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Kids Ministry Happenings at the Old Hickory Blvd Location in April

For creative ideas on spiritually leading your family, visit Home Front Magazine. We also have printed magazines available each month at the Kids Welcome Center and the Nursery Building. Also, remember to check our Parenting Resource area at our Old Hickory Blvd location in the Lower School Building for a variety of books and resources that change every few weeks.

THERE WILL BE NO REGULAR KIDS PROGRAMMING (EXCEPT FOR NURSERY) ON APRIL 21 BECAUSE OF THE EASTER EGG HUNT!

Nursery

In April our 2 and 3-year-olds will learn all about Easter. We will learn that Jesus Is King in his entry to Jerusalem. Jesus Is Alive is all about the crucifixion and resurrection. Jesus Is the Good News is about his ascension to heaven and his instruction to his disciples to tell everyone about the good news of God's love.

We are encouraging our kids to memorize Scripture. This is the verse we are working on this month. We encourage you to review it at home too. Our Remember Verse for this quarter is Isaiah 43:5:

Fear not, for I am with you.

PRE-K & KINDERGARTEN

We are encouraging our kids to memorize Scripture. This is the verse we will be working on this month during Kid’s Church and CORE at the Old Hickory Blvd location. We encourage you to work on it at home too.

Our Remember Verse for April and May is Psalm 19:1:

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.

In April we will be memorizing New City Catechism Question Question 21, and we are learning that “Jesus Invites Us to Follow Him,” “Jesus is the Messiah,” “Jesus is Awesome” and celebrating Easter.

On Palm Sunday, April 14, all children in Kid’s Church during both services will be walking over to the sanctuary to wave palm branches and hear a Palm Sunday message in Big Church! Be sure to arrive on time!

Please look for your Car Talk card each week or check our Kids Ministry Facebook page on Sunday afternoon. The Car Talk is a summary of the Bible lesson, Remember Verse and New City Catechism your child learned that morning and questions you can ask your child.

1ST-3RD GRADE

We are encouraging our kids to memorize Scripture. This is the verse we will be working on this month during CORE. We encourage you to work on it at home too. Our Remember Verse for April is Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

In April Elementary Message will be learning New City Catechism Questions 33-34. Elementary CORE will be learning “God Requires Obedience,” “Jesus is King of Kings,” “God is Love” and celebrating Easter!

4TH GRADE

In April we will be studying New City Catechism Questions 46-50 during CORE.

Remember 4th graders can check themselves in for CORE in Room 223.

5TH AND 6TH GRADE

We are continuing our series on Ephesians. Students are studying Ephesians and looking upward to discover who God is for themselves, inward to form their identity in Him, and outward to worship in response.

The 5th Grade Milestone is April 7 in the Upper School Atrium at 10:00 a.m. during CORE. All kids and parents are encouraged to attend.

Remember students can check themselves in for CORE in the Chapel. We play games, study God's word and break into Small Groups! During the school year, we have regular parties and opportunities to serve with various Christ Presbyterian Missional Living programs and communities.

UPCOMING DATES:
April 7: 5th Grade Milestone
April 13: Special Saturday
April 14: Palm Sunday (PreK/K kids wave palm branches during worship)
April 21: Easter Egg Hunt (no regular kids programming except nursery)
April 28: #56 End of the Year Party