Welcome to Grace Assembly, Lynchburg, VA.

Grace Assembly Children’s Ministry Policies & Guidelines

kidsChildren are precious to us, as they are to our God! Grace Assembly prefers to have all children with their parents throughout the service; however, we offer child care services as a concession and a service to parents of young children. We ask that only children within the following age ranges participate:

Sunday School – 3 years up to 7 years old

  • Graduates right at 7 years old
  • Class meets in the open common area outside of the Kindergarten class rooms
  • Class meets after the intermission
  • Assumes children are potty trained – otherwise parents are sought for the relief efforts of their children.
  • Teacher Criteria
    • Must be members of Grace Assembly or approved.
    • Or must be teenage son or daughter of a member of Grace Assembly
    • Strong preference for married couples to teach together
    • Must have at least two teachers present
    • At least one teacher must be over 18 years old
    • At least one teacher must be female
    • Adult teachers will submit to a simple background check
    • Curriculum and craft materials supplied by Grace Assembly
    • Only a female teacher is to take children to rest room
    • Unruly children are not to be disciplined by teachers.  A teacher will escort the child back to his parents.

Nursery – newborn to up to 3 years old

  • Nursery meets in the last Kindergarten class room
  • Nursery meets after the intermission
  • Nursery worker criteria
    • Must be members of Grace Assembly or must be teenage son or daughter of a member of Grace
    • Must have at least two nursery workers present
    • At least one nursery worker must be over 18 years old
    • At least one nursery worker must be female
    • Adult nursery workers will submit to a simple background check
    • Only a female nursery worker is to take children to rest room
    • Unruly children are not to be disciplined by nursery workers. The child will be escorted back to his parents.
    • Nursery toys will be washed or replaced periodically