CHILDRENS MINISTRY

We love seeing children and their families live out their

faith together.

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We aim to partner the church and families to create a Christian community that encourages young children to begin building their relationship with God, grow together, and live out their faith. Parents, we are here to support you! We know that you have the largest impact on your child’s life and faith. Our desire is to be a resource for you and your child as you live out your faith together! Let us know how we can help!


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PRESCHOOL


0-5 Years

The purpose of God’s Greenhouse Preschool ministry is to provide a safe, loving, fun, and comfortable environment for both you and your children. To accomplish this mission, our nursery and preschool workers give attention to each child as they care for their needs and as they teach.

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SUNDAY

Nursery (Birth-Toddler)

8:30–9:30 a.m. / 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

An engaging nursery and preschool worship time is offered during all three services.

Seeds of Faith Worship (2yr–4/5yr)

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. 

This worship time takes place during the 11:00 services and is a wonderful time for little ones to plant their seeds of faith! This children’s service consists of songs, prayer, offering, and a scripture lesson.

WEDNESDAY | 6:30–8:00 p.m. Weekdays can be stressful when school is in full-swing. That’s why we’ve designed Wednesdays to be a Midweek Oasis. Preschoolers, 2yr–5yr (God’s Greenhouse) meet to participate in interactive Bible stories, missions, games, and crafts. A nursery time is also available on Wednesday evenings.


ELEMENTARY


K-3rd Grade

God’s Garden Elementary Ministry exists to provide a warm, loving environment where you and your child can have fun and learn about God. We partner with parents to offer spiritual nurturing, to build relationships, and to teach Scripture effectively in the hope that children will understand and apply spiritual truths to their lives.

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SUNDAY | 9:45–10:45 a.m. We gather every Sunday morning in the Children’s Ministry Building for Sunday School. Children engage in age appropriate, hands-on lessons with both large group and small group times. A nursery is also available during the Sunday School hour.

Worship (4th–5th)

8:30–9:30 a.m. / 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Children of this age remain in the services with their families and are encouraged to participate in worship through, song, prayer, and service.


SUNDAY | 5:00–7:00 p.m. We gather every Sunday evening in the Children’s Ministry Building from 5:00- 7:00 pm! We will discover and explore more about Prayer using EMOJIS! Each week, kids will focus on something specific they can talk to God about in prayer using emojis as helpful reminders.  The evening will consist of fun activities, large and small groups, game time and an optional dinner is offered for all children (6:40 pm- 7:00 pm).


WEDNESDAY | 6:30–8:00 p.m. Weekdays can be stressful when school is in full-swing. That’s why we’ve designed Wednesdays to be a Midweek Oasis. A special small group for Kindergarten–3rd Grade (God’s Garden) and 4th–5th Grade (Tweens) meet each Wednesday during the school year. These are designed as life groups—where children live life together and learn how to grow in their relationship with God.


TWEEN


4th-5th Grade

A Tween is someone who is not a child, but not yet a youth, and who needs a special place of their own. To meet the unique needs of our Tweens, we have a special Sunday Sunday School class and offer retreats and special events throught the year. This age group also meets on Wednesday evenings during Midweek Oasis.


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SUNDAY | 9:45–10:45 a.m. We gather every Sunday morning in the Children’s Ministry Building for Sunday School. Children engage in age appropriate, hands-on lessons with both large group and small group times. A nursery is also available during the Sunday School hour.

Worship (4th–5th)

8:30–9:30 a.m. / 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Children of this age remain in the services with their families and are encouraged to participate in worship through, song, prayer, and service.


SUNDAY | 5:00–7:00 p.m. We gather every Sunday evening in the Children’s Ministry Building from 5:00- 7:00 pm! We will discover and explore more about Prayer using EMOJIS! Each week, kids will focus on something specific they can talk to God about in prayer using emojis as helpful reminders.  The evening will consist of fun activities, large and small groups, game time and an optional dinner is offered for all children (6:40 pm- 7:00 pm).


WEDNESDAY | 6:30–8:00 p.m. Weekdays can be stressful when school is in full-swing. That’s why we’ve designed Wednesdays to be a Midweek Oasis. A special small group for Kindergarten–3rd Grade (God’s Garden) and 4th–5th Grade (Tweens) meet each Wednesday during the school year. These are designed as life groups—where children live life together and learn how to grow in their relationship with God.


FAQ’S

   Is there a check-in system?

Yes, our Children’s Ministry has an ID badge system to help ensure that the individual who brings a child to his/her classroom is the same person with whom the child leaves during pick up time. As you sign-in your child, you will receive two small pieces of paper — one to be placed on a clipboard in your child’s room and one to take with you. Please bring this portion back for the sign-out process. You’ll also sign-in your child at the classroom entrance. This will give you a chance to discuss any special instructions with the nursery or classroom workers.

What are the classrooms like?

The Preschool Ministry is made up of five classrooms: Infants, Toddlers, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4/5-year-olds. All the classrooms are located within a central area of our Children’s Ministry Building and are outfitted with age appropriate furnishings and supplies.

   Who will be taking care of my child?

Each class is staffed by a committed team of workers. The Worship team serves on a regular rotation and the Sunday School Team is committed to teaching children for an entire year, so your child can begin the morning with familiar faces each week!

   What about snacks?

Unless instructed otherwise, children will be offered a NUT-FREE snack and water during classroom time.