CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

"We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the
glorious deeds of the Lord, about His power and His mighty wonders." Psalm 78:4

Children's Ministry is provided for Nursery through 5th Grade on
Sunday mornings at 9:30 and 11:30am and Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm.
Children's Ministry Director: Courtney Rehbehn | courtney@thegardenfellowship.com


Sunday Mornings in Children's Ministry

Sunday Mornings in Children's Ministry

On Sunday mornings, our three-year-old through fifth grade sprouts walk through the Bible using the ABC from Answers in Genesis curriculum.


Wednesday Nights in Garden Kids are our Discipleship Training Small Groups. Each Wednesday we begin our training with a light dinner and then begin our trek to Kingdom living!  

Wednesday Night Discipleship

Wednesday Night Discipleship


VBS 2017 | Maker Fun Factory


FAQ

WHAT TIME DOES GARDEN KIDS CHECK-IN OPEN?
Families are free to check their children in 30 minutes before service begins. Check-in station is in the foyer of our Children's Ministry. Classroom check-in opens 15 minutes prior to our service gatherings.

HOW ARE GARDEN KIDS CLASSROOMS ORGANIZED?
Classrooms are organized by age and grade:
Infants-23 months, 2 year-olds, 3 years-olds, 4 year-olds, Kindergarten, and 1st-5th Grade.

WILL MY CHILDREN BE ABLE TO BE IN THE SAME ROOM?
We recommend keeping kids in age-appropriate classes however our desire is for your child to comfortably come to know the love of Christ. If exceptions need to be made for visitors or timid children, we are more than willing to accommodate. We are here to serve you and your family's needs.

HOW WILL I BE NOTIFIED IF MY CHILD NEEDS ME OR HAS HAD AN ACCIDENT?
Parents needing to care for their loved one will see their check out tag number displayed on the sanctuary monitor. Please immediately check in with Children's ministry staff.

HOW IS MY CHILD PROMOTED TO THE NEXT ROOM?
Children are promoted by age until kindergarten. Then they will be promoted once a year, based on grade level.

WHAT CURRICULUM IS USED TO TEACH THE GARDEN KIDS?

  • SUNDAY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
    • Answers Bible Curriculum is a chronological Sunday school curriculum that covers the entire Bible every four years. It answers key questions that confront adults and children in church today. It also provides a powerful overview of God’s Word. All ages are equipped with “faith proofs” to defend the Bible and to honor Christ as they apply Scripture.
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT DISCIPLESHIP PROGRAM
    • DiscipleLand Summit: DiscipleLand was created to make disciples. It is based on a children's discipleship system that features sequential learning and helps kids reach their full potential as disciples of Jesus Christ. DiscipleLand Summit will help your children become dynamic disciples who:
      • Develop a reservoir of KNOWLEDGE based on a Biblical worldview.
      • Display Christlike CHARACTER in every area of life.
      • Demonstrate faithful CONDUCT that honors God and helps people. 
      • Dinner, binders and homework provided

WHAT IF I WANT MY CHILD TO STAY WITH ME DURING THE SERVICE?
The Garden Fellowship is a family friendly church. For your convenience, we have set up comfortable seating accommodations in our Fellowship Hall and in our Nursing Mothers Room for those families with small children attending. Each room is equipped with video viewing and beverages. 

WHAT IS THE GARDEN KIDS WELL-CHILD POLICY?
To minimize the chance of spreading illness, we ask that families do not drop off children who show signs of sickness. For our full policy, click here.


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