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Welcome to kidcity!

Welcome to kidcity! We partner with parents in laying the spiritual foundation for children to be life-long followers of Jesus Christ. We are committed to providing a safe and fun environment so children can grow and encounter a loving God! Adults, join us in the auditorium for a service designed for you while we engage your kids in an hour designed just for them! To get started, come to the kidcity desk by Door 3 where a smiling face will welcome you and get your kids checked-in. Children's programming is available at the 9:00 & 10:30 Sunday Service for children 6 weeks - 5th grade. 

Make a Difference in a Kids Life!

Making a difference in a child's life can be as simple a 1 or 2 hours a month in a kidcity class! Being part of the kidcity team you help create a place for kids to know they are cared for and that they are seen.  By serving 1 to 2 times a month you will have the opportunity to help our kids learn about Jesus and help them start their week with His words. 

Don't have a lot of experience with kids? No worries, we will have everything all prepared for you and walk you through everything you need.

Interested, but not sure what area would be best for you?  No worries, fill out the form below and we will help you find the perfect fit for you!

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What's Happening in kidcity!



AWANA 2022-2023
We are already looking forward to next year and seeing the kids smiling faces again on Wednesday nights!  The registration fee of $50/child covers all supplies & awards for the entire year.   Click the button below to sign up on our Awana page!


 AWANA INFO



Hired Position: Childcare Worker!
We are needing childcare workers for the 2022-2023 school year! We are looking to fill the following time slots:
Tuesday mornings - 8:45am-11:45am
Wednesday evenings - 6:15pm-8:15pm
Thursday mornings - 8:45am-11:45am
If you enjoy working with kids and making connections with other adults, come and join our childcare team! Contact Sam Lorenzen at    if interested or for more information!

Age Groups

Family Ministries Scope of Learning

Six Weeks-Twenty-four Months (NURTURE)

  1. Jesus loves them and knows them by name.
  2. Communicate love & care through nurturing environments.

Two years- PreK (FORMATION)

  1. God made them.
  2. God loves them.
  3. Jesus wants to be their friend forever.

Kindergarten-Third Grade (FOUNDATION)

  1. God’s loves them and His love never changes.
  2. They can choose to be a part of God’s story.
  3. God is faithful and they can trust Him, His promises, and His Word.
  4. Teach kids to know, love, and serve Christ.

Fourth-Fifth Grade (ENGAGE)

  1. Understand and interact with WHO God is. (Provider, Creator, Sustainer, Everlasting, Father, etc.)
  2. Begin transformation of knowledge being put into action by learning how God’s word impacts their relationships with family and friends, introducing them to the concept of finding their identity in Christ, and how God’s word strengthens us to face difficulties.
  3. Introduce spiritual habits of discipleship including worship, prayer, serving, baptism, sharing the gospel, studying God’s word, and understanding & defending their faith.

Sixth-Eighth Grade (AFFIRM)

  1. Affirm their identity is found in Christ, they are accepted, and they have value.
  2. Apply biblical knowledge to their everyday life. Help them understand how to rely on God.
  3. Remind them often that God will never stop loving them.
  4. Develop spiritual habits of discipleship including worship, prayer, serving, baptism, sharing the gospel, studying God’s word, and defending their faith and being a part of the church NOW.

Ninth-Twelve Grade (GUIDE)

  1. Encourage & help them develop spiritual habits of discipleship including worship, prayer, serving, baptism, sharing the gospel, studying God’s word, and defending their faith.
  2. Navigate the understanding and explaining of difficult cultural topics by viewing them through a Biblical worldview. (ie: relationships, racial tensions, sexuality)
  3. Equip them to answer questions in relation to biblical truth. (ie: creation vs. evolution, how we know the Bible is true, heaven & hell, Is God’s forgiveness really for everyone?)
  4. Identify and empower them to use their gifts, abilities, passions, and talents to be active participants for the kingdom of God in their church and community.

6 Weeks - 24 Months

Devoted team members care for your child and begin instilling the concepts of trust. We have volunteers who will lovingly care for your child.
"Jesus loves you and knows you by name" is conveyed through words and actions.

Two Years - Five Years Old

Kids participate in a Bible Story, worship songs, coloring and/or craft, and get their wiggles out in the gym as they play on slides and climbing toys. Our curriculum, First Look, is based on one of three simple, but powerful, truths. The entire curriculum is constructed to meet your preschoolers where they are cognitively, spiritually, physically, emotionally and socially. Through age appropriate activities, preschoolers are building their spiritual foundation so that by the time they graduate to Kindergarten they know these three basic truths.

-God Made Me

-God Loves Me

-Jesus Wants To Be My Friend Forever

Elementary (K-3rd Grade)

Kids start in large group time with interactive worship, a Bible Story, and response time where they can respond to the lesson they just heard in their own way with the "Go Deep" take-home page they are given. For the last 15 to 20 minutes, kids move to their small groups which are designated by grade.  Our curriculum theme changes every month making it exciting and fun for our kids! 

K-3rd Weekend Series:: Billy Bob's Barnyard Theater

Over the course of theatrical history, a small handful of thespians have delivered performances that can only be described as genius. Billy Bob and his unreliable band of barnyard actors are not among them. Not even close! In fact, for one reason or another, they can’t even seem to make their way on stage. No worries, though! As everyone always says, “The baby Jesus barnyard Christmas show must go on!” During “Billy Bob’s Barnyard Theater,” kids will jump to the rescue by acting out four different stories about the greatest gift the world has ever known—the gift of Jesus.

 

 

Preteen (4th-5th Grade)

Our 4th and 5th graders meet in the Warehouse (Student Center) located at the back of the gym. They spend time hanging out playing carpet ball, foosball and other fun games and then experience worship, a large group lesson, and small group time. We want kids to build relationships with God and with friends.  This program is geared towards their age group as students learn how to grow their faith, be more confident, and become disciples of Jesus.  Some of the topics we’ll cover this year include friendships, worship, attributes of God, and more!  See our current series below.  Come hang  out with us this weekend – you won’t want to miss it!

New Preteen Weekend Series :: Pictures of Jesus
This weekend we are starting a new series called Pictures of Jesus. During this series, our goal is to help preteens understand who Jesus is - and therefore who God is - through a series of twelve pictures or images. God helped humanity to know HIMSELF when he made himself visible through the person of Jesus.

 

 

 

 

I'm New! What else do I need to know?

AWANA:
AWANA is an awesome night designed just for your kids! They will engage in games, bible lessons, songs, and learning Bible verses.

Kingdom Kids Preschool:
A ministry of Christ Community, Kingdom Kids is an accredited preschool licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

American Heritage Girls:
The American Heritage Girls Program enables your daughter to grow in her FAITH, cultivate a heart for SERVICE, and have more FUN than she can imagine. American Heritage Girls Troops participate in badge work, service projects, leadership opportunities, social and outdoor experiences. We meet from September and end in May with our Spring Ceremony. For more information, email Judy Gingerich at .

Your child's safety is very important to us. Every weekend, your child is assigned a random three-digit alpha-numeric code on their name tag and your security receipt that you will use to pick-up your child from kidcity. Should we need you during the service, we will send you a quick text message!

Each weekend, your kids are joined by amazing volunteers that love God and want to hang out with your kiddos. Each volunteer has met with a staff member, gone through training, and is screened with a background check.

Christ Community Church believes that children are a gift from God. Child dedication is a wonderful tradition where we get to recognize and celebrate parents publicly declaring their commitment to teach their kids the importance of a relationship with Jesus Christ. Our next Child Dedication weekend will be Sunday April 23, 2023. If you have any questions about Child Dedication, contact Sam at .

EXPECTATIONS OF PARENTS:

  • At least one or both of the parents have made a commitment to having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We recognize that there are many families in which only one parent has come to faith and the spouse that is not yet a believer would like to participate—that is okay.
  • Parent(s) align with Christ Community’s beliefs and values.
  • Parents commit to modeling personal purity and to lead by example in matters of faith and conduct. That means living a life of sexual purity according to God's standards—avoiding pre-marital sexual relations and living together before marriage. Therefore, parents that are living together and are not married cannot participate in the dedication ceremony. 

For a PDF of FAQ's about Child Dedication, click here!