• The Best For Our Kids - Children's Ministry at DCC

    We believe children deserve the very best DCC can offer – our best leaders, our best materials, our best facilities. 

    About 85 percent of those who make decisions to follow Jesus do so between the ages of 4 and 14. We are keenly aware connections to the Gospel are made for children when we serve them with excellence as a local church.

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  • Children & Families

    We believe that children deserve the very best DCC can offer – our best leaders, our best materials, our best facilities.

    We also recognize that about 85% of those who make decisions to follow Jesus do so between the ages of 4 and 14. There are important connections to the Gospel that God makes for children 4-14 years old when we as a local church serve them well! Children’s Ministry is indeed a sacred calling.

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  • 5 Tips for Stay-at-Home Parents

    by Stacie Van de Weghe

    article mom and son sitting on carpet and using laptop G9PQM8S 1Sometimes God uses irony to get our attention. I recently survived one of my worst parenting days ever. Pretty much the whole day, I felt like a cross between an angry drill sergeant and a volcano. The tell-tale vein on the side of my forehead was in overdrive. Can you relate? Then, in divinely ironic timing, just as my forehead vein settled down for the evening, I received a text message. “Could you write an article entitled ‘5 Tips for Stay-at-Home Parents?’” I laughed. I felt like the one who needed the tips—not the one who should be giving them! 

    Why am I telling you this? Because I want you to read the following tips knowing they are written by someone right alongside you in the trenches. These are not simple strategies to make your day flow smoother. Instead, these are hardwon truths I’m holding onto for dear life. Each one causes a subtle perspective shift that profoundly impacts our ability not only to parent, but to be parented by our Good Father. There are plenty of valuable articles on how to manage meal prep, laundry, tantrums, and whining. But I want to take it a step further because if you nail the housework and the child rearing but miss out on the riches of intimacy with Jesus in the middle of it, you’ve missed the whole point. If, like me, being a stay-at-home parent has brought you to the end of yourself, and you don’t like what you’ve found there, then keep reading. These five tips are for you. 

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  • Children Joining us for Communion on Sunday Mornings

    Hello DCC parents -- especially those with younger children. I’m Britt Hemphill Children & Family Ministries Pastor at Dungeness Community Church in Sequim, WA.

    Starting this week, families attending DCC in-person services will stay together for the entire communion service. Children’s Church and Pre-K will not be available. We’ll be doing this at every monthly communion service from here on out.

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  • Transitions & Changes - Fall 2021

     
    Dear Church Family,

    As we move into Fall there are several changes happening within our staff. I sat down with everyone a few days ago to discuss and want to share that conversation with you. I hope you’ll take 15 minutes to hear what is going on.
     
    Speaking of changes, for those of you that are doing church online, this Sunday we are transitioning from a pre-recorded service to a live-stream. The service will be live online starting at 10:00 am (you can also watch any time after that). To view the live-stream just go to DCChurch.org and click the "Livestream" button.
     
    A big thank you to Shane and his team for the work they have put in to make this happen. 
     
    Looking forward to seeing you Sunday morning either in-person or online!
     
    In Him,

    Pastor Tim

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