Children’s Ministry

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 starting at 9:50, while grades 1-5 will be dismissed before the sermon.  

       Children’s Ministry also has online options: 

KidsZooom (grades 1 – 5) – online on Sundays at 9:00 AM

Ollie’s Treehouse (for pre-schoolers and kindergarteners) –  Story Time with Miss Amy is online at 4:00 PM

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!  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. 

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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.

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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August 2018

Moms & Tots Group

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 15, 2019

One event on March 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

North River Community Church, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Would you like to … Meet other moms with small children?  Give your toddler an opportunity to meet and play with other children?  Feel more connected to church and community?  Moms with children (newborn – age 5) join us to be encouraged, network, and have…

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January 2019

Family Fun Game Night & Potluck Dinner

January 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North River Community Church, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

Join other families of all ages for an evening full of fun, laughs and good food. Bring some food to share and a game or two to play with friends. No sign-ups necessary.    Games for ALL ages.  

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February 2019

Family Movie

February 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North River Community Church, 334 Old Oak Street
Pembroke, MA 02359 United States
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Free

Families of all ages, stages, and sizes, JOIN US Friday, February 22nd at 6PM for the free movie, "Miracles from Heaven". Grab your friends and a blanket (or feel free to sit in our chairs!) and we'll provide the popcorn for this fun evening out…

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