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

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.

From the Blog

November News for Sherwood Kids!
Oct 31, 2018

The holiday season is around the corner, and we're looking forward to sharing it with you all! So, check out the following important news to learn about upcoming family-friendly events and programs:

  • Sherwood Kids' Pajama Day is this Sunday! Set your clocks back an hour before you go to bed on Saturday and wear your favorite pajamas to church on Sunday.
  • Collections for Operation Gratitude. We will collect your extra Halloween candy and send it to our troops overseas through the Operation Gratitude program. It's a simple way to encourage our troops! Collection bins will be located in each Sherwood Kids' area and you can drop it off at the church office until Wednesday, November 7.
  • Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluations are on November 15th (at the gym at Bloomington East) and 17th (at the gym at the Crestmont Boys and Girls Club)!  To learn more and to register, visit www.socc.org/upward
  • The Christmas FX (Family eXperience) will be in the gym on 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
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be on Friday, December 7, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids for more information and to register.
  • The Sherwood Kids Choir will perform the musical The Christmas Express in the Worship Center on December 9 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services.
  • The Sherwood Kids! staff has a new member! Katie Bishop has accepted the position as the Sherwood Kids Elementary Coordinator. We are thrilled to have such an outgoing and caring leader in this role. When you see her in the halls, give her a big welcome.
  • Sherwood Oaks is hiring! Currently, there are three positions available--graphic designer, custodian, and high school minister. If you (or someone you know) are interested in filling any of these roles, please visit socc.org/jobs for more information and to apply.

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

From the Blog

October News for Sherwood Kids
Oct 02, 2018

Check out the following important news to learn how to stay connected:

  • Operation Christmas Child Service Project. The elementary kids will pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child during the 9:30 and 11:00 services on Sunday, November 11. If you would like to donate supplies for the kids to pack, please leave your donations in the storage bins located in each Sherwood Kids area.
  • Save the Date: Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluation dates are on the website! Registration will open on October 22. Visit www.socc.org/upward to learn more.
  • Trunk or Treat will be in the upper parking lot at Bloomington East on Friday, October 26, from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Trunk set-up will begin at 6:00pm. For more information and to register, visit www.socc.org/kids.
  • Pajama Day will be on Sunday, November 4. To participate, set your clocks back an hour on Saturday night and let your kids wear their favorite pajamas to church the next morning.
  • Landscaping Rocks. Each week the church staff finds several of the landscaping rocks inside the building. Please help us make sure that the landscaping rocks stay outside in their designated areas.

 

From the Blog

September News for Shewood Kids!
Sep 01, 2018

Fall programming is in full swing! Check out the following important news to learn what's going on and how to stay connected:

  • Joining God's Family class at Bloomington East begins on Sunday, September 9, during the 11:00 service. This four-week class will take place in room 204. To register, visit www.socc.org/kids.
  • The Sherwood Oaks Tech/Media Team will gather video footage on Sunday, September 9. So, the Sherwood Kids Team will place the image release forms near the sign in sheets for parents/guardians to sign. If you have any questions or concerns or would not like for you child's image to be used, please email Stephen Figert at .
  • Family Commitment will be on Sunday, October 21. If you are interested in participating, contact Desiree Chenault at for more information.

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit out 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

August News for Sherwood Kids!
Jul 31, 2018

Fall programming is around the corner! Check out the following important news to learn how to stay connected:

  • Sherwood Kids Bloomington East Pool Party on August 3. Invite an unchurched neighbor and join us for food and fun before school begins! We've invited several food trucks to start serving food at 6:00pm in the parking lot at Bryan Park Pool, and we've rented the pool from 7:00pm-9:00pm (slides included). No registration is necessary. (Admission to the pool is free; food is not.) If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at .
  • FX (Family eXperience) at Bloomington East on August 5. FX is an opportunity for families at Sherwood Oaks to learn about and worship God together. It’s an inter-generational worship service that uses fun drama skits, high-energy praise music, and interactive Bible teaching to show kids and adults alike how God is working in them to change the world around them. So, bring some family friends, invite your neighbors, and join us in the gym during the 9:30 or 11:00 service! Please note that all preschoolers through 5th graders will attend the FX with their families. (There will be regular programming for kids ages birth through three years old only.) Also, as always, please print security tags for your family so that we can ensure kids leave with the right people. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at
  • AWANA and Kids Choir at Bloomington East begins on August 22. Every Wednesday from 6:00pm-7:30pm (yes, we changed the program time), Sparks and T&T will meet in the gym and Cubbies will meet in the Early Childhood Suite. During this time the kids will participate in a dynamic, gospel-centered program, do various service projects, and prepare to perform a Christmas musical. The registration fee is $30 per child, and it covers all the expenses for the 9-month program--the musical t-shirts, the choir CDs, the AWANA uniform, the AWANA child handbooks, the AWANA CDs, and more. (The registration fee is waived if a parent or guardian volunteers on Wednesday evenings.) To learn more, to register a child and/or to volunteer, visit www.socc.org/kids.
  • Joining God's Family class will begin on Sunday, September 9, during the 11:00 service. This four-week class will take place in room 204. To register, visit www.socc.org/kids.
  • WANTED! Every SK! area is in great need of more volunteers who will spend one hour every week or every other week for the fall semester (August-December) building relationships with a small group of kids and helping them grow in their understanding of who God is. Please contact Stephen Figert ( ) to learn more about joining the SK! volunteer team.
  • The Sherwood Kids! staff has a new member! Sarah Miller has accepted the position as the Sherwood Kids Production Coordinator. We are thrilled to have such an enthusiastic and creative 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!, 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 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
Lynsey Randall

Lynsey Randall

Early Childhood Coordinatoroffice: 812.334.0206 x204
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

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