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KIDS2017-10-26T14:33:00+00:00

IS IT A TRICK OR TREAT?

Christian parents struggle with Halloween. It's a day where our city celebrates (plays with) evil and death. It proves the blindness and naivety that much of our world has to the reality of Satan/evil (as well as the good side of the spiritual). Like Christmas, it's history and contemporary practice is a melting pot of morphed beliefs and practices. Each person has a unique (tailored or naive) perspective on it and its various traditions. And like Christmas, it can be used for good or bad. (Christmas can be wonderful if you forget about the people that suffered to make your Walmart toy, the impact that toy will have on the planet, the materialism and entitlement we teach our children in that season, and the debt that we incurred from buying it). Don't worry, I still think Christmas is wonderful (we just need to renew healthy practice). Humans are both an [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |

PRETEEN PART 2

Grades 4-7. This is not your typical preteen program. You are going to want to skim read this, but if you do you'll be frustrated when your ideas/agenda/expectations don't match what this program is about. We have a desire to come help parents raise future adults that know and love God with all their heart. Because of this, we're designing this new program to help parents grow as much (or maybe more) than their preteens. The way we're doing that is by helping parents and students order their week and life by putting God first. Some people don't know this, but right up there with "do not murder" in the ten commandments is "keep the Sabbath". God's design for a healthy heart and life is evidenced and grown by putting our trust in Him (literally - this isn't just lip service): giving Him the first day of the week; giving [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Tags: , , |

KID’S WORSHIP CHOIR

The Spring semester of our "Kid's Worship Choir" begins on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in the auditorium. Contact Val Pankratz (604-826-8430) to have your child added to the choir. Below are this semester's songs (available for personal download): Were You There (Song) - MP3 File There is a Redeemer (Song) - MP3 File Fairest Lord Jesus (Song) - MP3 File

By |February 6th, 2018|