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Children's Ministries


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Children's Ministries


Crossview SUNDAY MORNING NURSERY
Open from 8:45am-11:30am

For ages birth - 3 years old.
Children have fun learning basic faith concepts with caregivers during services.

Infant Nursery - For ages birth through 12 months old

Toddler Nursery - For children 12 months old through 36 months (3 years old) children who start in the toddler nursery will stay in this room for the entire year. 

Questions? Contact Cassie Carlson.


Crossview Kids | Sunday
9:00 & 10:30am

For ages 3 years old by Sept. 1 - 5th grade. Children check in to Crossview Kids before the service begins, then they are picked up after the sermon to participate in communion & worship with their family. 

We use Orange Curriculum - "First Look" for our early childhood (birth-preschool) and "252 Kids" for the K-5th grade. Crossview Kids will hear the Bible story, be involved in a variety of activities that reinforce the message, and sing songs.

Preschool 3's/4's - For children who are 3 by Sept. 1, 2019 (children will remain in this room for the entire year)

Preschool 4's/5's - For children who are 4 by Sept. 1, 2019 (children will remain in this room for the entire year)

We have amazing volunteers that will provide a safe & loving environment. Students 6th grade and older are invited to serve on Sunday mornings. Questions? Contact Kari Rodman.


Crossview Kids | Wednesday
6:00-7:15pm (Dinner available from 5:10-5:55pm)

Crossview Kids Wednesdays is an action-packed evening for children who are 3 years old by Sept. 1 (and toilet trained) through 5th grade. Children will experience worship music, Bible story, Bible journaling, and interactive learning stations. 
Register for Crossview Kids Wednesday here.

Dinner is available from 5:10-5:55pm for families who want to eat together before Kids & Students programming begins. Suggested donation is $3/person or $10/family. Questions? Contact Kari Rodman.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Student Ministries


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Student Ministries


WEDNESDAY NIGHTS - BEGINS SEPT. 18

Middle School (6-8th grade) from 6:00-7:15pm
High School (9-12th grade) from 6:00-7:15pm

Come to Crossview and join us for our Wednesday Night Student Ministry. We have high-energy large group times, with engaging messages that communicate the life-changing love of Jesus Christ in a way that meets students at their life stage. Students also have the opportunity to be a part of a gender and age-based small group with dedicated and knowledgeable leaders who are ready to pour into these students and help them grow in their faith. Our Wednesday nights are designed to be full of fun, fellowship and faith. Join us this fall! You won’t want to miss it! Pre-register for Crossview Students here.

SCHEDULE

5:00-6:00pm - Optional fellowship and hang out time for 6th-12th grade students in the youth room. Café Open.

5:10-5:55pm - Dinner is available for families who want to eat together before Kids & Students programming begins. Suggested donation is $3/person or $10/family.

Middle School:
6:00-6:35pm - Large Group (Great Room)
6:40-7:15pm - Small Groups (Classrooms)
7:15-8:00pm - Fellowship & Game Time*

High School:
6:00-6:35pm - Small Groups (Classrooms)
6:40-7:15pm - Large Group (Great Room)
7:15-8:00pm - Fellowship & Game Time*

*We value families and want to respect your time as we know that your days are already full of important things. We want to give you the option of having your entire family attend our meal and programming, then be able to travel home together at the end of the night. Students may leave with their families at 7:15pm if they would like. Alex will be available at church for fellowship & game time until 8:00pm.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Retreats, Special Events, Lock-Ins, Mission Trips, Service Opportunities, etc. Because we value evangelism, discipleship, and outreach, we will provide different connection points throughout the year where students can invite their friends, grow in their faith, and find opportunities to serve.

CONFIRMATION (8th grade)

Confirmation has always been a lasting tradition to explore God’s Word and the importance of living a Christian life. A major focus for a young teenager is learning to think for oneself and develop their own identity. Confirmation sits at the cusp of this stage of life. The end goal of Confirmation is for students to learn, reflect, and affirm their faith, yet recognizing that following Jesus is a lifelong journey filled with these things. Confirmation is not the end, rather it is the beginning of this relationship with Jesus. At Crossview, confirmation is meant to propel 8th grade students into the next step of their faith journey.  Click here for more information and registration details.

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5Cs Preschool


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5Cs Preschool


What is 5Cs Preschool?

5Cs Preschool is a Christian, week-day, non-profit, pre-kindergarten program for children ages 24 months – pre-kindergarten. It is an outreach ministry of Crossview Covenant Church.  Each child must file an application form with $40.00 application fee and have a complete health form prior to enrollment in the program.

Are the teachers certified?

5Cs is a licensed preschool through the Minnesota Department of Human Services. All teachers and assistant teachers meet the qualifications for preschool education set by DHS. The school was one of the first in Minnesota to achieve accreditation by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (a subsidiary of the National Association for the Education of Young Children).

How long is the school term?

5Cs will be in operation from September through mid-May. During those months, the calendar of Mankato District 77 will generally be followed. The same snow days will also be observed.

For more information, please call 507-388-2222. Click HERE to download our brochure and registration form.

What will my child learn?

The aim of the 5Cs is to supplement the home in providing experiences which promote the intellectual, social, religious, emotional and physical development of your child.

It is the combination of playmates, creative experiences, a Christian atmosphere and a friendly, competent teacher which makes pre-kindergarten a valuable experience. We believe a child will come to know Jesus through association with caring Christian adults and teaching of age appropriate Christian principles.

The basic philosophy of instruction at 5Cs is summarized in the statement of Dr. Lawrence Frank, educator and author: “Play is the way a child learns what no one can teach him.”

Included in the daily schedule are opportunities for each child to explore and discover:

  • Perceptual and Organization Skills

  • Language Arts Usage

  • Mathematics Understanding

  • Science Concepts

  • Social Relationships

  • Spiritual Concepts and Moral Values

  • Creative Art Experiences

  • Physical Development, Health and Safety Standards