Welcome to our PBEFC Children’s Ministry page!
Here at PBEFC, we are passionate about children embracing and learning to live out the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We teach the supremacy of God in all things, so that our kids will know Jesus as the only one who saves and who satisfies the desires of the heart. We don’t believe “having something for kids” is enough. We want our children to become life-long followers of Jesus. The process of making disciples of Jesus is intentional, multi-faceted and requires a partnership with parents and families.
We welcome you and your children and are eager support you on your faith journey! PBEFC has a team of experienced and caring children’s ministry leaders and helpers who both model and teach what following Jesus means and looks like. Sonlight Kids (Ages 3-Kindergarten) and Truth Builders (Grades 1-5) meet Sunday mornings during the worship service. All lessons and group times are designed to lay a solid biblical foundation of truth for life. Scripture memory, prayer and community life are built in to our Sunday morning program and other activities.
Currently, all children, preschoolers-5th grade, are learning about Jesus and are experiencing what his life and teachings mean for them.
Covid-19 pandemic - We will be on a hiatus from our regular weekly gatherings until the Covid-19 pandemic passes and are given the green light to resume meeting on Sunday mornings. Words can’t express how much I miss seeing all of our kids each week, but this I know, "The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world and all who live in it.” (Psalm 24:1) And, “God works all things together for the good of those who love Him and are called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28) God’s got each of us in his mighty and loving arms. When we meet again, our joy will be all the sweeter.
I believe much good can and will come from this unprecedented quarantine in our nation. It’s a sabbath of sorts to focus on those things that matter for eternity - the number one thing being people, most especially our children.
Parents, and all who care for children, this time is an amazing gift to instill in your children your faith, to put Deuteronomy 6 into practice. There are no distractions - or relatively few anyway! Let your kids see you spending time in the Word of God, read to them, talk with them about what God is doing, pray together, sing together in praise, or listen to worship music, Bible-based programs, and podcasts, together. Take time to reach out to people who might be alone, the elderly in particular, who would love to hear your voice and know you’re thinking about them. Learn things together. See life through your children’s eyes. They are a gift to us and we have a responsibility to them to pass on the faith we’ve been given.
- Liz Green
Deuteronomy 6 1-2 (NIV)
Love the Lord Your God
6 These are the commands, decrees and laws the Lord your God directed me to teach you to observe in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess, so that your children and their children after them may fear the Lord your God as long as you live.
Here are a few sites that offer resources for children:
Group - We love the church! And we're doing everything we can to equip ministry leaders and volunteers to do best what matters most - loving God and loving others.
Truth78 is a vision-oriented ministry for the next generations — that they may know, honor, and treasure God, setting their hope in Christ alone, so that they will live as faithful disciples for the glory of God.