Download a Fall ’17 Children’s Ministries Opportunity Together! Flyer
Children’s Ministries Leadership Participation
- Primary Requirement: Love for the Lord
- Participate in a small group or other accountability/mentoring relationship
- Attend quarterly training sessions
- Complete basic paperwork
Age Specific Groups
- Preschool to Kindergarten
- First-Fourth Grade (configured differently at each service)
Summers at SBCC
Sign in to help one or more Sundays this summer in our children’s ministries program. Helper roles with no preparation needed!
Roles for Sunday
Small Group Leaders, a.k.a. “Friends”: dismiss with the children and shepherd them through the story and activities, providing relational support for the whole session.
Story Tellers: set the stage for the large group each session by telling a story from the curriculum.
Response Leaders choose one of the recommended activities (ranging from crafts, worship or games) from the curriculum, prep it and help the small group leaders implement it with their groups.
- All Leaders are encouraged to share the school year calendar any way they see fit with their partner (trading off every other week, month or even attending another service to be involved every week)
Children’s Ministries Support System
Once a month commitment to oversee homegroup childcare helpers in the areas of the nursery and toddlers.
Information Table Staff:
Once a month commitment to provide information for visitors regarding childcare locations and registration.
Sunday School Summer Leaders
Special Event Support:
There are several special events during the year that need one time assistance (Easter childcare, Advent, two Sundays in Dec. when there is no Sunday school.
The Church as Family
We view our church as a family and want to provide opportunities for everyone to interface with each other. The homegroups provide leadership during the children’s Sunday acitivities which is one such opportunity to be family to one another. During the summer, the church family is asked to participate in childcare while the homegroups are on a break.
Homegroup helpers are assigned to assist in the children’s ministry activities on Sunday. These helpers…
- provide children opportunities to interact with adults other than their parents who love the Lord.
- provide opportunities for childcare helpers to see God at work in other venues besides the adult worship service.
- provide opportunities for helpers to serve the ones Jesus called to Himself (Matt. 18:5).
Leaders involved in the Sunday program seek to reflect their own relationship with Jesus Christ as they prepare age-appropriate activities or lessons that help children grow in their knowledge of God and His church.