Our program for kids includes:

  • Acolytes during worship (light the candles or ring the bell for worship)
  • Easter Egg Hunt (in the spring)
  • Vacation Bible School (in the summer)
  • Blessing of the Backpacks (back to school in the fall)
  • Kids’ Christmas Festival  (Parent’s Shopping Day) First Saturday in December
  • Christmas Eve (3pm Family Service) with a focus on the kids _______________________ 

    • BLAST Logo-ColorThe Blast Zone represent the collection of age-appropriate activities every Sunday!    
    Color Sparks

    Little Sparks Sunday School    
    This class is for children ages 3-8.
    An age-appropriate Bible lesson is presented followed by an activity or craft that engages the kids and reinforces the bible story.  

    Mission Control Sunday School


    This class is for ages 9 +
    Kids discuss topics based on the weekly Bible lesson with open ended questions meant to spark conversation on faith, belief and truth.  


     Flares Bible Study

    This class is for ages 4+ and is during 10am worship service.  It uses the Deep Blue Curriculum which includes adventure, exciting stories, science experiments, arts and crafts, animated video storytelling, and active games-all combined into a living–faith experience that will help children discover what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ today!

Check out the Blast Zone facebook and instagram feeds below. Look for your edition of The Weekly Flash each week that the kids bring home.

Blast Zone Facebook


Blast Zone Instagram

This shows a bit better how the kids mixed their frosting - look at their rainbow palettes!

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