KIDS’ WEEKLY LESSONS, ACTIVITIES, VBS INFO FROM DONNA
Dear beloved Olivet families! At both worship services last Sunday, I announced to the congregation that I am planning to retire this summer. My husband, Bob, has been retired for 8 years and the question he asks me most (besides what we’re cooking for dinner) is when am I coming home. So, I think it is time for me to go home and spend more time with my family! My years of working with children, youth and families at Olivet have been a true joy for me – and I thank all of you for that! This past year has brought new opportunities to connect in a different way – like offering the kids’ message each Sunday! So fun! Thank you for your kind words of encouragement and appreciation for my message. It has meant more to me than you know! Pastors Nate and Melissa will take those over now as I focus on Vacation Bible School, which is rapidly approaching! Pastor Nate and the search team are looking for someone new to take the helm – so I will continue working until then. After that, I will rejoice in worshipping with all of you in the pews of Olivet!
With much love and gratitude!
Children’s Faith Formation Classes- ONLINE ONLY FOR NOW
SPARK –IN PERSON SUSPENDED FOR NOW
SPARK is a class for children age 2 through grade two held during the readings and sermon at both the 9:00 and the 11:00 worship services. Children will examine one Bible story a month through fun, hands-on workshops. Children are also welcome to stay in worship with their families.
IN-PERSON CLUB 345 SUSPENDED FOR NOW 2020
Club 345 is a faith formation class for students in grades 3, 4, & 5. It meets every Sunday DURING the two services at 9:00 am and 11:00 am. Youth are dismissed from worship for approximately 45-50 minutes to the Teen Room. Students will explore one Bible story each month through hands-on workshops such as: art, Bible skills and games, creative drama, music, science, & video.
Divorce Care For Kids (DC4K) -CALL THE OFFICE TO INQUIRE ABOUT NEXT SCHEDULED CLASSES. 419-882-2077
Divorce Care for Kids – DC4K – is a Christ-based 13 week program designed to help children ages 5-12 to process their feelings about their parents’ separation or divorce. We use games, arts and crafts, movies, stories and snacks to provide a fun environment while talking about issues such as communicating, forgiving, handling anger and disappointment in a positive way.
If you know of a family who is going through a separation or divorce, please make them aware of our program. The kids who have attended previous sessions have said it makes a difference for them! Members and nonmembers of our congregation are welcome.
To register you can call the church office at 419-882-2077.
We also are looking for leaders to help us with this program. No experience is necessary, just a passion for children! If you are interested, please call Donna Mens at 419-882-4960
Olivet also offers a Divorce Care program for adults, which runs simultaneously to this children’s program described above. See Connect/Support Groups on this website.Divorce Care-Adults