Family Ministry 2021-2022

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Family Ministry at Prince of Peace is a place where families of all kinds can come together to connect UP with God, IN through Community, and OUT for the World. Registration for the 2021-22 ministry season is OPEN. Please use the links below to register.

SCHEDULE

2021-2022 Schedule (pdf)

  • POP Child Care (6 weeks – grade 5) will be available Sundays from 8:30 am – noon and Wednesdays from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. Children can transition from Child Care to POP Pre-K at any time during the year following a discussion with Child Care Director, Jeanne Kalsow, regarding that request.
  • POP Pre-K (3-5 years) and POP Kids (Grade K-5) have three identical options: Sundays 9:00 – 10:00 am, Sundays 10:30 – 11:30 am and Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm. POP Pre-K will meet in the Child Care area. POP Kids will have worship/large group in the Chapel, and break into small groups for age-appropriate games/activities. Small group assignments will be communicated to families the week of September 5.
  • POP Kids Worship is a kid-friendly on-campus worship experience for elementary-aged children. Join us every Sunday at 9:00 & 10:30 am or Wednesday at 6:00 pm. All families are welcome! Parent Cue cards and grade-specific GodTime devotionals based on the week’s text and theme are available for download each week. Check out the Children’s Ministry playlist on our YouTube channel to watch the online version of POP Kids Worship and other Children’s Ministry videos. For more information, contact Children’s Ministry Director, Nathan Lyke.
  • POP Praise Choir (Grade K-5) will take place Sundays at 10:00 – 10:30 am or Wednesdays at 5:15 – 5:45 pm. Praise Choir will meet in Room 200 B/C.
  • StuMin (Grade 6-12) begins with StuMin Worship in the Sanctuary on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm followed by small group discussion until 8:15 pm.
  • StuMin Worship is a high-energy and teen-relevant on-campus worship experience for students in grades 6-12 on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Parent Cue cards and Family Daily Devotionals based on the week’s text and theme are available for download each week. Check out the Student Ministry playlist on our YouTube channel to watch the online version of StuMin Worship and other Student Ministry videos. For more information, contact Student Ministry Director, Dana Becker.
  • Confirmation (Grade 9-12) will take place from September 12/15 to November 20. Sunday sessions from 9 – 10:30 am or Wednesdays from 5:00 – 6:30 pm, both online via Zoom. Cost is $80.

MINISTRY OVERVIEW

  • POP Child Care: POP Child Care offers care for children ages 6 weeks to grade 5 to support the many ministries at Prince of Peace. Our caring and dedicated staff is trained in CPR and First Aid. Every adult who interacts with children is required to have a background check. We have dedicated space for children filled with age-appropriate toys, equipment, and activities. Detailed plans and policies are in place to ensure everyone’s safety.
  • POP Pre-K: POP Pre-K (ages 3-5) explores key Bible stories in an engaging and age-appropriate atmosphere. Every lesson is designed to gather preschoolers together into a welcoming environment, dig into a foundational Bible story, and help kids see themselves in the story in a way that builds faith. Lessons are reinforced, and community encouraged, through activities, games, music, and art.
  • POP Kids: POP Kids (grade K-5) seeks to help young disciples trust God’s character and experience Christian community. Our weekly worship experience and small group time is designed to focus on these three basic truths: I can trust God no matter what; I need to make the wise choice; I should treat others the way I want to be treated.
  • POP Praise Choir: POP Praise Choir (grade K-5) meets weekly to learn fun, high-energy music while building lasting friendships. We share the music we have learned in Sunday morning worship once per month and through two large-scale productions: a special Advent worship service featuring music/drama led by kids and a fully-staged Spring Musical.
  • StuMin: StuMin is a weekly worship/small group experience for students in grades 6-12. StuMin explores the three relationships mentioned in the greatest commandment: God, self, and others. We want students to experience a love for God that inspires personal faith, a love for themselves rooted in their identity as beloved children of God, and a love for others that develops strong interpersonal connections and motivates a desire to serve.
  • Confirmation: At Prince of Peace we expand on the tradition of Confirmation as a way of passing on our particular Lutheran faith tradition to include pathways for life-long spiritual formation. Students will engage with the Enneagram spiritual formation inventory. We will also walk through the Gospel of John to see what a life of discipleship looks like for the purpose of following Jesus in our own lives. Finally, we will explore the ways our Lutheran tradition helps to amplify our development as disciples.

MORE FUN TO COME!
Fall 2021 will bring additional opportunities for parents to engage in our faith community, especially on Wednesday nights. Watch for upcoming information about Moms Next, Men’s Ministry, serving in Mission Outpost, and other ways to deepen your connection with God alongside other adults.

COST
$75/child; $185 Family Cap

QUESTIONS
Please contact Dawn Ridgway with questions.

 

Family Ministry 2021-2022 Registration

Family Ministry Volunteer Registration

Fall 2021 Confirmation Sunday Registration

Fall 2021 Confirmation Wednesday Registration

 

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