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Ministries – Children and Families 2017-11-16T17:00:11+00:00
Owensboro Church of Christ Children and Families
Jimmy Bunch

Ryan Leachman
Youth Minister

It is my goal for children and their families to grow closer to each other as they grow closer to God.

I aim to help each child build their foundational understanding of God’s love for them in a fun and safe environment.

Children Classes

If you’re looking for a loving church where your children are taught and cared for by loving adults, the following are just some of the various ways we can be of service to you and your family.

Cradle Roll

Children under the age of 2 are welcomed to attend Cradle roll. This is a Bible class where children are introduced to some elementary concepts of the Bible through song. Loving adults volunteer to teach this class and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they attend classes.

9:30-10:15 A.M. every Sunday morning and 6:15-7:00 P.M. every Wednesday night.

Supervised Nursery

Loving adults and teenagers volunteer to supervise these young children, and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they worship God in the auditorium.

Every Sunday morning from 10:30-11:30am, should the need arise, a nursery room off the worship auditorium is available for children 2 years old and younger.

2-3 Year Old Bible Class

2-3 year old children are welcomed to go to Bible class designed specifically for their age group. Currently the teachers are using the 21st Century Christian Publishers Life Links to God and New Life Through His Word curriculum. Loving adults volunteer to teach this class and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they attend classes.

9:30-10:15 A.M. every Sunday morning and 6:15-7:00 P.M. every Wednesday night.

4-Year Old-Kindergarten Class

4 year old children and children in Kindergarten are welcomed to go to Bible class designed specifically for their age group. Currently the teachers are using the 21st Century Christian Publishers Life Links to God and New Life Through His Word curriculum. Loving adults volunteer to teach this class and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they attend classes.

9:30-10:15 A.M. every Sunday morning and 6:15-7:00 P.M. every Wednesday night.

1-2 Grade Class

Children in 1st-2nd grade are welcomed to go to Bible class designed specifically for their age group. Currently the teachers are using the 21st Century Christian Publishers Life Links to God and New Life Through His Word curriculum. Loving adults volunteer to teach this class and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they attend classes.

9:30-10:15 A.M. every Sunday morning and 6:15-7:00 P.M. every Wednesday night.

3-6 Grade Class

Children in the 3rd-6th grade are welcomed to go to Bible class designed specifically for their age group. Currently the teachers are using the 21st Century Christian Publishers Life Links to God and New Life Through His Word curriculum. Loving adults volunteer to teach this class and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they attend classes.

9:30-10:15 A.M. every Sunday morning and 6:15-7:00 P.M. every Wednesday night.

Children’s Bible Time

This is a chance for children to participate in an age appropriate lesson designed specifically for them. Loving adults volunteer to supervise these young children, and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as they hear the lesson in the auditorium.

Every Sunday morning from 11:00-11:30 children from the ages of 3-6 are welcomed to attend Children’s Bible Time.

Wednesday Night Devo

Children from the 6th grade and under are encouraged to participate in a short devotional in the multi-purpose room. They sing songs and hear a short devotional thought specific to them. This is a great way to reenergize in the middle of the week.

Every Wednesday night from 7:00-7:15.

Puppets

Our Puppet Team puts on a biblically based and educational puppet show for kids 3yrs old through 6th grade. The Puppet Team writes their own skits and always mixes in some songs and fun activities. Kids love this time!

Puppets is every first, third, and fifth Sunday night of the month.

Sunday Evening Class
Ages 8-12

Loving adults volunteer to teach this class and parents are welcomed to drop off their children into supervised care as the adults attend Sunday evening class or worship.

This class is for ages 8-12 and meets Sunday nights at 6:00 P.M. in the Multi-Purpose Room.

Children Activities and Events

Some of our children focused activities and events for you and your family.

Easter Egg Hunt

Around the time of Easter the congregation stays at the building for part of the afternoon to enjoy a meal together. There is an Easter Egg Hunt for children in the 5th grade and younger. This is a great time to have some fun as a congregation and a great way to make some memories.

Vacation Bible School

VBS is a weeklong event for children 4 years old-6th grade to have fun and learn about God’s Word. From 9:00-12:00 every morning kids meet at the building where they are divided by age and spend time as a group in Bible class designed for their age range, singing songs, doing crafts, enjoying a puppet show, playing games, and all around having a fun time. Snacks and drinks are also provided for the children.

Family Fun Night

Wednesday night during VBS all are welcomed to come to the property to enjoy a wonderful family centered event. During Family Fun Night there are several games  and activities from a water balloon toss, kart racing, train ride, bounce house, bean bag toss, and many more. This is a wonderful time to spend as a family having fun and even winning some prizes.

Holiday World Trip

During the summer the children from the 3rd-6th grade go to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana. This is a fun theme park where children and their parents can enjoy some fun rides and go swimming in their water park. It is a great day trip and helps make the summer even more memorable.

Trunk or Treat

Once a year in October children 2 years old-5th grade are welcome to Trunk or Treat beginning at 5:00 P.M. Vehicles with their trunks decorated will be in the parking lot of the church building filled with candy, while kids dressed up go from trunk to trunk filling up their bags with candy. There is a costume contest with prizes and dinner as well.