Children’s Ministries

Registration is now open for GEMS Girls Clubs!

Sunlight is a safe, fun place for your children!

We’ve put a lot of thought into creating ministry environments that kids love!  It’s in these ministries that children often first learn Bible stories, sing worship songs and hopefully come to know God personally. Check out all the ministries we offer by clicking on the links below!

 

Nursery/Cry Room

During our worship service, we offer nursery care for children ages birth – 3 years old.  Our dedicated and experienced volunteers provide a safe, loving environment for your children so that you can enjoy the service with peace of mind.  We also have a cry room with rockers, dim lighting, a changing table, baby swings and a live video feed of the worship service. This room is designated as a retreat for family members to bring their crying or active children if they are becoming fidgety during the service.

Sunday School

Children in Pre K – 8th Grade are encouraged to attend our Sunday School programs offered on Sunday mornings during the service.  Our PreK/Kindergarten class is for children ages 3-5 who are fully potty trained. Their curriculum takes children on a fun adventure through the Bible as they discover basic truths about who God is and how much He loves them.  Our 1st – 5th Grade program offers students a corporate worship experience and small group environments focused on connecting the dots between God’s Word and their daily lives. Our Middle School program offers deeper discipleship for students in 6th – 8th grade as they walk through the Bible chronologically and begin to understand how everything in God’s Word points to Jesus.  

GEMS Girls Clubs

GEMS stands for “Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior.” This club for girls in first through eighth grades is the perfect place for them to discover who God created them to be. Our mission is to bring girls everywhere into a living, dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ. Girls in high school can also be active in this ministry as counselors-in-training. For more info, see our GEMS page.

Sunkids

Sunkids is our year-long VBS program offered for children in grades PK – 5th on the first Friday of each month during the school year. This year’s Sunkids theme is, “Suit Up.”  Through skits, worship, crafts, Bible study and games, we will explore the Armor of God and how, with God’s strength, we can live mightily for Him. Register now to secure your child’s spot using the link above!  In addition, we are seeking volunteers to join our Superhero Squad.  If your child is attending Sunkids, we encourage you to stay and use your Super Powers for God’s glory.  Follow the Volunteer Registration link above if you would like to join our Sunkids team!.

Vacation Bible School

Perhaps our most popular children’s ministry is Vacation Bible School — a fun-filled week of unforgettable experiences. Over the past decade, we’ve watched this program grow from 30 to 400 in attendance!  We begin each day with a large-group assembly featuring skits and songs on a themed stage. Then, we break into rotations through snack, crafts, games, Bible stories and movie stations.  Check out the highlights from last year!

Fall Festival

At Sunlight, we love connecting with our community, and each year we look forward to spending a day of fun with hundreds of local families at our Fall Festival.  On October 21st from 4:00 – 7:00pm, come enjoy bounce houses, trunk or treat, games, family entertainment, and delicious food. Admission and all activities are free while food is available for purchase. Check out pictures from last year!

Profession of Faith Class/Baptism

Children have lots of questions about the faith.  In our Profession of Faith class, we guide them through the basics of Christianity and the Gospel. For those who choose to make a profession of faith, we have an annual beach baptism service following the class’s completion. Other baptisms take place on an on-going basis, both for believers and children of believers.