Children Discover the Love of Jesus

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God's Garden, Pathfinders, and Quest are programs designed for children ages birth through sixth grade and their families as they discover the love of Jesus. 

  • Early Childhood (Birth-Kindergarten)

    God's Garden is an area designed for ages birth through kindergarten and is a fun environment where your children are nurtured and discover the love of Jesus! The following are the programs offered.



    Sunday School is offered from 9:30-10:30am each Sunday. We have classes for ages 3–Kindergarten. Classes are located in the Children's Ministry Hallway.  


    Little Church is where children ages birth through Kindergarten experience God's greatest gift...LOVE! This class is offered during the 10:45am worship service.  


    Shining Stars is for children with special needs and is offered during Sunday's 10:45am worship. We have dedicated volunteers who are child development professionals to help your child draw closer to Jesus. It is necessary that you contact us a week prior to attending to plan this time for your child.


    Wednesday Night Kids--(during Wednesday Night Connections Bible classes) from 6:30-7:45pm.   We offer Bible lessons for ages birth–K. 


    Garden Visits is a ministry devoted to taking care of new babies and their families at home following childbirth or adoption. We deliver a meal and a gift bag for the baby. 

    Call the church office at 812-372-1571.

    To join this ministry, Contact Connie McGinty at johnmcginty@comcast.net


    Volunteer Information

    Volunteer Schedule

    Child Protection Program Form

    Child Protection Program Training Dates

  • Pathfinders (Grades 1-4)

    Sunday School---is offered from 9:30-10:30am in "The Park" located in the Children's Ministry Hallway.  Kids sing energizing worship music, engage in large group and small group settings with fun activities and have service opportunities. 



    Wednesday Night Kids (during Wednesday Night Connections Bible classes) from 6:30-7:45pm.  We offer bible classes for grades 1-4.   


    Contact Pathfinders Coordinator, Shelli Carothers:

    scarothers@stpeters-columbus.org

    812-378-0747 (cell)   812-372-1571 x2322 (office)

  • QUEST (Grades 5-6)

    Sunday School is offered on Sundays 9:30-10:30am in "The Summit" (youth room). 


    Preteens can engage in fun activities, dig into God's Word, and build relationships with friends as well as high school and adult mentors.



    Wednesday Night Kids We are not able to offer this class right now.  However, if you have a need, please contact Shelli Carothers.


    Contact QUEST Coordinator, Shelli Carothers:

    scarothers@stpeters-columbus.org

    812-378-0747 (cell)   812-372-1571 x2322 (office)

     

Children's ministry Team

Michelle Leibold   Nursery Coordinator

Email: mleibold@stpeters-columbus.org

Office: 812-372-1571 x2322

Shelli Carothers   Coordinator for grades 1-6

Email: scarothers@stpeters-columbus.org

Office: 812-372-1571 x2322

Katey Meadows   Children's Ministry Assistant

Email: kmeadows@stpeters-columbus.org

Office: 812-372-1571 x2322