For Families

For more information, contact Linda Klepaczyk,
Director of Children and Family Ministries (  )
 
Do you feel overwhelmed with the thought of adding one more thing to your lives—but also long to intentionally nurture your children’s faith? 

 

  • A FREE digital subscription to HomeFront monthly magazine appropriate for families with kids of ALL ages and stages.
  • An optional seasonal gathering time for families with kids that are preschool through sixth grade.
  • Materials to make or make-and-take at home with your family.
  • Resources that include family time recipes, engaging activities, new family traditions, thoughtful conversation starters and more!
  • NEW!  Weekly Text with links to HomeFront monthly articles that may interest parents & grandparents to read.

Night In Bethlehem

  • A hands-on interactive experience for the whole family!
  • Experience Bethlehem during the census, visit shopkeepers in the market place, and learn about their trades. 
    • Sign your name at the census table in Bethlehem 
    • Knead some bread dough at the bakery
    • Help build a manger in the carpentry shop
    • Write your name in Hebrew at the scribe's tent
    • Do a metal rubbing at the metal shop
    • Weave a basket at the weaving shop
    • Herd some sheep on a hillside near Bethlehem
    • Make special keepsakes along the way, sample breads and sweets on your journey and pet the live stable animals.....even camels!
  • The evening ends with a live nativity and presentation of the Christmas story and a time of carols.  Our next Night In Bethlehem will be in December of 2020!