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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!

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.

5 Things Worth Celebrating In Each Phase

There’s no denying it: Seasons of change are incredibly hard. But they can be both hard and good!

ANTHEM Parent Cue – What I Really Want

This series is designed to help junior highers recognize, understand, resist + deal with the temptation that is in their lives.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Get Out Of My Mind

This series is designed to help high schoolers recognize, understand, resist + deal with the temptation that is in their lives.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Real Friends

Over the next three weeks in ANTHEM, we will be focusing that in this phase, having good friends is incredibly important to teenagers.

7 Ways to Get Your Teen to Actually Talk to You

It’s hard to know how to talk to teenagers when they won’t talk to you. If you want your guarded teen to open up, here are 7 things to try.

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.

4 Mistakes Parents Make With Technology

How do we find the right balance for our kids between benefiting from technology while avoiding the danger of it?

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.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – I Have Questions (Coping)

Fact: Life can be hard. Stressful seasons, difficult circumstances, unexpected events—your teenagers are going to deal with all that and more.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Trending (Coping)

In this week’s message, we’re talking about the difference between helpful and unhelpful coping skills that JH’ers may be using to deal with what they’re feeling.

Kids Under Stress

Stress can look very different in kids, yet in some ways, it can look very much the same as it does in adults.

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!

ANTHEM Parent Cue – More To The Story

In HS, we see teenagers (more times than not) feel like they know the whole story with some of life’s subjects, especially when it comes to topics like sex + dating.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Awkward

In JH, one of the most potentially awkward and uncomfortable conversations to have is about sex, dating and relationships.

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!

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.

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.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Vibes

Nobody has more vibes – more moods they experience or things they feeling a deep and real way – than your teenagers.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Moods

One of the biggest challenges that a junior higher faces on a daily basis is managing their emotions or moods.

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.

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!

ANTHEM Update – Christmas

The purpose of this post is to update you on all things ANTHEM-related throughout the rest of this year + the beginning of 2021

ANTHEM Update – Christmas Time

The purpose of this post is to update you on all things ANTHEM-related throughout the rest of this year + the beginning of 2021.

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!

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.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Trending (Words)

This past Sunday, we concluded our five-week series: It’s Personal. Before we jump into our annual Christmas conversation at the end of November, we will be having a standalone conversation this Sunday that centers itself around this question: Do our words really matter? In this week’s message, we’re covering the importance of seeing the impact… View Article

ANTHEM Parent Cue – I Have Questions (Words)

This past Sunday, we concluded our five-week series: It’s Personal. Before we jump into our annual Christmas conversation at the end of November, we will be having a standalone conversation this Sunday that centers itself around this question: Do our words really matter? In text, in conversation, on social media, even in their own thoughts,… View Article

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.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – It’s Personal

Over the next five weeks in ANTHEM, we will be focusing on the ways in which Jesus made it personal by pursuing us, knowing us, valuing us and loving us just as we are.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – It’s Personal

Over the next five weeks in ANTHEM, we will be focusing on the ways in which Jesus made it personal by pursuing us, knowing us, valuing us and loving us just as we are.

ANTHEM Regathering Plan: Service Updates

We are excited to announce the next phase of our regathering plan for ANTHEM as we shift JH back to Sunday mornings and extend the time for HS on Sunday evenings.

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!

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for October 25, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for October 18, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for October 11, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for October 25, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for October 18, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for October 11, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Preschool Parent Cue for October 25, 2020

No matter what our situation or how uncertain our circumstances may be, we can know that God is with us wherever we go, and God’s got it. This kind of trust in God is what allows us to Sing in the Rain.

Preschool Parent Cue for October 18, 2020

No matter what our situation or how uncertain our circumstances may be, we can know that God is with us wherever we go, and God’s got it. This kind of trust in God is what allows us to Sing in the Rain.

Preschool Parent Cue for October 11, 2020

No matter what our situation or how uncertain our circumstances may be, we can know that God is with us wherever we go, and God’s got it. This kind of trust in God is what allows us to Sing in the Rain.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for October 4, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for October 4, 2020

Since the very beginning, not only has God has been true to His word but He’s been faithful in His character. When we trust in God, we can be truthful in whatever we say and do.

Preschool Parent Cue for October 4, 2020

No matter what our situation or how uncertain our circumstances may be, we can know that God is with us wherever we go, and God’s got it. This kind of trust in God is what allows us to Sing in the Rain.

Preschool Parent Cue for September 27, 2020

This month, we are going to use the super sweet theme of Ice Cream Sundae, along with the life of Joseph, to teach preschoolers that God has a plan for them. When we put all of the parts of Joseph’s story together—just as with an ice cream sundae—it gives us a sweet reminder that we can trust that God has a plan for me, and it is always best.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for September 27, 2020

Jesus showed us the greatest example of love when He laid down His life for His friends. We can reflect Jesus’ love best when we treat one another with friendship.

Elementary Preteen Parent Cue for September 27, 2020

Jesus showed us the greatest example of love when He laid down His life for His friends. We can reflect Jesus’ love best when we treat one another with friendship.

ANTHEM Parent Cue – Political Climate

Our Elephant in the Room series continues with a conversation about political climate, an important topic for teenagers and parents/guardians of teenagers.

Elementary K-3 Parent Cue for September 20, 2020

Jesus showed us the greatest example of love when He laid down His life for His friends. We can reflect Jesus’ love best when we treat one another with friendship.

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