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Julie Hestermann Julie Hestermann, Director of Faith Formation
    402-423-4769 ext. 118


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Family Fellowship Event Info for Sheridan Lutheran Church, Lincoln, NE

**In-person Children’s Ministry activities have been suspended until further notice.**

Children’s Faith Formation 2020-2021

Sheridan Lutheran Church’s Children’s Ministry is currently offering online faith formation opportunities for families with children age 3 (by July 31, 2020) – grade 5.

Let’s take a look at Sheridan’s Children’s Ministry

Online lessons

Online Bible and music lessons are being offered. Supply kits for these lessons will be available for pick up in the church office. Lessons will coincide with Sunday morning classes and will be available on “A week” Sundays.

We are asking for a $10/child supply fee to help cover the cost of supplies, however, we never want fees to hinder your family from participating and hearing about God’s love. If you are not able or prefer not to pay the registration fee, please contact Julie Hestermann.

Mission Partners for Children's Offering:

Children will have the opportunity to participate in mission projects throughout the year through their Sunday School and Wednesdays @ the Well offering. Offering envelopes are available at the Connections Center. The mission projects for the entire Sunday School year are listed beginning in September. We invite you to talk with your children about each of these projects and to keep the mission recipients in your prayers.
  • September & October: School scholarships for children in Tanzania or Haiti
  • November & December: Pine Ridge Reconciliation Center & Kids Time
  • January: Haiti VBS
  • February & March: Barnabas Community
  • April & May: Children's Garden

Volunteers Needed

Caring adults and high school students are needed to help with Sunday and Wednesday faith formation for 3-year-olds through grade 5. To volunteer, you will need to:

1. Sign up on iVolunteer: iVolunteer

2. Complete Safeguarding God's Children training: Learn more about Safeguarding

3. Print and submit Background Check form to Julie Hestermann: Background Check Form

4. Attend volunteer training in the fall: Contact Julie Hestermann

Students in grades 6-12 that are interested in serving as a shepherd for 3-year-olds - Kindergarten are asked to participate in a specific training each year.

Children's Opportunities

See below for our specific children's ministries, faith formation, how your children can get involved in music, Sheridan's unique Faith Stepping Stones & Bible Memory classes and children in worship at Sheridan.

Infant & Toddler (birth - age 2)

Weekly Sheridan offers nursery care for infants during the 9:45am and 11am worship. For children 18-36 months and a parent/caring adult, join us for Wednesday night programming for Two by Twos.

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Preschool (age 3 - Kindergarten)

Sunday mornings (Sept. – May) Sheridan offers opportunities at 9:45am and 11am. Faith Formation opportunities are also available Wednesday nights as a part of Wednesdays @ the Well.

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Elementary (Grades 1-5)

Sunday mornings (Sept. – May) Sheridan offers opportunities at 9:45am and 11am. Faith Formation opportunities are also available Wednesday nights as a part of Wednesdays @ the Well.

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Children in Worship

All children are welcome in worship! To the parents of young children, may we suggest…relax! God put the wiggle in children; don’t feel you have to suppress it in God’s house. See all the ways we include and support children during worship.

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Children's Music

Music is a part of each aspect of children’s education at Sheridan. From opening gatherings on Sunday mornings to specialized choirs such as WAM on Wednesday nights, children focus on how to praise God through voice, movement and instruments. Music programming is offered September-May for toddlers through grade 5 and children may join in any time throughout the year.

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Faith Stepping Stones

We celebrate faith milestones in each child’s life beginning with Baptism and going through High School graduation. These Faith Stepping Stones provide a way for Sheridan to partner with parents, step-parents and grandparents in bringing children up in the Christian faith.

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