SPL Kids in the News – December

SPL KIDS TEAM SPOTLIGHT

SPL Kids Team Members: Dale and Coley Adloff
Doug and Coley Adloff are the parents of Grace (7) and William (2). They joined the church in the spring of 2016 and the SPL Kids Team around the same time. Doug acts as a doorperson during Saturday evening worship and F3 and helps at the check-in station when needed. He enjoys working with both the preK-K and 1st-4th graders as they develop their unique, personal relationship with Jesus. Coley helps as both a doorperson and storyteller during Saturday evening worship and F3 for the pre-k class. She enjoys sharing the stories of the Bible through Godly Play and watching the children grow and develop a deeper faith. Doug is a farmer in the Clinton area, and Coley stays at home with the kids. As a family, they enjoy traveling, snowmobiling, snow skiing, and most outdoor activities.

SPL Kids Worship

Children dismissed during Offering time during Saturday 6:00pm & Sunday 10:30am Worship
Nov 30/ Dec 1 Advent 1-2
December 7/8 Advent 1-3
December 14/15 No SPL Kids Worship (Children will not be dismissed at Offering)
December 21/22 Advent 1-4
December 28/29 World Communion

Sunday Education

Classes for children on Sundays from 9:15-10:15am
December 1 Holy Family
December 8 Mystery of Christmas
December 15 Christmas Rehearsal (Worship Center)
December 22 Advent 1-4
December 29 No Sunday Education Time for kids

Children’s Christmas Worship | December 15 (10:30am Worship)
All children 3yrs-6th grade are invited to participate. Experience a JOYful service! Watch these videos to practice our music at home.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
(May choose one or the other if only singing in the choir. Spoken prayers and Advent wreath come Sunday.)
December 14 from 3:00-4:00pm
December 15 from 9:15-10:15am

Additional Rehearsals:
Nativity Presentation
December 14 from 2:30-3:00pm

Wind Ensemble
December 4 from 5:30-6:00pm
December 11 from 5:30-6:00pm

HopeFULL Backpack Project Packing Party | December 15 (12:00pm)
Join us after worship for our Backpack Packing party for Decatur Kids Bags of Hope! This is a great opportunity for families to serve together. Help us fill 150 backpacks with food to keep the kids in our community fed over Christmas break.

SPL Kids Family Fun Night | February 7 (6:00pm)
Enjoy a fun family night filled with dancing and games! More details coming next month.


“The pace of life is fast, and time to stop, or at least to slow down, is considered to be a commodity that cannot be afforded. Parents, where possible, try not to always be in a hurry. Slow the pace of life down a little, and allow your children time to play, to observe the tiny insects on the footpath, or the fog on a winter’s day, or the leaves falling in autumn, and allow children simply the time to be.”
-Brendan Hyde, Children and Spirituality: Searching for Meaning & Connectedness

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