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James Bramson

Children's Pastor

The purpose of Kids Clubhouse ministries at Karcher Church is to create a foundation of Biblical knowledge, build a personal relationship with God and develop Christ-like character. Please contact me with any questions.
Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Mark 10:14b (NIV)
 

Weekly Ministries

Sunday School: 9:15 a.m. Ages 0-3 in the Nursery and
4 years (if potty trained) -5th grade have separate classes in the Family Life Center.

Children’s Library: 10:20 a.m. 4 years -5th grade

Worship Service: 10:45 a.m. Ages 0-3 in the Nursery, 4 years (if potty trained)-5th  grade have separate classes in the Family Life Center.

Wednesday Clubhouse: “Faith Factor” 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center, ages 4 years -5th grade.  Ages 0-3 in the Nursery

 

Nursery

The nursery is open for children ages 0-3 on Sundays from 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 p.m. There is a nursing mother’s area available. We have a well-child nursery, so please refrain from bring your children if they have been sick or had a fever within the past 24 hours. All of our caregivers are background checked and approved by the Children’s Pastor and Nursery Director.

Sunday School

Sunday School is a special time where people study the Bible in small groups. For children, groups are broken down by age/grade. For adults, classes can be formed by phases of life or by study topics. Our children’s Sunday School curriculum is distributed by the Church of the Nazarene and is focused on the Bible. Infants and 2’s & 3’s meet in the Nursery. All other classes meet in the Family Life Center: K Club (4 years and Kindergarten) meet in room 206, 1st-3rd grade in room 207 and 4th-5th grade in room 208. Parents are encouraged to attend Sunday School as well. There are many adult classes available. I’d love to help you find the right class for you!

Worship Service

Karcher’s Worship Service is at 10:45 on Sunday mornings. The adult service is in the Sanctuary. The children’s service is in the Kid's Clubhouse. Children ages 4 years (if potty trained)-5th  grade participate in a service that is geared for the children. We have music, puppets, prayer, and offering together, then separate into two groups for the lesson and active, hands-on learning.

Children's Library and Club Coins

Our Children’s Library is open from 10:20-10:40 on Sunday mornings. Kids can check out books to take home. When the book is returned to the library, each child who participated in reading the book receives a club coin.

Club coins can be used to purchase fun prizes that are in stock in the Library!

Kids Clubhouse “Faith Factor”

Faith Factor is Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center for ages 4 years to 5th grade. Faith Factor is a program that will teach your child how to grow deeper in love with Jesus.  This is done through Bible stories/lessons, music, puppetry, games, activities and funny videos.  Kids will earn points that will go towards prizes at the Kids Clubhouse Store.  Faith Factor is the first year of 5 year curriculum that will guide your child into a loving relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus.

Bible Quizzing

Bible Quizzing is a program designed to get kids excited about studying and memorizing scripture. The children’s quiz team practices on Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. during the school year and competes with other local church teams in three annual Saturday quiz meets (usually in November, January, and March). Each season, they study one book of the Bible, chapter by chapter, studying for comprehension of the stories, and memorizing a list of chosen verses word for word. At the meets, they answer multiple choice questions about the chapters they’ve been studying and can earn ribbons, medals, and trophies for their accomplishments. Children’s quizzing is for grades 1-6

Family First Sunday

The first Sunday of every month is Family First Sunday. On these days, families are encouraged to sit together in the worship service. The whole family: preschoolers, kids, teens, parents, and grandparents can join together in praise and the word. Nursery care is available for children ages 0-3. Children’s bulletins are available and include puzzles that correlate with the Pastor’s sermon. Remember to bring your completed bulletin back the next week to earn a club coin!

Join our Children's Ministry Team

Our children are eager to love God! Become a part of the team that shows them how He loves them. There are many ways to be a part of our Children’s Ministry. We have teachers and assistants who serve weekly, monthly, and quarterly in the Nursery, 2’s & 3’s, Kindergarten, and 1st-5th grades in our Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services. Become part of something that has eternal significance in the life of a child.