Hey parents! Happy August! Can you believe a new school year is already here? You’re probably busy trying to enjoy the last few moments of summer, so we’ll keep this brief so you can get back to the beach.

Here are a few things coming up in our ministry . . . 

ADD YOUR OWN DATES: OPEN HOUSE
If you’re new to our ministry (or you just want to hang out with us for a few minutes) we’d love to see you at our Open House so we can introduce you and your kid to our kids ministry! Get the details on our website.

ADD YOUR OWN DATES: THE INCREDI-BOWL BOWLING BALL
This quarter, we’re getting families together for a super fun event — it’s bowling like you’ve never seen it! We hope you can join us!

PROMISE: A 5-WEEK SERIES FROM GENESIS ON GOD’S PROMISES

SERIES OVERVIEW:

When God first created the world, it was paradise! But it’s not always easy for us to imagine a perfect world where nothing needs to be fixed — especially when we hear sad or scary news about the world we live in today. But even though the world today isn’t exactly perfect, there’s good news! Even though things sometimes go wrong, God’s promises can always be trusted. As kids learn about famous figures from Genesis in this series, they will be reminded of God’s faithfulness through the promises that were made to them, like God’s promises to fix what was broken and to always show us mercy, and that, even though they might sometimes take time to be fulfilled, God keeps all promises – both the promises God made for now and the promises God made for later. 

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Engaging in healthy community can, and should, be a spiritual habit we help kids develop! So this month, think about something you can do to help your kids spend time with others in a meaningful way — like their neighbors, family, friends, or their church community.

If you’re subscribed to Grow Your Ministry, now would be a good time to attach Parent Tip Video #1 from your Parents section.

Have you ever wondered, “How do I set clear boundaries that I can enforce and my kids will obey?” The key to setting boundaries is to involve your teenagers in the process. It’s about getting everyonene on the same page — literally. Like with these PARENT & KID CONTRACTS from the Understood Team

We might be a children’s ministry, but kids aren’t our only priority. We’d love to hear how we can better serve you and your family, too. So we’d love it if you’d complete a quick survey so we can learn from you. [If you’re a Grow Your Ministry subscriber, attach or link to the Annual Parent Survey.]