Posts in Kids
Be a Part of GatewayKids!

We are gearing up for the 2017/2018 school year and are looking to double our volunteer team at the 11:30 service! The need is great for committed volunteers who will say yes to investing in our kids, showing up each week to lead a small group, pray over babies, teach a lesson or engage in free play with a toddler. YOU can be the difference in a kid's life this school year! There are openings in all age groups at the 11:30 service and to be honest - we simply can't do it without you! This is a HUGE immediate need beginning in August, running through May. What could God do in and through you this school year if you step into something new? 

Please contact Pastor Jen today to talk about where you can serve and Say Yes to the next generation!

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Be a Part of GatewayKids Summer Team

GatewayKids has an amazing team of consistent leaders and teachers, many of whom serve every single week or every other week! As summer approaches, we want to give them the opportunity to take a break and work around summer vacation schedules. In order to do that, we are putting together a Summer Team of adults who will step in to serve in the Elementary or Preschool classes one or more times during the months of June and July. There is no long term commitment involved, just the opportunity to serve during the summer, in the 10 or 11:30 services when you are available.

There will be an orientation on Sunday, June 4th during the 11:30am service where you will get all the information you need, be able to choose the age group you would like to work with and submit the dates that you are available to serve in June and July. Please email me ( if you are interested in attending this orientation and being a part of our Summer Team!

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Gateway Kids New Serving Opportunities

According to Barna Group researchers, a person's moral foundations are generally in place by the time they reach age nine, and most people's spiritual beliefs are irrevocably formed when they are pre-teens. If you are looking to make a difference in someone's life, what better reason than to invest in Kids ministry?! GatewayKids is a thriving ministry for birth through 5th grade and has a team full of committed people who love Jesus and love sharing their faith with kids. The great news is that we have some openings this year and YOU could have a chance to make a difference in a child's life! 

Here are the needs we currently have: 

  • PRE-SCHOOL ASSISTANT: Every other week in the 10am service. This person will assist our pre-school teacher, helping with snacks, supplies and kid wrangling our 3-4 year olds! 
  • GK PLUS BUDDY: Every week or Every Other week at 10 or 11:30. Be a buddy to a GatewayKid with some extra needs and share the joy in helping them succeed!  
  • NURSERY/TODDLER: Every other week in the 11:30 service. We have two openings at this time in the 11:30 service. This person will care for our youngest members in the Nursery & Toddler classrooms. 
  • ELEMENTARY: Every week in the 11:30 service. This person will help lead a small group of K-3rd grade students in the 11:30 service. Training, lesson and curriculum supplies will be provided!

Please contact Pastor Jen with interest. All positions require attendance at Gateway for at least 6 months, a background check and references. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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KidsPastor Jen McDow
Gateway Kids +

We are looking for adults who have a heart for kids with special needs to come alongside us and help launch GK Plus, a ministry specifically for kids and families of those with additional needs. If you have education or experience related to pediatric special needs OR just have an extra love for these children, we would love to have you on our team! Please contact Pastor Jen to see how you can get involved in this very important and meaningful ministry.

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Kids, ServingPastor Jen McDow