Welcome To Christ’s Kids!

The goal of our programs is to build genuine relationships with the kids and families we serve by teaching biblical truths in a fun and interactive way. We select curriculum and activities that are Christ-centered and age-appropriate. Our current curriculum is called The Gospel Project for Kids, and it is produced by Lifeway Ministries.

Christ’s Kids classrooms are clean, safe, and comfortable environments staffed with teams of well-trained leaders who love kids. We perform background checks on all Christ’s Kids volunteers and require that volunteers agree to follow our Policies & Procedures (a copy is available upon request).

Sarah Chambers is the director of Christ's Kids, and if you have any questions that aren't covered in the content below, please feel free to contact her at sarah@ccoj-mo.org. 

    • Grades 4 & 5

    • Meeting Times & Availability

      • 9am - Combines with Grades 1-3
      • 11am - Open, Meets in the Library
    • Our goal for kids in Grades 4&5 is to help them grow deeper in understanding who Jesus is and what their identity is in him. We want to help kids move from asking “What happened?” to “Why did this happen, and what does it mean?” We start class in the Mutlipurpose Room, where kids ages 4 through 5th grade check-in. We play board games, jump rope, and catch up with friends. Then, we worship together with a live band. During the 9 AM meeting, kids in grades 1-5 stay together in the Multipurpose Room. During the 11 AM meeting, Grades 4&5 go to their own classroom after worship, located in the Library. Each week during both meetings, teachers tell a story from the Bible and facilitate a group discussion about the meaning and application of the story.

    • Grades 1-3

    • Meeting Times & Availability

      • 9 am - Open
      • 11 am - Open
    • Our goal for kids in Grades 1-3 is to help them develop a relationship with Jesus and to ground their sense of identity in what the Bible says is true. We start class in the Mutlipurpose Room, where kids ages 4 through 5th grade check-in.  We play board games, jump rope, and catch up with friends. Then, we worship together with a live band. After that, kids split into age groups. Teachers tell a story from the Bible and facilitate a discussion about the meaning and application of the story. This class is available during both meetings.

    • Tree House (Pre-K—K)

    • Meeting Times & Availability

      • 9 am - Open
      • 11 am - Open
    • Our goal for Tree House kids is to establish a Biblical narrative as a framework for understanding the world around them. We start class in the Mutlipurpose Room with kids age 4 through 5th grade. There is time for board games, jump rope, and catching up with friends. Then, we worship together with a live band. After that, Tree House goes to its own classroom, located at the end of the South hallway. We introduce Tree House kids to the concept of group discussions, giving them opportunities to ask questions and share discoveries. We also have a snack, play a game and/or create an art project. This class is available during both meetings. 

    • Tiny Town (18 months—3 yrs)

    • Meeting Times & Availability

      • 9 am - Open
      • 11 am - Open
    • Our goal in Tiny Town is to introduce basic biblical truths to toddlers while we help them work on comprehension and playing well with others. Sunday mornings in Tiny Town begin with an extended play time with lots of toys and activities. After that, we have a snack and listen to a short Bible story. Kids and teachers then worship together by singing songs and playing instruments.

    • Nursery (Infants—18 months)

    • Meeting Times & Availability

      • 9am - Open
      • 11am - Open
    • Our nursery is a cheery place where babies can play and parents can get to know one another. One side of the nursery features a play area with toys for infants and the other side is a comfortably furnished room where parents can relax with sleepy babies or have a private place to nurse. Multiple Pack n Plays are available with bedding for little ones to nap. Our nursery is staffed with volunteers during the both meetings, so parents can drop off their babies and attend the service. The nursery is located right off the Auditorium, which makes it easy for parents to check on their infants at any time.