CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

 We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, His power and  the wonders he has done. So the next generation would know them, even the children yet to be born, and they in turn would tell their children. Psalm 78:4,6 

The desire of the Children’s Ministry Department is to encourage and support families as they provide a spiritual foundation for their children. As we teach them Scripture, Biblical principles and lifestyle applications we pray that they will develop a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and learn how to share Him with others.

We consider it a privilege to minister to your children. We take this responsibility seriously and we want you to know that your child is in safe and capable hands (all of our volunteer team have gone through a background check prior to serving in our ministry). We encourage you to visit your child’s classroom any Sunday morning to experience first-hand what they are learning.

The Kids Zone has a computer check-in system to help speed up the drop-off process. The check-in computer is located at the top of the stairs in the Children’s Department.

We also want to encourage you to learn more about our Parent Dedication through our GenerationNext program. You have been entrusted with the precious gift of new life, and we look forward to partnering with you as you embark on the parenting journey. Parent Dedication Celebration is a commitment service for parent to dedicate themselves to raise their child in the way of the Lord. If you are interested in participating click here.

Sunday Mornings at Hillside:

The Baby Place: 9am & 10:45am (Newborn - 2 years old) Room 203 and 204

Our nursery is designed to be a warm and nurturing environment where your child can learn about God’s love through the volunteers that care for them. We demonstrate God’s love by the way we speak, handle and provide for your child.  We’re honored to be a part of your little ones “first look” at God.

 

 The Bug Catchers: 9am & 10:45am (2 year olds) Room 205

In our two year old room we offer plenty of opportunities for your little ones to explore discover and interact with new friends.  Teachers sing, play and teach them Bible stories reminding them each week that God loves them. 

 

 

Kidz Town: 9am & 10:45am (3 year olds) Room 207

In our Preschool area children will learn about the Bible through games, crafts, age-appropriate Bible lessons and application activities.  They will learn the importance of loving God and loving people.  With our exciting curriculum and wonderful teachers they learn their Bible lesson and discover how it applies in the everyday life of a preschooler.

 

 

Ocean Commotion: 9am & 10:45am (4 year olds) Room 209

In our Preschool area children will learn about the Bible through games, crafts, age-appropriate Bible lessons and application activities.  They will learn the importance of loving God and loving people.  With our exciting curriculum and wonderful teachers they learn their Bible lesson and discover how it applies in the everyday life of a preschooler.

 

 

The Barnyard: 9am & 10:45am (Kindergarten) Room 101

In our Kindergarten class we want your child to know that God loves them, God made them and Jesus wants to be their friend.  Worship and Bible stories help them understand how and why we praise God, while Bible memorization helps them take the message with them wherever they go!

 

During our 9am hour, all children in 1st - 5th grade attend the Kids Zone.

 

The Kids Zone: (1st-5th grade 9am) Room 102

The kids get to hang out with their friends while growing in the faith, character and their relationship with Jesus Christ.  We want to help your child know how to make wise choices, trust in God no matter what and treat other with the same respect he/she wants to be treated.  We do this in a large group setting with praise and worship music, Biblical teaching and small group leaders. 

 

During our 10:45am hour we split the Children into small age groups. We use Bible stories, memory verses, discussion time and fun to engage the children as we take them to a deeper knowledge of God's word. 

 

The Kids Zone (1st & 2nd grade) Room 102

 

 

 

 

 

The Beach House (3rd and 4th grade) Room 103

 

 

 

 

 

The Basement (5th grade) Room 104

 

 

 

Additional Information:

If you are interested in this ministry or have questions, please contact Jenneth Yepiz at jenneth@hillside.org or Sarah O'Donnell at sarah@hillside.org.