Children and Youth Ministry

But Jesus said, “Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. ~ Matthew 19:14

Ministry Description

Kingdom Kids

Kingdom Kids is a ministry that engages students through real, relevant, and friendly events hosted inside and outside the church.  The ministry serves Pre-K through 5th grade children and hosts events quarterly. If you would like to subscribe to our weekly newsletter, please email

“Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in the word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. ~ 1 Timothy 4:12

Elevate Teens

Elevate Teens is designed to be a Real, Relevant, and Relational ministry for youth, led by youth, to reach youth. The ministry is aimed at transforming youth into followers of Jesus Christ, which empowers them to impact the world. This ministry serves middle and high school-aged students and it includes music, games, food, drama, dance, creative messages, and Christ-Centered mentoring. Elevate Teens hosts quarterly events. If you would like to subscribe to our weekly newsletter, please Diane Smith at email

Children and Youth Church

Metropolitan Students! Come out and learn lessons about God’s love on 1st, 2nd, and 4th Sundays while parents and guardians are in 10:00 AM Worship! Children and Youth between the ages of PreK-3 and 12th Grades are welcome to attend this spiritually engaging and fun experience we call Children and Youth Church! Please reach out Dara Johnson.

The Children and Youth Church is organized into four (4) sections: 

Crusaders (Pre-K3 – 1st Grade) Please reach out Frances Hartwell

Helpers Of God ( 2nd – 5th Grades) Please reach out Kimberly McIntyre

Chosen Generation (6th – 8th Grades) Please reach out Diane Smith

Christians-In-Action (CIA) (9th – 12th Grades)

ALL students, regardless of age, must be vaccinated and must wear a mask in order to attend. Parents, please register your child for these faith-based, fun Sunday mornings through REALM today! If you would like to subscribe to our weekly newsletter, please email


Ministry Contact
Frances Hartwell and Kimberly McIntyre
Email Address
Staff Minister
Reverend Kevin Gresham II
Spiritual Advisor
Servant Lindsey A. Merritt