Please scroll down to view all

of our children's ministry programs

as well as a list of family events


KIDSCONNECT

KidsConnect is our church school ministry for 20 months - 5th grade. KidsConnect is a fun, powerful way for kids to connect to Jesus!


CLICK HERE to email Michele Nelson, Children's Ministry Director


CLICK HERE for the Alleluia! Children's Ministry Brochure & more information.


CLICK HERE to register a student for 2020-21 KidsConnect. 


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PARENTS! 
Please take our Children's Ministry Parent Survey

by CLICKING HERE.  It's super quick!   Thank you! 

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Please register for our FIRST "in person" gathering.  

Let's Gather in Safety on Tuesday, July 28th at 6:30pm.
There's a limited number of spaces and registration is required.  We can't wait to see your FAMILY, your MASK, and the BLANKET you'll gather on.  Please be sure to bring your own sidewalk chalk too!  Contact Ms. Michele or Ms. April with any questions!  SPECIAL THANKS to our ADULT VOLUNTEERS who have already volunteered to help and make this a very SAFE event!  WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!

CLICK HERE to register.

vacation bible school "VBS"      

ALL ABOARD for VBS 2020, ROCKY RAILWAY, where kids will discover
that trusting in Jesus pulls them through life's ups and downs!  We are working hard to bring you a VIRTUAL VBS this summer, packed with plenty of learning and fun!


1)  There is flexibility regarding participation from Aug. 10th - Sept. 1st, though we encourage you to join in the fun with us the week of Aug. 10-14, 9am-12pm so you can view our live openings or activities each morning.

Please note that the link to our Virtual VBS will expire on Sept. 1st due to content copyright restrictions, so please plan to view all materials prior to that date.


2)  VBS kits filled with all Group VBS materials will be distributed at Alleluia!  Please pick up kits at the Exterior Lower Level Underpass on one of the following dates:

    - August 8th, 10am-12pm

    - August 9th, 1pm-3pm


3)  When registering you will be given the choice of receiving your VBS music and songs as a digital download or on CD.  Please thoughtfully determine which you prefer as we will not be able to make changes afterward. 


4)  Registration is open through August 8th, but you must register by
July 19th
in order to receive a VBS t-shirt.


CLICK HERE to register a child, 3 years - 5th grade for Virtual VBS

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The following information will help you plan for what we will be doing each day at Rocky Railway Virtual VBS!


CLICK HERE for info on our DAILY LESSONS

CLICK HERE for info on our "DRESS UP" days.

CLICK HERE for info on our DAILY SNACKS.

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Let's celebrate an amazing week of VBS with a "socially-distanced" celebration!  This event for your child(ren), you, and your masks will take place at the Alleluia! outdoor Garden of Thanks while you participate from your "family blanket," wearing masks.  We will open with a dance and some movement activities will follow.  A special "treat" (candy) will be distributed at the end.  We look forward to seeing your family (while social distancing) outside with our masks.  Space is limited.  Registration is required for EACH PERSON who will be attending.  We are so excited to see all of you!


CLICK HERE to register for the 4:00-4:30pm IN-PERSON celebration!  All attending MUST register -- children AND adults.


CLICK HERE to register for the 5:00-5:30pm IN-PERSON celebration.  All attending MUST register -- children AND adults.


connect 45

CONNECT45 is a special club for 4th and 5th Graders!   This exciting program will not only foster faith growth, but will serve as a bridge into the middle school H2H program at Alleluia! 


We meet on Wednesdays (5-6pm) during the school year when District 204 is in session. 


CLICK HERE to register online for CONNECT 45.  (Coming soon) 


CLICK HERE to email April Blair, Assistant Children's Ministry Director, for more information. 

family events Calendar

All children preschool-5th grade & their families

are invited to attend any of these events!


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Vacation Bible School

M-F, August 10-14

CLICK HERE to register a child 3 yrs - 5th grade.


Fall Kickoff Weekend

Saturday/Sunday, September 12/13th


Trunk or Treat (Preschool - 5th grade)

Wednesday, October 28th @ 5:00-6:15pm

CLICK HERE to make a donation or volunteer!  Thanks!  (Coming soon)


Signs of Christmas

Sunday, December 6th @ 11:30am-12:15pm

CLICK HERE to register.  (Coming soon)


Caroling at Sunrise Living of Naperville North

Wednesday, December 9th @ 5:30pm (tentative time)


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Children's Ministry Sunday Fun Day Carnival/Little Blessings Sunday

Sunday, February 28th @ 11:30am -1:00pm


Good Friday Children's Event

Friday, April 2nd @ 10:00-11:00am


Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 3rd & Sunday, April 4th


Vacation Bible School

Monday -Friday, June 7-11th


Please see Ms. Michele or Ms. April regarding  special milestones for 1st through 5th graders!

CLICK HERE to email Michele Nelson for more information.



children's music

Music Ministries for children are an awesome way for our kids to learn about making a joyful noise to the Lord! 


J.C. Choir (4 yrs old thru 1st grade)

Wednesdays (during the school year) - 5:30-6:15 (Music Room) Boys and girls are welcome to learn praise songs, Bible songs and different types of Christian music. CLICK HERE for online registration for JC Choir.  


Faith Choir (2nd thru 5th grade) 

Wednesdays (during the school year) - 6:00-6:50 (Music Room) Come join us as we sing praises to God and learn more about His mighty word through song and prayer! The Faith choir sings on the first weekend of each month in church (rotating times between the three services). CLICK HERE for online registration for Faith Choir. 


Music 'N Me (Studio Classes and/or Private Lessons) 

The Music ’N Me program offers musical opportunities for infants through nine-year-olds. Early musical training benefits a child by developing areas of the brain that control speech and reasoning. CLICK HERE to view the current Music 'N Me schedule.


CLICK HERE to email Michele Nelson for more information.

other children's ministries


Created By God 2021

CBG is a Christian-based sexuality course designed for 5th and 6th grade students.  We value this opportunity to offer human sexuality instruction in the context of Christian values.


Mandatory Parent Orientation

Thursday, October 15th, 2020 @ 6:30-8:00pm  (Registration coming soon)


Students (attend ALL 3 sessions)

Sunday, Jan. 17th , 12:30-4:30pm

Saturday, Jan. 23rd, 12:30-4:30pm

Sunday, Jan. 24th, 12:30-4:30pm
CLICK HERE
to register.  (Registration coming soon)



HOPE Marketplace Experience 2021 (date TBA)

This hands-on experience for grades 2nd-6th puts students in the shoes of HOPE entrepreneurs and broadens their understanding of global poverty.

Children will:

- Decide on a handmade product to produce

- Save money to purchase supplies

- Advertise their business to family and friends

- Sell their product at the Alleluia! HOPE Marketplace

All proceeds go to HOPE International to further their efforts to end global poverty.  


CLICK HERE to register a student as a participant.



First Communion Instruction 2021

First Communion Instruction is designed for children 4th-6th grade.  This instruction will be held on Sunday, March 21st, 1:00 - 5:00pm.  Sessions will be led by Pastor Mark and other Alleluia! staff with parent volunteers as small group discussion leaders.  Students can receive First Communion at one of the following services:  Saturday, March 27th at 5pm; Sunday, March 28th at 9:15am or 10:30am; or at Maundy Thursday service, April 1st at 7:00pm.   CLICK HERE to register.  Please contact April Blair at ablair@alleluia.church with any questions.



Good Friday/Easter Events 2021

The Good Friday Family Event will be held Friday, April 2nd, 10:00am-11:00am.

Experience the meaning of Good Friday in a kid-friendly way!  We will begin with worship in the sanctuary, then move to the CLC for fun activities and refreshments.  All are welcome!


Easter Egg Hunts will be held as follows:

Saturday, April 3rd, 6pm (following 5pm worship)

Sunday, April 4th, 9am (before 9:15am worship)

Sunday, April 4th, 11:30am (following 10:30am worship)

Kids should bring their Easter baskets to fill up with eggs!  Meet at the playground.  In case of rain or wet conditions, we'll meet in the lower level rec room.

CLICK HERE to email Michele Nelson, Children's Ministries Director, for more information.



Bible Presentations (for 3rd Grade & Up) 2020

Any child in 3rd grade or above is invited to receive a Bible during any of the services on the weekend of September 26-27.  After the presentation, all recipients can join KidsConnect leaders to decorate their Bibles.  We would like all children 3rd grade and above to bring their Bibles to KidsConnect each week as we will be using our Bibles during that time.  There is an opportunity to make a donation toward the cost of the Bible when registering.

CLICK HERE to register.  (Registration coming soon.)



Safe Crossings 2020

A free seminar to show parents how to help their youth successfully navigate the bridge of adolescence, and cross safely over the threshold between childhood and adulthood.  Current events and the possible effects on youth will also be discussed.

Wednesday, October 14th @ 6:30-8:30pm

CLICK HERE to register.  (Registration coming soon.)



Created by God

Registration is coming soon for the October Parent Orientation.  Created by God will be held January 2021.