Kingdom Kids is our Children’s Ministry at St. Philip. Kingdom Kids is relational, formative, and fun!
The Kingdom Kids Youth Group includes all children grades K-5 (ages 5-12). At St. Philip, we have a strong commitment to:
- the growth of each child’s spiritual development
- child safety during all activities and event
- a welcoming atmosphere
- most of all, having fun learning about God and building friendships with one another.
Connect with Kingdom Kids
Our Kingdom Kids are active in all aspects of our faith community, including in worship and other
community-wide events, or with their own activities designed just for them.
Monthly Kingdom Kids
Kingdom Kids get together for a fun event once a month onsite at St. Philip, or possibly for an outing in the community. Our times together are often split into 20-minute segments and might look like this: – Opening/Welcoming Games (20 minutes) – Discovery Time (20 minutes) – More Games or Service Project (20 minutes)
Annual Events, Retreats, & Trips
Including but not limited to a service day called “God’s Work, Our Hands” Day. A Community Trunk-or-Treat. A week of “Agape’ Day Camp” each summer. A day-long trip to “YouthQuake” in the fall hosted by the NC Synod (grades 3-5). A “Building Youth Groups” (BYG) Retreat at Camp Agape’ in the spring (grades 3-5). And more!
We encourage our Kingdom Kids to be involved in every aspect of our worship services. They can serve in volunteer roles, help lead the service, or participate as best they can in the pews or at home virtually. They are welcome wiggles, giggles, and all!
Children in Worship
At St. Philip, we believe that children are a vital part of our worship experience and are welcome and encouraged to participate in all aspects of worship – wiggles, giggles, and all! Thank you for being here!
We know that there are many other places that you and your children can be on a Sunday morning. We also know that worship can sometimes become stressful for parents and caregivers. Our hope is that every adult with children feels welcomed in this space. You belong here and we want you and your children to be spiritually fed here. Raising children in faith can be difficult and we don’t want you to feel alone.
Our PrayGrounds are located toward the front of our worship spaces. This area is designed for young children to quietly engage in age-appropriate activities while experiencing worship in our worship spaces along with their families.
The PrayGround is intended especially for families with infants and toddlers, recognizing that small kids are often more engaged when they can see what’s going on. Small tables and chairs, baby bouncers and seats, and soft toys help to keep our littlest ones occupied.
We know that sometimes kids need a change of space – spending an hour in the same pew/chair is a LONG time to be in one spot. When that happens, we have a special room that you can check out together. As you walk out of our worship spaces you can follow the GREEN footprints to our Kid’s Corner which is geared toward ages 0-4. In this room you will find a live stream of the worship service. Parents or Caregivers are asked to be present in our Kid’s Corner with your children.
Contact Kai Thurow for more information