Welcome to Calvary Nexus Kids Ministry
We are a ministry that covers from nursery to 5th grade. Our ultimate goal in kids ministry is to partner with parents to better disciple the next generation to love God and love their neighbor. We believe that the bible clearly calls all parents to be the primary disciple-makers in the lives of their children. In a culture that prioritizes sports, education, and monetary success as the most important things in life, we want to come alongside families in their pursuit of falling more in love with Jesus. From the parent’s heart to their home.
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New & Noteworthy: We are offering Zoom Sunday school classes for our kiddos from Kinder to 5th grade. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This year Kids Camp is going Virtual! While on Mystery Island we will be tracking down the One True God! Get ready to sing your heart out with upbeat worship songs, have fun and engage with our deep sea crafts and lighthouse lessons. Registration opens July 5th, 2020!
To sign up click on the registration link below. We look forward to a virtual adventure with your kiddos!
or call (805) 384-1182 for more information or other questions.
August 3rd- 7th – All VBS lessons will be offered on Youtube and can be viewed on your own schedule. The materials and supplies for this year’s VBS will be available for pick up at the church from 4pm to 6pm on July 27th, 29th or 30th. Please let us know which evening you plan to pick up your “VBS on the go” packet by selecting the date on the registration form.
What it’s about
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might…
You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your home,
and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
– Deuteronomy 6:5-7
>> To equip families to effectively disciple their children
>> To teach them to love God and neighbors
>> To live out the Gospel in their neighborhoods, saturating our city with Christ-centered families
The Calvary Nexus Kids Ministry is pretty simple. We want to keep it Christ-centered.
>> upward >> through the lessons and activities, God reveals His grand story, through Jesus, and how each child fits within it
>> inward >> the kids, expressing their love for God, get to make a loud and joyful noise in worship through song
>> outward >> by cultivating an atmosphere where children are captivated by the love of Jesus will then reach out, in love, to their community
As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another,
as good stewards of God’s varied grace.
– 1 Peter 4:10
For those who consider Calvary Nexus their church home and their kids attend Calvary Nexus Kids Church on a regular basis, serving in the Kids Church classroom is requested and expected. There are many ways to be involved with Sunday mornings.
Here are just a few:
- Playing with babies in the Nursery
- Sharing God’s story and playing with little ones in the Preschool
- Sharing God’s story with the elementary age children in the Lesson Center
- Getting creative in the Craft Center
- Singing and dancing in the Worship Center
- Big Buddy for the Abide Special Needs children
- Greeting/welcoming parents and children
Sunday Morning Info
Sunday school on Zoom: Meet live with your teachers
4th & 5th grade: 9am ,1st – 3rd grade: 10am & Kindergarten: 11am.
If you would like to join the meeting, email email@example.com for the link
Curriculum Info: In all of our Kids Church rooms, beginning in the Nursery room, we teach through the bible from Genesis to Revelation using The Gospel Project. We have links to the curriculum for each grade level below, and current activity pages you can download for your children to the right. If you have any other questions please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
From the makers of The Gospel Project: “Without the work of the gospel, the divide between the created and our Creator would be insurmountable. But there’s good news. God had a plan for His people. We believe that God’s gospel project began “In the beginning” and continues today in the hearts and lives of His people. It is our greatest hope and the means by which we are free to love, serve, and follow Jesus Christ. The Gospel Project points people of all ages to the good news of the gospel and equips them to live gospel-filled lives individually, in community, and on mission.”
Gospel Project Info
We have links below for our Gospel Project Curriculum so your kiddos can still have the opportunity to continue going through the curriculum while we are staying at home. Click on this link, make a one time free account and then log in each Sunday to view the current curriculum.
Send an email to email@example.com for any questions or technical issues.
Calvary Nexus Kids Ministry welcomes new families to our kid’s church! If you are looking for a new home church, download the Child Registration form below and email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org we have all of your child’s information.
It is our priority to ensure our kids are taught the word of God in an age-appropriate and safe environment. We run thorough background checks on all of our volunteers including a criminal and social security check as well as reference checks. All of our volunteers are expected to complete an in-depth application to make sure our kids are taught by volunteers who love the word of God and have a passion to reach kids for Christ.
Attention New Families!
YouVersion's Bible App For Kids
Preschool and Kindergarten Activity Page
1st - 3rd Grade Activity Page
4th - 5th Grade Activity Page
John 21:15-17 says:
“When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?’ Peter said to him, ‘Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.’ Jesus said to him, ‘Feed my lambs’.
“He said to him a second time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ Peter said to him, ‘Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.’ He said to him, ‘Tend my sheep’.
“Jesus said to Peter the third time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ and he said to him, ‘Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.’ Jesus said to him, ‘Feed my sheep’.”
- Sunday morning Nursery – 5th-grade classrooms: teaching and assisting
- Cleaning and organizing classrooms during the week
- Organizing curriculum during the week
- Internships during the week and on Sunday morning
- Preparing for upcoming Kids Ministry events during the week