Vibrant Christian Ministry at BPC
Shepherding children from birth to graduation and ministering to families
Ministry with families is a vital part of our life at Bedford Presbyterian Church. Our Children's Ministry and Youth Ministry programs and our Christian Education leaders seek to help our children and youth encounter God and develop their spiritual lives of faith through meaningful worship, Christian education, stewardship, and service all the while having fun and making friends!
Parents, we hope to nurture your faith and parenting through all we have to offer through our Academy and Parish Life programming! We will help you find ways to connect with other parents which can be enriching and supportive too!
Kids and youth, if you are checking out BPC's website, you are invited to become be part of all we have to offer you so that you will know God, praise God. and enjoy being a disciple of Jesus and part of this church family!
So come be part of Children's Ministry and Youth Ministry at BPC!
Programs are listed by age groups to the right.
SPRING 2017 Children's Ministry News just for You!
Palm Sunday - April 9
Kids meet in Fellowship Hall at 9:45 to receive your palms and get ready for the Palm Parade at the 10 a.m. worship! Kids will process in on the first hymn and sit up front until the Children's Message then head off to Church School. This is our last Sunday for nursery. CMC hopes to offer year round nursery in 2018!
Saturday, April 15 - 10-11:30 a.m.
"God's Gave Us Easter" A Children's Ministry Easter Program for Little Ones through Fifth Graders!
Join us for story, scripture, song, crafts, fun, and great snacks and of course the Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your Easter baskets with you! RSVP to the office is a must, please email Michelle, email@example.com or call 472-5841 and talk with Michelle. Together we will learn all about the true meaning of Easter! Join us for this fun, faithful event!
Easter Sunday, April 16, 8:30 a.m. Family Worship
Confirmands will be welcomed into membership and Cherubs will sing. Cherubs practice with Mrs. Caswell is at 8:15 a.m. right before the service. There will be a Children's Message. No Sunday School on Easter!
Children Will Help Lead Worship in July and August
All Children and Youth, this is your chance to lead our worship service! Join the pastor's by participating in the service. Sign-up on the white bulletin board right outside the offices to get a part leading worship or see one of the pastors!
Last Evening Class for 3rd-5th Graders: March 26 from 6-7:30 p.m. You will be invited to view Moses Story in Prince of Egypt. 6-6:30 p.m. Dinner - 6:30-7:30 movie in Fellowship Hall.
Church School Calendar - Church School Meets on:
4/2 - 10:00 a.m. after Children's Message
4/9 - 10:00 a.m. after Children's Message
4/16 - Easter Sunday - No Church School
4/23 - 10:00 a.m. after Children's Message
4/30 - End of Church School Year and a Party!
Intergenerational Vacation Church School: "God Calls Us Around the World in 5 Days" - VBS looks at the Wonderful World of Mission! - June 25th - June 28th - 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Join us for this VCS which is designed to allow children, youth and adults to explore the wonderful world of mission. We will:
*Learn Bible Stories that help us understand our special call from God;
*Hear letters written by people from a variety of mission sites;
*Sample the customs and cultures of our neighbors in other countries through music, food, crafts, games, language, and more;
*increase our love for and awareness of people around the world so that we might know ourselves as brothers and sisters in the family of God.
We will start with dinner at 5:30 followed by our enrichment experience for all ages from 6-8 p.m. (4 year old--the chronologically gifted! Children 0-3 are welcome to participate with their parents). A track for youth and adults will be offered too!
Our Mission Project will support Bakersville School and a global mission project.
Please watch upcoming bulletins, the web site, and the email Crier for more information.
Don't forget to save the date! Registrations will soon be available at church on the welcome desk and on our web site www.bedfordpresbyterian.org.
Light suppers with be provided for you and a suggested contribution is appreciated but not necessary-for VCS: $15 per person or $45 dollars max per family. Wednesday night we will have a VCS celebration!
If you already know you want to come join us please, RSVP at the office with firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you! Let's look at the wonderful world of mission God calls us to!