If you want to raise your children in the glory of the Lord, it’s best to start early. Here are just a few ways to get your kids more involved in a church or children’s ministry in Jacksonville!

1. Find Fun Activities

It takes a very special child to enjoy sitting quietly during mass. Instead, try to channel their energy and love of fun into other, more kid-friendly activities offered by the church. These might include everything from religious plays to everyday potlucks, garage sales, and fundraisers.

2. Help Them Make Friends

Many churches have social groups to increase the bonds of friendship among the congregation. For young kids, this might be a Bible study group or a Sunday school with their peers. For older kids and teens, it might take the form of choirs, summer camps, youth groups, or even a Christian band. The most important thing is that they don’t do it alone!

3. Offer Alternative Forms of Worship

Some kids don’t mind church, but they hate waking up early on weekends and putting on starchy shirts. You might have more luck getting them to watch a sermon if it’s online. Ask your church if they ever record or live stream their worship services!

These are just a few ways to encourage your children to love and glory in Christ from an early age. For more information, including how to get started with a children’s ministry in Jacksonville, reach out to the Southpoint Community Church.