children’s ministry

BE CHILDREN & STUDENTS

Infants

NURSING MOTHERS ROOM:  located above the coffee counter:  

We have a comfortable, private room for nursing mothers and their infants. It contains a live video feed of the service, and a fully stocked changing table.(Sundays 9 & 11 am)

INFANTS NURSERY:  located upstairs in the Nursery Hallway: 
This room has a volunteer in the 11:00 service and contains everything you need to keep you and your baby content! It has a fully stocked changing table, high chairs, snacks for your child, gliders, toys and books. You are free to use this room to care for your baby or join the service while our volunteer lovingly holds and takes care of your child. You will be assigned a pager that vibrates if your child needs you, assuring you peace of mind as you encounter Jesus. (Sundays at 11 am)
 

Toddler Nursery  (walking – 3 years) located upstairs in the Nursery Hallway:
Our toddlers enjoy a structured 90 minute, age appropriate service. After a period an extended time of playing freely with all the exciting toys and new friends, we settle in for a snack and a Bible story. There is a discussion of the story and a coloring page to decorate which refers the Bible story we covered that day and can be reviewed at home. We then conclude with a praise and worship time! You will be assigned a pager that vibrates if your child needs you assuring you peace of mind as you encounter Jesus. (Sundays 9 & 11 am)

4’s & 5’s Sunday School located upstairs in the Nursery Hallway:
Our 4 & 5 year old children enjoy a service designed specifically to their needs! With a little smaller group of kids, we are able to focus more on the needs of each individual child. We learn additional Bible Stories with a class discussion, craft,  snack, and prayer time. We then conclude with a praise and worship time where the kids are encouraged to dance or play along with rhythm instruments. Parents receive a take-home sheet for review or family discussion. (Sundays at 11am)
 

Elementary  (1st through 4th grade) located downstairs in the Fellowship Hall:
We experience God through a 3-year curriculum called “the Gospel Project”. This Christ centered program immerses kids  in the gospel through every Bible story from Genesis to Revelation. Ultimately, the gospel message changes everything; heart transformation can only take place when a child experiences the gospel. Our kids will understand the Bible is not just a collection of stories, but one unified story—God’s story of redemption. More application of what they have learned about God’s Character is encouraged in this age group, along with learning to listen to God, spending time with Him every day, and praying for one another. (Sundays 9 & 11 am)

Children’s Ministry Director, Tina Tomlins (infants – 4th grade) (309) 264.6463
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Middle School (5th – 8th grade) located in the Student Ministries House: 
Middle school youth enjoy a casual atmosphere at the Student Ministries House (house across the alley) and relax with a Bible Lesson, live worship, fellowship and some “real” conversation about Jesus and what He is doing in our lives! Middle School ministry is available for the 11:00 Sunday service. (Sundays at 11am)

 

High School  Ministry (9th-12th grade) located in the Student Ministries House:           Our high school youth meet every Wednesday from  6:30 – 8:00 pm. All high school aged young adults are welcome. We offer a relaxed atmosphere (with snacks and comfy couches!) to get to know one another, worship and pray, and grow together as followers of Jesus Christ. We travel to conferences to join other young adults who are following Jesus, and we worship together and learn what it means to love God with our whole hearts. We believe Jesus wants to encounter and raise up our youth to become strong young men and women of God, and we encourage you to come join us! (Wednesdays 6:30 pm)

Student Ministries Director, Michael Eckhardt (812) 345.2864