Children & Youth Activities April 2017

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Regular Schedule

Sundays

  • 9:00 a.m.: Family Handbell Choir, Bell Room
  • 9:20 a.m.: Children’s Choirs Makeup Rehearsal, Choir Room (by appointment)
  • 9:45 a.m.: Sunday School
  • 11:00 a.m.: Worship, Sanctuary
    • Children’s Worship for grades 1 & 2
  • 5:00 p.m.: Youth Choir, Youth Choir Room
  • 5:45 p.m.: Youth Snack Supper, Fellowship Hall
  • 6:15 p.m.: Youth Music, Youth Area
  • 6:45 p.m.: Youth Bible Study, Youth Area

Wednesdays

  • 4:45 p.m.: River Road Camerata, Choir Room
  • 5:30 p.m.: Wednesday Night Dinner, Fellowship Hall
  • 6:00 p.m.: Children’s Choirs
    • Crusader Choir – grades 3-5, Choir Room
    • Carol Choir – grades 1 & 2, Youth Choir Room
    • Cherub Choir – pre-k & kindergarten, UC #232
  • 6:45 p.m.: Voice for Life, Choir Room

Youth and Children Parents Discussion about Wednesday Night Programming

Sunday, April 2, 2017
9:45 a.m., Assembly Room

A conversation with parents and representatives from the Board of Christian Education and Spiritual Formation (BCESF) about Wednesday evening programming. The discussion will be moderated by Frank Kendall. Please give some thought in advance to what you like/dislike about our current Wednesday evening line up as well as think of some new ideas for children, youth and adults. The BCESF desires to hear your ideas about how we can improve the Faith Formation experiences we are currently​ providing for our families. Please come and share your thoughts.

Holy Week & Easter

Click here for the full schedule.

Palm Sunday Service of Worship
Sunday, April 9, 2017
11:00 a.m., Sanctuary

The processional will be led by the children waving palms, reminiscent of the crowd greeting Jesus.

Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 9, 2017, Following Worship
Preschool: Lower Commons Courtyard
Elementary: Front Plaza

Maundy Thursday Service of Remembrance & Tenebrae
Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Childcare provided by request.

Youth

Youth CBF Missions Madness Weekend
April 21-23
Huguenot Road Baptist Church

Contact Chester Phelps for more details.

Youth Bulletin Board

Parents have requested that youth information be placed on a bulletin board located near the Youth Area. The board is next to the entrance of the Youth Area. The monthly calendars and activities will be posted there for all to see. Check it out!

Children Save the Date!

Preschool Fun Day
Saturday, May 13

Summer 2017

PASSPORTkids! Camp
June 20-23
Eagle Eyrie, Lynchburg, VA

PASSPORTkids! is 4-day, 3-night children’s camp for children who have completed 3rd – 5th grade filled with fun faith-building programming and hands-on missions education. At camp, your kids will discover God’s love and practice being followers of Jesus through an active schedule of Bible studies, missions education, recreation, and worship. As group leaders, you’ll be able to focus on engaging your children as they explore their faith without any the burden of planning and logistics. Space is limited, so please contact Kim Crowley to sign up. A $50 deposit is required by April 1.

Youth PASSPORT Camp
June 25-30
Averett University, Danville, VA

This year the group will be attending the Missions Camp at Averett. The work teams will spend each day working with some sort of outreach project. In addition, there will be Bible study, worship, group devotions, and recreation. PASSPORT is open to all middle school and senior high students. Space is limited, so see Chester Phelps to sign-up. Chaperones are needed.

Hands & Hearts: Family Mission Trip
June 25 – July 1
Nickelsville, VA

The Hands and Hearts Family Mission Trip will serve those in need in the area of Nickelsville, VA, and the projects will be determined by the skills and passions of those who sign up. It may range from home repairs and light construction, to assisted living home visitation and food pantry assistance. This trip is for children who have completed kindergarten, parents, grandparents, and any member of our RRCB church family. All youth 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Vacation Bible School
July 10-14

Have U Seen? invites children to discover God’s fingerprints in their own backyard and beyond. Amazing things happen when children discover God at work around them! If you are interested in volunteering please email vbs@rrcb.org. Child registration will be available on May 1.

Unidiversity
July 17-22
Knoxville, TN

The group will spend time in Bible study and discipleship activities. The camp is led by adult volunteers and Youth Ministers. Recreation, talent night, and free time is also built into the schedule. Unidiversity is open to all middle school and high students. Space is limited, so see Chester Phelps to sign-up. A female chaperone is REQUIRED – please contact Chester Phelps ASAP.

Youth & Adults Mission Tour
August 4-13
Farmington, ME

We will once again return to Farmington, Maine to work at the Conference Center and at Farmington Baptist Church. The group will be lodged and have its meals on the University of Maine campus. The tour is open to adults and youth. Space is limited and there are requirements. Please see Chester Phelps for an application.

Contact

Email pictures from youth events and activities to youth@rrcb.org.

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