Kids@First News

Vacation Bible School 2020 Video

By Lesley Andrews | July 27, 2020

Virtual VBS next week!

By Tammy Felder | July 7, 2020

This coming week we embark on our Vacation Bible School journey! This year we are trying something brand new, our VBS will be conducted virtually! Each of our children will still get the full experience of worship, praise, storytelling, crafting, snacks and even small groups, thanks to technology. Our goal this year is to help…

Racism Resources for Families #3

By Tammy Felder | June 30, 2020

Here is this week’s selection of resources for your journey… Read this: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/24/well/family/how-to-raise-an-anti-racist-kid.html?referringSource=articleShare Visit this website: https://nmaahc.si.edu/learn/talking-about-race If you’ve been looking for a list of books to read, these are both wonderful. The first link is a reading list of children’s books and the second link is a list of antiracist books compiled by Ibram…

Youth News

Youth Resources on Racison #1

By Brandon Bates | June 8, 2020

Parents, Here are some video resources for learning about ‘The Talk’ that happens in many Black families with some follow up questions. Other resources are available at the bottom and I’ll be sending more out in a few days. 2015- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us70DN2XSfM 2017- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coryt8IZ-DE (longest and more in depth. about 24 mins) May 28, 2020- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f7lvVIK2f0 Discussion and Reflection…

Re-Register your Kroger card

By Brandon Bates | June 1, 2020

Register (or re-register) your Kroger card with FUMC LR YOUth. Kroger will donate a portion of your purchase to us at no cost to you. We receive no information on you or your purchases. This has to be redone once a year, so please double check you card if you’ve done this before.If you need assistance registering, please email…