Children and Families End of (School) Year Updates

Lara Schopp Children & Families

End of Year Family Picnic The Youth, Children, and Families Picnic will be Sun., May 19, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. We’ll grill out, play yard games, and more. Reception for Lindsay Howes Lindsay Howes has resigned her position as Director of Children and Family Ministries so that she may …

Thank You

Lara Schopp Articles, Children & Families, Staff Messages

By Lindsay Howes, Director of Children’s Ministry It has been a joy and honor to serve these last five years as the Director of Children’s Ministries. Getting to know more families and children in our church community has been a blessing. Working with individuals from our church for Vacation Bible …

Parent Playdate and Mom’s Meet Up

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Parent Playdate Drop in the library on Sun., May 5 at 10:00 a.m. for a time to connect with other parents with infants and toddlers (24 months and younger.) Come enjoy light refreshments as you get to meet others. Babies bring your parents to play! Mom’s Meet Up Join other …

Tall Oaks Summer Camps

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect, Youth Ministry

Our denomination is fortunate to have several wonderful summer camp programs for youth and children in the Kansas City region. Throughout the summer, children grades K-12 have the chance to gather together with people from across the Kansas City area for a variety camps, including day, overnight, and equestrian camps. …

Good Friday Service Project

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect, Youth Ministry

Join us for a Good Friday service opportunity for Youth and Club Kids at the Urban Farming Guys from 1:15 to 4:00 p.m. on Fri., Apr. 19. The Urban Farming Guys are a nonprofit that helps disadvantaged communities rebuild from within by building local economy, capacity, and resiliency. We will …

No Way!

Lara Schopp Articles, Children & Families, Staff Messages

Lisa McCleish, Director of Early Childhood Programs The cold and snowy winter frequently prevented the children from playing outside the past few months. We are blessed to have large spaces like the Social Hall and the Pine Room where we can run around and use up some of that endless …

Moms Meet Up on March 15

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Join other parents of young children for a tour of the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, led by Dr. Mike Graves. Childcare for ages 7 and under will be available by reservation, $10/child. Contact Lindsay Howes, [email protected], for more information and to reserve your spot. Space is limited!

Children’s Musical is March 3

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Join the Children’s Choir on March 3 at 10:00 a.m. for a special musical performance of “Big Shot!” We can do anything through God who gives us strength! When a hapless band of garden insects face extermination by “Goliath,” a humongous bug sprayer, it takes the faith and courage of a little …

Parents’ Night Out Feb. 8

Lara Schopp Children & Families, Connect

Youth will provide a Parents’ Night Out for children 3rd grade and under on Fri., Feb. 8 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at church. Snacks provided; please serve your child dinner at home. Children 2 and under will be with childcare staff; 3 and older will be with youth and adult leaders. …