Children and Family Ministry

VBS August 2 – 6, 2021
Let’s work together to care for creation! It’s time to register for ReNew: the Green VBSTM!

Dates: August 2 – 6
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location : James Long Park, 4603 James Madison Hwy, Haymarket, VA 20169

At ReNew: the Green VBSTM children will:

  • Explore God’s Word through Jesus’ Parable of the Sower.
  • Learn about God’s creation and what we can do to care for it.
  • Meet members of our community who are stewards of the environment.
  • Make new friends and have a great time!

    Calling all children ages 4 years old though rising 5th graders who want to ReNew! Let’s grow in faith, have fun, and change the world! For the health and safety of all in attendance, masks will be needed when social distancing is not possible.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT of $25 per child is due by July 31, 2021 . ADULT volunteers* working the entire week will receive a discount of $10 per child to help offset the cost of supplies.
* Please note : Due to SOTH’s Safe Church Policy, all ADULT volunteers will need to complete a Volunteer Form and Background Check.

To register click on this link: VBS Registration

Please contact Amanda with any questions at

Kindergarten to 6th Grade 2020

Smiles, stories from the Bible, interaction with friends and caring adults, praying with others, drawing and games: All these things are important to the faith and life of young people and are what young people can experience at Sunday School that will begin again in the fall. Registration forms will be available in August. More details to come…

Youth Choir: Kids for Christ (KFC)Page music

All young people are invited to participate in the Youth Choir (KFC) which sings once a month during worship services. Choir practice is coordinated around family and church schedules. Contact Pastor Darcy for more information. This is a wonderful way for young people to share their gifts.

P.R.A.Y. Program

Affiliated with Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of America, P.R.A.Y. (Programs of Religious Activities with Youth) is a Bible-based religious emblems program designed to bring children, youth, and families to Christ.

The P.R.A.Y. program meets the requirements for religious awards in Scouting programs for those of the Protestant or Independent Christian faith. Classes are normally held in the winter for various age groups. For more information, please contact Brian Behlke at

Volunteer Ministry Opportunities

Acolytes light candles, hand out and collect offering plates, and participate with other lay leaders during worship; training is provided. Contact the Church Administrator at admin@sothva to sign-up or Pastor Darcy at for ways to get connected to service and ministry opportunities.

Vacation Bible School 2020

Thanks to all who participated in VBS ToGo this summer, a 5-week ministry where families picked up kits full of crafts and games and received emails with videos, songs, and Bible lessons to do at home.  Every Friday, students were invited to gather on Zoom to share their craft creations, a devotional by Pastor Darcy, and pray together.