The mission of our Children’s Ministry is to nurture the children of our church and community in the love and truth of Jesus Christ, to foster in them a desire to follow and obey Christ, and to give them a solid biblical foundation upon which they can make faithful choices for the rest of their lives.
- To provide a safe, secure and loving environment where parents feel comfortable leaving their children.
- To help children feel a warm sense of belonging to their church family & to ensure each one feels welcomed and wanted.
- To help children understand that God is real and that a personal relationship with Him gives meaning to life.
- To aid children in accepting Jesus Christ and developing a dynamic relationship with Him.
- To help each child understand that God’s Word is relevant and growing in Bible knowledge results in positive life changes in attitudes, actions and life-style.
- To support families in their responsibility for the spiritual nurture and growth of their child.
- To provide godly men and women who are adequately trained to serve as positive role models as they minister to children.
- To provide life changing education for our children by utilizing quality resources and continually training and encouraging our volunteers.
Check out the many ways we provide environments for your children to meet Jesus, develop their walk with Him and with other children like themselves.
Rainbows launches little hearts into the exciting journey of discovering God and His great love.
Noah’s Ark provides an exciting theme for the Bible stories, crafts, full-color activity pages, and games for this preschool club. Unit topics can be completed in 4 weeks. Rainbows add colorful animal badges to their vests as they complete requirements.
Daisies: The Sonshine Club – Kindergarten girls
Girls lay a foundation for godly character with lessons on everything from believing to giving, and obeying to trusting. Darcy, Diana, and Dorie (paper dolls) help Daisies make life applications from the Bible stories and principles they learn. Dorie is hearing impaired, so girls get to learn memory verses in sign language. Four-week units allow visitors to fit in right away. Daisies earn colorful badges depicting club characters.
Prims: The Discovery Club – 1st & 2nd grade girls
Our staff guide Prims through life-application stories as the girls learn biblical principles. The Discovery Box stores lesson-related objects to be displayed during lesson time to make learning even more fun. Units can be completed in 4 weeks. Prims earn colorful badges depicting club characters as they complete requirements.
Stars: The Fun Club – 3rd-5th grade girls
Girls complete units in the four worlds: The World of Truth (basic Christian doctrine), The World Around You (missions), The World About You (activities), and The World Within You (character development). Memorization, projects, and Bible reading are all a part of the club’s options. Completing the achievement program allows girls to be Honor Stars. Four week units are supplemented with projects and Adventures.
Friends: The ‘Where You Belong’ Club – 6th-8th grade girls
Discussion-oriented lessons help girls make godly decisions about issues they face. Plus, the incorporated Bible reading teaches girls to search God’s Word for answers to life questions. Awards, a necklace and unit charms.
Girls Only: The G.O. Club – 9th-12th grade girls
This small group program offers girls a safe place to share their struggles, fears, and hopes with other girls. Studies deal with gritty, real-life issues, so that girls are armed with God’s truth as they face the world head-on. Girls follow an achievement program.
Ranger Kids – kindergarten-2nd grade boys
The Ranger Kids Advancement Trail is based on the needs, interest and characteristics of boys in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. The Trail is a plan of advancement through learning—from both experiences and activities—and being recognized for their learning. It is designed to offer every boy adventure and fun. The Trail is more than an interesting course of action; it is a new experience—a new achievement. It is a Ranger’s opportunity to grow through new abilities, knowledge, and desires.
Discovery Rangers – 3rd-5th grade boys
Being a Discovery Ranger will give a boy many chances to do new things. He will learn new skills, like camping, building models, giving first aid, and cooking while learning about God and His Word. Royal Rangers will give him the chance to be rewarded for finishing merits and steps on the Advancement Trail. Here’s how the trail works. As the boy follows the trail, will grow to new heights on the “Trail to the Gold Eagle.” He’ll work on merits, and every time he finishes a set of merit requirements, he will receive a new patch. As he earns merits he will also have the chance to complete a new advancement step.
Adventure Rangers – 6th-8th grade boys
Every great challenge a young man accepts helps to build his character, increase his determination to achieve, and improve his ability to set goals and fulfill them. The Adventure Rangers Advancement Trail offers such a challenge-the Trail to the Gold Medal of Achievement. It is a plan to help you earn the Gold Medal of Achievement (GMA), a medal of great distinction & honor. It was first offered in 1964 & the tradition continues to this day.
Expedition Rangers – 9th-12th grade boys
The focus of the advancement trail is to help boys develop into young men who have the skills to make good sound decisions, strong moral character, exemplify leadership skills, and are founded in the Word of God