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WEDNESDAYS

Awana (Starts September 6)
6:45 PM to 8:15 PM

Awana is a ministry for preschoolers through 5th graders where we emphasize studying, memorizing, and living out God’s Word. The kids will also enjoy a weekly game time and occasional special events. The Awana leaders look forward to pointing the kids to Jesus.

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THURSDAYS

Connect (Starts September 21)
During School, After Lunch

Connect is a free Bible-based program for 1st-8th graders which takes place once per month during the school day. With parental permission, students will be bused to Grace Church after lunch and returned before dismissal.

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Welcome to KidsTown!

We strive to reach kids across the street and around the world with the love of Jesus. My name is Brien Brough; I’m the children’s pastor.

Here at Grace Church, we take the teaching of our next generation very seriously. In Matthew 19:14, Jesus says, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these” (also repeated in Mark 10:14 and Luke 18:16). Partnering with parents, we desire to point our kids to Christ. Below are the weekly KidsTown activities available at Grace, each designed with your children’s safety and security in mind.

If you have any questions, you can contact me at (515) 265-0199 or  bbrough@gracehome.com.


WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

Sunday Mornings at 8:30 & 10:30 AM
Bring your elementary kids (K-5th) to room ED211. Four and five year olds meet in room ED109 and three year olds meet in room ED107. Nursery for children up to two years old is available during both services. We have a room for nursing mothers in WC122.

Sunday Evenings at 6:00 PM
D-Teams, a discipleship program for kids 3rd-5th grade, meets in the FLC at 6:00 PM; Jubilate, a music/drama program for kids K5-5th grade meets in room ED211 at 6:00 PM; preschoolers will meet at 6:00 PM in room ED109 for Bible Buddies.

Wednesday Evenings at 6:45 PM
We have AWANA for kids three years of age through 6th grade. For more information about the AWANA program, visit awana.org. We have a nursery available for kids two years of age and down.


Early Childhood

Nursery
Newborns & Crawlers, Toddlers, and 2 Year Olds
Quality nursery care is provided on Sundays during both 8:30 and 10:30 AM services and from 6:00-7:15 PM Nursery care is also available from 6:45-8:15 PM on Wednesdays. Careful attention is given to provide a clean, well-staffed, loving and cheerful atmosphere where initial attitudes about God are formed. For questions, contact Wendy Mortensen.

Preschool
3 & 4 year olds, and 5 year olds not yet in Kindergarten
Our Sunday preschool ministry is provided during both 8:30 and 10:30 AM services and during our Sunday evening activities from 6:00-7:15 PM. In class, the preschoolers are taught a Bible lesson, sing together, learn verses, do crafts, have a snack, and participate in organized playtime. 
For questions, contact Ahnada Stephenson. 


K-5TH GRADE

Kids’ Church
Sunday Mornings: K-5th Grade
Kids' Church meets every Sunday during both 8:30 and 10:30 AM services. The kids start out at an activity station of their choice (Legos, games, video games, toys, art, etc.) then move into a large-group session where they sing and have an interactive Bible lesson. Afterward they divide up and go to their classrooms with their group leaders where they participate in a variety of activities for life application. For questions, contact Brien Brough.

Jubilate
Sunday Evenings: K-5 through 5th Grade
Pronounced “Ju-bil-la-tay,” this Sunday evening kids’ choir meets from 6:00 to 7:15 PM during the school year. It is where kids enjoy using their gifts of music, drama, and choreography as they prepare for Mother’s Day and Christmas musicals. Kids are welcome to join anytime. 
For questions, contact Denise Beridon.

D-Team
Sunday Evenings: 3rd-5th Grade
D-Team meets from 6:00 to 7:15 PM during the school year. It consists of caring leaders and a group of kids who desire to dig deeper into God’s Word and live out biblical principles in life. 
For questions, contact Brien Brough.