Children's Ministry

Kids' Ministries @ Sandy Plains

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Children's Ministry

Kids' Ministries @ Sandy Plains

Welcome! Our goal is to help our children become true disciples of Jesus Christ by: building relationships with them, being examples for them and teaching them God’s Word.

children's ministry: sundays 9:30 am & 10:30 am

Sandy Plains has an excellent Children's Ministry!  We're excited you're checking it out.  

The main Worship Service Sundays is at 10:30 am.  However, we have Children's Ministry during both Worship (10:30 am) and also the Bible Study Group hour (9:30 am).  

Children's Ministry is in our dedicated Children's Building of the church campus.  As you park, this is the brick building with Brushed Aluminum signs outside on it.  These outside signs guide you to the exact age-graded entrance.   Greeters outside of these entrances would love to guide you as well to the right spot any Sunday!

Nursery to K is called "The Meadows" (in Education Building - middle of campus)  Outside the official check in you'll see the brushed aluminum sign for "The Meadows" to check in.
1st Grade to 6th Grade is called "The Highlands" (in Education Building - middle of campus)  Outside the right entrance a brushed aluminum sign for "The Highlands" will be visible.

Sandy Plains' children's Director Donna Lowe coordinates a fun and God honoring ministry for Sundays, as well as Wednesday evening Awana Club program.

what about other kids' ministry?

1.) We also have a great Awana Club program kids may join at any time.  This is Wed.'s @ 6:30 pm.  Awana is a fun activity and Bible learning club, kids love it.  This runs from early Sept to mid May each year.  The club includes groups from ages 3 years to 6th grade.  Each Wednesday it kicks off inside large Family Life Center building (the largest building on campus).  For additional info or questions, email Donna    

2.) Vacation Bible School.  Each summer at Sandy Plains.

3.) Upward Sports.  This is a Christ-centered, character building sports program.  It is 3 years old up through 6th grade.  For more info, email Andrew at  

4.) Special events.  There are kids planned studies and events throughout the year as well.  

Parents during other activities?

What is going on for parents during those activities?

1.) Wed.'s @ 6:30 pm there's also a MOPS program (Mothers of Preschoolers) that meets 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month, while Awana kids meets.  See any Staff for info, or call 704.864.4226.

2.) Wed.'s @ 7 pm, parents may also stay any week for a Prayer & Worship service.  This is in the large Chapel with the steeple on campus (the building we used to use for Sunday worship, it is a historic chapel looking building we outgrew). 

3.) Sun.'s 9:30 am / 10:30 am.  There are Adult Bible study groups, open to guests, and then everyone is in worship at 10:30 am.

4.) Sun.'s 6-7 pm.  During the Sunday evening worship, there is Children's Ministry for the youngest, Nursery-K.


All teachers are required to submit to a thorough background check that is active, ongoing.  In addition all teachers and helpers must attend training.  Access points are set where only directors and parents can enter.  And we have a fully operational background checked Security Team at entrances every service @ church, with a special eye to protecting kids.

We look forward to you being our guest soon!