SERVE IN CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

Volunteering in children’s ministry has never been easier! Let us help you discover a place on the children’s ministry volunteer team. It’s an easy way to impact the spiritual journey of kids and families. Take a peek at the opportunities listed below to see which areas are a good fit for you.

WHERE TO BEGIN

To get started, take a look at the ministry needs below to find something that you would enjoy. Then simply fill out the applicable forms below and our volunteer coordinator will contact you about next steps. All volunteers in children’s ministry must complete an online children’s ministry volunteer application (adult and student versions are available). Those 18 years of age or older must complete a free background check. Click here to jump to those forms: CHILDREN’S MINISTRY VOLUNTEER FORMS

We schedule our volunteers monthly, so you don’t have to dive into a long commitment right away. At the end of each month, you’re welcome to update your interest information in our scheduling tool and transition to another age group, time, or ministry.

Not sure which area of volunteering would be best for you? We would love to connect with you!
Email one of us! (char@plymouth covenant.org or kennedy@plymouthcovenant.org)

WEEKEND MINISTRIES

Our weekend worship times are bustling in children’s ministry. We rely on dozens of people each week to care for our kids—whether they’re brand new babies, fun-loving fifth graders, or somewhere in the middle. Here’s how you can serve:

Check-In Desk
Attendant

Welcome and check families into the various kids’ areas during weekend worship, register new families.

(Sat 6:30 pm and Sun 9am)

Ministry Leader/Assistant for Early Childhood

Serve as ministry leader or assistant in any of the following classrooms: 

-Nursery (Sat 6:30pm and Sun 9am)

-Two-to-five-year-olds (Sat 6:30) 

-Two-year-olds (Sun 9am)

-Three-year-olds (Sun 9am)

-Four and five-year-olds (Sun 9am)

Ministry Leader/Assistant for Elementary

Serve as a ministry leader or assistant in any of the following classrooms: 

-K-5th grade (Sat 6:30pm)

-K-1st grade (Sun 9am)

 -2nd-3rd grade (Sun 9am)

 -4th-5th grade (Sun 6pm)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Periodically, we host special events for kids and families. If you’d like to serve during these one-day or limited-time events, please complete an online children’s ministry volunteer application (links below), and we’ll contact you as opportunities arise.

I’M INTERESTED IN SERVING

Complete the appropriate volunteer interest form below to get started. Those 18 or older should also complete the background check form.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Simply fill out the form below and someone from our Children’s Ministry Team will contact you!

CHILDREN

NEW PREREGISTRATION/PRECHECK-IN PROCESS

In an ongoing effort to make the preregistration and check-in process for Children’s Ministry easier and more efficient, we are switching to Planning Center Registrations as the software for reserving spots for your children in our weekend ministries. Follow the on-screen prompts when you click the button below. This will preregister your children. When you arrive for ministry, you will still need to check them into their classrooms and receive name tags for them. You can simply go to the nearest kids’ check-in desk and a volunteer will assist you.

If you prefer to streamline the process further, you can preregister AND precheck-in using the Church Center app on your mobile device. Simply download the app HERE, open it on your device, click on “Events” in the menu bar to preregister during the week. Then the day of your chosen worship service, open the Church Center app, click on “Checkin” in the menu bar to precheck into ministry. It will generate a QR code that can be scanned at any kids’ check-in desk to print name tags and pickup slips.  Questions??? Email sara@plymouthcovenant.org

 

Preregistration Is No Longer Required

  Because our classrooms are no longer limited in capacity, we have simplified our check-in process once again!

BUT you can still check-in ahead of time!

STEP 1: Download the Church Center app HERE

STEP 2: Click “Check-in” at the bottom of your screen

STEP 3: Select the children who will be attending our ministry and double check that the information shown for each is correct

STEP 4: Arrive at church and scan the generated QR code at any check-in desk to print nametags

“HOW TO” VIDEOS

Get a sneak peek at the Church Center app (note that we do not have “Groups” mobilIzed yet) and the benefits of pre-check by watching the short videos below.

At Plymouth Covenant Church,

we love kids!

We want children to come to know and love Jesus in a life-changing way. Our ministries are staffed with people who are passionate about coming alongside kids and families as they discover who Jesus is. We will do everything we can to ensure that all children feel welcome and safe as they experience the love of Jesus while in our care.

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

JUNE 21st-24th 2021 @ 4:00-6:15 PM

JOIN US FOR A JESUS-FILLED WEEK OF FUN!

Summer is coming and we are ready to make it count! We’re turning up the volume at VBS to remind each kid that they can have confidence because of Jesus. When kids begin to see themselves the same way that Jesus sees them, then real confidence begins to take root and grow.

We are so excited to be able to offer this VBS both in person at church, and as an online experience!

* * IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE * *
Due to capacity and ratio limitations, we will be unable to accept walk-in registrations as we have in the past.  Currently, registration is all filled up, but our waitlists are open! We are already working hard to recruit enough leaders to make room for as many VBS attendees as possible, so if you know of anyone who is willing and able to serve they can register at the link below! 

SERVE WITH US

Volunteering in children’s ministry has never been easier. Let us help you discover a place on the children’s ministry volunteer team.  It’s a rewarding way to impact the spiritual journey of kids and families!

 

WEEKLY PROGRAMMING

Ages 0-5

Check out age specific programming here

K-Grade 5

Check out age specific programming here

Resources

Online resources and links for the whole family

Awana

Is done for this year... Have a lovely summer!

MOPS

A special time for moms with pre-schoolers

UPCOMING EVENTS

COVENANT PINES BIBLE CAMP

Our church—along with the other Twin Cities Covenant Churches—supports the ministries of Covenant Pines Bible Camp in McGregor, Minnesota. Covenant Pines offers ministries for children, students, men, women and families in a variety of context year round. Click the button below for more information about possible upcoming camp opportunities.

CONTACT US

Char Peterson
Director of
Early Childhood Ministries
Kennedy Prescott
Children's Ministry
Administrative Assistant

OTHER MINISTRIES

KIDDANCE FOR CHRIST

This is a Christian-based dance program for children. The instructor teaches children a variety of dance styles and shares how to praise Jesus through dance and movement. Dancers will have the opportunity to be part of worship services on select weekends.

HOOPS UP!
KIDS' BASKETBALL

Welcome to our new basketball ministry for 3rd and 4th grade boys and girls called Hoops Up! This is a skill building ministry wherekids can learn the basics of the game of basketball in a supportive, Christ-centered environment! Hoops Up only meets on Saturday mornings from 9-10:30am from November through February. The season includes both practices and scrimmages for fun. For more information and to register, click the button below.

Questions? Contact Pastor Sara at sara@plymouthcovenant.org