Children and Youth

We believe children, tweens, and teens are more than the church of the future, they are the church of now. Thank you for the honor of helping you share the grace and hope of Jesus Christ with your children. Contact us to connect with Russ Towery, our children and youth ministry leader. 

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Sunday Mornings

Nursery (ages 0 - 5)

A free nursery is available for children age 5 and under during both worship services. Look for the green door near the Sanctuary courtyard.

Your children are also welcome to stay with you during worship. (Wiggles and noise will be met with a smile!) Crayons and activity sheets may be found on the table in the back of the Sanctuary.

Promise Kids (age 5 – grade 5)

9 am - 10:15 am, Sanctuary/Heritage Hall                  

Start with music and prayer in the Sanctuary with the whole church family. Leaders will escort the children to Heritage Hall before the message for games, crafts, Bible stories, and Big Ideas. Your children are also welcome to stay with you in worship. 

Youth Praise Band (grades 6 – 12)

10:30 am - 11:45 am, Upstairs Youth Room      

Faith, friendships, and student-led music practice upstairs in Youth Room

Summer Schedule

  • June 26-29, Family Fun Week, 3:00 pm-7:00 pm, Free. For the whole family. Click Here for more information.
  • July 11 Late Night Sardines & Ice Cream Party, 7:00 pm -10:00 pm, Free. This is a youth only event. (grades 6-12)
  • July 25 Movie Matinee & Arcade Afternoon at Sarasota Square Mall, 11:11 am - 3:33 pm, $10. This is a youth only event.  (grades 6-12)
  • August 1 Ninja Warrior Night at Evo Athletics, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. $6 + parental waiver. For the whole family. 
  • August 8 End of Summer Siesta Morning, 7:00 am-12:30 pm, Free. For the whole family. 

Wednesday Nights (September - May) 

Tutoring (grades 1-8) 4 pm - 5:15 pm Heritage Hall
Kid'z Chorus (grades 1-5) 5:15 pm - 6 pm Choir Room
Youth Group (grades 6-12) 6 pm - 7:30 pm Youth Room
Church Family Dinner  6 pm - 6:30 pm Haley Hall

The Church Family Dinner is for persons of all ages. Cost is a donation of your choosing.