RISING KIDS PARENT RESOURCE | How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy

The news is heartbreaking enough to take in as a parent. Terrorist attacks. Mass killings. Planes blowing up. Beheadings. I know…please just stop right there. Add to that the political chaos that seems to dominate the headlines, climate change, job losses and more. It’s just too much to take some days, even for us adults….

Rising Kids | UNIT INFO

Hello! I am so glad you want to take a deeper look at what is going on at Rising Kids! This Month we are starting 3 great new units! Below you will see each age group with a description of what unit they are currently in as well as the specific topic tackled each week….

Rising Kids: Fishes & Loaves

Calling All Chefs!   This October and November’s offering we have been collecting in Rising Kids and use it to make meals for families in foster care. We partner with the 111 Project and get together to serve these families. Our event will be on November 4th from 1:00-2:30. The Dutton’s have been so gracious to open up…

Appalachia Service Project

Warmer, Safer, Dryer! Registration for ASP (Appalachia Service Project) is now officially open!  We’ll be heading up to Jonesville, Virginia, November 10-13.  Participants need to be at least 16 years old.  We’ll be having an informational meeting for those interested on Sunday morning, September 24th at 9:30am in the multi-purpose room.  The cost is $185….

Out of Darkness October Mission Encounter

Coming up October 27-28, Melanie Peterson is going to be leading a 2-day mission encounter for women 18 years & older with “Out of Darkness”.  This mission encounter is designed to educate and inform participants on the what, why, and who of sex trafficking here in Atlanta, as well as how they can get involved…

SuperStart Preteen Conference 2017

Who: Current 4th and 5th Graders What: SuperStart Preteen Conference When: October 20-21, 2017 Where: Cross Pointe Church (1800 Satellite Boulevard Duluth, GA 30097) Cost: $70 covers all conference expenses, an outing and lunch on Saturday, and a special treat! (Price goes up to $85 on October 1) SuperStart is a 2-day conference designed specifically for preteens….

6 Ways to Improve Communication in the Home

Brittany did some research on how to improve family communication strategies! Sometimes in families it can be hard to understand how others are feeling because we are all communicating in different styles and on different levels; because of this, there can be misunderstandings and hurt. However, if you read what Brittany has created we can…

Introducing Mia, our new RK Director!

We are thrilled to welcome Mia Rempala to the team as our new Director of Children’s Ministry at RISING Kids. We sent Mia a couple of questions to help us get to know her better, so check out her answers below, and help us welcome her to the RISING Church family! All RK families are…

Muffins with Miss Mia!

  Who: All RISING Kids children and families What: Enjoy muffins with Miss Mia and some time to get to know her better as she steps into the RK Director role! When: Drop by anytime between 9-11AM on Saturday, September 16 Where: George Pierce Park (pavilion by the playground) As Mia steps into her new…