Green Lake cHILDREN'S MinistrY

Our goal in Children's Ministry is to provide safe spaces for children birth through fifth grade to experience their Creator, their community, and their purpose in the story of God.

Meet the Team

  • Chris Lyons, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
  • Mindy Hamilton, Associate Director of Elementary Ministries
  • Kaitlin Prichard, Associate Director of Early Childhood Ministries
  • Janey Cullison, Nursery Coordinator
  • Lishi Chun, Operations Associate for Family Ministries
  • Annie Jacobs, Administrative Assistant

Special Needs

It is our privilege to serve people of all abilities. If your child has special behavioral, physical, or cognitive needs, feel free to contact us before you visit! This allows us to customize a welcoming, positive worship experience for everyone in your family.

Refuel Day: CANCELLED due to weather. Will be rescheduled. 

Saturday, Feb. 09 | 10:00am - 1:00pm | CLC Great Room
Let us support your family by caring for your child with special needs and their so siblings while you get a chance to rest and refuel. Each child will be paired with a buddy who will spend the morning exploring space themed stations with them! Reserve your spot by Feb 03 by registering here.

Sunday Services


Skip the first-time visitors' registration process by creating a MyBethany account for your family before you visit! This will allow for a quick and easy check-in

8:00, 9:30, 11:00am Services

Nursery: Birth-24 mos.

Our nursery attendants work to create a safe, fun and nurturing environment for our little ones. The nursery is located in the Sanctuary.

Pre-K: 2-5 years old

Children will participate in age-appropriate Bible teaching and activities. Check-in is located on the ground floor of the CLC or the Sanctuary foyer. Pick-up after the Service on the ground floor of the CLC in their assigned classrooms.

Elementary: K-5th Grade

Elementary students participate in general worship with adults in the Sanctuary Auditorium and will be dismissed to their teachers in the foyer after the offering. They then move to the CLC to spend time in large group worship and small group time, learning about God through stories, games, and discussion. Pick-up is located on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the CLC. 4th and 5th graders are picked up in the chapel basement.

6pm Service

Nursery: Birth-47 mos.

Our nursery attendants work to create a safe, fun and nurturing environment for our little ones. The nursery is located in the Sanctuary.

4 years old - Elementary

Our Children's Team has created activity clipboards for children to take into the service with them as they worship together as a family which can be found in the Sanctuary Foyer.

Special events

Family Faith Conversations

First Sundays  | 4pm - 5:30pm | Chapel Auditorium

All parents are invited to join in a discussion regarding making the most of the age/stage of your student - and discover together with other parents the different ways that you make connections (even faith connections) with your family. Child care up to 3rd grade is available and Tween Group (4th and 5th graders) will be meeting during this time.

Click the link to register for child care: Register Here!

Sing and Serve

Sunday, February 24 | 4:00-5:45pm | Chapel Auditorium 

Join us for our first Sing and Serve! We will be having a time of worship and then hear from a representative from the Aurora Commons. We will then transition into the CLC Great Room and put together wound care kits for the Commons. Come join for a time of worship, fellowship, and servantship!