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Blackhawk Kids

Welcome to Blackhawk Kids Children's Ministry! We exist to lift high the name of Jesus as we teach our children to love God's Word, to honor and glorify Him, to pray, to join in Christian community and to serve others.
 
All children from birth through 5th grade are invited to join us at 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. on Sundays for age-appropriate lessons, a time of worship through music, and dynamic group time in our newly renovated nursery, preschool and beautiful new children's wing. 
 
For families who are enrolled in a church-sponsored class on Wednesday evenings, please bring children to KidsConnect from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for fellowship, fun and great lessons from the Bible. 
 
We cannot wait to serve your family! If you would like more information, please contact our Children's Ministry Director, Amber Kern, at [email protected]

"But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,"  (John 1:12). 

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Blackhawk Student Ministries

Student Ministries at Blackhawk exist to glorify God by encouraging students and adult leaders to EMBRACE and PURSUE Christ for a lifetime.

SUNDAY MORNINGS | Students in grades 6-12 are invited join us Sunday mornings from 9-10 AM in the North Campus Chapel.

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS | Students in grades 6-12 are invited back on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 PM for dinner, games, worship, a message from Pastor Weaz and small groups designed for each grade. Meet in the North Campus Chapel.

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Blackhawk Christian School

Preparing Hearts and Minds to Serve Christ.

Blackhawk Christian is a place where we value our parents, students, and faculty. We want our families to know that students as a whole are our priority - educating them for their future, encouraging and leading them in their spiritual life, and genuinely investing in their lives. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve you and your family. 

Blackhawk Christian School is a ministry of Blackhawk Ministries.

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Global Missions Team

The purpose of missions at Blackhawk is to promote, encourage and support outreach aimed at bringing others into a personal relationship with Christ. It is the responsibility of every Christian to be involved in the process of missions. It is the responsibility of the local church to:

  • Pray for Christian workers to be raised up. (Matt. 9:36-38)
  • Train Christians to do the work of the ministry. (Eph. 4:11-13)
  • Recognize the leading of the Holy Spirit in the directing of people into the ministry. (Acts 13:1-4)
  • Encourage, financially support, & pray for missionaries and their work. (III John 5-8)
  • Encourage a missional life-style among all believers. (Matt. 28:19-20) Missional living is defined as not living for self but for the present and eternal glory of God.

Download Missions Policies

Download Full Time Application

Missionaries Supported

Blackhawk supports 33 full-time missionary families and/or individuals and 8 ministry organizations.

Blackhawk Ministries has a rich history of support for global missions as we fulfill our calling to preach the Gospel to all nations. We support missionaries serving in sixteen countries on five continents. Some of our missionaries have been on the field in excess of twenty five years and some of are having their first exposure to missions.

Missionaries we support plant churches, fly with Mission Aviation Fellowship in remote areas, work in orphanages and clinics worldwide, teach English on foreign college campuses, translate the Bible into native languages, and serve in sports and music ministries. We also support missionaries who have now returned to the States and are teaching and training the next wave to be sent out.

Short Term Missions Trips

Besides our career missionaries, we have a valued history of support for short term mission projects. These usually involve teams from the church coming along side our full time missionaries and helping with construction, nursing, teaching, administration, and providing emotional and physical support. Download Short Term Missions Policy.

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Family Helping Family

"The way God designed our bodies is a model for understanding our lives together as the church; every part dependent on every other part, the parts we mention and the parts we don't, the parts we see and the parts we don't. If one part hurts, every other part is involved in the hurt, and in the healing. If one part flourishes, every other part enters into the exuberance."
~1 Corinthians 12:26 (The Message)

Sometimes life can be very challenging.

Things just aren't going the way we expected and we find ourselves needing help making ends meet. Blackhawk wants to be a place where you can confidently say, "I need help!"

The Vine exists to help families in meeting their physical needs during a difficult financial time. If you are a member of Blackhawk or a regular attendee of at least 6 months, then you are eligible to apply for assistance. To begin the application process, please call the church office.

If you are not eligible for assistance through The Vine, please contact InAsMuch Ministry, at 260.423.2347, to see if help is available. Or dial #211 for a listing of community resources.

Are you interested in helping a family?

Please consider lending assistance to a Blackhawk family by visiting the arbor in the church foyer, taking a card and meeting a need. This ministry does not exist without you!!

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Grafted

“To create a church culture where Biblical hospitality is embraced, encouraged, and supported through adoption, foster, and orphan care”

Welcome to Grafted, a ministry at Blackhawk, where our goal is to help create a church culture where Biblical hospitality is embraced, encouraged, and supported through adoption, foster, and orphan care. Grafted is made up of three branches: Safe Families for Children, Lifesong for Orphans, and our Grafted Life Group. We are a community of like-minded individuals who want to live out James 1:27 to the best of our ability. If you have any question or would like to contact us, please email us at [email protected].

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Marriage Matters

In a perfect world, boy meets girl, they fall in love, get married, and live happily ever after.

In a not-so-perfect world, marriage is good; but marriage is hard. Happily ever after takes work. Sometimes marriages need a safe place to grow or to heal. Marriage Matters is about helping you create the fulfilling marriage you long for. It provides comfortable opportunities to enrich your relationship in whatever stage it is: seriously dating, engaged, newly married, or celebrating milestones. We welcome marriages in any condition: happily ever after, struggling, broken, or in need of resurrection. Believing that couples respond and grow best in community, we give opportunities for them to affirm and support each other.
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Friendship Class

People with Special Needs are welcome at Blackhawk Ministries, and can attend wherever their needs are best met. They may want to attend Sunday School class with others about their age, or the Friendship Class if they find it to be a better “fit.” The Friendship Class is made up of people of various ages who are mentally and/or physically handicapped. It also includes people who become their friends. We enjoy singing, learning God’s truth and talking to Him in prayer. We love to worship and honor God together. Everyone can learn at his or her own level, whatever that may be. We share our concerns and pray for one another . . . and thank God for his answers! We look for ways we can serve others, as well. We also enjoy social activities together. ANYone is welcome. In addition to having accessible facilities, one restroom is a private room allowing another person to assist if needed. It also has an adult size changing table.
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The Bible Hour

The Bible Hour is a unique, local church television ministry with a high value placed on authenticity, relevance and the clear teachings of the Scripture.

The Bible Hour is televised locally each week on the following channels:

MyTV channel 21.3 on Sunday at 9:00AM EST
Local Comcast Cable access channel 57 on Wednesday at 5:00PM EST

If you have any thoughts, comments, or questions about the Bible Hour, please CONTACT US.

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Legacy (Senior Adults)

Blackhawk's Legacy Ministry seeks to provide fellowship and service opportunities for our senior adults. These activities can be found in the bulletin as well as in the Legacy newsletter. You may sign up for the newsletter at the Legacy desk in the Worship Center Foyer.