Children’s & Youth Mininstries

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”

— Jesus (Mt. 19:13-14)

As a church, we are committed to partnering with parents in the spiritual development of our children.

We provide intentional, age-appropriate ministry for children of all ages.  Developing relationships with their peers and adult leaders in a small group setting, along with active participation in worship, are essential to lasting faith formation.

We believe the best long-term strategy for faith formation is to offer age-specific Sunday School AND the inclusion of children and youth in the main worship gathering.  

When we include our children in worship, we communicate that they have a place in God’s family, regardless of age.  They can observe and learn from the larger faith community, serve alongside their peers and adults, and grow their personal relationship with God.

Learning to worship as a multi-generational community is a process that requires patience; sometimes there may be restlessness.  Remember, we are all children of God, and learning how to worship is important—and worth a little noise.

As a congregation, we should partner with families in carrying out God’s command to “tell the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord” in Psalm 78.  As a church, we have committed to offering families the following:

  • age-specific small groups for children, teens, and their parents,
  • family worship time,
  • monthly family dinner nights, and
  • opportunities to serve as a family periodically throughout the year.

Children and Youth Programming (Beginning September 8, 2019)
9:00 Age-Specific Sunday School
Nursery (infant – age 2)—room 102 (lower level)
Preschool (ages 3 – 5)—room 103 (lower level)
Elementary (K – 5th grade)—room 114 (lower level)
Jr. High (6th – 8th grade)—room 208 (main level)
Sr. High (9th – 12th grade)—rooms 201/203 (main level)

*Parent Small Group will begin September 8th in room 105, lower level.  We will be discussing the book, Parenting in the Pews, which gives practical advice on how to include our children in worship.  All parents are encouraged to participate in this 10-week group.

10:15 Worship
Nursery (infant – age 2)—room 102 (lower level)
Preschool (ages 3 – 5)—room 103 (lower level)

*Children in Kindergarten and beyond will attend worship with their families.*

Please note: children’s programming during the worship service is available as an option to families with young children (up through preschool).  If you prefer your young child to remain in worship with you, we support and encourage you!

Student Ministry

Coming together from different backgrounds to pursue one desire.

Sunday Studies

Junior & High School classes that focus on growing and understanding our faith from a biblical perspective.

Fellowship Nights

Growing in community together and talking about life and how to live it from a biblical perspective.

Prayer & Worship

We try to create many opportunities to connect and strengthen their relationship with God.

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