Who We Are:
Grace Kids is a program designed for kids from birth to 5th grade to come and become like Jesus by loving God and serving others. We believe by building a group of kids who love and are passionate about God we change the face of tomorrow. By partnering with parents we make it our goal to help kids encounter the life changing truth of Jesus and His word. We do this each week through interactive lessons, exciting worship, and unending fun!
It’s Our First Time! What do we do?
No matter what campus you visit you are more than welcome! As soon as you walk through the door we would love to calm any first time visit jitters from you and your children. Please visit our guest services located in the lobby of each campus and we will be excitedly waiting to greet your family with open arms! We will ask for some basic contact information as well as allergies and any special needs, then get everyone checked in and dropped off in age-appropriate rooms. To save time, you can fill out our Grace Kids Guest Information Form prior to your visit. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!
The Ride Home
On your way home, be sure to ask your child questions like, “Did you have fun?” and “What did you learn today?” It’s our goal that every child has a positive answer to these two questions every week!
Times and Locations
Birth–Pre-K ministry is offered at all Sunday services. K–5th grade is offered at our 9:15 and 11am services. Grace Kids offers mid-week activities for all ages on Wednesdays at 7pm from September – May.
East Lincoln Campus
Grace Kids is offered at our 9:30 and 11am worship services. Grace Kids also offers mid-week activities on Wednesdays at 7pm. Dinner is provided (donations requested) from 6:30-7pm.
Grace Kids is offered at our 10am worship service. Currently we do not provide a mid-week service option.
Our Ministry Values
The Bible is the most amazing book every written! We strive to bring it to life through story-telling, activities, and discussion. We want all children to know and love God’s Word and of the impact it has on their lives.
We endeavor to make each moment we spend with your child as an opportunity to teach and help them apply the Bible to their lives. Our environments and lessons are designed with the child in mind, we aim that they do not just sit and listen each week but interact and become transformed by the Truth the Bible provides.
Partner with Parents
We understand that parents spend the most time and have the biggest impact on their kids. We strategize through social media posts, events, and classes to give each parent specific tools to use to bring their child up in the ways of Jesus.
We have fun each week! This is not just for our own enjoyment but for the kids as well! We understand that if a child has fun at church they cannot wait to come back! We commit to fun through the activities, games, and songs we do each week.
Safe and Secure
Each child’s safety is our top priority! All our Grace Kids Volunteers have undergone background checks and unique training for each role they fulfill. To further protect all children, we require that they are checked in at an easily identified kiosk in the class/group your child is attending. Each child will be given a name tag with a security code, while the parent is given a tag with the corresponding code which must be presented upon pickup.
For the most current information on what is going on in Grace Kids, please "like" our Facebook page.
Birth - 2 yr olds
JumpSTART is a place where parents can be confident that their children (up to age 2) are safe, secure and in a nurturing environment, where they will be taught the basics about God's love. These children love consistency and repetition, and want to be able to use all of their senses as they learn.
Kids' Construction Zone
3 yr olds - Pre-K 5
This fun and safe learning environment for 3-year-olds through Pre-Kindergarten is all about "building kids for Christ"! Children are engaged through their senses to explore Biblical truths through meaningful and entertaining lessons. They learn how to apply these truths to their lives, while being drawn into God's Word and closer to Jesus. It happens through small and large group settings, worship, puppets, Bible stories, crafts...and more!
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
The electrifying time of worship and Bible teaching that we call Adventure Point is designed to communicate the transforming love and power of Jesus in applicable ways. Children from Kindergarten through 2nd Grade experience small groups and assorted puppets, characters, video clips, illustrated sermons, skits, memory verses and review games. The room even has a roller coaster running through it! A lot of creative energy goes into helping parents and guardians build strong foundations in their children's hearts. We want Adventure Point children to experience God in such a way that they will want to come back for more!
3rd - 5th Grade
Although our culture changes continually, children in “The Studio” learn that they can trust the never-changing truths found in the Bible and through personal relationship with Jesus Christ. These 3rd - 5th graders grow in their faith and knowledge through drama, music, hands-on learning, games and other creative communications. Because it's a "studio," communication strategies can change frequently, all designed to keep the principles of God's Word relevant in the midst of a fast-paced, ever-changing world. We are committed to provide children with ways to apply what they have learned once they leave "The Studio."
East Lincoln & Statesville Campuses
Birth - 5th Grade
Birth-5th graders at our extension campuses enjoy a smaller environment to connect with God and each other at Grace Kids. In our smaller environments, children are engaged in exciting worship and Bible teaching, with opportunities to play games and interact in small groups that will help them apply the weekly lesson to their everyday lives. We want children to dive into God's Word and experience the love of Christ in their lives!