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Families & Children

ChildrenOVERVIEW

Here at Prince of Peace, we want to provide families with a Christ-centered place to receive resources, encouragement, and training to make disciples in their homes.

OUR VISION FOR MINISTERING TO FAMILIES 

Parents are instructed, trained, encouraged, and coached to pass the Christian faith on to their children through spiritual conversations, family devotions, life connections, rites and rituals, in a natural “as you go” manner. Age-specific ministry opportunities (Student Ministry 5th-12th grades) are designed to affirm the faith, encourage relationships, serve the community, and contribute to the congregation.

Media Resources

Prince of Peace has a subscription for all members to rightnow MEDIA, a website that houses 10,000+ video resources for kids, youth and adults. If you are interested in learning more or to be added to the subscription, please email John Durkin or call the Church Office at (703)451-5855.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

The Children's Ministry opportunities are summarized below.

Nursery

Prince of Peace has a Nursery on premises that offers childcare for Infants to age 4, during Worship services, Sunday School and other special events. Paid child-care providers staff the Nursery, which is located in Room 22.

MOPS & Momsnext

Prince of Peace hosts MOPS (or Mothers of Preschoolers) and MOMSnext groups. Moms come to connect, relax and renew their souls in a faith-filled, loving atmosphere. All moms with children ages pregnancy thru Kindergarten are welcome. For more information or to register, see our MOPS & MOMSnext page.

Prince of Peace Lutheran School

The Prince of Peace Lutheran School offers class opportunities for Preschool age children (ages 2 1/2-5) and Kindergarten.


Sunday School

Sunday School classes are held from 9:45 to 10:45am on Sunday mornings.  Classes are available for ages 3 to Adult. To register for the 2016-2017 School Year, click the button below:

Sunday School Registration (Preschool - Grade 6)

Choirs 

Two different choirs are available for elementary age children.  The beginning Primary Choir is offered for 1st and 2nd graders.  The Junior Choir is offered for 3rd through 6th graders.

First Communion 

It has been a long-standing tradition at Prince of Peace to offer opportunities for children, 3rd grade and older, to take classes to prepare them for First Communion.  This class is offered twice per year. If you would like additional information please contact John Durkin, DCE.

Creative Faith & Bible Journaling

Bible Journaling is a huge movement where many people are connecting to the Bible like never before.  All you need is a desire to create and spend time with God. This group is open to everyone, all ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information, click the button below.
Info, Dates & Times

Vacation Bible School

A one week, half-day Vacation Bible School is held during the summer for five year-olds through rising 5th graders, from 9 – Noon, daily. There are many volunteer jobs that might appeal to you or your children grade six and up.  Join us in bringing the gospel message to children next summer. Look for more information in January 2018.

Cub Scouts

Pack 1100 - Meets at West Springfield Elementary. Contact Paul Milligan (703)730-3647.

For more information on opportunities for children at Prince of Peace, contact John Durkin, DCE, Minister to Families & Children.