Children's Ministry

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Friday, 27 March 2015 12:07

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The children ministry is the ministry which runs Sunday School Classes for the church. The ministry can be traced as far back as the history of the church, and over the years it has produced a number of graduates from Sunday school, most of whom are now responsible church members holding positions in various ministries. The ministry runs on a membership of 40 teachers, led by the superintendent who is assisted by an administrative wing, composed of the chairperson, the assistant and a committee.
 
DIVISION OF CLASSES: Classes are divided according to groups as stipulated in our syllabus to enable reach every child physically, spiritually and socially. These are 3-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-12 years and 13-16 years.

OBJECTIVE: To teach children with a Godly way of living. (Mathew 18: 14). And below are the areas we address:

    * The Biblical basis for child life evangelism.
    * The importance of child life.
    * Understanding the child’s spiritual needs.
    * Growth and character development
    * Discipline
    * Spiritual maturity

The importance of conversion and leading a child to Christ Jesus is of priority.
Counselling the child for salvation and presenting the Gospel to the children. This covers prayers, Bible lessons such as:-

    * The Holy Spirit
    * Water Baptism
    * Holy Spirit Baptism
    * Tithe and Offering
    * Witnessing
    * The Lord’s Supper

ENROLMENT OF TEACHERS: Sunday school teachers normally respond voluntarily to announcements for people who want to join in teaching, while others join through personal call from the Lord Jesus.

ORGANIZATION OF TEACHERS: Children’s ministry runs in four groups:

    * Baby class 3 - 5 years
    * Junior class 6 - 8 years
    * Preteens class 9-12 years
    * Teenage class 13 - 16 year

For every service there are Sunday school classes which are conducted under different ages and registers for each class are maintained by teachers and checked by the supervisors.

TIME / SERVICE

    * 7:00 hrs
    * 9:30 hrs
    * 12:00 hrs

We also have a jumping castle that has brought smiles to every child.
 
We give God all the glory and honour for His goodness

Frequently Asked Questions

How can one become a Member of BLCI?
To start with, one has to give his or her life to the Lord that is to be born again. After this, one has to through a foundation class which basically aims at grounding the newly born again believer to the basic Christian principles. On completion, of the foundation class one goes through the waters of baptism after which one qualifies to be a member of Bread of Life Church International and will then be encouraged to join one of the many ministries the church has.
What organization is BLCI Affiliated to?
Bread of Life Church is affiliated to the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia, which fellowship was established in 1964 for the purpose of providing fellowship among the evangelical missionaries serving in Zambia.
When was Bread of Life Church founded?
Bread of Life Church International was founded on 13th September 1992 with a vision of bringing thousands into the kingdom of God. The church, then located on plot 136 Chinyunyu road in Emmasdale had a congregation of 120.
Who is the Presiding Bishop of BLCI?
Bishop Imakando is currently the Presiding Bishop of Bread of life Church International. He also happens to be the founder of Bread of Life Church in August 1992, when while in Lagos Nigeria God gave him the vision that led to the birth of Bread of life Church International.

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