Welcome to Children's Ministry at Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church, where children are very important to us. We are here for you, to partner with you in leading your child into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We are committed to providing programs that help children understand that God loves them. Through lessons, activities, and hands on experiences, they learn about our wonderful Lord and how he wants to have a persomal relationship with them.
Our Vision: To see children fully devoted to Christ and functioning in God's Kingdom.
Our Mission: Children's Ministry exists to partner with families to train children in the seven core truths of a disciple of Christ. The core truths are that we are to 1. Know Him 2. Love Him 3. Trust and Obey Him 4. Serve Him 5. Praise and Worship Him 6. Become like Him 7. Make Him known to everyone, everywhere.
Infants and Preschoolers: Infants to 2 years of age are cared for in our nursery room. Here loving adult volunteers hold, rock, feed, and play with these precious little ones. Care is available from 9:20 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
Children from ages 2-5 have a special class just for them. Through music, Bible stories. and hands-on activities they will learn about our loving God.
Children's Choirs: We love to sing at Shafter MB,and children are some of our best singers. What a wonderful way to learn to praise Jesus. Every Sunday morning the children begin with music. We have two children's choirs that meet from 9:20 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. "Praise Notes" is for children kindergarten - 3th grade. Our 4th - 6th grade choir is called "Celebrate."
VISION STATEMENT To build the body of Christ at Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church by equipping people for Christ-like maturity and for reaching unbelievers in our community, nation and world.