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PCC KidzMin December 2020 Newsletter
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Its December!

Christmas is here and we love this time of year. We get to celebrate the birth of our Savior! KidzMin is excited to help you lead and love your children this month. We hope you will take a minute to see everything coming up this Christmas season. Merry Christmas from the KidzMin Team!

 
KidzMin is Open!
Just a reminder that KidzMin is now offering limited classroom experiences for children during the 9AM Service hour. Families interested in having your child attend will need to register each week using: bit.ly/pccreg. Registration opens every Monday morning. Do not wait to register as spaces are first come first serve.   Here are more details to help you prepare for KidzMin:
  • Preschool Classrooms will be open for children ages 15 months to 5 years of age
  • Preschool Classrooms will be limited to six children per room
  • A Max of 50 Kindergarten through 5th Graders will be encouraged to attend Large Group held in Hall A, B and C
  • Large Group will be dismissed from service right before the sermon begins (in the past kids were dismissed after the ministry report)
  • Children will stay in Large Group and NOT dismiss to small group classrooms
  • Children will be seated in Large Group in single chairs spaced according to safety standards
  • When in transition from the Worship Service to Large Group, we will strongly encourage children to Kindergarten-5th Grade to wear a face mask
All of our volunteers serving in KidzMin will be wearing masks and following our safety guidelines in order to serve. Additional cleaning will take place throughout the morning as well. Your children's safety is very important to our team.
 
Questions: Contact Amanda Smith, Director of Children's Ministry at asmith@pencomchap.com.

 
KidzMin Family Christmas Party Kits - December 6-13
KidzMin is celebrating Christmas 2020 by providing FREE KidzMin Family Christmas Party Kits for families to enjoy from home. The kits will include family focused games, baking supplies and other family friendly activities focused on celebrating Jesus' birth. Kits are designed for families to enjoy at your own leisure this Christmas season. Stop by the KidzMin Welcome Desk Sunday, December 6 through the 13 to pick up your party kit! Contact asmith@pencomchap.com with any questions. 

 


Family Service Project / Christmas Homeless Care Kits
Join KidzMin after the December 6 10AM and 12PM services for a family friendly service project. We are currently collecting items to make Christmas Homeless Care Kits. After the services we will have tables setup in the KidzMin hallway for your family to assemble bags and write encouraging notes (all while keeping socially distant safe).

However, in order to accomplish this, we need your help gathering the following items (Click here to see the list). Donation bins will be located at the KidzMin Welcome Desk. We hope as many PCCers will join us meet this great need within our community. Questions? Please contact Amanda Smith at asmith@pencomchap.com.

 

Christmas Eve Services - Thursday, December 24
(3:00PM / 5:00PM / 7:00PM **Live Nativity starting at 4:00PM) On Christmas Eve we will gather for a time of worship and celebration of Christ’s birth. This family friendly event will include Christmas Carols and readings, concluded by candlelight singing! We will have creative activities for children to do while in service.

*There will not be any nursery, KidzMin, 45, or Youth Ministry programming.

 


Operation Christmas Child 
Thank you to all who donated to the Thrive Peninsula Shoe & Pantry collection as well as the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox collection. We were able to provide three truckloads of food and shoes, and we accomplished our goal of collecting 232 OCC shoeboxes! We loved seeing PCC serve in this way! Thank you all for participating!

 

Live Nativity Recruiting
We are currently looking for volunteers to help with our Christmas Eve Living Nativity that will take place at 4pm and 6pm. Specifically, we are looking for adults to help with setup, cleanup, and to fill roles with the nativity. Please visit bit.ly/pccnativity2020 to sign up. Please contact officeadmin@pencomchap.com if you would like to help or learn more.
 

KidzMin Family Service Project / Christmas Homeless Care Kits

We are happy to announce that the PCC playground is now open. Please review all the safety measures posted at the playground before allowing your children to play. We appreciate your help with continuing to keep children safe while playing at PCC. Questions can be directed to Amanda Smith at asmith@pencomchap.com.

 


Child Dedications - January 31
The Bible tells us that children are gifts to prepare (and dedicate) as arrows for the Lord’s service. Our children belong first and foremost to their loving Creator who has designated us as temporary stewards. Furthermore, we as the church body are called to partner with all the families in our congregation to own the discipleship of each child. In essence, both of these (parental stewardship and communal partnership) are accomplished in public dedication.
        
If you would like to publicly dedicate your child to the Lord on Sunday, January 31, please let us know. All parents wishing to dedicate their children need to meet with a ministry leader to discuss the Child Dedication Study Sheet prior to the service. If you have any questions, please email Edward Murray.
 


Upcoming Lessons
Join us weekly through our Online Worship Guide where you can see the curriculum videos and lesson materials. Visit www.pccyorktown.com/sunday-online.html

Password for Kidzmin Page: pcc#2020

New City Catechism App
Download the Parent Cue App
Download the Gospel Project App

 

Preschool

Week One - Luke 1:26-33, 38, 46-49 | An angel visits Mary and tells her she will have God’s Son, Jesus.

Week Two - Luke 2:1-7 | Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem where Jesus, God’s Son, is born.

Week Three - Luke 2:8-20 | Shepherds run to see God’s Son, Jesus, after an angel tells them that He has been born.

Week Four - Matthew 2:1-2, 9-11 | Wise men follow a special star to find Jesus so they can worship Him.

Download the Parent Cue App:  https://whatisorange.lpages.co/parent-cue-app-copy/

 
Elementary Through 5th Grade
 
Week One - Jesus Returned to Heaven | Matthew 28; Acts 1 | Story Point: Jesus gave His disciples the Great Commission.

Week Two - The Holy Spirit Came | Acts 2 | Story Point: God kept His promise to send the Holy Spirit.

Week Three - Jesus Was Born | John 1 | Story Point: Jesus came to bring us life.

Week Four - Peter Healed a Man | Acts 3–4 | Story Point: The Holy Spirit gave Peter power to heal a man.

 
Download the Gospel Project App: https://www.gospelproject.com/2017/09/21/new-app-gospel-project-kids/
 
SONG OF THE MONTH: Joy to the World (Unspeakable Joy) - Chris Tomlin


 

Thank you all for your continued service and support of KidzMin. Please let us know if there is anything you need from us!

In Christ,
PCC Kidzmin
officeadmin@pencomchap.com
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