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MVPC Children, Youth, and Family Ministries




2023-2024 Children, Youth, and Family Ministries Program Year

Questions?  Please contact Pastor Rebecca Holland, Associate Pastor of Discipleship at MVPC

Godly Play Kid's Ministry Program on most Sundays during worship (Kicks off in September!)

Elementary aged kids are invited to begin in the Worship Service before being invited during the Prayers of the People to head to the Godly Play Program where we share, wonder, and engage in our faith through storytelling and creative reflection.

Nursery and Play Room on Sundays from 10 am to Noon 

Infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary kids are welcome to come and play with our Nursery and Play Room Team on Sunday mornings while their adults enjoy worship.

Sunday Worship at 10:30 am (and MVPC Nursery for Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children)

Families of all ages are invited to participate in Sunday Worship at 10:30 am In Person or on Zoom.  Gather where your whole family will be comfortable.  Allow your youth and kids to color or draw while they listen and participate in worship.  Encourage them to ask you questions, wonder, and talk about what they noticed in the worship service.  It's a great time to connect and help your kids grow in their faith!  For those of you coming to In Person Worship, the kids and youth are welcome to use one of the worship activity bags.  MVPC welcomes the joyful noises of families worshiping together either in the Sanctuary or, if your family prefers, in the Fireside room where there is more room to run around with comfortable couches. 

Youth Group on most Sundays from Noon to 1:30 pm (Kicks off in September)

Youth in Middle School and High School are invited to be a part of the MVPC Youth Group that meets most Sundays after worship for a time of food, fellowship, and faith.  Please RSVP with Pastor Rebecca so we have food for everyone.

MOPs Ministry to Moms from 9:30 to 11:30 am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays (Kicks off in September)

Moms are invited to connect with other moms and mentor moms through a program of faith, food, and fellowship while their infants, toddlers, and preschoolers enjoy their own Mops Kid's Program and play time.  It's a wonderful time for everyone!

Family Small Group 1st and 3rd Sundays from 5 to 6:30 pm (Kicks off in September)

Families gather for a potluck and fellowship in homes or for a bring your own picnic at a park.  Please let Pastor Rebecca know if you would like to be added to the Family Small Group email list to find out details about the upcoming Family Small Group!

Family Special Events 2023-2024 - For Families of All Ages and Stages

-Back to School Blessings - Sunday, August 27th during Worship

-Discipleship Commissioning and All Church Salmon BBQ - Sunday, September 10th

-Fall Youth Retreat at Tall Timber Camp - TBD in October

-All Church Family Pumpkin Party - Sunday, October 29th after Worship

-All Church Giving Thanks Lunch - Sunday, November 12th after Worship

-Family Snow Camp Retreat at Tall Timber Camp - TBD during Christmas Break

-Secret Valentine Celebration - Sunday, February 11th after Worship

-All Church Family Easter Egg Decorating - Sunday, March 24th after Worship

-Skagit MOPs Ministry to Moms Garage Sale - Friday April 26th - Saturday April 27th

-End of the Year Celebrations in Godly Play and Youth Group - Sunday, May 18th

-Weekend of Service at Tall Timber Camp - Friday, May 24th to Monday, May 27th

-Appreciation Sunday - Sunday, June 2nd during Worship

-Graduation (and Bibles) Sunday - Sunday, June 9th during Worship

-Tall Timber Summer Camps for elementary, middle, and high school students! - TBD

Questions?  Contact Rebecca Holland, Associate Pastor of Discipleship.

Family fun
Fun on the playground
Reporting on camp adventures
Godly Play stories
Dinner with Family Promise guests
The gaga ball court
MOPs meeting
Youth group
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