CHILDREN 

Our Mission

 To point children and families to Jesus and to help them grow in relationship with Him.

Our Vision

For children to learn about Jesus in a place that has an  

SUNDAY

Nursery & Toddlers

Nursery 3- 23 months

Toddlers 2-3 years

Each child should have a small labeled bag/pack. Suggested items include bottles, a change of clothes, diapers/wipes, and a favorite blanket. If your child is potty training please send an set of underwear and clothing.

We have a NUT FREE nursery and do our best to accommodate other food allergies

Each Sunday children in the toddler room participate in a simple lesson, with a song, prayer, and story and/or craft

Sunday School

Children 3 years old through 5th grade

On Sunday mornings kids are invited to join their parents at the beginning of the worship service then are excused following the children's message to meet their grade level volunteer leaders.

First Visit

What to Expect

  • Check you child(ren) in at a computer station in the Sanctuary lobby
  • You will receive a nametag for each child
  • You will receive a guardian receipt for pick up
  • Infants and toddlers may be dropped off before worship
  • Kids are invited to join their parents at the beginning of the worship service then are excused to meet their grade level volunteer leaders following the children's message
  • Following worship please pick up children in their rooms
Family Worship

"God...values the presence and praise of children in worship" Matthew18:14; Mark 10:14; Luke 18:16 

"Unlike baseball or ballet, however, worship is best taught by parents: Parenting in the Pew by Robbie Castleman

Periodically throughout the year, we encourage families to worship together. This is a great time for parents to model teach their children and worship. On Family Worship Sundays our team provides parent guides with worship packets for kids similar to this sample.

Family Worship 3 years & up: Christmas Eve, Sunday After Christmas, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Blessing of the Backpacks

Family Worship 2nd grade & up: Summer                  Learn More About Family Worship

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 Register for Nursery or Sunday School

Wednesday

OasisKids! (K-5th graders) & Oasis minis (3-5 year olds) meet from 6-7:30 on Wednesday nights September through May.
OasisKids! is a safe and fun environment to grow in faith in creative ways. Your child will build, draw, play, craft, sing, have fun, and learn more about Jesus with staff members from our Children’s and Music ministries. Oasis Minis! is a similar experience with age-appropriate activities for your little ones.
 *Oasis nursery care available for parents registered for Oasis classes. Click here for information on classes.

Family Workshops & Milestones

Families are the most influential people in their children's lives. The Bible teaches us in Deuteronomy 6:4-7 that a family is an essential place for passing on the faith. VPC Family ministry seeks to create experiences that equip, empower, and support families in this endeavor. Select any of the workshops below to learn more or to print resource guides!
Overview of Workshops and Milestones

"Train children in the right way, and when old, they will not stray"

Proverbs 22:6

Family Workshops offer singles a place to become intentional about their future, couples a place to work on a strong marriage, parents an opportunity to form the faith of their children, and grandparents a chance to use their influence to point the next generation toward God.

You'll find resource guides for all of our workshops below as well as on our Family Workshops Articles list located on the VPC Resource page.

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Staff

Brianne Bergfeldt
Nursery & Wedding Coordinator/ Website and Social Media Manager

office: 480-991-6424 ext. 0138

Marie Bitticks
Children's Ministry Coordinator

office: 480-991-6424 ext. 0160

Susie Huseth
Children's Ministry Assistant

office: 480-991-6424 ext. 0160

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