Kids

Kids

Everything we do for your 1st-6th grader is designed to provoke discovery, inviting kids to live out their new understanding of how to grow in a relationship with God and with others. As much as we strive to have a godly impact on kids, we are well aware that God’s original (and best) plan is for parents to be the spiritual leaders of their children. God calls parents to teach their children His Word and to tell their children about all the good things the Lord has done. The Lord sees the home as being the primary place of instruction and learning. But we know busy schedules can make this difficult. Our desire is to partner with you as you lead your family and to provide you with tools to make the lessons come alive at home. If the family and the church partner together to grow a child’s faith, just think of the impact this could make! We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our ministry and to browse the variety of other resources we have available.

Sundays in Kid City – Lee's Summit

1ST-4TH GRADE
Kids express themselves differently than adults, so we offer a unique program for your 1st through 4th graders on Sundays.  You’ll drop your child off in Kid City at 9:30am, where they’ll kick off their morning with music, games, and a large group lesson. Then they’ll break into small groups with other kids their age and gender for Bible study and fun activities that will help your child grow. Afterward, you'll pick up your child so they can join you in worship at 11:00am.

5TH & 6TH GRADE
Your preteen isn’t quite a teenager yet, and they don’t learn the same way as a young child anymore, so we have a special schedule just for your preteen. We offer Bible study classes for 5th and 6th graders at 9:30am upstairs in the preteen room. Afterward, you're preteen will join you in worship at 11:00am.

Sundays in Kid City – Raytown

1ST-4TH GRADE
Kids express themselves differently than adults, so we offer a unique program for your 1st through 4th graders on Sundays. Your child will join you at 9:30am worship and join us at 11:00am in Kid City. You’ll drop your child off in Powerhouse where they’ll kick off their morning with music, games, and a large group lesson. Then they’ll break into small groups with other kids their age and gender for Bible study and fun activities that will help your child grow.

5TH & 6TH GRADE
Your preteen isn’t quite a teenager yet, and they don’t learn the same way as a young child anymore, so we have a special schedule just for your preteen. We offer Bible study classes for 5th and 6th graders at 11:00am in B118. Preteens and parents can attend worship together at 9:30am.

Wednesdays – MIDWEEK Kids

MIDWEEK Kids is for 1st-6th graders on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm in Kid City.

MIDWEEK Kids is designed to connect what kids learn on Sunday morning with how they live the rest of the week. Kids will have opportunities to put into action various biblical lessons through service projects, active Bible study and evangelism.

Each month will be themed with a “virtue” like self-control, generosity or hope. This will be the same virtue the 1st-4th graders are studying on Sunday morning. To ensure the kids are learning at the appropriate level, they will be divided into three groups: 1st-2nd grade, 3rd-4th grade, and 4th-6th grade.

Each child will need a current medical release form on file in order to go participate in any off-campus service projects.

Building Young Leaders

JUNIOR BIBLE QUIZ
JBQ is an opportunity for your kindergartener through 6th grader to learn more than 500 Bible facts and hide God’s Word in their heart. Quizzers meet weekly on Sundays at 4:00pm and compete in quiz matches with other churches one Saturday each month August through March.

The first practice and parent meeting is August 4 @ 5:00pm. Regular weekly practices start August 11 @ 4:00pm.

Contact: Michele Tipton – 816-808-0997

Safety & Check-In

SECURED AREAS
Kid City classes are located in secured areas. An electronic key card is required to enter these areas (Raytown Campus). If you do not have an electronic key card, see the check-in volunteer for assistance.


ELECTRONIC CHECK-IN
You may check your child in at any check-in computer in a Preschool or Children’s area. After checking your child in, you will be given matching identification tags that are exclusive to your family and your visit. Your child will need to wear the name tag portion while you keep the matching tag. The child’s tag also contains the parent’s cell number as well as additional information such as allergies.

After the service, you will return to your child’s room and show your tag in order for your child to be released back to you. Parents may choose to send their badge with a family member or friend (9th grade or older) to pick up their child.  

In the event that we need to contact you during the service, you will receive a call or text message. Please turn your phone to vibrate in the service so that we are able to reach you if needed. 
 

WELLNESS
Children who have shown signs of fever, vomiting, or other contagious illness should be symptom-free for 24 hours before coming to Kid City.

If a child develops a fever or other symptoms of illness while in our care, parents will be contacted as soon as possible. 

Please note that we are unable to administer medications.  

Volunteer

Every Sunday, our volunteers show up and work together in their unique roles to create a fun learning environment for our kids. Kid City is completely run by volunteers. We could not exist without their leadership. Visit our serve page to see opportunities at all of our campuses.

Required: All Kid Ministry volunteers are required to complete a background check and application to ensure the safety of our children.

Parent Resources
Events

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WAM & WAM Jr.

WAM & WAM Jr.

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 5:00-6:30pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus Kid City & Preschool Area
CONTACT: Nathalie Kuhns

Our preschool and kids choirs meet on Sundays at 5:00pm at the Raytown Campus (during the school year). WAM is a big hit with our 1st-6th graders and with our preschoolers (age 3 by 7/31/19) and kindergarteners in WAM Jr.

WAM stands for Worship Arts Ministry. We strive to teach kids many forms of worship arts — not just music and singing — that...

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MIDWEEK Kids

MIDWEEK Kids

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 6:30-8:00pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus - Kid City
CONTACT: Jen Abercrombie

1st-4th graders, get ready for a high-energy evening with worship, games, Scripture memory, and Bible study all planned specifically with your child’s age in mind. We'll see you in Kid City.

For our 5th & 6th graders, we've designed a program to meet the changing needs of preteens. It's jam-packed with fun, social time, and Bible study...

6:30pm
 
 
PreNow

PreNow

WHEN: February 7-9
WHERE: Raytown Campus & Host Homes
CONTACT: Jen Abercrombie & Lizzy Bishop

PreNow, a weekend retreat for 5th & 6th graders, is February 7-9. Preteens will experience large group worship, teaching, and games. Plus, they'll have small group lessons in their host homes and get a few special surprises! Cost for the weekend is $40 (includes all meals, transportation, housing, and t-shirt).

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PreNow

PreNow

WHEN: February 7-9
WHERE: Raytown Campus & Host Homes
CONTACT: Jen Abercrombie & Lizzy Bishop

PreNow, a weekend retreat for 5th & 6th graders, is February 7-9. Preteens will experience large group worship, teaching, and games. Plus, they'll have small group lessons in their host homes and get a few special surprises! Cost for the weekend is $40 (includes all meals, transportation, housing, and t-shirt).

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MIDWEEK Kids

MIDWEEK Kids

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 6:30-8:00pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus - Kid City
CONTACT: Jen Abercrombie

1st-4th graders, get ready for a high-energy evening with worship, games, Scripture memory, and Bible study all planned specifically with your child’s age in mind. We'll see you in Kid City.

For our 5th & 6th graders, we've designed a program to meet the changing needs of preteens. It's jam-packed with fun, social time, and Bible study...

6:30pm
 
 
 
 
WAM & WAM Jr.

WAM & WAM Jr.

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 5:00-6:30pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus Kid City & Preschool Area
CONTACT: Nathalie Kuhns

Our preschool and kids choirs meet on Sundays at 5:00pm at the Raytown Campus (during the school year). WAM is a big hit with our 1st-6th graders and with our preschoolers (age 3 by 7/31/19) and kindergarteners in WAM Jr.

WAM stands for Worship Arts Ministry. We strive to teach kids many forms of worship arts — not just music and singing — that...

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WAM & WAM Jr.

WAM & WAM Jr.

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 5:00-6:30pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus Kid City & Preschool Area
CONTACT: Nathalie Kuhns

Our preschool and kids choirs meet on Sundays at 5:00pm at the Raytown Campus (during the school year). WAM is a big hit with our 1st-6th graders and with our preschoolers (age 3 by 7/31/19) and kindergarteners in WAM Jr.

WAM stands for Worship Arts Ministry. We strive to teach kids many forms of worship arts — not just music and singing — that...

5:00pm
 
 
 
MIDWEEK Kids

MIDWEEK Kids

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 6:30-8:00pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus - Kid City
CONTACT: Jen Abercrombie

1st-4th graders, get ready for a high-energy evening with worship, games, Scripture memory, and Bible study all planned specifically with your child’s age in mind. We'll see you in Kid City.

For our 5th & 6th graders, we've designed a program to meet the changing needs of preteens. It's jam-packed with fun, social time, and Bible study...

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WAM Choir Musical

WAM Choir Musical

WHEN: Sunday, February 23 @ 11:00am
WHERE: Raytown Campus Worship Center
CONTACT: Nathalie Kuhns

The WAM Jr. Choirs (3 years-K) will lead us in a few songs before the WAM Choir (1st-6th grade) shares their musical Under God’s Sea in 3D with the Connection Point family in the Raytown Campus Worship Center at 11:00am on Sunday, February 23, following the 9:30am worship service. Everyone is invited to attend.

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WAM & WAM Jr.

WAM & WAM Jr.

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 5:00-6:30pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus Kid City & Preschool Area
CONTACT: Nathalie Kuhns

Our preschool and kids choirs meet on Sundays at 5:00pm at the Raytown Campus (during the school year). WAM is a big hit with our 1st-6th graders and with our preschoolers (age 3 by 7/31/19) and kindergarteners in WAM Jr.

WAM stands for Worship Arts Ministry. We strive to teach kids many forms of worship arts — not just music and singing — that...

5:00pm
 
 
 
MIDWEEK Kids

MIDWEEK Kids

WHEN: Wednesdays @ 6:30-8:00pm
WHERE: Raytown Campus - Kid City
CONTACT: Jen Abercrombie

1st-4th graders, get ready for a high-energy evening with worship, games, Scripture memory, and Bible study all planned specifically with your child’s age in mind. We'll see you in Kid City.

For our 5th & 6th graders, we've designed a program to meet the changing needs of preteens. It's jam-packed with fun, social time, and Bible study...

6:30pm
 
 
 
Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out

WHEN: Saturday, February 29 @ 5:30-8:00pm
WHERE: Lee's Summit Campus Kid City
CONTACT: Lizzy Bishop

Our Lee's Summit Campus is offering a Parents' Night Out on Saturday, February 29, from 5:30-8:00pm. This will be a great opportunity for kids (1 year-6th grade) to hang out in a safe and fun environment with crafts, games, snacks, a movie, and more while parents get to have a night to themselves.

Lee's Summit families are encouraged to invite their...

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Connection Kids Staff