Our Journey out of Homeschool

Our Journey out of Homeschool

In April, I hopped a plane to Tennessee to spend a few days with fellow kidmin Infuse members and the amazing Jim Wideman. During this information packed retreat, I learned a lot of things, including (big surprise), I can't do it all. Ever since baby #3 arrived, I've been feeling pretty overwhelmed. Even though we brought on a Children's Ministry assistant in October (who is, by the way, fabulous), I still had the distinct feeling that I was falling behind in everything. At the … [Read more...]

Halloween Block Party

Halloween Block Party

Hey Friends!  Don't worry, I didn't forget about the last day in my 31 Days of Bible Crafts series.  I wanted to post about our annual Fall Block party, but I wanted to wait until I had some good pictures to show you.  Of course, I always forget to take pictures while it's still LIGHT out, but I've got a few to share. Now, I'm not going to give some kind of speech on what Christians should do about Halloween, because frankly, I have no idea.  I can't decide where I stand, but I figured that I … [Read more...]

How’s Your Summer Going?

How’s Your Summer Going?

This year, we decided to take a break from Vacation Bible School, and here's our letter to the church explaining why: We’re Taking a Break from Vacation Bible School We love seeing all those kid faces flood into the church on VBS week.  The singing, the crafts, the games, and the costumes – what could be better, right?  We asked ourselves that same question --- could we make a program that’s even better than VBS?  Something that might keep kids with us longer or something that might draw … [Read more...]

Our Big Summer Plans!

Our Big Summer Plans!

It’s hard to believe that Summer is just around the corner.  In case you haven’t heard, we’ll be taking a break from Vacation Bible School this year and focusing on some new outreach methods.  We want to have activities the whole family can participate in and we’d like to get out in the community a bit more.  If you're in the Erie, PA area, be sure to join us! Here’s the plan: Five Fabulous Family Movie Nights: July (Dusk-11PM) Pack your snacks, lawn chairs and blankets and bring the whole … [Read more...]