Children and Family Ministries

October Events:

Outdoor Halloween Party!
Friday, October 29 | 6–8 p.m. | House of Hope
Join us for a night of glow-in-the-dark and light-up activities, as we celebrate Halloween with Project Home and the community! We’ll enjoy a movie on the Summit Lawn, trick-or-treating, a black light dance party, and lots more fun! Dress in layers for the weather and show off your weapon-free Halloween costume. Face masks are required for all participants over 2-years-old.

Halloween Party Candy Donations
Help us offset the cost of the Halloween Party by donating bags of nut-free, individually-wrapped candy for trick-or-treating. Drop off candy in the front office or in the Children’s Library on Sunday mornings. For more information about how you can get involved, contact Kiera Stegall.

3rd Grade Bibles
Sunday, October 31 | 10:00 a.m. | Sanctuary
Join us in celebrating a spiritual milestone in the life of our 3rd graders! On October 31, the 3rd grade class will receive a copy of the Deep Blue CEB Bible during worship. To reserve a Bible, email Kiera Stegall, noting your child’s name as you wish to have it printed in their Bible.

 

Information about our Children and Family Ministries:

Parent Nursing Space
Parents are welcome to nurse and feed their children wherever they feel comfortable. For those who desire privacy, Room 6 is available.

Worship Wiggle Space
Children of all ages are invited to worship with their families in the Sanctuary. If your child(ren) needs a wiggle break during worship, Room 7 is available for you to enjoy.

In-person Nursery & Sunday School:
Early Childhood | Sundays | 9:45-11:15 a.m.
Infants-PreK will use the Frolic curriculum as they learn to take little steps toward big faith. With stories and prayer, they will explore faith concepts the way they know best – through play.

Elementary Sunday School | Sundays | 10:15-11:15 a.m.
Friday, October 29 | 6–8 p.m. | House of Hope
Kindergarten – Grade 5 students worship with their families in the sanctuary before joining us for Sunday school following the Time for Children. Our elementary students will use Growing in God’s Love: A Story Bible Curriculum that features diverse artwork. Students are invited to wonder, play, and connect as they engage with the Bible stories.

Zoom Kids’ Sunday School and Storytime | Sundays | 11:30 a.m.
Grade 5 and younger are invited to explore a Bible story via art, prayer, and music. Following our Sunday school lesson, children are invited to join us for a virtual storytime. Contact Kiera Stegall to reserve a monthly Sunday school activity kit.

Contact Kiera Stegall, Director of Children and Family Ministry, to join the weekly Children and Family Ministry email list, get Zoom information, or for more programming information.

 

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Meet Kiera Stegall our Director of Children and Family Ministry.
Kiera has served children and families in a variety of teaching and ministry roles since 2003. She joined the House of Hope staff in 2017. Kiera holds a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Church Ministries, Bible, and Children’s Ministries. She is pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry in Theology and the Arts at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Kiera enjoys exploring Scripture with children via storytelling, theatre, and visual arts. Believing justice stems from our faith, Kiera seeks opportunities to involve children in using their voice and actions in pursuit of social change. As a local children’s theatre teaching artist, Kiera enjoys theatrical performances with her child, Leila, and partner, Jon.