An Advent scavenger hunt at Kenilworth Union Churchoriginally written by Jen Kidwell For a print friendly pdf, click here. Advent is the church season before Christmas, when our job is to wait before we celebrate Jesus’s birth. Waiting can be hard! And like all difficult things, it takes practice. There are lots of good things [...]
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Following the recommendation of the Illinois Department of Public Health, with love for our neighbors, and to limit community spread so that kids can remain in school, all Children and Family Ministry will pivot online through Christmas. Details for each of our offerings are below. Whether you have already been able to join us this [...]
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Bill talks with Christine Hides, director of Christian education, about her background, children and family ministry, and the exciting new Advent kits. The Reverend Christine V. Hides Bill: Hi friends, my name is Bill Evertsberg, and I'm one of the ministers at Kenilworth Union Church. And this is Doogie, my assistant [...]
While we are sad that we can't continue the long standing Kenilworth Union Church tradition of our Christmas pageant, we are excited to offer a Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity Walk Through on Sunday, December 6 . We are looking for volunteers to help make this experience come to life in a safe, meaningful [...]
The Reverend Christine V. Hides Halloween can be both fun and a little scary especially for young children. Blessing the day is a way to remember that God is with us even in the scariest times. Halloween evolved out of the religious tradition of All Hallows Eve which is known today as the [...]
Katie Lancaster shares some of what children, youth, and families have been up to together.
Family Advent Kits Help Grandparents Connect Across the Miles These kits, custom designed for Kenilworth Union, come with four hands on activities to do online with Children and Family Ministry on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m., or during your own online, extended family gathering using the directions provided. Kits are now [...]
The Reverend Christine V. Hides Moments of gratitude from Sunday: 25 third-graders made gratitude containers which help us to follow the tenth commandment, “Do not covet,” by paying attention to what we do have rather than what we do not. Young children in our family chapel were thankful for Moses and other people we [...]