Sherwood Kids!

Vision

The Christ-led influencers of this generation will work together to raise the Christ-led influencers of the next generation.

Mission

We lead kids to develop a deep understanding of who God is and a love for others that reflects God's love for us.

Values

Live like God owns everything
Mentor across generations
Think like everyday missionaries
Tell life-changing faith stories
Create fun, refreshing experiences

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Special Programs

From the Blog

April News for Sherwood Kids!
Apr 01, 2019

To learn what's happening in the children's ministry at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church Blooming East, check out the information below:

  • Sherwood Kids! Family Easter Services on April 21. Join us in the Fellowship Hall during the 9:30 or 11:00 service for family-friendly activities and a simulcast of the sermon and worship experience. (There will be regular programming for kids ages 3 and under only.)
  • VBX Block Parties 2019 will take place all around Bloomington and Bedford on June 3-7. Times and locations will vary. Online registration opens on April 1 at socc.org/vbx. Site leader trainings will take place in April, so please register as soon as possible if you're interested in hosting a site. For more information, visit socc.org/vbx.

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit our webpage (socc.org/kids), follow us on Instagram (@sherwoodkids_east), and join our Facebook page (Sherwood Kids!). As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at , if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

March News for Sherwood Kids!
Mar 01, 2019

To learn what's happening in the children's ministry at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, check out the information below:

  • Sherwood Kids! Pajama Sunday is on March 10. Set your clocks to Daylight Savings Time and plan to let your kids wear their pajamas to church.
  • Sherwood Kids! Family Easter Services on April 21. Join us in the Fellowship Hall during the 9:30 or 11:00 service for family-friendly activities and a live stream of the sermon and worship experience. (There will be regular programming for kids ages 3 and under.)
  • Save the date! VBX Block Parties 2019 will be on June 3-7. Times and locations will vary. Trainings for site leaders will take place at the end of March and April. For more information or to register to be a site leader or volunteer, visit socc.org/vbx. (Child registration will open in April.)
  • The Sherwood Kids! staff has a new member! Brittany Tucker has accepted the position as the Sherwood Kids Early Childhood Coordinator. We are thrilled to have such a thoughtful, caring, and organized leader in this role. When you see her in the halls, give her a big welcome.

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit our webpage (socc.org/kids), follow us on Instagram (@sherwoodkids_east), and join our Facebook page (Sherwood Kids!). As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at , if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

February News for Sherwood Kids!
Feb 01, 2019

To learn what's happening in the children's ministry at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, check out the information below:

  • Joining God's Family class begins this Sunday, February 3, during the 11:00 service. This four-week class will take place in Room 204. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • The next Parents Night Out will be on Friday, February 15, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • SuperStart registration for 5th graders ends this Sunday, February 3. This overnight event is a great opportunity for 5th graders to learn from some outstanding teachers, to connect with their peers and leaders, and to meet the Jr. High minister. It will take place on March 8-9, and the cost is $50. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • SAVE THE DATE: VBX Block Parties will take place from June 3-7. It will be an exciting time for us to build relationships and have spiritual conversations with our neighbors that will continue even after the event is over. Site leader registration will open on March 1, and participant registration will open on April 7. For more information in the meantime, feel free to contact us at .
  • Sherwood Kids is currently looking for a part-time Early Childhood Coordinator who would oversee the Early Childhood program. To learn more about the position or about applying for the position, please email Stephen Figert at . The application deadline is Friday, February 8.

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit our webpage (socc.org/kids), follow us on Instagram (@sherwoodkids_east), and join our Facebook page (Sherwood Kids!). As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at , if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

January News for Sherwood Kids!
Jan 03, 2019

Happy New Year! To learn what's happening in the children's ministry at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, check out the information below:

  • Joining God's Family class will begin on Sunday, February 3, during the 11:00 service. This four-week class will take place in Room 204. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be on Friday, February 15, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • All 5th graders are invited to come with us to SuperStart. This overnight event is a great opportunity for 5th graders to learn from some outstanding teachers, to connect with their peers and leaders, and to meet the Jr. High minister. It will take place on March 8-9, and the cost is $50. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • WANTED! Every SK! area on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and Friday mornings is looking for people who can spend one hour every week or every other week this the spring semester (January-May) building relationships with a small group of kids and helping them grow in their relationship with Jesus. Please contact Stephen Figert ( ) to learn more about joining the SK! volunteer team.
  • Housing Need. Bandee Yi has enrolled for 10th grade at  in North High School. She would like to live with an American family close to the high school through the end of May. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Brad Pontius at .

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit our webpage (socc.org/kids), follow us on Instagram (@sherwood_kids), and join our Facebook page (Sherwood Kids!). As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at , if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

December News for Sherwood Kids!
Dec 01, 2018

Merry Christmas! Check out the following important news to learn about some family-friendly events for you and your One Life:

  • The Christmas FX (Family eXperience) will be in the gym at Bloomington East this Sunday, December 2, during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. This is a great opportunity for families to grow and share together during the Christmas season! For more information, visit www.socc.org/kids. (Please note that there will be regular programming for kids ages birth through 3 years only.)
  • The Sherwood Kids Choir will perform the musical The Christmas Express in the Worship Center at Bloomington East on December 9 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. (Please note that there will be regular programming for kids ages birth through 3 years only.)
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be at Bloomington East on Friday, December 7, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids for more information and to register.
  • No Sherwood Kids programming on December 23. There will be childcare for kids ages 2 and under. Please use the Christmas Eve services on December 23 and 24 as an opportunity for your family to worship together in the Worship Center. 

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions or concerns.

Sherwood Kids Staff

Stephen Figert

Stephen Figert

Director of Sherwood Kidsoffice: 812.334.0206 x221
Desiree Chenault

Desiree Chenault

Nursery Coordinator, Sherwood Kids Assistant
Alex Gurtcheff

Alex Gurtcheff

Youth Ministries Creative Produceroffice: 812.334.0206 x 206
Nate May

Nate May

Bloomington West Children's Coordinatoroffice: 812.334.0206
Kelly Pitner

Kelly Pitner

Weekday Preschool Infant/Toddler Coordinator & Mom2Mom Kids Coordinatoroffice: 812.334.0206 x203
Marie Robertson

Marie Robertson

Weekday Preschool Directoroffice: 812.335.3847
Becky Thompson

Becky Thompson

Sherwood Kids Coordinator - Bloomington Westoffice: 812.334.0206 x 274

Stacey Bellush

Weekday Preschool Assistant
Heather Knoy

Heather Knoy

Sherwood Kids Coordinator
Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

Sherwood Kids Production Coordinator
Brittany Tucker

Brittany Tucker

Early Childhood Coordinator

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