Verse of the Day

For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. — 1 Peter 1:18-19 (NIV)

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http://www.musicallycreative.com/worship-keyboard.html

Worship Keyboard (ages 10-adult) – Spring 2017

Thursday Evening @ Church of the Word in Gainesville.

Thursday evenings:  February 9, 2017 – May 18, 2017.  (There will NOT be a class on April 13th.)

Class Times:  

8:00-8:45pm Worship Keyboard (2 years piano as a prerequisite)

Cost/Details:

  • All classes are $240.  Cost includes any books or music needed for the class.
  • There will be a concluding concert or final event at the end of the semester and possibly combined rehearsals near the end of the semester in preparation of that event.
  • A multi-family member discount is offered with $30 off for the second student and $60 off for the third (or additional) students of the same family.
  • Once the session has started, fees are non-refundable.  The price is not prorated for absences as directors will still be teaching those weeks.
  • If paying by check or direct deposits, make payable to “Creative Music, LLC” (be sure to include the LLC in the name).
  • Credit Card payments online are available.

Register: Through Musically Creative here

Makeup Lessons:  Makeup classes will be scheduled if an instructor needs to cancel a class and a substitute is not available.   If you or your child can’t make a lesson, there are not individual makeup lessons.

Children’s Ministry News

Welcome to Children’s Ministry at our Church! We are here to support families as you “train up your children in the way they should go”.
Lauren Coleman 
has been leading our Children’s ministry for 2 years. She has two small children and a background in Psychology and Education. Welcome Lauren

On Sundays, our 10:30 service has both Sunday School and nursery. Nursery is for ages 0-3 and parents may drop off children for the whole service or just for part of it. Quite a few parents enjoy letting their babies and toddlers experience worship at the beginning and communion at the end, but the choice is yours. Children in Pre-K through grade 5 leave service with their Sunday School teachers and return after the sermon and Peace. Currently, we are learning about the Gospels in our Discipleship, Jr. curriculum and the kids are having a blast as the learn Scripture. Don’t forget to join us after service so we can meet you and your kids!

Wednesday’s in Lent we will be offering programming for the whole family! After a light supper at 6pm, Children will be challenged to memorize scripture through games, crafts, and stories. The evening wraps up around 8:15.

Special Events

Protecting God’s Children  – We offer a training. This is a required course for all children and youth volunteers as well as all staff and vestry, and is a good resource for all parents too. This covers the prevention and awareness of child abuse and safe practices for our church. Refreshments provided.

Please contact Lauren, kids@churchoftheword.net, if you have any questions about our ministry or events!

book-md-jesus-sbb2We recommend the Jesus Storybook Bible for kids

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