for children to encounter and be changed by the gospel of Jesus
teach children the gospel –– God’s redemptive plan for his people and their need for Jesus in their own lives
nurture and care for children so they feel embraced as part of the church community
assist parents in the spiritual nurture, instruction and training of their children
10:00 am worship service
infant to 3 years
Our nursery rooms provide safe care for our youngest children throughout our worship service. Children are nurtured through play, music, snack and Bible story time. Our primary teaching tools are Bible storybooks such as the Read Aloud Bible Stories series and My Very First Bible by Lois Rock.
4 years to grade 2
Children’s Worship provides a time of teaching for children to be shaped by the practices of worship and living by faith. Children are dismissed just prior to the sermon and are picked up at the conclusion of the worship service (no classes in summer). The curriculum follows a two-year rotation, covering the themes:
grade 3 & up
Our oldest worship alongside their families throughout our entire service. Worksheets are available in the foyer to aid kids in the teaching during the sermon.
8:45 - 9:45 am SUNDAY SCHOOL
Sunday School classes are offered each week for all ages* (toddlers through high school) and reflect the church’s desire to equip children with an understanding of Scripture and God’s saving work to redeem his people through Jesus. Curricula from Great Commission Publications are the primary teaching resource. *our youngest ones receive care but no instruction
LINKS for parents
If you would like more information about our Children’s Ministry, please contact our Director, Dana Russell.
[banner art by N. Muehleisen]