Your children have a place at Knollwood

Children are precious to us at Knollwood, where our children’s ministry seeks to inspire in them a passion for Jesus Christ through Scripture, and to empower families for spiritual growth.

We focus on children’s fellowship, service, worship, and a deepening knowledge of and relationship with Jesus, together with providing support for parents and families.
Regular weekly opportunities and special events are designed to work together to help us meet these goals.


Inspire Camp 2023

Holy Helpers

July 31-Aug 4, 2023

8:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Optional Extended Day 12:30-2:00 PM

Completed first through fifth grades

Our camp theme for 2023 is Holy Helpers.  This theme invites kids and leaders to explore people of faith throughout history who are remembered and revered for helping. When children connect to those people in personal, meaningful ways, they can begin to view themselves as a vital part of the communion of saints.

To see our camp flyer click here

Registration Schedule:

February 13 - KBC members (and grandchildren)

February 20- Returning Inspire Kids  

February 27 - Friends, Family & Community

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Sunday morning

The centerpiece of our Christian education for children on Sundays is through Sunday School where we focus on biblical foundations, fellowship, and service.

For worship, we provide:
  • Worship care for infants through four-year-olds.
  • Children’s Worship for kindergarten through third graders on the first, third, and fifth Sundays. Children depart from regular worship during the second hymn.
  • Worship bags and children’s activities, available in the narthex before the service.
  • Growing opportunities for children to participate in worship throughout the year. 

sunday school • 9:30–10:30 AM

Elementary Division

First through fifth graders use the Shine curriculum to gain greater experience in applying the teachings of the Bible to their own lives and the work of the church. These students begin Sunday school practicing hymns from the Hymns for a Lifetime program.

Knollwood Building B, Rooms 241–254

Preschool Division

We provide infants through kindergartners with a nurturing, creative, and caring environment during the Sunday school time through activities with Bible stories, music, and crafts.

Knollwood Building B, Rooms 111–124

Wednesday night

Wednesday nights during the school year are an important time to connect with others in our community midweek. Our children have music education, a meal, fellowship, missions, and learning opportunities for all ages.


Playground Pals on the KBC playground (weather permitting)
Child care opens for children 5 and under
Elementary (1st-5th grade) Choirs
Preschool and Kindergarten Choir & Kids.Connect
Kids Dinner and Kids.Connect
Open gym in the WCC


Kids.Connect is our Wednesday night faith formation for children 4 years old through fifth grade. The program rotates among activities such as art, recreation, team-building games, science, drama, missions, and service activities.
You’ll find weekly programming announcements and locations for Kids.Connect in the weekly e-mail.


Child lectors
A child lector reads one of our scripture lessons in worship every third Sunday.
Fourth and fifth graders may be involved in the sacred act of worship by serving as acolytes.
Any children who would like to learn how to usher may assist their parents or another adult to learn how to serve.
For more information, contact Chrissy Hardy.

Parent and family opportunities

Parents will find many options for spiritual growth at Knollwood, including Sunday morning Bible study, small Bible study groups that meet during the week, and marriage enrichment groups.


Children’s Ministry Bible study groups for moms

These two Knollwood small groups are focused on encouraging mothers children in the home through scripture and prayer, providing a space for them to renew their spirit through biblical study and fellowship. They are open spaces for those who wish to study the Bible and pray together while sharing their experiences of motherhood.

Contact Chrissy Hardy.

Seasons: Bible Study for Moms

Sponsored by the Knollwood Children's Ministry, this reflective group of moms meets to study the Bible and share life.

Women and the Word: Bible Study for Moms

An evening Bible study and discussion group has also formed for moms, sponsored by the Knollwood Children's Ministry.


If you would like to volunteer to help with children's activities and events, contact Chrissy Hardy.

  • Worship care volunteers
  • Wednesday night volunteers
  • Special events volunteers
  • Sunday school volunteers

Cub Scouts

Knollwood now sponsors the Cub Scout Pack 911, which meets Sunday late afternoons and other times. Pack 911 enjoys bimonthly den meetings, camping, monthly excursions and activities, Cub Scout Camp at Raven Knob, and summer day camp.

In Cub Scouts, the boys start with the best right-now selves and grow into their very best future selves.

Contact Beth Fields.


Mrs. Chrissy Hardy
Director of Children and Family Ministry
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Children's Ministry Handbook for 2022-2023

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Children’s Ministry Calendar 2022-2023

Stay in touch

We use a variety of communication tools to keep parents informed, listed below in order of priority: