Kids

Kids make friends, have fun, and learn about faith in a safe and welcoming environment.

Noah’s Ark Nursery
A safe and welcoming place for children 0-3

NurseryAvailable during all weekend services and Sunday education hour.
Workers welcome children to story time and free play with toys, music, crafts, books, a train table, and play gym. There is a room for infants and crawlers, and a room for toddlers.
Nursery Information for Parents

Crossroads Kids Club
Free after-school club with snack, games, Bible lesson, and small group

Crossroads1st-5th grade
– Erickson Elementary School – Monday 3:30-5pm
– DuJardin Elementary School – Tuesday 3:30-5pm

Children at Erickson & DuJardin Elementary Schools (Bloomingdale) are invited to Crossroads Kids Club on Mondays & Tuesdays after school. Club highlights include a Bible story, small groups led by a KidsQuest worker, games, and snack.
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Awana Club
High energy game time, small group, and learning about the Bible

AwanaDue to COVID-19, Awana will look different (but still awesome!) this Fall. Get details by clicking below.
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Wed 6:45-8pm (September-April)
Age 2-6th grade
Looking for a safe and welcoming club for kids? Kids enjoy fun with friends, playing organized gym games, being known by their small group leaders, learning the Bible, and earning awards. Dedicated volunteers invest in each child. Club shirt, book, bag, and incentives included with $25 supplies fee. Kids participate in age-specific groups: Puggles (age 2), Cubbies (ages 3-5), Sparks (K-1st-2nd), T&T (3rd-4th), or PAK (5th-6th). Practical adult courses are also offered during Awana.

Children’s Church
A special place to explore faith through story and free play

Children's ChurchSaturday 5:30pm: Age 4 – 4th grade
Sun 8:30 & 11am: Age 3 – 4th grade
At the halfway point of every weekend service (Sat 5:30pm, Sun 8:30 & 11am), children are invited to Children’s Church. It is a special space where children participate in a Bible story time and enjoy free play with music, puppets, crafts, dress-up, arts, and more.
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Sunday School
Learn the Bible through stories, art, cooking, movies, games, and science experiments

Sunday SchoolAge 3-4th grade
Sunday 9:45-10:45am
Join us as we learn God’s Word in a new way each week. Each Sunday, your class will “rotate” through storytelling, art, cooking, movies, games, and science experiments as we learn stories from the Bible.
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PAK
5th & 6th grade youth group developing friendships and applying Biblical truths to life

PAK5th-6th grade
Sunday 9:45-10:45am & Wednesday 6:45-8pm
At Sunday Morning Pak, we meet in our PAK Room (9:45-10:45am) to talk about issues we face daily as pre-teens. We look to the Bible as our guidebook. We enjoy offsite activities like “Fast Food Frenzy” and participate in an annual drama. We participate in Awana Club.
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Day Camp
Kicking off each summer, a free camp where kids enjoy dramas, games, live music, crafts, fishing, and friends

Day CampKids who have completed Kindergarten-6th Grade
Second week of June, 9:30am-12:45pm
Kids love coming for the fun-filled story times, crafts, high-energy games, and fishing. Each day starts with an exuberant large group program with drama and music presented by the teens. Kids are divided into classes by grade level. Rounding out this week of fun is a free party for our community at Sunnyside Park (Bloomingdale) on Friday evening.
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Child Dedication
A public covenant of parents to raise their child in a Christ-honoring home

Child DedicationChild dedication is a public covenant of parents to raise their child in a Christ-honoring home and a reciprocal commitment of the church community to support this family. It is also a wonderful way for our church to meet your family, so we can be present in supporting one another.
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NextGen Volunteers & Staff

NextGen Volunteers are safe people who have regularly attended Bloomingdale Church (at least 6 months), pass reference/background checks, complete an annual application, attend training, and received pastoral staff approval.

Interested in being a NextGen volunteer?

NextGen Staff
  • Daniel (& Amy) Riemenschneider – NextGen/Administrative Pastor
  • Daniel Wright – Youth Co-Director
  • Chelsea (& Chris) Reinhold – Youth Co-Director
  • Morgan (& Mickey) Lang – Children’s Ministry Director
  • Donna Freeman – Nursery Coordinator