Welcome to KIDSZONE!

Where Families Grow in Grace & in the Knowledge of Jesus Christ!

KIDSZONE meets in person on Sunday mornings! Infants, Preschoolers & Kindergarteners will be welcomed to their class 10 minutes before the service begins, while grades 1-5 will be dismissed before the sermon.  

Kidszone Values

Safety -Emotionally and Physically: where kids know that they are valued

Leading Children to Christ: through modeling & teaching

Equipping Families: providing tools to build upon Sunday’s lessons

Teaching Biblical Truth: not just stories, but truths they can count on

Relevancy and Fun: Why it matters what they remember

Child-Targeted Teaching: age appropriate & incorporating diverse learning styles

What Do We Teach?

Our curriculum “First Look” & “252 Kids”  is published by reThinkGroup.org  and uses a comprehensive strategy for every age from birth through graduation.  We use the R.E.A.L. learning approach in our classrooms to creatively teach the Father’s foundation with fun:

R- Relational Children work in small groups to explore their understanding at a personal level.

E- Experiential  using multiple senses increases learning and retention tenfold. You’ll find painting, puppetry, music, parachutes, drama and more.

A- Applicable  Beyond information to transformation, your child should be able to answer “so what?” when they leave their class.

L- Learner-based  Our teachers strive to use words appropriate to their specific age level and invite them to take on a weekly challenge to apply their learning.

Who Are Our Teachers?

Our volunteer classroom teachers are carefully selected through an application process, are interviewed by the Children’s Ministry Pastor and have a CORI background check administered.  We look for teaching that is full of surprises, interesting, and challenging. Our teachers are dedicated to being prayerful and loving towards the children as they bring high-energy and creativity to the classroom. We’d love you to come check us out if you are interested. Let us set up a time where you can just shadow a teacher as a helper and you can get an idea of where you might fit in.

Register

Welcome New Families!

If you are new to North River we invite you to arrive 10 minutes early before the service starts. You may want to preregister your children by downloading our registration form (click on button below) before arriving. For our preschoolers the fun begins at 9am or 11am (10am in the Summer). Infant and Toddler rooms are located straight through the lobby on the main level. PreK/K is in classroom E on the main floor. Grades 1-5 begin the morning in the service upstairs in the Worship Center with their parents and then meet their teachers in the lobby at announcement time. All of our teachers are CORI checked, interviewed, and have background references. Training is provided and they are awesome!!

We ask that you pick up your children promptly after the service is over in these locations: PreK & K  in Classroom E on the main floor, Grades 1-5 in the KidsZone Worship Center (Lower Level).

All parents must fill out a registration form before their child attends class for the first time. 

Volunteer

Next Steps:

1. Choose an area of interest and connect with Amy Lynch, Children’s Ministries director.

2. Download the Volunteer CORI Application and the Teacher or KidsZone Student Helper Covenant.

3. Complete and attach a photocopy of your license or government ID with your CORI Form.

4. Return completed forms to: Amy Lynch, North River Community Church, 334 Old Oak St, Pembroke, MA 02359

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To find out more about our Children’s Ministry or to enroll, contact Amy Lynch, Pastor of Children’s Ministries.

781-826-0722 ext 103 or email amy@northriverchurch.org.

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July 2020

Rocky Railway VBX

July 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2020

334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

It's VBX time again! Virtual Bible Experience! It might look a little different than what we're used to, but it will still be an adventure! Join us July 27-31 for Rocky Railway, an epic exploration that puts kids trust in Jesus on track! This year VBX is…

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November 2020

Parent Drop-Off Day

November 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

Parents, do you need to do some Christmas shopping or need time to get ready for Thanksgiving?  We are excited to announce that on Saturday November 21st from 1-4, you can drop your child off at the church and get stuff done! We will entertain…

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January 2021

Online Trivia Night

January 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States

Have we got some fun cooking up for you! This Friday, January 15th at 6PM, hop online to compete in a trivia night!  There will be questions for ALL ages and stages. Compete for prizes and see other families playing along! Click HERE to sign…

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February 2021

Parent Drop-Off

February 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Come and drop your children off with Amy Lynch and her team on February 13th from 2-5pm. We will keep them entertained with crafts, games, a movie and snacks. Take some time for yourself, or use the time to celebrate Valentine's Day a little early.…

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Online Trivia Night

February 26, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Back by popular request, we will be hosting another online trivia night Friday, February 26th at 6:30PM! This trivia is designed to test the knowledge of and engage people of all ages. So gather your family, and study up on your trivia! You must sign-up…

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March 2021

KidsZone Playdate

March 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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The Children's Ministry Team is excited to host a KidsZone Playdate on March 13th from 2-5 pm. This playdate is open for all children through grade 5. We will play some socially distant games, create some crafts, watch a movie and have lots more fun!!…

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April 2021

Palm Sunday, Good Friday & Easter at North River

April 4, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until April 4, 2021

North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Join us for North River's Easter services. We will offer online, in-person (registration required) and our new "Listen in the Lot".  Services include Palm Sunday (March 28), Good Friday (April 2) and Easter (April 4).  For more information about all of our Easter Services and…

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VBX ANCHORED: DEEPENING FAITH IN GOD

April 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - April 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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  Join us as we dive into oceans of VBX fun as we explore deepening our faith in God! This April 20-22 from 9-12 we are going to be ANCHORED! Registration is now open for children aged 3 through children in fifth grade! Children will…

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July 2021

Movie Night

July 14, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Join us 8:15PM (following the prayer service) on Wednesday, July 21st, instead.    

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TREASURED

July 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Join us this summer for a 5 day Vacation Bible eXperience! Where children can discover that they are TREASURED and priceless to God. From stories and interactive games, to music, crafts and more! Each day the children will hear biblical truths in a fun and…

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August 2021

Family Field Day

August 7, 2021
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

Join us for an afternoon of fun and games on August 7th from 1-4pm.  We will have three-legged races, water balloon toss, sack races and more! This is a free event and open to all ages.

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October 2021

Trunk or Treat

October 3, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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North River will be partnering with The South Shore Children’s Museum for a fun (and candy) filled Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 3 from 1:00 – 4:00PM. Decorate your car and pass out candy, or just bring your family and friends to walk around,…

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December 2021

HEROES UNMASKED

December 15, 2021 @ 12:00 am
334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States

Join us January 22, from 9-1 for HEROES UNMASKED! A one day family VBX!  Through a series of interactive games, we will discover the identities of several real life heroes and how they saved their families, their people, and even us! This is open to all ages…

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Christmas HOPE

December 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2021

North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

Join us for a Christmas lights extravaganza! On December 11 through 24, 5:00 - 9:00pm you can drive up the North River Church driveway (334 Old Oak Street, Pembroke) and enjoy Christmas music and lights, lights, lights. Hanover High School will be caroling on December…

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February 2022

Sunday Services at North River

February 13
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Please join us for our Sunday morning worship services. We have two identical services at 9:00 and 11:00. We begin each service with several worship songs, have a short time for announcements and offering. There's a message from Pastor Paul Atwater before we finish up…

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March 2022

HEROES UNMASKED

March 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
North River Community Church, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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$15

Join us on Saturday, March 19 from 9am-1pm for a 1 day family VBX! Heroes unmasked will take us on a discovery on identifying real life heroes from the Bible, who risked it all to save their families, their people and even us! Through interactive…

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The Miracle Moment – with Nicole Unice

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North River Community Church, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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$15.00

On behalf of the NR Women’s Ministry, we are excited to announce an event coming this March for all of the ladies in the house! The Miracle Moment - With Nicole Unice Save the Date – March 24th from 7-9pm Cost $15 per person We are…

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May 2022

Making Matzah

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Children's Ministry is Making Matzah! On May 21st, from 11-1 the children will make matzah and learn about Communion. They will learn what it is, and why it is so important to our faith. This is a free event, but registration is required so we…

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June 2022

Father’s Day Car Show

June 19
North River Church, 334 Old Oak St
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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North River is partnering once again with Loose Screwz Auto club for our annual Father's Day Car Show. The event will take place from 11-4. Register your own vehicle for $25, or just attend this family friendly show for free! Registered vehicles will be judged…

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Faith on Fire

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Calling all the ladies!  North River Women's ministry would like to invite you for an evening around the fire pit for some fellowship and fun.  Bring a lawn chair (and some s'mores if you'd like to share).  This is a great event to invite your…

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