Hi GCKids Parents,

Please enjoy this month’s GCKids Connect:

The arrival of summer means it’s time for VBS (June 24–28). We anticipate this will be our biggest and best VBS yet! The VBS registration deadline is less than a week away, Sunday, June 9! We cannot accept registrations past this date so be sure to sign up now to reserve your spot. You can register on our website today by visiting GraceChapel.org/VBS.

In addition to registration, VBS is still in need of additional volunteers. Would you consider co-leading a crew of 6–8 kids as you go to different stations for crafts, games, Bible story, and more? Volunteering is so easy and so much fun! If interested, or for more information, please visit our VBS website at GraceChapel.org/VBS.

Volunteers receive a $10 discount toward their own kids’ registrations! Volunteer’s kids, under the age of 4, can participate in a special mini-VBS with our childcare workers for free. Students need to have completed 6th grade to volunteer.

For more information, visit our website or contact Jamie Tressen, Kids Pastor, at JTressen@GraceChapel.org.

Also, in June, we have the opportunity to celebrate our Dads on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16). Look for special crafts and activities on this day in our Kids Ministry departments. We look forward to an amazing month of ministry, please feel free to reach out with any questions.

God bless,

Jamie Tressen – Kids Pastor
Grace Chapel
8505 S Valley Hwy
Englewood, CO 80112
303.799.4900, Ext. 22

Meet our new Elementary Director
, Sydney Baumann:
Meet Sydney Baumann. Sydney is brand new to our GCKids staff and began her role as Elementary Director on Sunday, June 2. Sydney is married to her husband, Scot, and together they have 3 kids, Gage (8th grade), Logan (6th grade), and Kinsley (2nd grade).

Here are some of her favorites:

  1. Hobby: Being creative with art: hand lettering, painting, drawing, painting my nails
  2. Restaurant: Olive Garden
  3. TV show: Big Bang Theory
  4. The last picture you took on your phone: My 6-year-old daughter and I riding the Twister 2 at Elitch Gardens (her first big roller coaster)
  5. Most visited website: Pinterest
  6. Vacation destination: Hawaii
  7. Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5, Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding…
  8. Breakfast this morning: Coffee and fruit loops
  9. If you had an extra $500, what would you buy? Shoes, clothes, and an Instant Pot

GCKids Staff:
Kids Pastor:                            Jamie Tressen (JTressen@GraceChapel.org)
Nursery/Childcare Director:  Pam Willecke (PWillecke@GraceChapel.org)
Preschool Director:                Kelli Snyder (KSnyder@GraceChapel.org)
Preschool Associate:             Kelly Blair (KBlair@GraceChapel.org)
Elementary Director:              Sydney Baumann (SBaumann@GraceChapel.org)
Elementary Associate:           Brittany Enriquez (BEnriquez@GraceChapel.org)
GCKids Associate:                 Lisa Hetherington (LHetherington@GraceChapel.org)

Upcoming Events:

  1. VBS Work Days: 10 AM – 4 PM in the Upper Lobby. Saturdays, June 15 and 22. To volunteer, visit GraceChapel.org/VBS.
  2. Father’s Day: Sunday, June 16
  3. VBS: Monday – Friday, June 24–28, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Volunteer Opportunities Available:
GCKids currently has need in all age groups and we’d love to get you connected here at Grace though serving. If you are interested in learning more about what volunteering in Kids Ministry entails, please contact Jamie Tressen, Kids Pastor, at JTressen@GraceChapel.org.

This Month at GCKids: June 2019

Basic Truth: Jesus wants to be my friend forever.
Memory Verse: I can do everything by the power of Christ. Philippians 4:13, NIrV
Click here for Nursery and Preschool resources.

Life App: Life App—What God is doing in you to change the world around you.
Memory Verse: The fruit the Holy Spirit produces is love, joy and peace. It is being patient, kind and good. It is being faithful and gentle and having control of oneself. Galatians 5:22–23a, NIrV
Click here for Elementary resources.