What Does Your “Easter Eggstravaganza” Look Like?

I'm often asked by other churches or children's ministry leaders what we do for an outreach during Easter and how we do it. Here's...

Christmas Story Retold LIVE @ Junior Followers

On Monday, December 12, 2011, I "retold" the Christmas story in LIVE action with the students @ the Junior Followers Christmas Party. It was a...

Copper Falls Hiking Adventure | Fall 2011

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tucaq5xR0JY?rel=0] On Sunday, October 16, we took the Followers students and most of their families on a bus ride to Copper Falls State Park...

Trunk or Treat | 2011

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGe7jVbu2XM?rel=0&w=570&h=320] Another successful year of "Trunk or Treating" @ Hayward Wesleyan! We topped last year's numbers by about 30 candy-goers. Our "official" count was...

Trunk or Treat 2011 Promo (video)

[vimeo 30330141 w=571 h=428] Every year on Halloween, hwc Youth ministries pulls off an event called Trunk or Treat. About 4 years ago I had...

Memories | Kids Camp 2011 (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgLY6BJn6Mg?rel=0&w=570&h=354] Jessie is a high school student who has helped out for years @ Kids Camp in the Crafts arena. She took some great...

Thursday @ Kids Camp 2011 (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUmhr3-00wA?rel=0&w=570&h=354] In light of "rainy" Wednesday, Thursday @ Kids Camp 2011 was incredible. It turned out to be a cool day so we didn't...

Wednesday @ Kids Camp 2011 (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noKmHwUAJkE?rel=0&w=570&h=354] Wednesday @ Kids Camp 2011 turned out to be rainy, yet fun. I guess it's required "surprise" programming for any camping experience! source YouTube

Tuesday @ Kids Camp 2011 (videos)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgE3L8EvQSo?rel=0&w=570&h=354] The second day @ Kids Camp 2011 tends to run pretty smoothly. Campers are settling in to the routine, they've got some exploring...

Noah’s Ark Waterpark Trip (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0tSoYMJf1A?rel=0&w=570&h=354] On Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 27 middle school students and 5 staff people left Hayward, WI @ 4am and bussed down to the...

Monday @ Kids Camp 2011 (video)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IaK2YcsvDc?rel=0&w=570&h=354] This is the recap video for the first day of Kids Camp 2011. It's been an interestingly good week so far. Good because...

OREO Bible Quiz

At the end of the school year, we have what we call the "OREO Bible Quiz" in Main Street. It's a blend of an...