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BASKETBALL CAMP
We hope you will join us this March Break to learn and develop basketball skills while hearing the good news of Jesus Christ. With supportive coaches and a positive sports environment, Basketball Camp is designed to bring out “the winner” in every child – regardless of their skill level.
 
Camp only costs $50 per child
What does my child get? Each player will receive an awesome players kit which includes a camp t-shirt, water bottle, poster, and their very own basketball. They also receive special recognition throughout the week as they collect stickers for their accomplishments. Every player receives a sticker each day.

 

Camp Details:
Camp is open to all boys & girls who are in grades 4 to 8.
Camp runs Mon Mar 12 through Fri Mar 16 from 9AM to 12PM.
Camp will be held in our City Centre Church’s gym and classrooms. The entrance is at the back of the church which is off Fallingbrook Drive. Please have your kids picked up and dropped off there each day. Parents are welcome to stay and watch if they wish, but we have very limited space in our gym.
 
Our camp fills up quickly, so don’t delay in registering!
 
HOW DO I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR CAMP?
Simply fill out the 2018 Basketball Camp Registration Form by clicking HERE and print one out or pick one up from Welcome Centre or the children’s ministries on Sundays of the church office on weekdays. Form and registration fee may be dropped off at the City Centre Church Office anytime between 9AM and 5PM, Monday through Friday. You can pay cash or by cheque. Please make cheques payable to ‘City Centre Baptist Church.’
 
Any questions?
Contact Heidi Hlohinec at 905.826.8581 or email heidi.hlohinec@citycentrebaptist.ca
 
FELLOWSHIP OF THE KING (YOUTH MUSICAL)
Our youth musical this year starts with John, telling his story as it is written, in the final book of the Bible. He invites us to go on a journey, along with the fellowship of the Seven: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.  Each of the Seven represent the natural heart of humanity, which isn’t pretty: lacking in love, persecuted, easily misled, complacent, weak, proud, and easily enticed. The Seven accept the invitation to travel to the Celestial City, but of course not without the protection of God and His angels. They begin their journey spiritually blinded by their own sins and selfishness. As they travel, they share a little about themselves with each other and discover that how they spend their time, as well as their attitude towards others, is not what God intends it to be. The angels try to teach the Seven that God wants them to open their hearts and minds to His will. The Seven discover that this requires faith and openness, something they aren’t immediately willing to give. The angels introduce them to the Armour of God and help them to see their true need for a Saviour. The Fellowship have the opportunity to use the armour as they journey through the difficult and dangerous places of this life that can discourage and distract us. Throughout their journey, they realize the power of Jesus to save and open their eyes to the glory of God, which they finally see when at last they arrive at the Celestial City.  Won’t you join us on this journey to find Jesus?
 
The musical is open to youth in Grades 3-12. Rehearsals will be on Fridays from 5:30-8PM. Pizza will be provided for supper from 5:30-6PM with a peanut free snack and drinks later in the evening. There is no cost!
 
If you are willing to help with providing food and drinks for this year’s musical, please email heidi.hlohinec@citycentrebaptist.ca. For the snack, water, soft drinks & chips, we ask that you provide enough for 75. The Pizza Pizza giftcard can be any amount. Heidi will get back to you to confirm what you have agreed to donate.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS)

This year at VBS, the kids will discover that Jesus rescues them. We hope the kids will leave at the end of the week, knowing and understanding that there is Someone bigger than their struggles, stronger than their weaknesses and that He loves them unconditionally…Of course, we are talking about Jesus!

SHIPWRECKED VBS will be a week of discovering important truths in the bible through Bible adventures, key Bible verses, songs, snacks, games and hands-on explorations that help children know that Jesus is with them through all of life’s storms!

VBS 2018 is the week of July 16-20, from 9AM-12PM. It is free, however, you will need to fill out a registration form. Registration will begin April 1. If your child is going into JK or just completed JK, they will be a part of our Preschool camp. Otherwise, all children who have completed Senior Kindergarten through Grades 5 will be a part of the larger camp. 
AWANA (APPROVED WORKMEN ARE NOT ASHAMED)
This ministry provides an opportunity for children to memorize scripture and to start building a strong foundation on God’s Word through activities, songs, and stories, Sunday nights,
*5:30–7PM – new time (Sep to May). It is open to all children in the community and is broken into the following age levels: Cubbies: age 3 to Junior Kindergarten Sparks: Senior Kindergarten to Grade 2 • Truth & Training:
Grades 3 to 5. 
 
Click HERE to download a form to register your children for AWANA
 
***NOTE: NO AWANA Sun Feb 18. Enjoy your family day weekend. Resumes on Sun Feb 25***
 
 
KINGDOM KIDS (SK to Gr 5)

This program located on the lower level, is created with children in senior kindergarten through fifth grades in mind. From arrival to departure, children experience fun and fellowship as they worship Jesus. Kingdom Kids provides a safe and loving environment for children to worship and meet new friends. Through worship and Bible study, children learn how to have an awesome relationship with Jesus and how to live for Him each day.

The Children’s Ministry also offers many fun events throughout the year to strengthen a child’s walk with Christ, enjoy fellowship with others, and build strong family relationships.

Children’s Bible study combines powerful and understandable Biblical principles in a fun atmosphere by using games and creative learning activities. We invite you to join us Sunday morning for an exciting worship adventure.
 
 
NURSERY, TODDLERS & PRESCHOOL (0 to JK)
City Centre offers nursery (0-18 months), toddler (18 months to 24 months) and Preschool-JK (3 & 4 years) care during both worship services on Sunday morning.
 
If you have any questions regarding Children’s Ministries, please contact Heidi Hlohinec at 905.826.8581 or email heidi.hlohinec@citycentrebaptist.ca. If interested in serving please click on one of the two application links at the bottom of the page. Download the form, complete it and hand it into the church office at your earliest convenience.
PARENTS & TOTS (0 to 4 years old)
Parents, grandparents and/or caregivers can bring their preschool children (age 0-4 years) to meet up and take part in Christian focused activities through play, creative arts, songs, biblical story time and discussion about God.
The goal is through having a chance to play together, learn together, create together, and pray together. We can build one another up in God’s Word and love.
 
Every Tuesday from 10-11:15AM in the Preschool Room. See below our schedule from Jan to Jun 2018.
 
If you have any questions or want to join us please contact parentsandtots@citycentrebaptist.ca.
Jan 16: Jesus is baptized
Jan 23: Sermon on the mount
Jan 30: Hidden treasure (Matt 13)
Feb 6: Parable of the talents
Feb 13: Valentines Party
Feb 20: Jesus love children
Feb 27: Names of God
Mar 6: Washing the disciples feet
Mar 13: NOT MEETING – MARCH BREAK
Mar 30: The trinity – One God three parts
Mar 27: Easter
Apr 3: Holy Spirit
Apr 10: Apostles – following Jesus
Apr 17: Peter walks on water
Apr 24: Revelation
May 1: Cain & Abel
May 8: Mother’s day
May 15: Jacob & Esau
May 22: Ruth & Naomi
May 29: Prodigal Son
Jun 5: Mary & Joseph
Jun 12: Father’s day
Jun 19: End of year party!
If you would like to volunteer as an adult or youth please click on the appropriate links below. Complete the form and hand it into Heidi Hlohinec, our Children’s Ministries Director. If you have any questions please contactHeidi Hlohinec at 905.826.8581 or email heidi.hlohinec@citycentrebaptist.ca