School News

APRIL 2017
"Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants." Deuteronomy 32:2

It would be foolish to plant a seed and expect instantaneous results.  Although some would prefer such an easy option, we know that nurturing a seed requires commitment to the growing process and a firm belief that the seed will become the plant it is intended to be and bear the fruit it is intended to bear.

At Our Redeemer we are seed planters.  We have the responsibility of planting the seed of the Word of God daily into young hearts.  We have the privilege of watching the children grow and mature in their faith.

Jesus life, death and resurrection assure us of forgiveness, joy and eternal life.  We respond to this Good News with a heart full of love.  These children daily experience the joy that comes from knowing Jesus.

Our “little plants” are growing well fed and watered by God’s Word, taught by teachers who model the love of Jesus.

2017 Jog-a-thon and Silent Auction
Our Redeemer’s Jog-a-thon is coming Friday, May 12.  Support a jogger!  See the 2017 Jog-a-thon page on this website and donate via Paypal starting April 20.
Barb Renker (barb.renker@gmail.com) is doing a marvelous job coordinating this year’s fundraiser. Our Silent Auction is from April 30-May 12.  We always have room for more donations!  Consider what your family might contribute to the auction this year.  
Raffle Items include an Xbox and Disneyland Passes.

Bible Stories for April focus on Jesus death and resurrection.  Jesus died and rose again for us that we might have forgiveness, hope and eternal life with Him.  Jesus made many appearances to His disciples and friends to assure them that He is alive and with us forever.


Learning Units
3’s Preschool - Life on the Farm
4’s Preschool - Insects
Kindergarten:  Along with core curriculum in reading, writing and math we’ll learn about Plants and Insects.  Kinder Artist: Picasso   Author studies: Beatrix Potter and Arnold Lobel
Music: Instruments of the orchestra


Working in the Vineyard,
Darlene Thauland


3’s Preschoolers are starting a unit on Life on the Farm.   They will learn about all of the different animals on a farm and the many jobs that need to be done on a farm.  The children will visit a farmer in Colorado via skype.  At the end of this unit the little ones will be visiting the Kershner Homestead: Faith + Feast in Sherwood.


All the children will learn how Jesus came to earth to redeem us by dying on the cross and rising again on Easter morning.  We will be learning about Jesus Resurrection appearances to His followers and friends.  Jesus comes to us each day also bringing hope and joy into our lives.




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