Children’s Events

Special Events
Throughout the year, World Changers and their families enjoy special events and traditions that connect families with faith and friendship! 

Advent-ure Night
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
6-7:30 pm
Families kick off the countdown to Christmas with a fun night of pizza, games, crafts, activities finishing with a short message to prepare our hearts for Jesus’ coming.

Christmas Caroling
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
An intergenerational night where we spread Christmas cheer by singing loudly for all to hear! Meet at church for pizza, then head to various assisted living facitlies to bring joy to residents and staff. Please sign up for food count.

Children’s Celebration of Christmas
Monday, December 24, 2017
Families gather on Christmas Eve for a holy night celebration of the Jesus’ birth. Elementary children from the choir and Sunday ministries lead worship in this beautiful candlelight service.

Mom- Son Amazing Race
January 21, 2018
A fun event for sons and their moms. Tickets will be available in the fall for this new event.

Free Family Movie Night
February 23, 2018
Cuddle under the stars! Bring your chairs, blankets, whatever you need to comfortably enjoy a feature movie outside (inside if it rains). Popcorn and drinks are provided. Sign up is not needed.

Daddy-Daughter Dance
Saturday, March 10
5-7 pm
Every girl’s first date should be with her dad. An enchanting night of fun, dancing with dad and friends! Souvenir framed picture and light food is included.

Replaced this year by New Hope’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration!
A beautiful spring event after church to have fun with your family and friends. Join us for egg hunts, inflatables, a rock wall, train, face painting, toddler area, and lunch. Eggstravaganza is free and open to all so please invite your guests!

Spring Children’s Musical
The children’s music ministry, led by Ben Ball, offers a delightful musical. Children begin learning the songs during children’s choir in February, with rehearsals in April. Everyone is invited to come and appreciate the many talents of our children.

Vacation Bible School
June 4-8, 2018, Monday-Friday
9-12 pm
VBS is the fun time of the year for 4 year olds through completed 5th grade kids! Activities included Bible time, games, crafts, snacks, missions and music. Even with room for over 350 kids, VBS fills up fast! Registration opens online in February.

Camp Kid Jam
June 22-25, 2018, Friday-Monday
Looking for a Christian sleep-away camp nearby? Camp Kid Jam is an awesome experience of high energy activities combined with biblical presentations of the gospel. New Hope leaders attend with the campers making their first experience as comfortable as it can be. Camp is at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. Transportation is not provided. Families often car pool.

Fall Festival
Fall 2018
Fun in the fall with family and friends with lunch (bratwurst and dogs), inflatables, face painting, petting zoo and football. Invite your guests to this relaxing, free afternoon.