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Kids and Youth

Our goal is to help our children become true disciples of Jesus Christ by building relationships with them, being examples for them and teaching them God’s Word.

Safety

All teachers and volunteers are required to submit a background check and child abuse clearances. In addition, all teacher helpers must attend training. Child Abuse and Criminal Background Clearances must be renewed every five years. Find information here.

Biblical Teaching

Children and Youth curriculum varies between topics and books of the Bible. 

Sunday Mornings

Professional nursery care is provided during all morning worship services; for infants and  toddlers/walkers up to age 3 1/2  in the Nursery.

Parents: Discovery Kingdom is now being offered online on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom for all children preschool to 5th grade. If you would like to join us email childrensministry@woodside-church.org and we will send you an invite.

Sundays September through June for Ages Preschool through 5th Grade
We are excited to offer children Discovery Kingdom! This hour-long program, starting at 9 a.m., takes our children on a fun-filled journey of exploring God's word through praise and worship, Bible lessons, crafts and games, and fellowship.

If you attend the 9:00 am service, please bring your children directly to the preschool doors for check-in. 

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This program is on hiatus until social distancing guidelines dictate. Children 1st- 5th grade meet Sundays at 10:30 a.m. in the Youth Room for devotional time followed by small group instrument or vocal lessons. We will also have a preschool choir for younger siblings.

We ask that parents help out with this program, even if you do not have a music talent. We need help organizing scheduling, assisting in classrooms, plus we need "Roadies" to help set up and break down.

Register Your Child Here

Teen & Adult Volunteers

This program is on hiatus until social distancing guidelines dictate. K-WAM=Kids with a Mission is our summer Sunday morning program for kids ages preschool through 5th grade. Kids meet during services for bible study and mission projects. Kids are dismissed from worship after the Welcome.

Midweek Programs

Adventure Club

Parents: Adventure Club is being offered online on Wednesdays at 5:00 via Zoom for all children preschool to 5th grade. If you would like to join us email childrensministry@woodside-church.org and we will send you an invite. 

Join us Wednesday evenings during the school year from 5-7 p.m. as children age three through 4th grade fill the halls of Woodside for Bible lessons, crafts, singing, games, dinner and fun! (Free nursery care is provided for parent volunteers with children under the age of 3.) 

The primary goal of this mid-week program is to help children and their families refocus on God. Lessons follow the curriculum utilized on Sunday mornings. Cost is $100 per child.

Parent Volunteer Support is Required.

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Fusion

This program is meeting via Zoom Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. For an invite to the meeting email Julie Goldberg. For additional information on the Junior High Fusion program, email Darla Outcalt.

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Ignite

This program is meeting by Zoom Thursdays at 7 p.m. Email Meg Smith for an invite to the meeting. High school Students are a vital part of the Woodside community. Join us for relevant teaching and engaging activities that shatter the stereotype that church is boring and out-of-touch with life today.

Thursday 7:00-8:45 p.m. Dinner and Small Group Bible Study

Come for dinner and connect with your peers in small group discussions. Here you'll explore your faith, study the Bible, pray and make deep, long-lasting friendships. The registration fee of $80 covers Thursday night dinners for the entire school year.

Serving on mission projects and spiritual growth are an important part of Woodside's senior high ministry. We offer service opportunities throughout the year. One of the highlights of the year is the annual Young Life retreat weekend at Lake Champion, NY.

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2020 Summer camps

July 6 - 10, 2020 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. VBS is for kids age 5 (by September 1st) through rising 5th graders. This year since we can't meet in the building - we're taking it to the backyard with Game On!

We invite kids to gear up for the big game! It’s go time! Whether kids are the type to root from the stands, march in the band, cheer on the field, or hustle to the line, the time is now—it’s Game On! God has already given us everything we need! He’s given us His complete Word as the ultimate playbook. 

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July 13-17,  Push the Rock Coed All-Sports (Ages 7-11) - AM Camp (8:30am-12:00pm) // July 13-17: Coed All-Sports (Ages 7-11) - PM Camp (1:00pm-4:30pm) It's our hope we are able to host these camps. Continue to check the registration link.

 

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This free  VBS program is especially for Special Needs kids. August 10-14, 2020

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Teen & Adult Volunteers

Acting and Improv Camp for Kids entering Grades 2-6. Check back for details.