For September 2020...

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God view: The connection between creativity and God's character, as shown through God's Big Story. 

Hi parents, grandparents, and guardians of the kids,

We think friendship is something to celebrate. After all, it's a gift from God! Our friends are there to help us and walk alongside us, through all the ups and downs of life.

 

This month, we can help kids understand what it means to be a true friend: to use your words and actions to show others you care. It's the perfect reminder as kids settle into a new way of doing school, or back into homeschool.

During this time, kids (and parents!) have increased anxiety. The theme of friendship can resonate as we trust our closest friend, Jesus, to guide us. It also means that we can become interdependent on one another as we navigate. It is good to laugh, to share frustrations, and to cry with a good friend when we can. So help your child to apply these stories to their own friendships- in so doing they will learn to be a good friend, and will build long lasting relationships with their siblings, neighbors, pod-mates and church friends. We will be praying for you, and would love to walk in friendship with you during this time of transition- let us know how we can be a friend to your family this month!

Various ways to connect with you...

 

There are several ways that we want to connect with you and your kids. Each one has a unique focus...

  1. In-Person All Church Worship Services  - 9:00 AM (Classic service) 11:00 AM (Modern service) - a focus on the whole church family worshiping God including children 

  2. In-Person Chapel Hill Kids Worship  - 11:00 AM (Modern service - CH Kids is only offered during this 11:00 AM service at this time - in Chapel Hill Memorial Chapel) - a focus on K-5th grade learning, worship and connecting with the Chapel Church family in person

  3. Chapel Hill Kids Web Site - a focus on kids learning

  4. Chapel Hill Kids YouTube Channel - a focus on kids learning

  5. Our Weekly Parent Connect email - a focus on adults in the lives of kids

  6. My blog - a focus on adults in the lives of kids

  7. Chapel Hill Kids and Families Facebook Page - a focus on families connecting

Please let us know of any needs that you have. We regularly pray for you. We want to do our best to serve you. How can we help? Let us know!

Paul Hargreaves

phargreaves@chapelhillpc.org
Director of Children's Ministries K-5th Grade
Chapel Hill Church

 

Here is what we encourage you to do each week...

 

Worship together with your kids on Sunday mornings ether in person or online.

  • 9:00 AM (Classic service)

  • 11:00 AM (Modern service - a separate Chapel Hill Kids Service is offered for K-5th Grade during this service) 

 

(The big sanctuary services will be live on the Chapel Hill Church YouTube channel)

Watch the Chapel Hill Kids Service with your kids

  • ​A time of Worship

  • A game

  • A Bible Story we call the Big God Story

 

​Suggested ways to teach and live out this lesson all week...

  • Use the discussion questions and other activities in the Parent Cue and God Time pages. 

  • Use This Months Parent Cues for something to do all week in the daily rhythms.

  • Use the Extra Activity Pages which you can download and print throughout your week.

  • Check out studio252.TV and the ParentCue app for more opportunities to dig into each weeks lesson. You will find videos, car talk, music and more!

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We know that you are the most important influence in your kids' life and we want to help you feel like you're WINNING! Our above curriculum is designed to provoke discovery and invite kids into a new understanding of how to grow in relationship with Jesus. Each month we present a fun theme that combines child development and theology to create a comprehensive connection with your child. The goal is to combine the influence of church and parents to grow faith in the next generation that will last forever.

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