Mega Awesome Costume Party Family Event

Join us for this special Family Event, Fri, Oct 29, featuring both a Family Movie Night & a special Preteen Costume Party!

Serve Day 2021

Our partners are eagerly awaiting your family to serve and make a difference in the local community.

Child Dedication

Child Dedication is the first major faith milestone for families at MISSION. Interested? RSVP for an upcoming Child Dedication Class.

The High School Survival Guide

Once your kid enters high school, they start developing a sense of purpose as they choose their community, the things they value, and what they plan to pursue.

The Junior High Survival Guide

You thought the “terrible twos” phase was the most challenging time of your parenting journey. . .that is, until your kid became a Junior High schooler.

The Elementary School Survival Guide

At the heart of your elementary schooler, they’re likely asking inside of themselves…Do I have friends, your attention, and what it takes?

The Preschool Survival Guide

There’s something about the preschool phase that has us reeling from the duality of it all.

21 Questions to Get to Know Your Kid or Teen

Your child is constantly changing. Get to know who they are now in the phase of life they are in now.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for March 28, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Preschool Parent Cue for March 28, 2021

And, how do we love like Jesus? We put others first and are a good friend. When we do these things, our light shines bright and the love of Jesus shines through us.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for March 28, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for March 21, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for March 21, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Preschool Parent Cue for March 21, 2021

And, how do we love like Jesus? We put others first and are a good friend. When we do these things, our light shines bright and the love of Jesus shines through us.

Preschool Parent Cue for March 14, 2021

And, how do we love like Jesus? We put others first and are a good friend. When we do these things, our light shines bright and the love of Jesus shines through us.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for March 14, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for March 14, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for March 7, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for March 7, 2021

As we’re are created in God’s image, we can reflect His patience in our lives. We can be patient when we remember what God has done and trust God no matter what.

Preschool Parent Cue for March 7, 2021

And, how do we love like Jesus? We put others first and are a good friend. When we do these things, our light shines bright and the love of Jesus shines through us.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for February 28, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for February 28, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Preschool Parent Cue for February 28, 2021

Our focus this month is the powerful truth Jesus loves me. We were all made for His love! We want every child to know that Jesus is their friend and He is inviting them—all of them—to join Him, because He loves them. Everyone can play in The Big Sandbox!

Help, My Kid Is Really Mad at Me

With more family time than ever before, the likelihood of family conflict is high. And lovingly responding to your child who is mad at you—is hard.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for February 21, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for February 21, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Preschool Parent Cue for February 21, 2021

Our focus this month is the powerful truth Jesus loves me. We were all made for His love! We want every child to know that Jesus is their friend and He is inviting them—all of them—to join Him, because He loves them. Everyone can play in The Big Sandbox!

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for February 14, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for February 14, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Preschool Parent Cue for February 14, 2021

Our focus this month is the powerful truth Jesus loves me. We were all made for His love! We want every child to know that Jesus is their friend and He is inviting them—all of them—to join Him, because He loves them. Everyone can play in The Big Sandbox!

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for February 7, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for February 7, 2021

Kindness should be a characteristic of people who follow Jesus. Not only did Jesus model kindness, but He also commanded it. He taught us to treat others the way we want to be treated.

Preschool Parent Cue for February 7, 2021

Our focus this month is the powerful truth Jesus loves me. We were all made for His love! We want every child to know that Jesus is their friend and He is inviting them—all of them—to join Him, because He loves them. Everyone can play in The Big Sandbox!

The Most Important 10 Seconds in Conversations with Kids

Hard conversations with kids can be extremely tricky. But, did you know you can make or break conversations with your kids in the first 10 seconds of them?

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for January 24, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for January 24, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

Preschool Parent Cue for January 24, 2021

This world, well this universe, is filled with amazing things, but nothing will ever be more amazing than the One who created it all. Jesus is amazing, and we want our preschoolers to know it!

2021 Mental Health Goals for Every Parent

If you found yourself worn down, worried or even an apathetic parent, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there. But we don’t have to stay there.

Preschool Parent Cue for January 17, 2021

This world, well this universe, is filled with amazing things, but nothing will ever be more amazing than the One who created it all. Jesus is amazing, and we want our preschoolers to know it!

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for January 17, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for January 17, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

20 Things We Learned in 2020

Before we write the 2020 year off as a total bust, let’s pause to think through some valuable lessons that many of us learned.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for January 10, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

Preschool Parent Cue for January 10, 2021

This world, well this universe, is filled with amazing things, but nothing will ever be more amazing than the One who created it all. Jesus is amazing, and we want our preschoolers to know it!

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for January 10, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

5 New Years Resolutions Every Parent Can Keep

If you’re like many parents, you’re busy making resolutions this week. But have you any made any resolutions related to your family?

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for January 3, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

Preschool Parent Cue for January 3, 2021

This world, well this universe, is filled with amazing things, but nothing will ever be more amazing than the One who created it all. Jesus is amazing, and we want our preschoolers to know it!

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for January 3, 2021

When we follow through and do what needs to be done, we can point others to Jesus, the One who took the ultimate responsibility for us and made it possible for us to be with God forever.

Preschool Parent Cue for December 27, 2020

Merry Christmas! We are going to have an incredibly sweet month as we combine the Christmas story with Christmas cookies! It is going to be so much fun!

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for December 27, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for December 27, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

3 Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Miss Christmas

Nothing moves as fast as the holidays. How do you make sure you make the most of your Christmas?

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for December 20, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for December 20, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

Preschool Parent Cue for December 20, 2020

Merry Christmas! We are going to have an incredibly sweet month as we combine the Christmas story with Christmas cookies! It is going to be so much fun!

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for December 13, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for December 13, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

Preschool Parent Cue for December 13, 2020

Merry Christmas! We are going to have an incredibly sweet month as we combine the Christmas story with Christmas cookies! It is going to be so much fun!

Moving Beyond the Holi-Daze: 10 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

10 tips that can help restore some sanity to your family, and hopefully make for an enjoyable, meaningful holiday season.

Family Advent Activity Box

For our final activity box of the year, it could only be themed to the Advent Season; family oriented to create lasting memories.

Preschool Parent Cue for December 6, 2020

Merry Christmas! We are going to have an incredibly sweet month as we combine the Christmas story with Christmas cookies! It is going to be so much fun!

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for December 6, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for December 6, 2020

Christmas can be filled with all sorts of emotions. With all that’s going on this time of year, we thought it’d be great to go back to the basics and simply celebrate Christmas. The truth is Jesus is best gift God ever gave.

NOVEMBER: WEEK FIVE (11/29/20)

Welcome to Week Five of SHOUT OUT, where we learn you always have something to be grateful for! Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further explanation,… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK FIVE (11/29/20)

Welcome to Week Five of SHOUT OUT, where we learn that “We always have something to be grateful for.” Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK FIVE (11/29/20)

Welcome to Week FIVE of Thankful Tree, where we learn that I can thank God for good things! Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further explanation,… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK FOUR (11/22/20)

Welcome to Week Four of SHOUT OUT, where we learn that “We always have something to be grateful for.” Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK FOUR (11/22/20)

Welcome to Week Four of SHOUT OUT, where we learn you always have something to be grateful for! Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further explanation,… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK FOUR (11/22/20)

Welcome to Week Four of Thankful Tree, where we learn that I can thank God for good things! Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further explanation,… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK THREE (11/15/20)

Welcome to Week Three of SHOUT OUT, where we learn that “We always have something to be grateful for.” Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK THREE (11/15/20)

Welcome to Week Three of SHOUT OUT, where we learn you always have something to be grateful for! Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further explanation,… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK THREE (11/15/20)

Welcome to Week Three of Thankful Tree, where we learn that I can thank God for good things! Below, we have listed everything you need to WATCH IT, DO IT, and TALK ABOUT IT. At the bottom of the page, we included information about the monthly challenges as well. If you need a further explanation,… View Article

NOVEMBER: WEEK TWO (11/8/20)

Welcome to Week Two of SHOUT OUT, where we learn that “We always have something to be grateful for.”

NOVEMBER: WEEK TWO (11/8/20)

Welcome to Week TWO of THANKFUL TREE, where we learn that I can thank God for good things!

NOVEMBER: WEEK TWO (11/8/20)

Welcome to Week Two of SHOUT OUT, where we learn that “We always have something to be grateful for.”

Raising Great Kids

Every parent wants to be a great parent, but you can’t parent every child the same way. Check out the 5-part series of the Raising Great Kids Podcast.

When Parents Experience Crushing Loss

The parenting journey is filled with highs and lows. Many parents will experience crushing loss, unlike anything they were expecting.

Among Us: What You Need to Know

Among Us is the new game that is getting all the attention, making Fortnite seem like a distant memory. As a parent, here is what you need to know.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for November 1, 2020

Gratitude sometimes feels like a lost art. Yet gratitude is an idea close to God’s heart. When we remember all God has done for you, we can always be thankful.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for November 1, 2020

Gratitude sometimes feels like a lost art. Yet gratitude is an idea close to God’s heart. When we remember all God has done for you, we can always be thankful.

Preschool Parent Cue for November 1, 2020

This time of year helps us refocus on all the good in our lives. And there is SO much good when it comes to God. Because God is good! That is what we want preschoolers to learn this month. God is good and we have A LOT we can thank Him for.

NextGen Safety Updates

Thank you for your continued cooperation during this unique season. Here is a quick update on our NextGen safety precautions.

NOVEMBER: WEEK ONE (11/1/20)

Welcome to Week One of Shout Out, where we learn you always have something to be grateful for!

NOVEMBER: WEEK ONE (11/1/20)

Welcome to Week One of SHOUT OUT, where we learn that “We always have something to be grateful for.”

The 2020 Gratitude Family Challenge

In this month of giving thanks, it’s a great time to acknowledge the people and the experiences we sometimes take for granted.

NOVEMBER: WEEK ONE (11/1/20)

Welcome to Week One of Thankful Tree, where we learn that I can thank God for good things!

START HERE: NOVEMBER Activity Box

Welcome to OCTOBER! If this is your first time to use a NextGen Activity Box, click here first!

START HERE: NOVEMBER Activity Box

Welcome to OCTOBER! If this is your first time to use a NextGen Activity Box, click here first!

START HERE: NOVEMBER Activity Box

Welcome to OCTOBER! If this is your first time to use a NextGen Activity Box, click here first!

NOVEMBER: WEEK ONE (10/4/20)

Welcome to Week One of SHOUT OUT, where we learn, “You always have something to be thankful for!”

OCTOBER: WEEK FOUR (10/25/20)

Welcome to Week Four of Sing in the Rain, where we learn that God keeps His promises!

OCTOBER: WEEK FOUR (10/25/20)

Welcome to Week Four of Offstage, where we learn to focus on what’s true!

OCTOBER: WEEK TWO (10/11/20)

Welcome to Week Two of Offstage, where we ask the question “what do you talk to God about?”

OCTOBER: WEEK THREE (10/18/20)

Welcome to Week Three of Offstage, where we ask the question “why is it important for people to trust you?”

OCTOBER: WEEK FOUR (10/25/20)

Welcome to Week Four of Offstage, where we ask the question “what do you tend to focus on?”

OCTOBER: WEEK THREE (10/18/20)

Welcome to Week Three of Sing in the Rain, where we learn that God hears me and gives me what I need!

OCTOBER: WEEK THREE (10/18/20)

Welcome to Week Three of Offstage, where we learn that when we’re not truthful, we lose trust.

Reserve Your NOVEMBER Activity Box

It’s almost time to get a ANOTHER NextGen Activity Box! November boxes will be ready in two weeks! RSVP for your box today!

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