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Bookwalter United Methodist Church
4218 Central Avenue Pike
Knoxville, TN  37912


Office 865-689-3349
Fax 865-687-8010
 
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 Children's Ministry

Our mission statement:
        Our desire as a Children’s Council is to share God’s message of salvation through Jesus Christ with the children in our ministry, at their level of understanding and stage of development.  We hope that this will result in their desire to commit their lives to Jesus as they walk in their relationship with Him, providing a nurturing atmosphere for them to grow spiritually.

God calls us to the task of telling our children of His saving grace so that they can tell their children, and they can tell their children, and so on and so forth.

In Psalm 78: 1-8 the psalmist writes:
       “My people, listen to my teaching.  Listen to what I say.  I will speak using stories.  I will tell things that have been secret since long ago.  We have heard them and know them.  Our fathers told them to us.  We will not keep them from our children.  We will tell those who come later about the praises of the Lord.  We will tell about His power and the miracles He has done. The Lord made an agreement with Jacob.  He gave the teachings to Israel .  And He commanded our ancestors to teach them to their children.  Then their children would know them, even their children not yet born. And they would tell their children.  So they would all trust God.  They would not forget what God has done.  Instead, they would all obey His commands.”

We strive at Bookwalter to show how God’s word is alive.  Using many educational techniques, we involve the whole child in a learning experience about the saving grace of Jesus Christ.  Through Sunday school, Children’s Church, Vacation Bible School , and other extra curricular activities we engage every child at his/her own level of ability.  From birth through fifth grade, our goal is to share the love of Jesus with His most precious disciples.
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Take a look below at some of our ministries we share:

 

Vacation Bible School
Our annual VBS where we learn God’s amazing grace and saving power.  Games, music, snacks, crafts, preschool.

Easter Egg Hunt

 

Puppet Ministry
 

Fun on the Farm

 

Ice Skating

 

 

 

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