Children & Family Ministry

Our Children & Family Ministry program specifically focuses on the needs of children from birth to adolescence while ministering to the whole family.

Children & Family Ministry

Available as a program major or minor

Is this program for me?

Do you love working with kids? Do you have a passion to see children come to Christ and embark on a lifetime journey of devotion to Him? If becoming a more effective minister to the youngest among us is your goal, our Children & Family Ministry program may be the perfect fit for you.

Practical Ministry Experience

  • Develop skills in effective communication of God’s Word in culturally relevant and age-appropriate ways.
  • Learn how to develop age-specific and creative programming, in both discipleship and outreach environments, designed for the unique needs of children.
  • Learn practical and effective team dynamics for serving on a multiple staff ministry team.
  • Understand how to partner with families and support parents as the spiritual leaders of the home.

Core Courses

  • Child Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Ministry of Teaching
  • Ministry to Children
  • Understanding Contemporary Culture
  • Models of Children’s Ministry
  • Camping and Retreat Ministry
  • Empowering and Equipping Lay Ministry

Additional courses and course descriptions can be found in our catalogue.

Let the little children come to me