of God as the central guide in our lives; Need to know what it means to live a Spirit led life by seeing us live Spirit led lives. Our kids Need to see us loving God with all of our hearts, souls & minds, in spite of our imperfect lives; Need to see our love for God in action through our love for others; Need to see God’s love for them in the way we show our love for them. Our kids Need to experience true worship by seeing us live lives of true worship; Need to experience true forgiveness so that they can learn to forgive; Need to experience true service by serving alongside those who will teach them to serve. Our kids Need to be taught the facts of God’s Word as a basis for learning the principles of God’s Word; Need to be taught the principles of God’s Word so that they can live in a world without principles; Need to be taught how to live without compromise in a world full of compromise. Our kids Need us to stop being distracted . Need us to stop making excuses . Need us to stop talking the talk without walking the walk Our kids need us to make a radical commitment to live radical lives because we serve a radical God who loves us with a radical love. Our kids need us to live with the conviction that what we say we believe we actually believe, that who we say we are is who we actually are, and that our love for God and our love for others supercedes all other loves. Our kids need us to see a real, authentic, uncompromising and fully committed faith. For it is in seeing this faith that they will see it’s power, and in seeing it’s power they will claim it for their own. And it’s in claiming a powerful faith in Jesus… that our kids will have what they really need.
Parenting Insight You Can Use Now Children need to know what Godly character looks like in practical terms. We love the character quality of honor, not just because God commands it, but also because it has so much rich meaning for parents and children. It can give direction in many of the frustrating moments we experience in family life. In fact, every form of selfishness has an honor-based solution. Honor means… Treating people as special, Doing more than what's expected, And having a good attitude. Use our honor definition or make up your own. The point is that honor changes people. It changes the way that parents relate to their children, the way children relate to each other, and the way children relate to their parents. We all need it. You can use the concept of honor in correction or when things are going well. You can use it when you teach your children about money, time, and other resources, and you can teach it when conflict comes around. One fun way to teach it is on special occasions when someone wins a contest or earns a certificate. You may show honor by giving that person a fancy place at the table or by decorating his or her bedroom door. Honor is fun. It's like oil in a machine. It gets work done with less friction and less heat. Every family needs honor. It's great when things are going well and essential when family relationships are strained. You can work on honor whether your kids are preschoolers or teens. It will change the way your family relates.
This parenting tip comes from our book, Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad Attitudes in You and Your Kids by Dr Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN.
Sundays 8:30AM Service Sunday school for grades 1-5 Early Childhood Ministry for Newborn to SK
11:00AM Service Super Church for grades 1-5 Early Childhood Ministry for Newborn to SK To be a part of any of these programs, children should register at the Kingdom Kid’s Registration Desk
Kids’ Praise Kids’ Praise Choir Saturdays 10AM - 12PM Ages 3-10
Family Sundays: September 2, 2012 October 7, 2012 Please note that programs for newborns to Senior Kindergarten will be availabale during Family Sundays
Fall Events Plan to Protect Training for "New" Children's ministry Volunteers. Thur. Sept. 27th, 7-9 pm / Sat. Sept. 29th, 1-3 pm / Sun. Sept 30th, 2-4pm. (Please pick one date to attend)
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, 11 AM (DURING 2ND SERVICE ONLY) “FAMILY BLESSINGS” FOR PARENTS OF TODDLERS AGES 2 AND 3
Wednesday October 31st, 7pm - 8:30 pm Ages 3 to 10. Admission is Free! Children must be accompanied by an adult
Fall Programs Kid's Praise Choir Begins Sat. Sept. 22nd, Ages 3 to 10.
Kid's Club Soccer: Starts Monday September 17th Mondays 6pm - 7pm, ages 4 to 6 ONLY Saturdays 9am - 10am, ages 7 to 10 ONLY
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Volunteer Positions Available, We Need Your Help! Soccer Coaches (must be age 18 and up) Kingdom Kids’ Sunday Greeters and Ushers (must be age 11 and up) And many more! See the Kingdom Kids’ desk for more information 9
We collected 3000 lbs of clothing and sponsored 6 children to go to camp!
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Join Our Special Needs Ministry Team! We’re looking for people who: Love and accept children just as they are. Are motivated, excited, and enthusiastic about being and learning from these special children Display high energy, creativity, and patience, and who believe special needs children can love God and serve their world. Long to share God’s own heart and learn how to bring hope and healing to families who feel “left out” at church. We’ll provide the training you need to be effective and comfortable in this ministry. You provide the love!
Recipe: Pizza Biscuit Bears
1 tube (16.3 ounces) large refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
12 slices pepperoni
12 slices ripe olives
1 tablespoon chopped green pepper
1 jar (2 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained
2 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce, warmed
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
Yield: 6 Servings
Separate biscuits; place six biscuits 3 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Cut each remaining biscuit into six pieces; roll each into balls. Attach two balls to each whole biscuit for ears; pinch dough to seal.
Decorate each bear with a pepperoni slice on each ear, olive slices for eyes, green pepper for nose, two pimiento strips for mouth and mozzarella cheese for furry forelock. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with pizza sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
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