What to expect on Sunday morning

 


Early Childhood Times & Programming

Infants to 2’s
Our youngest Grace kids receive loving care by nurturing, trained volunteers.  Parents are then able to attend the worship service and adult classes during each service.  We are currently using Gospel Light Baby Beginnings with our youngest ones. For questions or more information, contact Colleen Brandon at 214.368.0779 x233 or by email.

3’s – Kindergarten
Our Preschool and Kindergarten Grace kids take part in interactive, age-appropriate teaching and activities that help them understand more of God’s Word and who He is.  We are currently using Discipleland curriculum in our Preschool and Kindergarten classes. For questions or more information, contact Esther Medina at 214.368.0779 x233 or by email.

Elementary Times & Programming

1st – 3rd grade
Our 1st- 3rd graders meet at 10:00 and 11:15 on Sundays. During the 10:00 service, we have Elementary Large Group Time where we share announcements, have praise and worship, and hear from our Large Group Bible Teacher using The Gospel Project curriculum. At 11:15, all of our 1st- 3rd graders have small group time where they follow up on the Large Group lesson through discussion questions, activity pages, hands-on activities and games and Bible memory. We are using The Gospel Project curriculum with our 1st – 3rd graders at the 11:15 service.

4th & 5th grade
Route 45 is a fun and exciting ministry designed specifically to meet the needs of 4th and 5th graders. We seek to provide an environment when they can grow and be challenged in their faith and learn how their relationship with Christ effects how they live and make decisions.

We desire for Route 45ers to take “ownership” of their faith and put it into action. Route 45 meets each Sunday morning at 10:00 and 11:15. At 10:00, they take part in large group teaching, activities, and Bible games with their leaders using The Gospel Project curriculum with our 4th & 5th graders. At 11:15, using The Gospel Project Curriculum, they build on the lesson from their large group teaching. This includes small group discussions, application time, and more hands-on activities with their leaders.

For questions or more information, contact our Grace Kids Director, Janice Park-Malaer, at 214.368.0779 x233 or by email.

Check-In

When you enter through the Commons, you will see signs pointing you toward Grace Kids.  At the Grace Kids entrance, you will be welcomed by our Grace Kids volunteers and staff and find our Welcome Table.

If this is your first visit, you can check in at our Welcome Table.  You will be asked to fill out a registration card and for security reasons, be given a card and pick up number.  On your next visit, you will be able to use our computer check-in kiosks to check in your family.  Our greeters will also help direct you to your child(ren)’s classroom(s).

Please make sure you have your cell phone with you during the service. We have a text messaging system through which we communicate with our parents and should we need you, we need to be able to send you a text letting you know.  If you receive a text from us, please meet our Grace Kids staff at the Grace Kids entrance.

What to Bring

For Early Childhood, please bring a labeled diaper bag including the following:

  • Disposable diapers
  • Change of clothes
  • Pacifier, blanket, or other comfort item
  • Bottle of milk, formula, juice, or water

If there is an allergy, please let us know and make sure it is noted on your child’s name tag.

Wellness Policy

We want to provide a safe and healthy environment for our Grace kids and volunteers and in doing cannot accept children who have had the following symptoms within 24 hours: fever, rash, persistent cough, diarrhea, sore throat, runny nose, eye infection or other signs of illness.  Thank you for your help in keeping our Grace kids healthy!

Playground & Courtyard

Weather permitting, our 2’s through Kindergarten Grace kids go to the playground during a small part of the morning to play, and our Elementary Grace kids go out to the Courtyard to play between services.  Please make sure your child has a coat or jacket if it is chilly outside.

For questions or more information about Grace Kids, contact Janice Park-Malaer at 214.368.0779 or by email.