Kids

Church Growing: Why is children’s ministry so important?

by Grant Crawford  Jesus made it a priority. Matt 18: 3 and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 “Whoever receives one such child in […]

Marriage & Children in Ministry

 By Grant Crawford  Being involved in ministry ultimately means that your entire family will be affected by your involvement. Keeping perspective of mission can be a fragile business in such instances. Here are some pointers aimed at maintaining that perspective and balance with regards to your family and ministry involvement.  The privileges of ministry Opportunity […]

Ministering to Children

By Grant Crawford We have learnt a lot about ministering to children during our years here at NCF Church. Here are a couple of points we think are valuable when it comes to ministering to children. And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. If anyone causes one of these little ones—those […]

Church Growing: Through Kid’s Ministry

1) Why is children’s ministry so important? a)- Jesus made it a priority. Matt 18: 3 and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 “Whoever […]

“God Made Me” Series Resource

1. God made my eyes 2.God made my ears 3.Gad made my nose 4.God made my mouth 5.God made my hands 6.God made my feet Daily Program (if meetings start at 8am and 10am) 3’s and 4’s 7:30 Pray & set up 9:30 7:45 Sign in 9:45 8:00 Game and Worship 10:15 8:30 Bible Story […]

The Church

Uptown The Church 2011 Click on the link above to view the pdf

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NCF Kid’s Ministry Overview

Multi-site This year has started with a bang and we will have 10 Uptown meetings running on a Sunday by the end of February. Multi-site is just a way of spreading the gospel to various groups of people and it’s something of the calling of God at NCF church (what took 20 years to build […]

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Interacting with Kids

  Small Group Leaders: Interacting with Children The main task of the small group leader is to “interact personally with each child in his group in order to encourage the child in spiritual growth.” Of course, the first response that comes to mind is to think about the small group time and activities that are […]

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Leading Kids’ Small Groups

  Introduction to small group leading What a privilege it is to disciple the next generation into the plans and purposes that God has for them. As a small group leader you will walk alongside children and watch them grow and mature spiritually as you disciple them in living a life in God’s presence, living […]

Leading Kids in Worship

Worship Leading Leading the kids in worship is not to be a performance It becomes a performance if they are just watching you and not getting involved and connected with God What you are doing is modelling worship for them to participate Kids want to join in and have fun Remember they are kids and […]

‘Transformational’ Teaching

Question Y/N 1 Would you like to consistently rock the room when you teach and leave the audience amazed and breathless? 2 Would you like to improve your skills at bringing Bible stories to life? 3 Are you willing to have your teaching evaluated so as to grow and become more dynamic and have more […]

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Tips for the MC

These are not a list of must do’s, but rather my thoughts (and advice from some of the other elders). Remember we’re all trying to partner with and hear God’s voice for our corporate meetings and during our corporate meetings. Take risks; be prepared to fail, but always willing to learn. Smile. Remember we want […]

Kids: “Stories about Jesus” Series Resource

1. Jesus and the lost sheep 2. Jesus feeds the 5000 3. Jesus and the storm 4. Jesus makes us grow 5. Jesus walks on water 6. Jesus heals a leper 7. Jesus heals a lame man 8. Jesus heals two blind men 9. Jesus – fisher of men 10. Jesus and some little children […]

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Kids: “Jesus on the Cross” Series Resource

1. Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane 2.Jesus died on the Cross 3.Jesus is alive again 4.Jesus paid the price for our sin Noah’s Park Timetable(if meeting starts at 8am) 3’s and 4’s 7:30am Set Up 7:45am Sign in Time 8:00am Free Play 8:30am Bible Story and Activity 9:00am Juice, Biscuits and Playtime NCF – […]

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Kids: “Christmas” Series Resource

1. The Shepherds and the Angels 2. A Bright Star in the Sky 3. The Wise Men and their Gifts 4. The Saviour is born Noah’s Park Timetable(if meeting starts at 8am) 3’s and 4’s 7:30am Set Up 7:45am Sign in Time 8:00am Free Play 8:30am Bible Story and Activity 9:00am Juice, Biscuits and Playtime […]

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Kids: “Bible Heroes” Series Resource

1. Daniel and the Lion’s Den 2.Jonah and the Whale 3.Joseph(1 of 2) 4.Joseph(2 of 2) 5.Moses 6.Samson 7.David and Goliath 8.Esther 9.Samuel NCF – Noah’s Park Lesson Bible Heroes(Lesson 1) Objective: The objective of this lesson is to teach the children that we can trust in God no matter what circumstances we find ourselves […]

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Kids: “Creation” Series Resource

1. God made day and night 2. God made the sky and the sea 3. God made the land and sea, plants and trees 4. God made the stars and the planets 5. God made fish and birds 6. God mad the land and animals 7. God made the land and animals and me! Morning […]

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Kids: “I Love God” Series Resource

1.We love God when we love others 2.We love God when we are kind to others 3.We love God when we are generous 4.We love God when we are obedient 5.We show God our love by singing to Him 6.We show God our love by being joyful 7.We show God our love by being thankful […]

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