The preteen years are formative and tumultuous years for many. In Quest, we recognize the preteens' need to be acknowledged as different and separate from the "little kids." We also recognize that they are capable of a higher level of relationship and spiritual growth. Therefore, they are on a quest for a new level of understanding and knowledge. We strive to impress upon our preteens the following concepts:
THE BIG GOD STORY - It is important for us to know and understand God's redemptive story and to find our place in it.
RELATIONSHIP - It is God's plan for us to have relationship with Him and with each other. During the preteen years, when our kids are trying to navigate changing relationships with family and friends, we want them to know that God's love never changes and He is our true "BFF."
TRUTH - While the world is filled with relativism, we want our preteens to enter their adolescence knowing where to go for real truth - the Bible.
Another way we treat our preteens special is by giving them their own space, away from the little kids, that recognizes their need to be acknowledged as real, thinking, almost teenagers. We have recently moved into our brand new, totally preteen room on the basement level of the sanctuary building. This room includes sofas, snack bars, and their own mini-fridge for cool drinks. Your kids won't want to miss Sunday School, ever.
Finally, we know that your kids need to hear other trusted adults echoing what their parents say, (Isn't it odd that they can hear exactly what you've been saying for years for the first time from someone else?!) Our Quest leaders love kids unconditionally with a love only God can give. They are ready to accept preteens where they are and help them take their faith to the next level. These kids are growing and maturing rapidly in every area of life. Our leaders want to make sure they grow and mature even more spiritually.
Quest is currently meeting at 10:05 every Sunday morning in the basement of the sanctuary building. Please walk your preteen down and sign them up on our computer check-in system on your first visit. After that, they may check themselves in and meet you at a designated place after classes are over, or you can pick them up between 11:00 and 11:15am. If you'd like to know more about our program or join us, contact Cheryl at email@example.com.