CHILDREN

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me." - Matthew 19:14  

We are passionate about connecting children to Christ and to each other. The pastors and teachers are here to support and encourage you in your role as a Christ-follower and mentor of your children.
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It's Sunday Morning LIVE! 

What do Sunday mornings look like in Kids' Connection?

Classes are meeting in-person. Enrollment is required by the Wednesday prior to attending the first time.

Preschool

 9:30 a.m.
Preschool Sunday School
Your little ones learn about God’s love in a variety of fun ways, through song and play! Loving adults welcome children into the classroom and are committed to caring for each child. Age appropriate methods  and activities are used to teach children about Biblical truths and the love of Christ while you attend the service or a Bible study group.

11:00 a.m.
Extended Teaching Care (ETC)
Offered for infants, toddlers, and younger preschoolers.

Family Worship & Praise Connection:
Pre-kindergarteners and Kindergarteners attend the beginning of the 11:00 service with their parents and then return to the Children’s Area for Praise Connection.

Elementary

9:30 a.m.
Sunday School for all children

KID Zone
1st - 3rd Grade
Kids have fun learning through hands-on activities and engaging Bible lessons.

GAP Department
4th - 6th Grade
In Kids' Connection the stage between young childhood and the teen years is called “GAP,” where God And People meet.  
Following an engaging large group opening, small group Bible studies meet.

11:00 a.m.
Family Worship Service
1st – 6th graders attend the 11:00 service with their family.

Special Connections

We value inclusion whenever possible.  However, we offer a class for children, teens, and adults with special needs during both hours on Sunday Mornings. This class is staffed with teachers who extend special care to ensure the individual needs of each student are met and that they learn about God’s love for all of His children.

Email us to find out more about this class.
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Sunday School at Home

*One-time enrollment required before accessing curriculum.

FAQ 
Security - Procedures - Conveniences

Safety & Security :
Safety is a top priority in the children's area!
  • All volunteers and staff members who work with minors submit to a nation-wide background check. 
  • Security cameras are placed in all  children's classrooms. 
  • All children (birth – 6th grade) are signed in by their parents on a computerized check-in system for an added layer of security. Check-in is a central part of our security plan.
  • Each child must be enrolled  by Wednesday before he/she first attends. This process must be completed online before your first visit.  
Frequently Asked Questions:
  • When do my children go to Sunday School?  Sunday School meets during the 9:30 hour. Children three and younger may remain in their classes for ETC (Extended Teaching Care) during the 11:00 hour. Children in Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten classes attend the beginning of the 11:00 service with their parents and then return to the children’s area for Praise Connection.
  • Where is the children’s area? The children’s area is on the first floor and easily accessible via the  Children's area lobby, which is the large open section in the middle of the first floor.
  • Should we bring our own diapers and wipes?  Yes. We have extras in case you forget, but you should come with whatever you might need for your baby during church. For example; pacifier, bottle (ready to serve), change of clothes, etc.
  • What if my child needs me during the service?  You will receive a text message from childcare.
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Wednesday Nights

Children's Music Programs

Handbells | 5:30 -6:00PM
Your children, grades 3rd - 6th, have a great opportunity to play in the children's handbell choir before Kids’ Praise. No prior experience necessary.

Kids' Praise - Choir | 6-6:45PM
During the school year small group music classes for children aged 3 years* through 6th grade meet.
* Available for children age 3 by Sept 30, 2021

Missions Groups

Girls in Action (GAs) and Royal Ambassadors (RAs) | 6:45-7:30PM
1st - 6th graders learn how God is at work and how to be a part of God’s mission around the world and in our area.
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Stay tuned for all of the fun events planned for your children throughout the year!  

Sunday
December 5

12:00 -2:00 pm
After church we'll have pizza for lunch and then try to escpae the Nativity Themed Escape Room, on site at FBCA.
We hope that your child will join us for fun, fellowship, and a time to focus on the true meaning of Christmas.

CentriKid
Camp

  • Grades eligible to attend: grades 3-6  
  • When?  June 20-24. 2022
  • Registration:  January  3 - 31, 2022

Vacation Bible 
School

  • Ages: 4 years-6th grade 
  • When? Save the dates!  July 18 – 22, 2022
  • Click to read MORE about VBS!

Music
Camp

  • Open to 1st-6th graders
  • Traditionally registration opens in May and the camp runs the week following VBS. 

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Life Events

Talk with Pastor Kim about Baby Dedications, Faith Conversions and Baptisms!