Kids

Please visit the Children's Check In station to register your child each week. Each child will be given a name tag (babies in the Nursery get extra tags for their diaper bag or sippy cup!) and the adult is given a Pick Up tag that must be shown to pick up the child. All of our children's volunteers have undergone a background check and wear lanyards with their photo identification. Parents will be alerted during the service if their child needs them.

 

The littlest Lifers from birth through 36 months are carefully tended in our Nursery by three loving volunteers. It’s a joy wathing the babies explore new social skills, make friends, teach each other something new and share the glorious assortment of aga-appropriate toys (which are sanitized weekly!). Life Babies ministers to the parent as well as the child, as parent connect over common ground—namely, their lack of sleep, parenting dilemmas and love for their little bundles of joy!

 

When they blow out three candles on their birthday cake, children are moved to the Little Lifers Preschool until they start Kindergarten. This area is more structured than the Nursery and features a short lesson or Bible verse based on a letter of the alphabet. They also play games, make crafts and sing songs to reinforce the lesson… but let’s face it, their favorite time is snack! At this age we don’t expect them to remember much, but short lessons and related activities support the Bible teaching and reinforce the fact that Jesus loves them—and so do we!

 

In Life Kids, we are driven to “get the kids into the Bible and the Bible into the kids.” Our curriculum gets our teachers excited about guiding our kids through life-applicable, Biblical truths. Our goals are to show the kids how much God loves them by caring for them and their spiritual growth. And to know that being a Christian is NOT boring—in the words of one of our kids, "It’s ridiculous fun!" We love making our Heavenly Father laugh and smile down on us. 

Each week, the kids enjoy learning the books of the Bible and the truths that they contain, through fun and interactive ways. After, we dive into the lesson through a skit and activities. But one of the favorite parts of the morning is our Praise and Worship time. When they get to dance, sing and give praise to our Heavenly Father.

 

In High Life on Sunday mornings, our teachers are driven to guide teens through life-applicable truths. Our goals are to help our teens feel confident about their worth in God’s kingdom plans and how very-deeply He truly loves them. And to teach the teens how to be God's hands and feet…how to be salt and light to the world.

Let me tell you why you are here. You're here to be salt/seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth. You're here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We're going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. Now that you've been put on a hilltop, on a light stand—SHINE! Matthew 5:13-16 MSG

They dive into a lesson that uses scriptures to help them understand how to handle present day problems they are facing in a way that is healthy and Biblical.