Nursery/Toddler's Ministry

We strive to nurture our preschoolers in a variety of ways and to assist you in the spiritual formation of your children. If you have any questions feel free to contact Brittany McDonald Null, Pastor of Families and Spiritual Formation at 573-442-1149 or by emailing 

Children of all ages are invited to be full participants in our worship services. We know God made children full of energy and delight to have them with us. In addition, we also offer childcare for children birth through kindergarten during both services. And nursery care for birth-3-year-olds during the 10:15 am Spiritual Formation Hour.

Awakening Service (9:15 - 10:15 am)

Children are always welcome to worship with their families. We have worship bags located outside of the Fellowship Hall with a clipboard, crayons, coloring pages, and children’s worship bulletins to assist you and your kids as you worship God together. Childcare is also available for newborns through Kindergartners.

Birth – Age 3 childcare is provided by our professional staff in the nursery, which is located next to the sanctuary.

Pre-K and Kindergartners can be dropped off the in nursery, located next to the sanctuary, prior to worship. Our professional staff will escort them to either the playground or the 3rd-floor Children’s Ministry area for a time of play. The location will be clearly communicated to caregivers upon check-in. Families are invited to pick up their child after worship on the 3rd floor or professional staff will take them to First Kids Sunday School if requested.

1st - 5th graders are encouraged to participate in worship with their families.

 During Small Group hour (10:15 - 11:15 am)

Birth- Age 3 childcare is provided by our professional staff in the nursery, which is located next to the sanctuary.

All children ages 4 through 5th grade gather in the Children’s Ministry Suite located on the 3rd floor for music, a bible story, and hands-on learning. After a large group gathering, children will have the opportunity to explore the Bible story with their age group. Caregivers can either pick their children in the Children’s Ministry Suite or indicate if they would like to be brought to extended session (for birth through kindergarten).

Traditional Worship  (11:15 am -12:15 pm)

Birth – Age 3 childcare is provided by our professional staff in the nursery, which is located next to the sanctuary.

4- 6-year-olds (including Kindergarten) can be dropped off the in nursery, located next to the sanctuary, prior to worship. Our professional staff will escort them to either the playground or the 3rd-floor Children’s Ministry area for a time of play. The location will be clearly communicated to caregivers upon check-in.

1st - 5th graders are encouraged to participate in worship with their families. Worship bags are located outside of the sanctuary to assist with your time of worship together.

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