Children’s Ministry News May 2016

by Jennifer Snook, Director of Children’s Ministry

“The prayer of the righteous accomplishes much.”              ~James 5:16”

Praying for children is a powerful way to show them that they are important, loved and worthy. Additionally, as adults pray for children, this is an important way the adults can connect with God on a personal level.

If you are eloquent with words and the Bible is like a second language to you, then this is an easy task.  But, if you are like most ...

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Overcoming Fear

Written by Jennifer Snook, Director of Children’s Ministries

According to psychology, a child is only born with two innate fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises. All other fears are learned behaviors.

Fear is a common mountain the Christian climbs whether he is a child or an adult. Children give adults an opportunity to grow in the discipline of handing over fears to a God who is big enough to handle them, because children are not afraid to ...

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Children’s Ministry Blog

Written by Jennifer Snook

“Out of the mouths of babes you have prepared praise for yourself…”(Matthew 21:16)

We all listened when they spoke. We heard the miracle of the Christmas story anew because the children in our church body lead us. Indeed, children have a voice that should be heard, and through them, the elders might just receive the guidance needed to journey on toward what God is planning for Grace Presbyterian Church in 2016. A special thank you to all the ...

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Children’s Ministry Update: October 2015

Children’s Ministry Update by Jennifer Snook

“Don’t blink,” they say. “Take a lot of photos,” they say. “It all goes so fast,” they say.

I think the only way to silence the voices of fear that tell us as parents that we are somehow missing something, is to make memories. To be sure, memories are made right along the breakfast aisle in the grocery store, and memories are made with each bedtime story we read. We make memories every single day. Some ...

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