Brad Shimomura

Brad Shimomura

Pendleton, OR / First Assembly of God

Brad Shimomura is the Children’s Pastor at First Assembly of God in Pendleton, Oregon. He and his wife, Roberta, have served in full-time children’s ministry since 2006. They have two children. 

Summer Activities for Boys

Are you familiar with the summer drop-off? You know, when school lets out and families take trips? Camping, fishing, and other family events seem to take precedence over church for a couple of months. I know it all too well. Summer activities are a great way to keep connected with your kids at a time when you might not be seeing them at your weekend services.

Christmas Production Timeline

Kids’ Christmas programs are a great way to get kids’ grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives who don’t normally attend church to come to church and hear the gospel. The key to a great presentation is excellent planning. The following is a sample timeline for planning a great kids’ Christmas presentation.