LOC Church
Children

Jesus tells us to let the little children come to him, and to not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.

Children's Ministry Director: Lisa Scott (480) 899-1400
Sunday's Cool
Mission Statement: To grow children and their families in Christ in a safe, respectful and loving environment.

Objectives:
*Create a positive learning environment for all children
*Provide a variety of curriculum, tools and activities in Christian education to meet the different
learning styles of each child and teaching styles of each teacher
*Provide reasonable student/teacher ratios to promote a positive learning environment
*Assist children in applyig the lessons of the Bible to their own life situations
*Teach and encourage prayer
*Provide children with opportunities to serve their church and community
*Teach and support children to be living examples of Christ's love

Programs:
*Nursery - infants to 3 yrs
*Preschool / Kindergarten
*1st / 2nd grade
*3rd / 4th grade
*5th / 6th grade

Vacation Bible School - fun-filled program offered for one week in June.
Summer Sunday Program - all ages combined in a VBS format, offered June through July
Parent's Night Out - toddlers to 4th grade: Bible stories, crafts, music and games.
Offered various Saturday evenings throughout the regular Sunday's Cool year.

Special Programs:
Sunday All Kid Events
Spring and Fall Family Festivals
Christmas Program
Family Fun & Faith Night
Support and materials for Family home Bible studies


Volunteer Opportunities:
*Sunday School Teachers:
Term: August - May
Commitment: Teach a 2-part lesson on a rotating basis with other teachers
Work in teams of 2
User friendly curriculum provided
Quarterly ministry team meetings
Team social / fellowship events

*Sunday's Cool Host / Hostess:
Commitment: at least 1 Sunday a month
Term: August - May
Host Sunday School Sign-in table
Register new children for Sunday School
Assist teachers getting children to appropriate class
Assist in classes as needed
May assist students having a difficult time in Sunday School back to parent

*Nursery Attendant:
Term: Year round
Oversee care and play of infants to 3 year olds
Quarterly ministry team meetings
Team social / fellowship events

*Summer Sunday Program:
Commitment: 1 or 2 Sundays during the summer, work with partner
Term: June & July
Facilitate Bible lesson and activities for multi-age group, preK-6th grade

*Assist with Special Events:
Fall & Spring Family Festivals
Christmas Program
Parent's Night Out
Family Fun & Faith Night
Vacation Bible School

For more information regarding volunteer opportunities and/or special events or if you have a special idea to serve our children, please contact Lisa Scott, Children's Ministry Coordinator, (480) 786-9276

Love a child...share the World!