Faith Factory Children's Ministry

 
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Did you ever think the best and most fun hour of your child’s week would be at church?  It can be! We have created an amazing space for kids, a play place with a purpose.
Our goal is for every kid to have a blast while being creative, interacting, and learning about the Love of God.  We offer interactive learning,  experiences in a colorful and engaging atmosphere. From illustrated Bible lessons to puppet skits, Faith Factory has more fun than you can squeeze into a Sunday!
 

Our Mission

To help kids/students connect into a growing community of multiplying Christ-followers. We accomplish this through helping kids live the Way of Christ, enabling them to:

Love God (Attend) – We teach kids who God is and what it looks like to live in a loving relationship with him. Mark 12:30, “Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”

Build Character (Grow) – Through relationally based programs and events like dedications and baptisms we partner with parents and assist kids in taking steps of spiritual growth. John 15:4, “Remain in me, and I will remain in you.”

Love People (Connect) – Through small groups and intentional organization, kids will experience consistent community with peers and adult leaders who serve as spiritual leaders. John 13:34, “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

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Be the Body (Serve) – We help kids realize that they are part of a collective body bigger than themselves and that through God’s power, they can make a significant difference in the world for Christ.

Matthew 28:19-20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Lead (Multiply) – As kids grow in their faith, we help them see that they can influence others for Christ. 2 Timothy 2:2, “You have heard me teach things that have been confirmed by many reliable witnesses. Now teach these truths to other trustworthy people who will be able to pass them on to others.”

 

Faith Factory Values

We Value Safety and Security – The safety and protection of our kids is paramount. We follow established policies and procedures to ensure safety and security.

We Value Relevance – Through creativity and innovation, our environments and our teaching are engaging, age- appropriate and culturally relevant.

We Value Biblically Centered Living – A dependence on God’s word is essential to our lives. It is our source for daily living and a foundation to the lives we live.

We Value Worship – Loving God through engaging worship is a regular practice in our lives. We celebrate worship corporately as well as living our lives in a way that honors God.

We Value Christ-Centered Community Life – Change happens best in the context of spiritually authentic relationships. We prioritize community to create opportunities to belong, to grow and to live our lives in a way that honors God.

 

Ministry Areas

Lil’ Gizmos Station (Newborn-23 months old) – Gateway Lil’ Gizmos consists of all children, birth through 23 months old. This area is characterized by low teacher/child ratios, gentle play, and a place where faith is introduced to babies through finger plays, music & movement, and simple songs.

Gadgets & Gears Garage – Gadgets (Toddlers 2 & 3) – Gateway Gadgets consists of children 24 months through 47 months (three year olds). This area is characterized by low teacher/child ratios, active play, and is a place where the Bible is taught through stories, songs with hand-motions, and live/video puppet productions.

Gadgets & Gears Garage – Gears (Toddlers 4 & 5) – Gateway Gears consists of children 48 months (4 year olds) through kindergarten. This area is characterized by medium teacher/child ratios, active play, and is a place where the Bible is taught through engaging story videos, fun worship songs with motions and movement, and live/video puppet productions.

The Factory – The Factory elementary consists of 1st-6th graders. This area is characterized by high-impact, energetic fun & engaging teaching/worship. An exciting environment is the setting for kids to build strong relationships with each other and their leaders all while learning about God.

Faith Factory Treasures – is our special ministry to kids with special needs. Treasure volunteers are paired up with special needs children and accompany and assist them throughout the services.