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COVkids Ministry

Discover the ministry opportunities for your children at Covenant.

COVkid's Ministry

Children are important members of our church family! We want them to be part of our community, make friends of all ages, and learn about Jesus.

Infants/Toddlers (6 Weeks TO 2 year-olds)

On Sundays, loving nursery care is available throughout the entire service for infants and toddlers. Our nursery staff are consistent, experienced, Safe Sanctuary trained, and background checked so you can be sure that your little ones are in excellent hands.

Preschool (3-5 Year-olds)

Our preschool staff are background checked and Safe Sanctuary trained. They help little ones learn about God’s Word at their very own level. The stories read in preschool each week correspond to those learned by elementary students, and are accompanied by fun crafts and activities.

Kindergarten-5th Grade

Elementary-aged kids begin and end worship with their families as at Covenant we believe it's important for kids to gradually learn to participate in "big" worship. During the sermon time, the kids will be dismissed and escorted to The Cove for a special time of fun, discovery, and learning. There they will gather with other students their age so they can learn about God's word at their own pace and level.  

Partnering with you

We understand that kids have different needs. If your child prefers to remain with you during worship, he or she is welcome to do so. We'll be happy to discuss any special concerns regarding your child. We're eager to partner with you in your child's success at Covenant.

What to expect your first time with us

First, visit our COVkids check-in desk. There we will meet your family, enter your child into our system, and answer any questions you may have.

Upon checking in for the first time, we will ask for the following personal information (NOTE: We value your privacy and will not share this information with anyone):

  • Parent/guardian name(s)
  • Child's name
  • Child's birthdate
  • Home address
  • Phone number
  • Any special instructions (allergies, special needs) for your children

How check-in works

Infants, Toddlers & Preschool

Before Service

  • You will check in at the COVkids desk to receive both a printed nametag and a security tag.
  • Verify the phone number listed on the nametag as we will use this number to text you during service if necessary.
  • Place the nametag on your child’s back and keep the security tag with you for pick up.

After Service

  • Upon pick-up, show your security tag to the childcare worker at the front desk.

Room Assignments

Infants/ Toddlers (6 weeks-2 year-olds) • Room 1

Preschool (3-5 years old) • Room 4

Kindergarten - 5th grade

Before Service check in at the COVkids’ desk. During worship, the kids will be dismissed to COVkids. At this time, they will be escorted to The COVE by our COVkids staff/volunteers. They will return to worship before the end of the service.

Indoor Playground

Our indoor playground is open between services on Sundays and for community open play Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30a-12p.

Got questions?

If you have further questions or comments concerning our CovKids experience, or if you'd like to volunteer with us, simply fill out the form below.

During the course of events/activities at Covenant Methodist, pictures and/or video of you or your child may be taken. Covenant reserves the right to use such media at our discretion for print/digital promotion of the church and church-sponsored activities. We do not sell your information to third parties. If you wish to withdraw your consent for media use please email our COVkids Directors at Covkids@covenantconnects.org to opt-out.

Volunteering with us?

If you're already on the COVkids CREW you can check your schedule and sign up for specific dates at Church Center.