Kids at Valley Springs
Children are very important to God. He loves them deeply and has a very special plan for their lives. They are a part of His story. As parents are called to be the primary nurturers of their children’s spiritual formation (Deuteronomy 6:5-7), our goal is to support them in this process. We provide gospel-centered programs that encourage children to begin growing in their understanding of and loving relationship with God, learning and applying His Word to their lives; loving and serving others. We want all children to feel welcome, accepted, and loved.
Babies up to about 15 months receive quality care in a loving atmosphere with many learning opportunities during each worship service. They can experience God’s love as caregivers talk with, sing to, and play with the children using clean and colorful toys in a safe and secure environment. Parents can provide current information to help caregivers better understand their children’s needs and interests.
Children from about 16 months up to 3 years of age attend the toddler program during worship services to engage in a variety of interesting, developmentally appropriate activities, worship songs, interactive Bible stories and crafts. Children have time to enjoy a snack, interact with loving staff, and play alongside one another. They are learning that God made them and loves them. Parents are encouraged to share with staff any information about their child that may be helpful in caring for and teaching them.