At Indian Run, we are committed to providing a safe, fun, and nurturing environment to help  all children (ages 6 weeks to 6th grade) from our community to grow in God’s love.


QUESTIONS?

Please contact Amy Catanella,
Director of Children’s Ministry
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Indian Run’s Sunday Morning programming for ages 3—4th grade, where children experience God’s word through an exciting curriculum called ORANGE. It includes Bible story, games, activities, creative writing, drawing projects and music. ORANGE is simple. It’s a strategy. It starts with
two individual influences in a child’s life: Home + Church. Alone, these two work hard to ensure that every child
has a better future.  But, when they’re combined, the
home and church will have a greater impact. The curriculum is repeated at both services, to allow you
to choose which service time works best for your family.

 

Trained, experienced nursery staff is available to care for your child(ren) ages six weeks to three years during both worship services at Indian Run.  Our competent, caring staff and loving volunteers provide a clean, safe environment for infants and toddlers, who will have
many opportunities to interact with other children,
play with toys and hear about how God loves them.   Parents are then free to attend worship, participate
in a small group or Sunday school class, or volunteer
their time within the church knowing that their children
are happy and well cared for in the nursery.
Our “tweens” have a special class just for them using
a version of our Orange curriculum for pre-teens!  Children’s and Youth Ministries are excited to team up
to offer this new class at our 9:30am service in the
Youth Room.  At 11am, this group is encouraged attend Contemporary Worship together in the Sanctuary.
K4J is a faith enrichment program, running late September through early May.  It allows children grades 3rd – 5th
an opportunity to socialize with a small group of friends,
learn the Word of God, Christian values, and the principle of prayer as a foundation for formally declaring their
own faith at Confirmation.  A child can join the program
at any time.  Each group is led by an adult mentor(s)
and meets 2 – 4 times per month for an hour or more, depending on the group.  Meeting locations vary by
group. Sign up online at www.indianrun.org/connect. 
VBS & Special Events
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a special time of year for both the children of our community and our congregation.  During one week, each Summer, kids ages 4 – 5th grade learn about God and Jesus’s teachings while having a blast with their friends!  Check back for more details!
 
Throughout the year, we offer family-friendly events like Pizza, Paint, & Praise, Advent Wreath Making, and more.  These special events are great opportunities for families
at Indian Run to spend quality time together and to get
to know other families within the congregation.  
There’s something for all God’s children at Indian Run!
SERVANT OPPORTUNITIES
It takes many hands and willing hearts to support our children and their programs at Indian Run!  As a congregation, we are partners in the Christian education
of all children who attend Indian Run. You are encouraged and invited to serve on Sunday mornings in Children’s Ministries. All teens through senior citizens and everyone
in between are welcome to serve!  No special skills are needed! (We will ask you to complete paperwork in accordance with our safe sanctuary policy.)
Safe Sanctuary
Indian Run is a safe place.  We are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all who participate in our ministries.  We abide by the West Ohio Conference Safe Sanctuary Policies which sets forth procedures for all of those serving in our ministries, including paid and unpaid, to ensure the physical, emotional and spiritual safety of all of our children, youth, and vulnerable adults. A copy of our policy is available at the information center near the church office.