Children's Ministry for Nursery - Grade 4


Upcoming Events

2nd Grade Bible Reception

Date: March 11, 2:00pm
Location: Chapel
About: Each year, we present Bibles to all our second graders at a special reception. Invitations have already been sent out to all second graders on our registration list. If your second grader has not received an invitation please contact us. We don't want ANYONE to be left out! Please plan to join us for this time of recognition and fellowship.
Register: RSVP to Trudi Kolk by Friday, March 2 at

Pine Car Derby

Race Day: March 17, 10:00am-2:00pm, Hess Hall
Workshop: March 10, 9:30am-noon, Hess Hall
Qualifications: March 16, 5:00-8:00pm, Room 113
Register: Sign-up at events registration February 18 - March 4! $6 donation per racer (includes car kit, lunch and prizes)
Contact: Bonny Linder at 810-494-4022, or Curt - 810-923-1168,

Palm Sunday Schedule

Date: March 25
About: We have been practicing some special songs so that we can all worship as a church family on Palm Sunday. Instead of our usual Sunday schedule, we invite all of the children to sing and participate in all three services.

  • 8:00am - check your child in and meet in the Sanctuary for practice and participation in the first service.
  • 9:00-10:00am - breakfast and Easter fun in the Chapel.
  • 10:00am service - students will sing and then sit in the Sanctuary as a group.
  • 11:30am service - sing the first part of the service.
  • 11:50am - dismissal; please meet your students and sign them out from the Chapel.

SpringHill Day Camp

Date: August 6-10, 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Cornerstone EPC
About: Your kids will love SpringHill Day Camps. From the climbing wall to the water slides, to the silly songs and amazing counselors, a week at SpringHill is an experience your family won’t want to miss. We hire the best staff to teach your kids about God, they get to be a part of a team all week, and they get to try new and exciting things...all in your neighborhood.
- Feb. 14—28 Early Bird price—$189
- Feb. 29—Jun. 1 Full price—$199
- Jun. 2—Aug. 5 Late price—$219
Scholarships: Sponsor a child to go to camp. Donations can be put in the Sunday offering designated "CE Scholarship 81478" on the memo line or dropped off at the front desk.
Contact: Bonny Linder at 810-494-4022 or





Service Times





Sunday Morning at 8:30, 10:00, & 11:30AM

Children are divided into five age-appropriate rooms staffed with a permanent supervisor and carefully screened volunteers.  We pray that your child's Sunday School experience is just the beginning of a life-long love for God and His church.  

Wednesday Night from 6:45-8:00PM

Childcare is provided to support Wednesday night programming and adult ministries.


Early Childhood

(Age 3 - Kindergarten)


Sunday Morning at 8:30, 10:00, & 11:30AM

The Early Childhood Department partners with parents to disciple children, age 3 through Kindergarten. Our preschoolers look forward to Bible stories, playtime, snack, crafts, songs and puppets. Take home lessons provide parents an opportunity to review weekly teaching. 

Wednesday Night from 6:45-8:00PM

Preschool-aged children are delighted to hear Bible Stories and participate in activities designed especially for them. It is our desire to make God known simply and clearly so that children can respond to Jesus’ love as the Holy Spirit works in each heart.



(Grades 1-4)


Sunday Morning at 8:30, 10:00, & 11:30AM

Sunday School - 8:30 & 11:30 AM
Joyful Journey - 10:00 AM

The Elementary Department is committed to partnering with parents to encourage first through fourth grade children in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  We are dedicated to teaching God's Word and providing opportunities to build relationships with one another. 

Wednesday Night from 6:45-8:00PM

Scripture memory is the focus and an important part of our time together for our elementary-aged children. Classes are divided by gender and grade.  Awards for memorization are given to Elementary children at a special ceremony at the end of the year.

Wednesday Night Schedule


Why do we do what we do

Our Mission:

“To nurture and equip children to know the heart of God, in order that they might have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and serve Him.”

"How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your WORD and following its rules. I have hidden your WORD in my heart, that I might not sin against you... Your WORD is a lamp for my feet and a light for my path...
Psalm 119: 9, 11, 105

We Believe:
  • EVERY child is a gift from God.
  • God’s Word should be taught and applied in a manner that is relevant to the child.
  • Our role is to support and encourage families in raising their children to “love the Lord our God” with their entire being.
  • Our activities and classes should be fun, creative and carried out with excellence.
  • Equipping and empowering our staff is necessary to teach children.
  • Parental partnership is essential to the success of the ministry.


Cornerstone's Children's Ministry program is designed for infants through Grade 4 and runs concurrently with the 8:30, 10:00, and 11:30 am services Sunday mornings.  We also offer Wednesday night programming (mid-September through the end of April) for all ages.

I'm just visiting, can my children stay together?  Absolutely.  We ask that an older child stay in the room with the younger child.  Parents are also welcome to visit their child's class.

What safety procedures are in place?  We are committed to teaching your children the Good News of Jesus Christ in a safe, secure environment.

How are children promoted?  Ages 2 through Grade 4 are REGISTERED and PROMOTED once a year, in mid-September.  The age or grade of your child on September 1st determines the class he/she will be attending.  A completed registration form enrolls your child on the class list.  Children in our Nursery are promoted on a developmental basis.



Additional Information


Register your child online for our Sunday or Wednesday classes!

Online Registration


Need more information about Children's Ministry? See our parent letter below.

Parent Letter

Contact Us!

Contact: Bonny Linder
Director of Children's Ministry
Phone: 810-227-9411


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