Sherwood Kids!

SK! Vision

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

SK! Mission

We are a community of families, volunteers, and staff members whose relationship with Jesus leads kids to experience who God is and how we love Him.

SK! Faith Skills

Listen to Jesus
See Jesus at work in me and around me
Express my love and appreciation for Jesus through my words and actions

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Special Programs

 For more ways to grow and share together, check out the following opportunities.

Beginner Bible Bowl

Cub Scout Pack 164

Local Christian Camps

SuperStart

Upward Sports

Wednesday AWANA, Choir and Nursery

From the Blog

February News for Sherwood Kids!
Jan 31, 2020

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 2, 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 14, 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 2. 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 6-7, 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 1-5. 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 5. For more information in the meantime, feel free to contact us at .
  • Sherwood Kids is currently looking for a part-time Production Coordinator. To learn more about the position or about applying for the position, please email Stephen Figert at . We will accept applications until the position is filled.
  • Sherwood Kids is in the process of stocking the nursery rooms with Little People toys. If you or someone you know would like to donate Little People toys, please contact Desiree Chenault at .
  • WANTED! Every SK! area is in need of more volunteers who will spend one hour every week or every other week for this 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.

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, 2020

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

  • The Sherwood Kids Cyber Ethics, Security, and Safety Workshop is on January 26 from 11:00am-1:30pm. If you have kids in grades 3-5, please join us on January 26 as we explore ways to be wise Jesus-followers in the cyber world. Lunch will be provided. To learn more and to register, visit socc.org/kids.
  • Joining God's Family class will begin on Sunday, February 2, 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 14, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • The Sunday morning SK! elementary program is making some changes to provide more opportunities for kids to grow and share together with their parents/guardians. So, beginning on January 12 in the gym, we will provide a Communion station, an offering station, and a prayer station for families. Please take advantage of making these practices part of your family's Sunday morning routine each week.
  • 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 6-7, and the cost is $50. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • Sherwood Kids is currently looking for a part-time Production Coordinator who would oversee SK! productions. If you know someone who would like to apply, please tell them to contact Stephen Figert at . Interviews will begin on January 27 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

December News for Sherwood Kids!
Dec 03, 2019

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

  • The Christmas Family Sunday will be in the gym at Bloomington East this Sunday, December 8, 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 socc.org/kids. (Please note that there will be regular programming for kids ages 3 years and under only.)
  • The next Parents Night Out will be at Bloomington East on Friday, December 13, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit socc.org/kids for more information and to register by Sunday, December 8.
  • The Sherwood Kids Choir will perform the musical CAKE: Christmas Acts of Kindness Experiment in the Worship Center at Bloomington East on December 15 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. (Please note that there will be regular programming for kids ages 3 years and under only.)
  • The Sherwood Kids Cyber Ethics, Security, and Safety Workshop is on January 26 from 11:00am-1:30pm. If you have kids in grades 3-5, please join us on January 26 as we explore ways to be wise Jesus-followers in the cyber world. Lunch will be provided. To learn more and to register, visit socc.org/kids.

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 (@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

November News for Sherwood Kids!
Oct 30, 2019

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.
  • Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluations are on November 7th (at the gym at Bloomington East) and 9th (at the gym at the Crestmont Boys and Girls Club)!  To learn more and to register, visit www.socc.org/upward
  • Operation Christmas Child Service Project. The preschool, kindergarten, and elementary kids will pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child during the 9:30 and 11:00 services on Sunday, November 17. 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.
  • Sherwood Kids! Christmas Family Sunday is in the gym on December 8 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. Family Sunday is a bi-annual opportunity for families to learn about and worship God together through interactive Bible teaching and high-energy praise music. So, bring some friends, invite your neighbors, and join us this Family Sunday as we celebrate Jesus' birth! Please note that all preschoolers through 5th graders will attend the Family Sunday service in the gym. (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
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be on Friday, December 13, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids for more information and to register.
  • The Sherwood Kids Choir will perform the musical Cake: Christmas Acts of Kindness Experiment in the Worship Center on December 15 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services.

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 (@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

October News for Sherwood Kids
Sep 30, 2019

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

  • Nursery Lock Down beginning on Sunday, October 6. In an effort to secure the Nursery area on Sundays (like the Early Childhood area and Elementary area), the doors to the Nursery area will be locked during the 9:30 and 11:00 worship services. (The doors will be open for drop off before the services and pick up after the services.)
  • "What's Next?" Nursery Parenting Workshop at Bloomington East this Sunday, October 6, from 11:00am-1:30pm. This parenting workshop is one of 4 workshops designed to encourage intentional, Christ-centered parenting in each phase of a child's life (i.e., Nursery, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Jr. High). If you have kids new to or about to enter the nursery phase (0-24 months old), please join us on October 6 as we look ahead to this phase and work together to prepare for it. Lunch will be provided. To learn more or to register, visit socc.org/kids. (Note: The other 3 workshops focus on the other three phases respectively. The Early Childhood workshop will be offered in August, Elementary in May, and Jr. High in March.)
  • Family Commitment at Bloomington East will be on Sunday, October 27, during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. Registration deadline is October 14. To learn more and to register, visit socc.org/kids.
  • Upward Basketball and Cheerleading registration is now open! Visit www.socc.org/upward to learn more.
  • Trunk or Treat will be in the upper parking lot at Bloomington East on Friday, October 25, 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 3. To participate, set your clocks back an hour on Saturday night and let your kids wear their favorite pajamas to church the next morning.
  • Need more childcare workers. Each week the children's ministry receives numerous requests from ministries needing childcare for their meetings at the church. To fulfill these requests, the children's ministry has created a group of paid childcare workers, but we currently need more people in the group. To qualify to be a paid childcare worker for the church, you need to be at least 14 years old and an active volunteer in the children's ministry. If you qualify and are interested in joining the group, simply contact Kelly Pitner at to sign up.

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 (sherwoodkids_east), 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
Katie Bishop

Katie Bishop

Elementary Coordinator
Desiree Chenault

Desiree Chenault

Nursery Coordinator, Sherwood Kids Assistant
Alex Gurtcheff

Alex Gurtcheff

Youth Ministries Creative Produceroffice: 812.334.0206 x 206
Heather Knoy

Heather Knoy

Sherwood Kids Coordinator
Nate May

Nate May

Bloomington West Children's Coordinatoroffice: 812.334.0206
Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

Sherwood Kids Production Coordinator
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
Brittany Tucker

Brittany Tucker

Early Childhood Coordinator

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