BIBLE CLUBS (for elementary-age children)
School-year clubs called COUNTDOWN CLUBS meet one hour
weekly after school in homes, churches, community buildings,
schools, etc. The club program is composed of singing,
prayer, memory work, missionary story, Bible lesson, counseling
time. Contests, quizzes, etc., make the time both fruitful
and exciting for the kids.
Several options are available in order to fit the club into
the lives of busy people....
6-week Countdown Club - any six-week - fall and/or spring
Extended Countdown Club - begins in October and ends
(when school is not in session, the club does not usually
One-time "Party" Countdown Club - (Valentine's
Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, other)
Video Countdown Club - building a club around a different
video each week, for 6 weeks, or using an extended dramatic
video, showing only a segment of the video each week.
These clubs always include a Bible lesson.
Summer 5-Day Countdown Clubs meet for one hour a day
for 5 consecutive days,
almost like a neighborhood VBS. Almost anyone can clear
one week of their
Summer, if they choose to prioritize this kind of outreach,
to either teach or
host a club. Again, the club is composed of singing,
prayer, memory work, Bible
lesson, missionary stroy, review quizzes, etc. A gospel
invitation and time for
counseling is planned each day.
Training for involvement in these club programs is available
and detailed under
Young people, usually college-age, receive specialized, and
training, if they plan to serve for a Summer as a Summer Missionary.
person so hired serves for an extended time of the summer,
teaching three and
four Summer 5-Day Countdown Clubs each day. A Summer
remuneration for each club taught plus transportation expenses
in driving from
area to area, and club to club.
PRAISE NOTE...In a typical Summer between 600 and
1000 kids are impacted by attending 5-Day Countdown Clubs.
Of those attending many profess genuine faith in Jesus Christ
as their personal Savior.
CHALLENGE: How about getting involved?
Open your home to your neighborhood and host a club?
Teach a club? Pray for a particular club faithfully?
The school-year club season is upon us. We're ready
to include you. Check the doctrinal position of this
ministry by reading our Declaration of Faith. Every
person involved in the Lakeland CEM must fully adhere to and
sign the Declaration of Faith annually.