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Our 2019–2020 School Year Theme, Joy:Fully Following Jesus

Hampton Lutheran’s theme for the 2019–2020 school year is Joy:Fully Following Jesus. This theme is based off the LCMS’s national theme for the school year, Joy:Fully Lutheran. Hampton Lutheran is indeed a joyfully Lutheran school, but we wanted to highlight that we are first and foremost joyfully following Jesus. We teach Law and Gospel and […]

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10 Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks for Kids

Only 2 percent of kids ages 2 to 19 consistently eat a healthy diet. Healthy snacks go a long way in making sure your kid gets the nutrients they need. Look for snacks that have a fruit, vegetable, protein, or nonfat dairy product as the first ingredient or are rich in whole grains. Try different […]

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What Teachers Actually Do in the Summer: Miss Pope

Kids often don’t think about what their teachers are doing over the summer, and parents might not know, either. Even though school is out, teachers are hard at work over the summer, too: They’re working on summer programs, developing new curriculum and activities for the next school year, working on professional development, and more! We […]

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Teaching Kids How to Resolve Conflict as Christians

No family is perfect. At some point, your kids will fight with each other, with you, or with friends.  When a fight or conflict breaks out, you have a great opportunity to teach kids how to resolve conflict as Christians. As Christians, we turn to Matthew 18:15–17 where Jesus describes how two people should resolve […]

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St. Peter Fish Feed for Orphan Grain Train

All community members are invited to attend St. Peter Lutheran Church’s fish feed for Orphan Grain Train on Saturday, July 13 from 5:30-7 PM. St. Peter will serve fish, potatoes, salad, and desserts. Not only will you enjoy a tasty meal, but you will have an opportunity to share in the ministry of giving and […]

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6 Prayers You Can Sing With Your Kids

Did you know that not all prayers have to be spoken? There are prayers you can sing! Christians have always used singing to pray. Even way back in King David’s day, people praised God by singing prayers: The Psalms that David wrote were prayers that were supposed to be sung. And the New Testament is […]

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Adapting the Writing Challenge #1000WordsOfSummer for Kids

Want to encourage and challenge your kids to write more? Adapting the popular #1000WordsOfSummer writing challenge is a fun way to get your kids excited about writing. Author Jami Attenberg started the #1000WordsOfSummer writing challenge last year as a way to encourage herself and friends to dig into writing projects during the summer. The guidelines […]

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What Our Summer Reading Program and STEAM Camp Look Like This Year

This year, Hampton Lutheran’s summer reading program looks a bit different than past years: It includes a STEAM camp. But what exactly is STEAM? It’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) integrated with the arts. This past school year, Mrs. Montoya did STEM classes on Wednesday afternoons with third through sixth graders to teach kids useful […]

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5 Ways Parents Can Support VBS

It’s VBS time! St. Peter and Zion are excited to host Vacation Bible School this summer June 24 to 28 from 8:30-11:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Church. All children age three (as of 8/1/18) through the fifth grade (as of current year) are welcome to attend. This year’s VBS is Miraculous Mission: Jesus Saves the […]

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