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5th Grade Transition to Jr. High Ministry

    Seasons come and seasons go! The season for the 5th graders to join the junior high ministry (a.k.a., "the middle") is around the corner, and we've prepared some special events to make the transition smooth.So, check out the information below.


    The transition to the junior high ministry begins in March with SuperStart. This conference is a great opportunity for fifth graders to learn from some of the most influential Christian teachers, to connect with each other and their leaders, and to meet the Jr. High minister and some of the jr. high leaders. 

    What's Next Parenting Workshop | Jr. High

    This parenting workshop will take place at Bloomington East on Sunday, March 29, from 11:00am-1:30pm. It is designed to encourage intentional, Christ-centered parenting in the Jr. High phase of your child's life. If you have kids new to or about to enter the Junior High Phase, please join us as we look ahead to this phase and work together to prepare for it. Lunch will be provided. To learn more or to register, click here.

    Visits to the middle

    On the following dates, the 5th graders will participate in the middle programming* instead of Sherwood Kids:

    April 19 (Cancelled)
    May 3

    *Please take note that the middle only offers programming during the 9:30 service. (This means that there will be no programming for 5th graders during the 11:00 service on the dates listed above.)

    the middle Celebration

    The 5th graders are invited to join the middle for their end-of-the-year celebration! More details to come.

    Promotion Sunday

     The 5th graders officially promote to the middle on Sunday, May 31.

    the middle

    For more information about the middle, watch the video below and click here to check out the middle's webpage.

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