Early Childhood

Early Childhood Ministry celebrates the wonder of God's Love by encouraging, supporting and welcoming families of young children. Early Childhood Ministry serves families with children ages newborn to three years, by providing a variety of opportunities to support parents in their role of family faith formation. 

Early Childhood Ministry Faith Building Blocks:


  • Baptism Preparation Workshops
  • Baptism Annual Celebration
  • Wrapped in Love - prayer partner ministry for each child being baptized

Worship and Scripture

  • Beginner Bibles distributed to 3-year-olds entering Faith Creek Church School
  • SPARK Bible Story Series - for 2- and 3-year-olds
  • Rainbow Bags - resource for children attending Worhip Services
  • Family Christmas Celebration - for young children and their families

Family and Child Support

  • Family Support - SPLASH Newsletter, Cradle Roll Mailings, Advent/Christmas and Easter Mailings
  • Childcare Ministry - including music enrichment
  • Family Playtime - "Family Time" held each Tuesday and Wednesday morning
  • Lilly Pad Story Time - once monthly
  • Mom's Morning - once monthly
  • New Baby Hotline to announce the arrival of an infant
  • Teddy Bear Needs - outreach ministry
  • Babyspace - outreach ministry

Preparing for Growth

  • VBS for Preschoolers
  • Prayer Partners - for 3-year-olds entering Faith Creek Church School

For information about Early Childhood Ministry, contact Liz Nelson at lnelson@spdlc.org.

"Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them; for to such as these belongs the Kingdom of God."  - Mark 10:13-16