Welcome back families!

We're so excited to see you!

In-person gatherings for children 2 yrs - Gr 6 are Sundays at 11am.

New to Sevenoaks? We are so glad you are considering attending our church and please know that you are welcome here!

To book your family a spot for the 11am service: Please email Pastor Renee (rcarter@sevenoaks.org) Monday -Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm.

  • In the email, indicate the names and ages of everyone who will be attending with you.

Registration will be on a first come first serve basis.

Please note that on November 1st and December 6th, children who are K-Gr 6 will join their family in the service for communion!

All parents with children attending Sevenoaks Kids will need to complete a registration form for each child. If you would like, you can pre-register your child(ren) by clicking on the link below which will save you time when you arrive at church. If you register your child(ren) by midnight on Saturday night, they should be in our system in time for the Sunday Service.

KIDS REGISTRATION FORM 2020-2021

Please see the Protocols section of this page for further information on what to expect once you arrive at Sevenoaks. We can't wait to see you!

 

Protocols
Sevenoaks Kids In-Person Church Protocols

Sevenoaks Kids Church Age Groups

In-person Kids Church will be provided during the 11am Sunday service for kids 2 years old - grade 6.

2 – 4 year olds will be in the Little Oaks room on the main floor, while the children who are K-Gr6 will be upstairs in the CM wing.

Preschool children will participate in free play, bible lesson, music and craft.

The K-Gr6 kids will be together for gym activities, open session, prayer stations and will be split in smaller groups for classroom activities.

Communion Sunday

Our family communion service is on the first Sunday of every month. There will be kids programming for the Little Oaks group during the 11am service. All other children will join their families for a rich time together as a family sharing in communion!

Grade 6 students

Because school and church were cut short for the kids in March, and with so much change happening, we wanted to extend the kids programming for an extra year to grade 6 students. We recognize that some grade 6 students are ready to move on and begin attending the main church service with their families while others may need a bit more of a transition period.

Our only request is that your grade 6 student attend the Family Communion Service with their family which is the first Sunday of the month as well as one other main church service in the month. 

Children are asked not to attend if they are displaying symptoms

These symptoms include, but are not limited to: fever, chills, cough or worsening of chronic cough, difficulty breathing/shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell or taste, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting (in children, their symptoms often present milder and we ask that you exercise caution when making your decision to attend).

Prompt Arrival

Check-In is between 10:45am - 11:15am at the Back Entrance (by the kitchen)

Please arrive promptly as the outside back entrance doors will be locked by 11:15am.

Parking

All Kids Church participants and their families as well as Kids Church volunteers and their families must park in the parking lot between the church and the elementary school. 

Check -in Station

Upon arrival you and your children will make your way to the Kids Check-In Station through the Back Entrance entering the breezeway. Once you enter the building, one parent will continue with their children to the check in station while the rest of the family will head upstairs through the kids wing following the signs to the Chapel balcony to find their seating.

To access the Kids Check in station, please follow the signs to the gym where you will find the Check-In Station.  Once you have checked your child(ren) in, you will receive 2 tags, an ID tag for each child(ren) and a matching ID tag for the parent. Please keep your tag as you will need it for when you check your child(ren) out at the end of the service.

Health Questionnaire

Upon arrival at the Check In station, parents will be asked to complete a health questionnaire for each child in their family who attends Sevenoaks Kids.

Dropping Kids Off in Classrooms

Once you have checked in your children, K-Gr 6 students will remain in the gym and if you have children 2-4years, you will take them to the Little Oaks room on the main floor and drop them off there! You will then make your way to the Chapel Balcony by going upstairs to the kids wing and down the hallways (follow the signs).

Balcony Seating in The Chapel

All Families of kids who are booked for Kids church on a Sunday will be seated in the Chapel balcony. If you are not booking your kids in the Kids Church program than you will be asked to book your seating on the main floor of the Chapel. Balcony seating is only for families who have booked their children in for the kids programming. You will make your way to the balcony by going up the stairs to the kids wing and following the signs.  You will not be permitted to go down to the ground floor of the Chapel as we must keep balcony groups and ground floor seating separate.    

Check-Out

Please come to pick up your child(ren) promptly after the service upstairs in the kids wing or Little Oaks room on main floor to allow time for cleaning the rooms. Please have your matching ID tag ready to present to the volunteers.  Once you have picked up your child(ren), you will leave through out the Back Entrance (which is the way you came in).

Snack

We will not be giving out snacks during the service at this time.

Physical Distancing & Masks

Physical distancing as appropriate for their ages will be encouraged. Children will receive their own fun bucket of supplies so there is no sharing of supplies between children. All stations and activities will be set up physically distanced. Hand washing and the use of hand sanitizer will be used to limit the spread of any germs. All Sevenoaks Kids volunteers will be required to wear masks and all adults are encouraged to wear masks in the building.