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Children Matter

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ThornCreek Church Children’s Ministry desires to come alongside children, families and Ministry Partners to equip them to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ! "I am the way and the truth and the life…” John 14:6

We believe your children are people who can make a difference in the world TODAY, not just in the future! It’s our goal for children to be transformed by the love of God, to grow in their walk with God, surrender their lives to God, and be a light in the world for others to know God in the same way.

This Week in Kids Ministry

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Memory Verse: Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)

Main Idea: The Silent Treatment Hurts.


This week we're looking at 2 Corinthians and talking about THE SILENT TREATMENT. Join us this week!!!

You AND your children are hearing messages on the same topics in this series, FORGIVE. Make time after the service to tell your kids something you took away from the message this week, and have them tell you something they learned as well! Here are some questions that might help get your family conversation started:

  • Have you ever experienced The Silent Treatment? How did it make you feel?
  • Who wrote this letter to the Corinthians?
  • If someone makes you sad but repents (says I'm sorry and asks for forgiveness), what should we do?
  • What are some ways the silent treatment can hurt others?
  • Is there someone in your life you can forgive this week?

In-Person: Sundays at 9AM and 11AM
Online: Saturdays at 4:30pm at live.thorncreek.church 
On-demand: After first run at thorncreek.church/kids

KIDS CAMP IS A GO! Save the date and don't miss camp!!!
Kids completing Kindergarten or 1st Grade: Wednesday, June 30 - Friday, July 2
Kids completing 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th Grade: Monday, June 28 - Friday, July 2

More details (including where to register) in the attached flyer.
Please let me know if you're interested in counseling at camp this year! We need SEVERAL camp counselors!

-Pastor Katie 


Team Member

Katie Tyler

Children's Pastor

Safety & Classes


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We take special measures to take care of the children entrusted in our care. Every volunteer goes through safety training and has passed a background check. We have security measures in place in case of an emergency.
Opens: 15mins before service Closes: 15mins after service We require every child who attends church to be checked in and wear a name tag. Name tags are printed each week. Parents will receive a corresponding tag to pick up their kids and are required to turn it in and match when they pick up their children.
Please inform us of allergies or health issues your child may have to help us keep your child safe and know how to help them. (Our Nursery, Toddler, and PreK classes normally have Animal Crackers for snack. The Elementary Class will occasionally get candy, but children can only eat it with a parent/guardian’s permission. Fourth and fifth grade are served donuts.)
If your child has experienced fever, vomiting, or diarrhea in the last 24 hours; or if your child has something that could possibly be contagious, we kindly ask that you don’t check your child into his/her class. Thank you so much for understanding.


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Nursery0-1 year-old
Toddlers*2-3 year-old
PreK*4-5 year-old
ElementaryKindergarten-3rd Grade
Tween**4th-5th Grade
*Toddlers & PreK classes are combined on Saturday night.**Tweens only meet during Sunday services.

Classroom Information


Please bring a diaper bag with supplies your child may need while he/she is at church. Include diaper changing supplies, snacks/drinks, and an extra change of clothes. We have Animal Crackers for snack if you don’t bring one for your child.


We use a variety of Bible based curriculum to engage children. Through small groups and age appropriate activities and centers, children will experience God’s word in fun ways. Our desire is to instill lifelong habits of a Christ follower at an early age, in hopes the kids will carry them into their teenage years and adulthood. Throughout the service, we model and teach them what it looks like to Obey God, to Love Others, how to Daily Worship God, the value of Small Group Involvement, the importance of Attending Church, what it looks like to Serve Faithfully, was well as and Giving Sacrificially.

Weekly Family Devotional

Every Monday we e-mail parents a family devotional to do during the week. Parents have a big impact on their child’s spiritual growth. Use these weekly devotionals as a springboard to discuss the weekend lesson as a family!