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Family Worship Resources for May 24, 2020

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

May 24 2020 Worship Notes Families, here are some resources for you to use with your kids during the weekly worship services. The Worship Notes pages are modified to align with the sermon and service and are great for kids of all ages. Young children will enjoy the play dough prompts – even these are aligned with the sermon and …

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StoryTime With Pastor Becky – Episode 9

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

Join in with Sir Maggie the Mighty on her adventure…to the store. Will she obey her Mom or not? What lesson and challenge might be in this episode for you in your life? Pastor Becky welcomes you back for another great StoryTime. Have fun! Click HERE for Episode 9 of StoryTime With Pastor Becky

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K-5th Grade Family Lesson – Week of May 17, 2020

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

Rise Up Week 3 is upon us and enclosed are some great activities for your family that emphasize a K-5th graders view of our current sermon series. Enjoy the games, activities and family time. Do these activities all at once, or break them up into different segments to us throughout your week. Either way, we pray that your family will …

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Toddler and Preschool Lesson for May 17, 2020

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

The weather is getting warmer, making the theme of a Lemonade Stand even more fun! Join Ollie and his friends for this week’s lesson. The enclosed family activities will enhance the learning and the fun. Enjoy! Click HERE for Ollie’s Video PC Parent Guides Preschool (May 17) For more resources, be sure to check out the rest of the Children’s …

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Family Worship Resources for May 17, 2020

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

May 17 2020 Worship Notes for Kids Enjoy these resources for Week 3 of our Rise Up series. These are designed to help engage your children in worship and bless your time together as a family. Our suggestion is to sing songs, pray and observe communion together, then use these resources during the sermon. Blessings to you as you worship …

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Family Activities (K-5th Grade): Rise Up Series Week 2

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

Looking for a way to incorporate faith-based activities into your family’s schedule? Hoping to set aside some quality family time? Wanting to teach your kids, following the same sermon series they are hearing during Sunday worship? These activities can do all of the above. Make these activities fit your needs and your schedule- do them all at once, or break …

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Family Worship Resources – May 10, 2020

In children's ministry, news by Becky Rydman

What a blessing it is to worship together with our kids! It can also be a challenge, keeping kids engaged at their own level. We pray that these resources will help your family be blessed during your time of worship. Worship Songs – Have a Family Dance Party as you all sing along with our worship team Prayer – An …

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Toddler and Preschool Lesson for May 3

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A Lemonade Stand is such a fun part of childhood and this month’s Ollie videos too. Enjoy this week’s teaching and sharing this experience with your young child/children. Be sure to check out the parent page for some follow-up activities. Click Here for the Ollie Video PC Parent Guides Preschool_May 3

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Family Worship Resources for May 3

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Weekly worship is suddenly taking on a new look as families are watching Sunday services together from the comfort of their living room (or kitchen, or basement or other parts of the home). For many children, being part of our church service is a new experience. Here are some resources and suggested ways to involve your children so that this …

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Family Worship Resources for April 26, 2020

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Weekly worship is suddenly taking on a new look as families are watching Sunday services together from the comfort of their living room (or kitchen, or basement or other parts of the home). For many children, being part of our church service is a new experience. Here are some resources and suggested ways to involve your children so that this …

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Family Worship Resources

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Weekly worship is suddenly taking on a new look as families are watching Sunday services together from the comfort of their living room (or kitchen, or basement or other parts of the home). For many children, being part of our church service is a new experience. Here are some resources and suggested ways to involve your children so that this …

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Episode 10 Easter Fun with Pastor Becky

In children's ministry, migrate by Becky Rydman

This is the final episode of the Easter Fun with Pastor Becky series. Enjoy hearing how Benjamin responds to the events of Easter morning and peek into the remaining two Resurrection Eggs. Parents, be sure to watch the Parent Segment at the very end. Thank you for watching this series! Happy Easter! Click HERE for Episode 10

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Toddler and Pre-K Easter Lesson

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Ollie and his Clubhouse friends want to come into your home to celebrate Easter with you! Families with young children will enjoy this video lesson together. This includes worship music and a great teaching from Ollie and friends. Click HERE for today’s video PC Parent Guides Preschool (April 12)

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Easter Jam 2020 for Families

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Happy Easter, families! It’s time to celebrate with your peeps!! Simply click on the link to our Easter Jam at-home experience, round up your family and create some wonderful memories together. Click HERE for Easter Jam 2020 Look BELOW for simple preparation instructions for Easter Jam.  

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Palm Sunday Experience for Toddler & Preschool Families

In children's ministry, migrate by Becky Rydman

Happy Palm Sunday! Enjoy this experience with your young child as they see their church friend Ollie and celebrate Jesus. Palm Sunday Parent Page   Be sure to check out the Kidz at the Road Facebook page for more ideas, encouragement and fun. Have you viewed any of the StoryTime with Pastor Becky videos? They are posted here: mccordroad.org/news .  

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Palm Sunday Elementary Lesson

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Happy Palm Sunday, K-5 Elementary KidzTime and Families! Enjoy this great video lesson together and be encouraged to put others first as you hear how Jesus did the same for us. This will not only take you through Palm Sunday, but into the garden on the night that Jesus was arrested. Elementary Parent Guide

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Easter Fun with Pastor Becky – Episode 1

In children's ministry, migrate by Becky Rydman

Join Pastor Becky as she reads through the Easter story, collecting treasures along the way. Families will enjoy each episode as they work to build their own collection of treasures which will help kids learn and retell important parts of this most important holiday. Jesus is Alive! Episode 1 – Easter Fun with Pastor Becky  

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March 29 Toddler and Preschool At Home KidzTime Lesson

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Parents and Grandparents, here is the final lesson from the Follow the Leader series for you to do at home with your young child/children. Enjoy watching Ollie and his friends again this week. Click on the PC Parent Guides (Preschool) link below for some great follow-up activities. March 29 Toddler and Preschool Lesson PC Parent Guides (Preschool) I’d love to …

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March 29 Elementary KidzTime at Home Lesson

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Parents and Grandparents, here is the final lesson from our ‘Still Waters’ series for families of K-5th graders. We’ll make these available on Saturdays so there is time to gather the supplies needed in order to do this lesson. There is flexibility here…you can do this lesson as one entire activity or break it up into smaller chunks to use …

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March 22 Elementary KidzTime at Home Lesson

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Parents/Grandparents, Here is the next lesson in our Still Waters series for K-5th Grade Families. There is a little bit of preparation to do ahead of time, but we know it will be worth it. Included is a ‘Be A Blessing’ family outreach activity, a game, a great lesson and more. Blessings to you and your family as you do …

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March 22 Toddler and Preschool At Home Lesson

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Parents and Grandparents, Here is this week’s video experience along with some family follow-up activities. We are excited to be able to bring Ollie into your home again! Enjoy! March 22 Video Link Preschool Parent Guide We will continue to post resources and encouragement on social media this week. Click HERE to go to the Kidz at the Road Facebook …

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March 15 Elementary KidzTime at Home Lesson

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Parents and Grandparents, here is an ‘at home’ version of our lesson for Week 2 of the Still Waters series. We are excited for what the Lord will do as you bring this lesson into your home. You will see that the lesson is divided into a few smaller parts so that you can adjust the experience according to your …

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March 15 Toddler and Preschool At Home Lesson

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Parents and Grandparents, here is a link to a video for your toddler and/or preschooler. This is an ‘at home version’ of what your little one experiences at KidzTime. We pray that you and your family will be blessed as you share this experience together. You are welcome to visit the Kidz at the Road Facebook page for additional links …

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Family Winter XP 2020

In children's ministry, home page, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

    Mark your calendars for a FREE, fun family eXPerience! No registration is necessary…come and join in on the fun and invite others too! Doors open at 1:00 PM with our XP Live shows at 2:00 and 3:00 PM. Want to join the team and/or sign up to donate food and/or prizes? You can do so by following the …

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Child Dedication

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

  Child Dedications are a special time on a Sunday when parents make a promise before the congregation to raise their children in a Christian home. The congregation, then vows to support and pray for the children and parents. Dedications take place on the 4th Sunday of January, April and September. Parents interested in learning more about our child dedication …

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Christmas XP 2019 – December 7. 9 am – 2 pm

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Merry Christmas…to parents!! Register your 5 year old through 5th grader for Christmas XP 2019, drop him/her off at the church from 9 am – 2 pm on December 7, and get some ‘me time’ or ‘wrapping time’ or ‘coffee time’. No matter how you spend it, know that your child will have a great time celebrating Christmas through games, …

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4th/5th Grade Marmon Valley Parent/Kid Retreat

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Jen Applin

  Please join us for the 4th/5th Grade Marmon Valley Parent/Kid Retreat at Marmon Valley Farm! Registration deadline is September 29th. Space is limited, so register early! PARTICIPANTS: Each 4th/5th grader must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or other close adult. Families with multiple 4th/5th graders may send just one adult with their children. COST (includes lodging, food, horseback …

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Back-To-School Blessing

In children's ministry, home page, migrate, news by Stephanie Cousino

During all services on August 11. Students in K-5th grade will be escorted from the Children’s Wing into the Sanctuary by our KidzTime team, where Pastor Becky will pray God’s blessing over the students. Parents should check their kids in as usual and walk them in to the Children’s Wing. Preschoolers will be prayed over in their classroom. All Students (Pre-K …

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Summer XP 2019

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Summer XP 2019 is gonna be BIG!! All kids 4 years old through CURRENT 5th grade are invited to go BIG with us June 17– 20 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. The event cost is $10 per person, and ALL area kids are invited!! Participants receive a FREE t-shirt (while supplies last) and every family receives a FREE music …

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Christmas XP 2018

In children's ministry, home page, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Christmas XP 2018 Saturday, December 1  (9 AM – 2 PM) For 4-Year Olds – 5th Graders Parents, what would you do if you had 5 hours to yourself this Christmas season?      This dream can be your reality with Christmas XP 2018!  Register your 4-year old through 5th grader for Christmas XP, a 5-hour drop-off program for kids …

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Marmon Valley 4th & 5th Grade Parent/Kid Fall Retreat – October 5 & 6

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

The Fall Retreat is a wonderful time to build memories, spend time down on the farm, enjoy God’s beautiful creation and get to know your church family too. This is an annual parent/kid retreat, meaning that every child must attend with a parent (or grandparent). We hope you can join us!! The registration link is below and the deadline is …

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Summer XP Registration – NOW OPEN!!

In children's ministry, home page, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Registration for Summer XP 2018 is now open for all kids entering K-6th grade this fall. Use the following link and register to get shipwrecked with us June 18 – 21!  The event cost is $10, and ALL area kids are invited!! All participants receive a FREE t-shirt (while supplies last). New this year, every family receives a FREE music …

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Summer XP – Join the Team

In children's ministry, migrate, news by Becky Rydman

Calling all adults and teens from our MRCC family: You are invited to join the Summer XP team! Use the link below to indicate your area of interest – there is truly something for everyone! Included in this link is childcare registration (we provide childcare for the young children of our all-week volunteers).  Summer XP is June 18 – 21 …

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2018 Winter XP | Free Community Family Event

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Join us for our Annual Winter XP Family Event! Each year our Children’s Ministry reaches out to our local community and provides families with a fun, free event to help cure the winter blues. We hope you can join us this year! Winter XP will be held on the afternoon of February 24 from 1:00-4:00 PM. For more information, call …

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2017 Summer XP

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Gadgets, Gizmos and Games…Oh My!! Registration is NOW OPEN for our Summer XP program, July 23 – 27 from 6 – 8:30 pm. Click the link below to register any kids entering K – 6th Grade in the Fall of 2017. Get a FREE T-SHIRT if you register before July 1st!! REGISTRATION CLOSES on July 12th. https://summerxp2017.echurchevents.com/ Volunteers are needed …

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2017 Winter XP

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Winter XP was awesome! This is an annual event that combines family, food, fun and faith. We start with a Kick-Off Party followed by carnival games, prizes, inflatables, a cake walk, food and more. It’s a great way to spend a winter afternoon with your family. Winter XP will be back in late February/early March of 2018!

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Club 56 Marmon Valley Parent/Kid Retreat

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Please join us for the Club 56 Marmon Valley Parent/Kid Retreat at Marmon Valley Farm! www.marmonvalley.com PARTICIPANTS: Each Club 56er must be accompanied by a parent (grandparent or other close adult). Families with multiple 5th/6th graders may send just one adult with their family. COST (includes lodging, food, horseback riding, campfire, hayride, and more): $50 per person ($125 max per …