WORSHIP SCHEDULE: SATURDAY @ 5:30pm SUNDAY @ 8:30, 9:45, 11:00am

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

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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.
  • School scholarships for children in Tanzania
  • Pine Ridge Reconciliation Center & Kids Time
  • Haiti VBS
  • Barnabas Community
  • 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:


2. Complete Safe Gatherings training:

Learn more about Safe Gatherings

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 Faith Formation

Sunday mornings at 9:45am & Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Families with children (age 3 by July 31, 2023 – grade 5) are invited to participate in faith formation on Sundays at 9:45am and Wednesdays at 6:30pm.

  • Sunday classes will be separated by age or grade and will learn Bible stories through games, crafts and other hands-on activities. Music and worship is also a part of Sunday morning classes.
  • Wednesday PreK/K classes are an opportunity for children and a parent/caring adult to learn together through Bible activities.
  • Wednesday grades 1-5 children will grow in their faith through Bible stories, games, cooking and science activities.

Additional Wednesday evening opportunities:

  • Two by Twos: A parent led class for toddlers and preschool children who are not yet attending preschool classes. Parents and grandparents spend 30 minutes with their young children singing songs, learning finger rhymes, engaging in circle dances and age- appropriate instrument activities. Families can join in anytime throughout the year.
  • WAM Sessions: Grade 1-5 Praise Team. Three different sessions, choose one or more sessions.
  • Hopeful Minds: Grade 5 children and their parents will learn critical skills that will have lasting, positive impacts on their futures. Hope is a skill each and every child needs to learn and is critical to all aspects of life. Hope science shows higher hope equates to better grades, economic success, improved health and well-being, longer life, less violence, more resilience, increased confidence, improved leadership, better employee engagement, and more. Pre-registration is required to allow for proper supplies and space.

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)

Beginning in September, Sheridan offers nursery care for infants from 9:30-11am on Sundays.
Check out the Two by Twos class on Wednesdays and the Sunday School for Twos during Advent & Lent.

(age 3 – Kindergarten)

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

Elementary (Grades 1-5)

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

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.

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.

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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