Children's Ministry

Gospel Seeds for Young Hearts

Our vision for Children’s ministry is to faithfully plant and water young hearts with the gospel.  Only God gives the growth, but he delights to use the ministry of word and prayer to raise up disciples.  We see ministry to our children as a crucial element of our mission as a church.  As Paul says in 1 Corinthians 15, we simply deliver to the next generation what we ourselves have received—the life-giving truth of Jesus Christ and him crucified.  We choose our curriculum and train our teachers toward teaching the whole counsel of God with an emphasis on the gospel.  Our goal is not to raise up religious and moral children.  It is to train their hearts to love Jesus and be transformed by his grace.

Children’s Church
We invite children ages 3-5 to Children’s Church prior to the sermon.  These lessons are designed to help them capture the big concepts of Scripture in a question and answer form.  For example, “How Can I Know What God is Like?  He Shows Me What He’s Like!...Through the Bible, the Perfect Word of God.”

Sunday School
We invite children ages 3 to fifth grade to Sunday School hour following the worship service (Sept-April).  Here we explore the big story of the Bible in chronological form.  We begin in Genesis and end in Revelation, helping the kids see Jesus in every part of Scripture. 

We offer nursery care for ages 0-2 during both the worship service and Sunday School.

Wednesday night Awana serves to help kids store up God’s word in their hearts.  We focus on Scripture memorization, solid Bible teaching, forming discipling relationships, and having fun together.

Vacation Bible School
We set aside a week each year to immerse children in a theme of Scripture presented in a fun and memorable way.  Through skits, singing, Scripture memorization, Bible teaching, and games, it’s always a memorable week of God’s work in the lives of our little ones.

Children Registration Form

Families please register your children using the Children Registration Form.



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