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Kids



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Babies through 5th grade have a special place in the Bel Air family. At Bel Air Kids, they can have fun, make memories and grow in their knowledge of Jesus.

Bel Air Kids Mission

Partnering with families to encourage and equip their children to follow Jesus every day and everywhere, with everyone. 

We are dedicated to the development of children as life-long followers of Jesus Christ and to provide resources that will equip, nurture, and partner with the family and the church community as we invest in their spiritual formation. We believe that children can and must take part in the church's mission. Children learn at an early age that they are loved by God and the Christians around them and that they are a necessary part of the church today–not just the church of tomorrow.

Ultimately, we aim to develop a community in which children, adolescents and their families can experience the life-changing gospel message and learn to realign their will with God's purposes by trusting Jesus, all within the context of loving personal relationships.

To serve with Kids, contact: Babies-PreK- Cristina Bradford | Kinder-5th grade- Jenny Grutter.


FIRST TIME VISITOR? To register your kids in advance for our Sunday School program, please click HERE




SPring Calendar 2020

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Upcoming Events...

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2nd Grade Bibles

At Bel Air Kids, we value teaching kids at a young age how to read and study God's word. As a longstanding tradition, we offer our 2nd graders an intentional class to learn about and interact with their Bibles.We want to equip our children with a basic understanding of the Bible, what is in it and why it is important. Upon completion of the class, each student will be presented with their very own Kids' Bible. This is an important 'milestone' in the spiritual life of your child as the receive their Bible in the presence of their church family.

This class is offered two times and is one hour in length. There is no cost for those attending the class.

Two Class options:
Sunday, February 9 at 10 a.m. in C303
Sunday, February 16 at 10 a.m. in C303


*Parents must attend the class along with their 2nd grader.
**For those unable to attend a class, bibles will be available to purchase and children will be included in the presentation. Please email me at jenny.grutter@belairpres.org.

This year, the presentation is scheduled for Sunday, February 23 in the main sanctuary services.

Register HERE.


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Parents' Night Out

This will be an incredible evening for your children, filled with games, activities, a movie and a light dinner. They won’t want the night to end! Drop off your children and enjoy the evening out!

NEXT DATE: March 7, 5-8 p.m.

Register HERE!


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SAVE THE DATE:
Vacation Bible School 2020

Who: Preschool through 5th Grade (grade complete in 2019/20 school year)

Where: Bel Air Church

When: June 15-19, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Daily

Cost: $65 EARLY Registration, $85 after May 17

Registration begins April 1st and ENDS June 1st



Sundays

Kids Sunday School: 9 a.m. & 11 a.m.

Kids enjoy worship, Bible lessons, and fun activities to deepen their understanding. This is intentional time used to teach the Word of God to children, so that they may know God in a real way and learn how to live their lives for Him. Programming offered for Babies through 5th grade at both the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. service. Programming for 6th grade and above is offered at 11 a.m.


Kids Grow Experience: 10 a.m. (see schedule)

This hour is designed to allow kids to experience the week’s curriculum in a different way, get active and grow in deeper relationship with each other. Babies through Toddlers have programming available in their normal classrooms.Preschoolers and TK have a Grow hour geared just for them in A201. Kindergarten through 5th grade can join us in DC103 for a deeper level of fun and learning.  Parents must be on campus to take advantage of this opportunity. 

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United Worship Service: One Service at 10 a.m.
Next Date: April 5- Palm Sunday

An opportunity for parents and their kids (K–12) to attend the worship services together so that we may worship, learn, and fellowship as a church family. Babies through Preschool programming is offered in their classrooms as normal. Kindergarten through 3rd grade kids will be dismissed from the sanctuary to their classrooms mid-way through service. Use the Check-In kiosks in the Narthex and bring your child to their teachers on the patio. 4th grade and above will stay in the Sanctuary service with their families.

No Grow Hour. Our 6 p.m. service will be happening this day.


Where we meet

9 a.m. Service

Babies (3 months–walking well) :: C205
Wobblers (walking well–23 months) :: C204
Toddlers (2 year olds) :: C203
Preschool- TK (3–5 year olds) :: C202

Kindergarten-3rd Grade :: C302

4th &5th Grade :: C201

11 a.m. Service
Babies (3 months–walking well) :: C205

Wobblers (walking well–23 months) :: C204

Toddlers (2 years old) :: C203

Preschool Younger (3 years old) :: C202

Preschool Older/TK (4 & 5 years old) :: A202

Kindergarten :: C301
1st Grade :: C303
2nd & 3rd Grade :: C302
4th & 5th Grade :: C201
6th–8th Grade :: Attend JHM (Junior High Ministry) at 11 a.m. in Evans Chapel

9th–12th Grade :: Attend HSM (High School Ministry) at 11 a.m. in Evans Chapel


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Children's Choir
The Bel Air Children’s Choir provides an opportunity for children, grades 2 through 5, to learn basic musical concepts, good vocal habits, teamwork and choral performance practice. Even more important, it helps children experience the worship of God through music and what it means to lead others in worship. The Fall season, September through December, culminates in Bel Air’s annual Christmas Concert. The Winter/Spring season, January through March, culminates on Palm Sunday, just before Easter. For more information, contact  Nancy Ruczynski, Director.