Children’s Ministry

Our Children’s Ministry exists for one purpose: to help children grow in wisdom and stature, just like Jesus!

Our mission is to provide the best possible care, comfort, guidance and instruction in the Word of God for your children. Our adult volunteers work to demonstrate the love of God and life-changing principles to your children.

Each week, we offer Bible studies during Sunday School. We have many fun and educational events and programs for kids and families. During the summer months, we offer interactive children’s programs including Vacation Bible Camp.

In addition to traditional Sunday activities for kids, Mother’s Morning Out (MMO), Weddington Christian Preschool and Weddington Christian Academy offer academic excellence in learning and spiritual formation on a weekday basis.

Upcoming Events and Announcements 

The Ark Children’s Ministry Faith and Family Development Workshop: Love Languages for Children

Sunday, February 23, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Helms Hall

You love your child, but does your child feel loved? Every child has a unique way of feeling loved. In this parenting workshop we will use the book, The 5 Love Languages of Children, by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell. Using this book we will unpack ways to discover your child’s love language, use that love language to help your child learn best, and how to discipline and correct more lovingly and effectively once we know our child’s love language.

Come early for coffee, dessert, and a chance to fellowship with others. Those who register and attend will receive one copy of the book per family as a gift to you.

Childcare is available in our nursery wing beginning at 3:30 p.m. Register by February 19. Click here to register.

Children’s Ministry Sick Policy

It’s that time of year when a lot of our children are coming down with nasty colds and viruses.  In order to keep our nurseries and classrooms as healthy as possible, please adhere to our Children’s Ministry Sick Policy.


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For more information, please contact Carolyn Nelson at