Holy Cross Catholic Church

Kindle (Elementary)


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Kindle is an Elementary Youth Ministry Program Kindle is an exciting and engaging elementary youth ministry program designed specifically for children in 3rd to 5th grade. The program aims to encourage and involve young children in their church community while providing a fun and educational environment to learn about their faith.

Age Group: Kindle is tailored for elementary youth, specifically children in 3rd to 5th grade. 

Frequency: The program takes place once a month, allowing children to actively participate while balancing their regular schedules.

Location: Kindle sessions are held in the dedicated youth room within the church premises. 

Day and Time: The program is scheduled on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, providing a convenient time slot for children and their families. 

Program Objectives: 

  1. Encouraging Church Involvement: Kindle aims to inspire and motivate elementary youth to actively participate in their church community. By creating a welcoming and enjoyable environment, the program fosters a sense of belonging and encourages regular attendance. 
  2. Fun and Interactive Activities: Kindle incorporates a variety of engaging activities, games, and projects that are age-appropriate and designed to capture the interest of elementary children. These activities not only entertain the participants but also help them learn about their faith in a meaningful way. 
  3. Faith Education: The program focuses on teaching children about their faith, introducing them to biblical stories, values, and principles. Through age-appropriate lessons and discussions, children gain a deeper understanding of their beliefs and develop a strong spiritual foundation. 
  4. Building Relationships: Kindle emphasizes the importance of building healthy relationships within the church community. Children have the opportunity to interact with their peers, adult mentors, and church leaders, fostering friendships and mentorship connections that can positively influence their spiritual growth.
  5. Holistic Development: In addition to spiritual growth, Kindle also encourages the holistic development of children. The program aims to nurture their social, emotional, and cognitive skills, promoting character development and personal growth. Overall, Kindle provides an exciting and empowering experience for elementary youth, offering them an opportunity to deepen their faith, build relationships, and actively engage in their church community. By combining fun-filled activities with meaningful teachings, the program strives to create a lasting impact on the lives of children as they grow in their spiritual journey.