Children’s Ministry

Meet our Children’s Ministry Team!

“The Children’s Ministry Mission, in partnership with parents/guardians, is to raise children to be disciples of Christ; rooted in God’s word, love and prayer.”
Rachel Warren, Children’s Ministry Director –
Emma Vander Stoep, Children’s Ministry Program Coordinator –

Child Check-In!

Please fill out this Child Check-in Registration for your family.  Once you’ve filled out the form, you can safely check your child into Sunday morning programs each week at one of our child check-in stations!
New Hope’s Living Nativity will take place at the 10am Christmas Eve service this year! We need help from our 4th & 5th graders to make the story of Christmas come alive! The roles may include but are not limited to: Isaiah, Emperor Augustus, Joseph, Wiseman 1, 2 and 3, Mary, the Angel Gabriel, the Angel of the Lord, Shepherd, King Herod. Any 4th & 5th grader interested in a part, should fill out the Living Nativity form below before December 10th.


Nursery Care is provided during Sunday morning Discipleship Hour, Worship and for various other church events. The Nursery is open for children from birth to age 3.

Kids Club meets in the Fellowship Hall during 9am Discipleship Hour. It’s a time for kids (Preschool through 5th grade) to wiggle, worship, and wonder!

Children’s Sunday School meets during the 10am Worship Service during the school year. Children begin in worship with their family and are dismissed to Sunday School after the Children’s Message.
Preschool/Pre-K: Purple Room
Kindergarten/1st Grade: Blue Room
2nd/3rd Grade: Orange Room
4th/5th Grade: Yellow Room 
Join us on Wednesday evenings this November/December for a time of fun and fellowship! Each week we explore the Bible, play games, craft and share dinner together!
Team EveryBuddy is New Hope Children’s special needs inclusion ministry. If you have an interest in becoming a buddy, or if your child needs a buddy, please contact Emma Vander Stoep.


4th & 5th graders learn the importance of service as they complete outreach projects once a month from September through May.
Thank you to all of the amazing volunteers that helped out at our Easter Egg Hunt! 
Save the Date: March 24, 2024!
Thank you to the participants and volunteers that helped make Stellar VBS the best week of summer! 
Save the Date: SCUBA 2024!
June 17-21, 2024!
Children & Educators are invited to wear their bookbags to be blessed for the new school year!  
Every year, we celebrate the birth of our Savior with a Party! We have pizza, cupcakes, a dance party and games while learning the true Christmas story.
Save the Date: December 20, 2023!