Rhonda Raphael



Mary Longsworth and Marc Raphael


The Children’s Ministry of Imani Praise focuses on developing Christ-like Characters in our Children through the use of Storytime, Children’s Services, Children’s Choir, and our latest addition, Imani Land (also known as Faith Land). We seek to help children know Jesus, and show Jesus to others with whom they meet through creative means.  Here is a list of our programs.

Ask-Him Academy

Ask-Him Academy is our children's Sabbath School for ages one month to nine years.  Children meet and learn about God with a special focus on prayer.  Saturdays, 10 a.m., Rhonda Raphael, teacher.

Tim-Book-II University

Tim-Book-II University is our children's Sabbath School for ages 10-12.  Children learn the fundamentals of Bible study as they grow with Christ.  Saturdays, 10 a.m., Pastor Marc Raphael, teacher.

Imani Land Tours

Children and young-at-heart take a tour through Imani Land, the children-friendly, faith place.  Meet Pinnie the Penguin, L. Toj, and Jochebed.  Go through God's Rain For-us.  Hear the Cock-that-Crew.  Take a ride on Move-It Mountain.  And more!  Saturdays, 11 a.m., Leahpar Cram & Friends, tour guides.

Three Angels Task Force

Three Angels Task Force is a Bible study program designed to engage children ages 5-12 in fun and exciting Bible exploration.  1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Pastor Marc Raphael, facilitator.

Wild About Reading

Whether listening to stories, reading books, or learning consonant and vowel sounds, children experience the excitement of reading.  2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Rhonda Raphael, director.