Children in Worship

Children's SermonAt Spring Hill Presbyterian Church, we believe that children belong in worship! We also recognize that children at different ages and stages have different needs.

Our nursery is available for infants and toddlers. Our caring nursery staff members are available on Sunday mornings starting at 8:45. We utilize a silent paging service for your children’s protection and your ease of mind.

Children age 3 through grade 1 are invited to sit with their parents during the first part of the worship service and then come forward for the children’s message. After the children’s message, they may proceed to Children’s Church with an adult volunteer. Our Children’s Church program is called Godly Play, and is based on the Montessori approach to education. It was founded by Jerome Berryman, and it is a tried-and-true way to introduce children to religious language and concepts.

For children in second grade and above, we encourage their full participation in the worship service. This means that parents have to help their children to be engaged and take on the challenging — but rewarding — task of parenting in the pew. If a child needs to leave the worship service for any reason, parents may take them to Fellowship Hall where there is a live audio and video feed.

If you would like any more information about how children are part of the worshiping body at SHPC, please see our Director of Christian Education.