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 Baby City

Baby City

 Toddler Town

Toddler Town

 Kid Cadets

Kid Cadets

Our Early Childhood Ministry at College Heights includes Baby City (0-1), Toddler Town (2-3), and Kid Cadets (Preschool 4's-Kindergarten).  We find it a great joy to help young children grow in their knowledge of and love for Jesus!  We're honored to serve families and help you connect to one another through service projects, fun activities and meaningful moments of growth.  We also offer biblically sound lessons, age-appropriate activities, and a safe, engaging environment for children on Sundays at 9:15 AM and 11:00 AM.  Wednesday programming is offered at 7 PM during the school year.


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Parent Pages

 

We invite you to view our Parent Page each week for highlights of what your child learned on Sunday and announcements about upcoming events and family connection opportunities.
CLICK ON THE DATE TO ACCESS THAT WEEK'S PARENT PAGE.


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Here's the Latest!

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  As you look to the new year, be sure to mark your calendars for these important events:

Early Childhood and Elementary Family Picnic: Friday, April 20.

Clothing and Toy Swap: Saturday, April 21

VBS: June 5-8. Be sure to set aside Friday EVENING, June 8, for a special, family-focused event!

Beginner Camp for children entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade is Saturday, July 14

 

 

 

 


Staff

 

Our Early Childhood Ministry staff is here to serve both families and volunteers!  If you have questions about our ministry or are looking for opportunities to serve, please contact any of our staff members.

 

 
 

Ann Wolfe

Children's Minister

awolfe@chjoplin.org

(417) 624-6915 x130

 

Renee Hazlewood

Early Childhood Associate Minister

Ministry Coordinator (toddlers)

rhazlewood@chjoplin.org

(417) 624-6915 x136

 

Lois Pickering

Ministry Coordinator (babies)

lpickering@chjoplin.org

(417) 624-6915 x131

 

Kasey Longing

Ministry Coordinator (preschool/kindergarten)

klonging@chjoplin.org

(417) 624-6915 x135

 

 

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @  CHCC Early Childhood

(If you do not wish for your child's photo to appear on our website or social media sites, please contact Ann Wolfe, Children's Minister.)

 

CHILDREN

We want kids to LOVE coming to church, CONNECT with friends and leaders, SEE God's big story and how they fit in, and FIND practical ways to live out what they have learned for Jesus.

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ANN WOLFE

Children's Minister

For more information about our Children's Ministry, contact Ann at 624.6915 x130 or awolfe@chjoplin.org.


LAUNCHPAD

SUNDAY

In LaunchPad grades 1–5 develop a solid Christian foundation. We play fun games, worship through singing together, and learn about our AWESOME God by studying the Bible in both large and small group settings. Each week, we want kids to walk away with practical ways to live out what they have studied.


LAUNCHPAD BLAST

WEDNESDAY (during the school year; 7 pm to 8:15 pm)

Grades 1-5 in the Gym

On Wednesday nights, we play super fun games and learn how to tell and retell the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the Discover Bible Study method (DBS). In DBS, children hear scripture read directly to them (using creative methods) and the kids then practice retelling the story in their small group. Our kids are learning a lot about sharing Jesus with others and are learning skills that will help them reach the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

KIDS CHOIR (Wednesdays)

We also have Kids Choir for children in grades 1-5 on Wednesday evenings during the school year. Our Kids Choir meets in the Fellowship Hall at 7 pm and performs a Christmas musical and a Spring musical.


FAMILY SUNDAY

On the fourth Sunday of every month we have Family Sunday.  During the 9:15 AM service, children in grades 1–5 attend LaunchPad as usual.  After the service, parents pick up their children in grades 1–5 to be together at 11:00 AM in the Worship Center.