Bibles and Devotionals for Kids

Devotionals for Preschoolers There is a mountain of great children’s books for preschoolers that can help you engage your kids in God’s Word and Truth. Here are a couple of books to get you started. Indescribable for Little OnesBy: Louie Giglio Jesus Storybook BibleBy: Sally Loyd Jones Tales that Tell the Truth SeriesSeries Published by The Good Book Devotionals for …

Family Discipleship Resources

The last 12 months has been quite an adventure. This last year has reminded me of our great need to be rooted in Christ, to trust in Him, and to trust in His word. Not only is this essential for us, but it is essential for our children as well. Add a pandemic, an election, racial injustice, and social unrest …

Crossroads Kids 2021 Update

We are excited to announce that Crossroads Kids will be moving to Phase 3 starting on January 3rd. In phase 3, we will be opening our children’s ministry (infants through 5th grade) to anyone who would like to attend and reopening ALL of our preschool rooms. We will continue to offer children’s ministry during the 9:30 service only.  Below are …

Helping Kids Read and Respond to Scripture

There is so much out there regarding what a healthy “up rhythm” (devotional prayer, scripture reading time, ) looks like for our 1st through 5th graders! Much of what is out there is either VERY over their heads and need major parent involvement, or is so simple it does not reach the kids where they are at developmentally. It can …

Crossroads Kids Fall 2020 Enrollment

We are kicking off children’s ministry for the 2020-2021 academic year on September 13. We are planning to make the safest and most enjoyable experience for our kids. We will need to modify our ministry environments in light of COVID 19. We will only have children’s ministry during the 9:30 service. We will have enrollment on a semester to semester …

Wild Wednesdays 2020

Wild Wednesdays will be held at Crossroads July 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 9-10 AM. This will be an outdoor structured playtime for elementary aged children, from rising K5 through rising 5th grade. There will be games, a bible story, and snacks–plus, parents will have a space to hang out and connect as well! NOTE: We will encourage social distancing, however we …

Backyard VBS 2020!

The steps we are taking as a community to combat the spread of COVID19 has led to a very unique season, and many of us have become much more acquainted with our neighbors than ever before! We want to equip you to help reach the kids in your neighborhood. We are providing a three-day backyard VBS experience for you to …

Family Ministry Small Group Leadership

Discipleship is mission critical to the church. Jesus makes it crystal clear when he told his disciples in Matthew 18:19: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations…” For parents, it is even more critical because they are called to disciple those closest to them. There kids! Parents are called to be the primary disciplers of their kids. We believe …

Family Challenge for May

Game Night! All month we are challenging our Crossroads Church families to have a weekly family game night. There are so many benefits to play games together as a family. This is a great opportunity for you to help your kids process frustration, good sportsmanship, and encourage cooperation. BUT most of all, you get to do something together as a …

Family Game Night Basics

Family game nights can be so much fun! As parents, we range in our levels of competitiveness from competition avoiders to the WWE battle royal types! At either end of the spectrum, kids will not enjoy playing boardgames with you. With a little prep work and thinking it through, you can leverage game nights for great moments of family bonding. …