We view our role as one of supplementing the work of the family not supplanting it. It is our desire to help you with your kid(s) as we teach them the Bible and how it relates to life today. The teachers at Spring Run Presbyterian Church are committed to helping your kid(s) learn in a fun and organized environment, and we expect (and hope!) that your kid(s) will be excited about coming to our kids’ programs.
For us to accomplish our mission and vision we do three main things with children’s ministry: 1) Equip parents 2) Offer Spring Run Kids Programming 3) Provide Fellowship Opportunities
With the tools to disciple and nurture their children. This takes place in different areas. Most parents will be actively involved in the ministry of Spring Run; Sunday morning worship, Community Groups, Men’s or Women’s Bible studies, etc. By having the parents involved in these, and other areas, they will begin to grow as a disciple themselves, and in turn, they will be equipped to disciple their children.
We will offer periodic classes, small groups, and even parent-specific seminars to get specific information regarding raising your children. We will also do our best to pass along any parenting-related resources that we feel would be helpful; book recommendations, articles, etc.
Coming in February 2023! We are launching a new ministry, 345, for upper elementary schoolers in grades 3-5. The goal of this ministry is to help kids discover who they are in Christ as they start transitioning from childhood to adolescence, create community and build relationships before moving to middle school youth group.
Spring Run Kids
Spring Run Kids offers an opportunity for your kid(s) to have an age-appropriate Christ-centered lesson each week. Kids aged 3 years and older are invited to join our Spring Run Kids Programming. This is an important time for your kids to grow in their Bible knowledge, gospel understanding, and can help them shape their faith through learning more about Jesus. We offer Children’s Worship during service and Sunday School for all ages following service.
We invite children ages 3 through second grade to join us for Children’s Worship (CW). CW offers an opportunity for children to have an age-appropriate lesson that includes music, bible stories, games, and hands-on activities. Kids will start service in the sanctuary with their parents. After a time of praise and worship children will be excused for their lesson. Kids will return to service before the last song or communion.
Sunday School follows worship service and begins at 11:30. Spring Run Kids invites children 3 and up to attend our Sunday School classes.
We are currently using The Gospel Project (TGP) which is Christ-centered, chronological, doctrinally sound, spiritually nourishing and interactive curriculum. This curriculum is a weekly bible study that helps kids dive deep into the big story of the Bible—God’s plan to rescue His people through His Son, Jesus Christ. TGP unites the big story and big truths of Scripture for kids as they trace the storyline of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation. TGP is grounded in a Reformed perspective and solid pedagogy.
Infant and Toddlers
Our nursery is a clean and safe environment for children ages 6 weeks to 4 years old. Children are lovingly cared for during this time. Our goal is for parents to feel confident in the child care provided so that they will be able to engage and enjoy the worship service. We have a secure check-in system including a security code needed for pick-up. Background checks are done on all our volunteers working with children. Read more about our Nursery.
Children should check in for all Spring Run Kids offerings on Sunday mornings (Children’s Worship, Sunday School, and Nursery) before service and/or Sunday school. Check-in carts are located near the patio entrance doors, the lobby, or the nursery for those utilizing the nursery. On your first visit a volunteer will help get your child(ren) checked in. All volunteers working with children have completed and cleared a background check.