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Illuminate

Children’s Groups at TVC Church

We are thrilled to be able to finally welcome our children back to Sunday Services at TVC Church!

For many years now, our children have met on a Sunday morning under the name ‘Kidspace’ with each age group meeting under a space themed name: Sunbeams, Comets and Superstars. With this being a new season in every way – we thought it was time to hit the re-fresh button with kids work at TVC Church.

Our children’s work banner is now ‘Illuminate’. Our passion is to equip our children to know God’s Illuminating power in their lives and to encourage them to Illuminate the world with God’s love.

We have carefully re-thought and re-structured so that whether you are worshipping at home with your family, or gathering together at the Oakwood Centre, families are supported as they worship God and seek to know him.

Fireflies

Fireflies is the name for the youngest Illuminate members. From your second birthday up until the end of Reception class, you are welcome to join in our Firefly online activities or join us in the Fireflies room at the Oakwood Centre for our Sunday gathering.

At the Oakwood Centre, the Fireflies will now gather in the back section of the sports hall (the bit separated by a wall) in their special space where they can can play, worship and learn together.

Spark

Spark is our group for children in year groups 1 to 6. Whether you are joining from home via the internet or by attending a Sunday service, there will be games, activities, and worship all centred around a ‘lightbulb moment’.

Lightbulb moments will be pre-recorded teaching videos, specially designed by our team to teach Biblical truth and scripture. They will be shared via our Parents Facebook page as well as in each meeting space.

Initially we will be able to accommodate 30 Spark children across two groups on Sundays at the Oakwood Centre. One group will meet in the Brooke Suite and one will meet in the Acorn Suite. We will communicate which group your child will be in and where you can drop them off and pick them up from, before the Sunday gathering.

When will Illuminate meet at the Oakwood?

Our first Illuminate gathering will be on Sunday 18th October. We will also meet the following week (25th October).

To allow space for every child to attend, please only book for your child to attend one in-person gathering once a month. Lightbulb moment videos and activities will be available online every week . We will be encouraging you to share what your family are doing through our Facebook page so that you can still connect, even when you can’t attend.

In November we will settle into the pattern of offering Illuminate groups at the Oakwood Centre every other week, though we will still ask you to only book in once a month so that we can ensure everyone has the chance to attend.

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