Children's Ministry - September 2017

School is in full swing. Continue to pray for all children and all school faculty throughout the year.

We have opportunities for you to serve in preschool and children's ministry this year. Check out our Facebook page, Cook Kidz, or Cook Baptist Church webpage to find exciting things to get your children, grandchildren, or kids in your neighborhood involved with Cook Kidz.

We are planning a Dad & Son Nerf Night on Sept. 23 from 4pm-7pm in the gym. We will provide pizza, Nerf games, testimonies and lots more fun. Invite your friends and come spend a fun night with your son or grandson. Sign up online at

We are planning to hand out 1500 wrapped bags the night of October 31st at Cook Baptist Church. There will be a drop off at the Welcome Center for treats to share with the kids in our community. You may drop them off from Sept. 24th-Oct. 22nd. Cook Kidz will fill the bags on October 25th. This will be an exciting night to come and greet all the families in our community and share the love of Jesus.

Upcoming Ministries- Cook Kidz:

  • Sept 8th- COOK KIDZ CLUB- 6-9pm
  • Sept 23rd- Dad & Son Nerf Night- 4-7pm Gym
  • Sept 24th-Oct 22nd treat drop off at the Welcome Center
  • Oct 6th- COOK KIDZ CLUB - 6-9pm

Check out Cook Kidz facebook page and for details on these ministries and more.
Love you all,
Rebecca Welch

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Children's Ministry - August 2017

Well, the summer is coming to an end. Back to school for our children. Pray for the children, their teachers, and other faculty and staff.

We will continue our Wednesday evening TeamKid. It has been a blessing to hear the prayers and thoughts the children have on Wednesday evenings. We will continue to have fun learning God's word and praying for one another. I hope you get plugged in and learn ways to encourage and minister to your community and neighbors.

We will start back in September with Cook Kidz Club. If you would like to get involved with Preschool or Children's Ministry we have opportunities for you to serve. It is a blessing to serve the precious families in our community. To keep up with what is going on in Cook Kidz Ministry, join our Facebook page or visit

We are so blessed to have our new pastor Jeff and Susan Smart be a part of our family at Cook. God has blessed us with them. Excited to see what God has planned for His church.

Love you all,
Rebecca Welch

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Children's Ministry - July 2017

VBS is coming to an end and it has been awesome! With me not here the first 3 days for VBS, I have prayed for each of you, the children and all of you have been on my heart and mind. I have had so many texts, calls, messages, cards, meals, and the list goes on and on of love shown to our family. I love and appreciate all of you so much, while I was away with my Dad’s funeral, I knew you all would be just great. I thank God for each and every one of you and how much it means to our family that we have our family at Cook. You all lifted us in a time that we needed love and understanding, just like you do every time anyone is going through a hurt. You all are the hands and feet of Jesus and we are so thankful for every one of you. I will never be able to thank each of you enough. We love you.

We have lots coming up in July!

We have open gym days and other ministry opportunities this month.

Check out our Facebook page, Cook Kidz and Cook Baptist Church website for more info.

CentriKid Camp-July 31 –Aug 4 Finished 3rd grade-6th grade

Be sure you and your child have a parent packet.

Thank you and love you all,
Rebecca Welch and family

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Children's Ministry - June 2017

Summertime is here. Which means Vacation Bible School is right around the corner. We will have opportunities to serve in 3 different VBS's this year. What an awesome opportunity for us to invite our neighbors to join us this year. These are opportunities God has given us to love on others in our communities.We will be sharing Jesus’ word and love through VBS in New Mexico June 2nd-10th, Ruston June 26th-30th, and New Orleans July 9th-14th. Invite your neighbors to Maker Fun Factory VBS where we will learn we are created and built for a purpose. We will have lots of fun learning that God made you, God is for you, God is always with you, God will always love you, God made you for a reason. I ask that you start praying, and inviting all the children in your neighborhood. It is for completed kindergarten-6th graders.

We will continue through the summer to have TeamKid on Wednesday nights from 6:00pm-7:30pm. Come join us and bring a friend.

Check out Cook Kidz Facebook page or for more info.

Love you all,
Rebecca Welch

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Children's Ministry - May 2017

As the school year comes to an end, our lives get even busier. We try to keep our families busy, and cram in so much during the summer. This thing we call busyness, can get in the way of what God has for us and our family.

Every year at CentriKid Camp, the kids and adults focus every morning on quiet time with God. It is just us, our Bibles and God, nothing else distracting or getting in the way of us and God. I try to do this every morning.  He deserves so much more. But, some mornings I fail Him and on those days, I struggle. He makes things easier to face and overcome when we start our days with Him. Not only should we start our days with Him, we should finish our days thanking Him. He gives us our life, and only wants closeness in prayer, love, relationship, and us telling others about Him. His unfailing love, which he gives no matter how often we fail Him, should be shared. If you are missing the personal relationship with Him, talk to Him and get to know Him. It will be the best decision you ever make in your life!

This year, VBS is June 26th-30th. VBS Family Night is July 2nd, from 5:00-7:30 pm. If you would like to help with VBS, please signup at the Welcome Center.

Cook Kidz Calendar
       5th- Cook Kidz Club
       6th- M-Jam
      10th- Children's Ministry Team Meeting
      14th- Happy Mother's Day
      16th-18th VBS workdays
      21st- Children's Choir starts back
      22nd-23rd VBS workdays
      24th- Children's End of School Party
      25th-26th VBS workdays
      30th-31st VBS workdays
      31st- Preteen Invasion Sign-up $30
      2nd-10th New Mexico Mission Trip- VBS
      12th-16th VBS workdays
      19th-23rd VBS workdays
      24th- Peach Festival Parade VBS handout

Sign-up online and to find more information check out our facebook page or Cook Baptist Church website.

Love you all,
Rebecca Welch 

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