Children are an important responsibility and part of the body of Christ. They are assurance to all congregations that nurture them that there will be a healthy and growing church for tomorrow.
Teaching Children to Love God in a Celebration Service especially for them.
New location: MS-200 (New Middle School Building 2nd floor)
Frequently asked questions:
How old should my child be to attend?
Between the ages of 4 years and 2nd grade
Where is Children's Worship?
In the Middle School Building on the 2nd floor
How can my child participate?
Children's Worship is during the 10:15 service time. Simply walk your child to MS-200 before the service. Children who attend a Small Group will be escorted to Children's Worship by their teacher. A greeter will be at the door to help welcome your child and find a place for them to sit. For children who are visiting or participating for the first time, a parent/guardian will need to complete an information card in the Children's Worship room.
How do I pick up my child?
Please come to MS-200 to pick up your child at the close of the Worship Service. For the safety and security of your child we will not allow anyone under the age of 18 to pick up a child from Children's Worship.
How will I be contacted if my child needs me?
All parents/guardians are asked to fill out an information card, in order for the teachers to know the general location of the parent/guardian during the morning service. We also have a pager system that you are welcome to use. Simply pick up a pager from the nursery suite (located across from the library) and tell the Children's Worship greeter your pager number.
How can I be involved in my child's worship experience?
A 'Table Talker' will be sent home with your child each Sunday, in order to assist you in developing solid Biblical discussions at home. It is designed in a format that can be placed on your kitchen table and used at meal times. We also love parents and grandparents to volunteer in Children's Worship! Please see one of the leaders for more information.
Who leads Children's Worship?
Children's Worship is led by our Children's Ministry Staff: Laura Highlander and Kerri Henegar, along with an amazing team of faithful volunteers.
How can I contact the Children's Ministry Staff?
By Phone :423-344-8327
In the Office: Hours Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm
It is our goal to provide a safe, fun, and
Christ-centered learning environment.
As they learn to Love God, Live Truth, and Serve Others
on their level.
There are paid workers and volunteers in the nursery rooms,
providing your child with a friendly and familiar environment.
2 year olds
3 year olds
Checking Your Child In
A sign-in sheet will be located outside of the nursery/preschool classrooms. There, your child will receive a name tag that will either clip to their shirt or is placed around their arm.
A nursery worker will meet you at the door to receive your child and diaper bag. All parents of birth to 24 months will receive a pager with an identification number on it. Pagers are also available for all parents, and can be received in the nursery suite. Please present the pager when you pick up your child.
After you have completed the check-in process, simply wave good-bye and leave for the worship service or small group. As you know, it is normal for little ones to cry when a parent leaves. This typically does not last long. Our teachers will immediately create interest in a toy or activity, and provide assurance that you will be back soon. If your child cries for an extended period of time, we will page you.
What To Bring
Please have individual diaper/backpacks for your children of different ages, due to the fact that they will be in different rooms.
When packing a bag for your child, please include:
2 to 3 disposable diapers
A complete change of clothes
Bottle/sippee cup of milk, formula, juice or water
A special item, such as pacifier, blanket or teething ring
Please label all items in your child’s bag.
We will provide snacks for older children, such as apple juice or water, butter crackers and animal crackers. Please note on the sign-in sheet any information that will help in caring for your child, such as feeding times, sleeping times, allergies, and special needs.
Click For a list of all our nursery policies
Learn More About The Awana Programs
Children's Ministry Coordinator
Laura Highlander Phone: 423-344-8327
AWANA (age 2 to Grade 5): Wednesday, 6:30 pm
REGISTER FOR AWANA -> CLICK HERE
Begins at 9:45am on Sunday
Disciple ZONE website will be both a fun place for kids to explore
and a source for parents to find materials for
discipling their children.
Mother’s Day Out is a ministry of Bayside Baptist Church as we seek to Love God, Live Truth, and Serve Others in our community.
Our program is for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years and is designed to give children a pre-school “preview” while giving moms/dads/guardians a morning off.
MDO offers playtime, snack time, bible stories, singing, craft time, and a whole lot of fun for your child. Each month a new theme is introduced and is implemented in a variety of creative ways.
For questions or to add your child to the waiting list please email Mrs. Kerri at
Parents Night Out
meets from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM and is scheduled for the following dates:
These dates are subject to change.
Please confirm these dates by calling the church office.
Please see the forms below for further information, costs,
what to bring to PNO and reservation information.
Parent’s Night Out Policies Flyer