To all First Mt. Juliet kids, families, leaders, and guests,
We know that this is a strange and uncertain time for everyone. Our church facilities have been hit and affected by the recent tornado and now we are dealing with a worldwide pandemic. Our greatest hope and prayer is that God would receive all the glory in and through all of these circumstances. He is always at work, even when we don't see it or feel it. While He is working all things together (Romans 8:28), we have some privileges and responsibilities as His children. Hebrews 10:22-24 encourages us to do a few things: (1) draw near to God (v.22), (2) hold on to hope (v.23), and (3) encourage one another by spurring each other on and continuing to meet together (v.24).
Welcome to First Mt. Juliet Kids! We are so glad that you decided to check us out. Our Mission is Love God, Love People, Go. Our vision for Kids Ministry is simple: Connecting kids to Jesus and other kids. From cradle to middle school, our prayer is to see your child come into a relationship with Jesus and grow deeper in that relationship. Our kids discipleship pathway will help guide your child to learn how to Love God, Love Others, and Go. We want your family to experience community, grow spiritually, and build relationships here at First Mt. Juliet.
Children's Ministry Schedule
Babies-5th Grade Small Groups @ 9:30 A.M.
Babies-5th Grade Worship @ 11:00 A.M.
Destination Dig: Unearthing the Truth About Jesus takes kids to present-day Israel to become junior archaeologists and study tangible pieces of the past to learn about who Jesus is and why He came. Along the way, they will uncover the truth of Jeremiah 29:13 that God reveals Himself to us when we seek and search for Him with all our hearts. Backyard Kids Club will take place at homes all across our community June 21st- 23rd. This is for children entering Kindergarten in 2021 through completed 5th grade.
Sign up to volunteer at one of our four locations below!
Interested in dedicating your child this Mother's Day? Sign-up HERE! Dedication will take place May 9th at 11:00am. There will be a parent class held on May 2nd at 11:00am room 203 in the Kid's Building. If you are planning on dedicating your child, you should plan to attend this class.
Stay tuned for our next Starting Point Class! This class is designed for new Christian kids and/or kids that want to learn more about becoming a follower of Jesus. We offer our Starting Point class 3 times a year. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) are highly encouraged to attend. CLICK HERE to register.
Baptism for Kids
The Baptism class for kids is designed to help your child understand what baptism is and how it is a symbol of obedience in following Christ. This class will be offered on Sunday, March 7th at 9:30 in room 203 of the kids building.The Baptism class for kids is designed to help your child understand what baptism is and how it is a symbol of obedience in following Christ. We offer our Baptism class 3 times a year. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) are highly encouraged to attend. CLICK HERE to register.
Midweek Kids helps kids to learn more about what it means to worship God through music, to be on mission as we look at missionaries locally and from around the world, and to move with their friends during recreation. (Kids Midweek meets August-May)
Babies-5th Grade @ 6:30-7:30 P.M.
Children impacted by adoption and/or foster care have often experienced early attachment injuries related to loss, abuse, trauma, and/or neglect. There is hope and help, though. Whether you are in the adoption process, have welcomed a child home through adoption, or are loving and serving well children through foster care, you are not alone. Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference seeks to encourage and better equip parents and caregivers meeting the everyday needs of children impacted by adoption and/or foster care. With the busy parent and caregiver in mind, the Hope for the Journey Conference has moved to a one-day format, making the conference more accessible to this audience with information being practical, succinct, and consumable in its delivery. Structurally, the Hope for the Journey Conference will include five high-level learning modules based on the foundational principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) along with a new teaching component, The Gospel + TBRI. Consider joining us for practical application and biblical based teaching as we learn how to foster and take care of our children's needs more effectively.
Birth to Pre-K
The Preschool Ministry of First Mt. Juliet is an environment created ESPECIALLY for infants (six weeks) all the way to four/five year olds (pre-kindergarten). We can’t wait to meet you and your child! We know things are busy at this stage of life and your child is learning and growing in amazing ways, so we are ready!
We believe in an active, hands-on approach to learning with preschoolers. So, you can expect a lot of jumping, singing, dancing, and laughter in every experience. Be on the lookout for fun crafts and big games.
We look forward to helping your preschooler learn more about God. It is our hope that your child will learn:
WHAT WE DO:
At First Mt. Juliet Kids, we believe the Bible should never be boring, worship can be really loud, and good leaders always care. Before kids head off to middle school, we want to make sure these three things stick:
- Good and bad things happen, but God still loves us.
- I can learn to respond in a positive way to what happens to me and others.
- I can live with joy regardless of my circumstances.
While parents are in worship, children will experience Kids Worship with music, games, and a Bible lesson. Then in Small Group time they will dive more into the Bible lesson from Kids Worship and learn how to apply the Bible to their life.
The focus of First Mt. Juliet Kids is our small group environment. We want kids to see how God's Word fits into their lives, to learn how to talk to Him, and to build friendships that will last. That's why it's important to make sure your child connects with the same friends and same leaders.
Your First Visit
Visiting us for the first time? No fear! Look for first time Guest Kids Check-In when you arrive. We will meet your family, check your child into class and one of our volunteers will lead your child to their age appropriate room. You can register your children before you arrive, click the button below to create your KidCheck account. We can't wait to meet you!
KidCheck Secure Check-In System
You can feel safe leaving your children in our care! All of our Kids Leaders are background checked & trained to work with your child's age group! We also proudly use a secure check-in system to help keep your kids safe. It's super convenient, fast, and easy. What is KidCheck?
The safety of children on our campus is our first priority. When you first arrive, a Kids Team Member will greet you and guide you through the initial guest check-in process. Returning families can create a secure KidCheck account and check in at one of our kiosks or use the express check-in app. Controlled-access doors and our very own security team members are present to ensure the safety of each child.
Nursing Mothers Rooms
First Mt. Juliet has two nursing mothers rooms on campus. These comfortable, private rooms are available to all nursing moms who need to take care of their babies. Located just outside the north side entrance doors to the Worship Center, this enclosed room has comfortable chairs, changing tables, and a TV to enjoy the service. The second nursing mothers room is located in the Children's building, downstairs next to the elevator.
Children with Special Needs
Programming for children with special needs is available.