Our Wednesday evening program for kids runs from September to the first week of May and provides a fun environment with different opportunities for kids to learn more, worship God, and make new friends.
To register for Wednesday Night programs, click here.
Wednesdays for Kids 2018-19
The fall semester of Wednesdays for Kids will kick off on September 12th, meeting weekly through November (with the exception of Halloween and Thanksgiving week).
Students in 1st-6th grade will participate in three stations from 6-7:00pm: small group/Bible story, music/choir, and handbells. Students are placed into groups by age, with 1st-3rd graders mixed together and 4th-6th graders mixed together.
For those interested, all ages except 6th grade are welcome to stay for a rotating station from 7-7:30pm. Stations include mission projects, board game/fellowship night, and more. 6th grade students are invited to participate in an introduction to Countryside’s puppet ministry during this time
Below is a schedule for the evening, subject to change while we are still recruiting our team. Students are welcome to come for all or part of the evening. All students must remain with a parent or guardian when not participating in the provided programming.
|4 years – Kindergarten||1st-3rd Grade||4th-6th Grade|
|6:00-6:20pm||Bible story/Small Group time (Education Wing)||Bells (Bell/Music Room)||Choir (Room 4)|
|6:20-6:40pm||Bitty Bells or Music (Education Wing)||Small Group/Bible Story (Room 208)||Bells (Bell/Music Room)
|6:40-7:00pm||Free play/fellowship time||Choir (Room 4)||Small Group/Bible Story (Room 212)|
|7:00-7:30pm||PreK/K Ends at 7:00pm||Optional rotations (mission projects, board game night, etc.) – location TBD||4th & 5th grade: joins 1st-3rd for optional rotations
6th grade: puppets (Celebration Center Stage)
Countryside Kids E-mail Newsletter
For the most up-t0-date information, be sure to sign up for the Countryside Kids email newsletter. This resource comes out either twice a month or on a weekly basis, keeping you informed of the latest news. If you wish to sign up, please email the Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Becky Ericson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will meet on the dates listed below. For the most up-to-date information, be sure to sign up for the Countryside Kids email bulletin.
Fall/Early Winter Semester
September 12, 19, 26
October 3, 10, 17, 24
November 7, 14, 28
December 5 – Combined choir and bell rehearsal for 1st-6th grade only from 6-6:30
December 12 – Christmas Caroling 6-7:30pm
December 17 – Countryside Kids Christmas (start time TBD – will be 4:30 or 5:00pm)
January 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 20 (musical rehearsal only for 1st-6th grade, no preschool), 27 (musical rehearsal only for 1st-6th grade, no preschool)
April 3 (musical rehearsal only for 1st-6th grade, no preschool)
April 5 Spring Musical at 6:30pm (those in the musical will meet in the Dining Room at 6:15pm)
April 10 & 24 – regular Wednesdays for Kids
May 1 (pizza and music, 6-7:30pm, preschool may not meet tonight)