We make it our mission to “Point Preschoolers to Jesus and the World!” As followers of the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20), we desire to partner with parents to love and disciple the children God has entrusted to us.

  • We teach children who God is and who we are in relation to Him.
  • We provide them with a biblically grounded, gospel-centered worldview, seeing God as the hero of every story.
  • We want to lead children to love the Lord their God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength.
  • We demonstrate God’s love to children and parents by providing a safe and loving environment.
  • We want to strengthen parents in their call to biblical parenthood as they lead their families at home.
  • We desire for them to have a clear understanding that God created and loves all people groups and it’s our mission to tell people everywhere about Jesus.

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Weekly Activities

Sunday Small Groups

Small groups for children from newborns through Kindergarten meet on Sundays at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am. We are currently requesting a reservation be made for each preschooler attending here. During this time we teach Children Desiring God curriculum. Everything we do in our small groups is God-centered, Christ-exalting, Gospel-driven, Bible-saturated, and Missionally focused. We constantly show our children God’s love and continually share His story through storytelling, worship, conversation, prayer, and playtime. Our time with the children is a precious addition to the time you spend with them nurturing their faith at home during the early years. We are grateful to God for allowing us the opportunity to partner with you.

 

Birth – 18 months

18 Months – 3 years old

3 – 5 Years Old

Wednesday Night Faith Friends

Faith Friends meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00pm. We spend time in small groups learning more about God's story and build on the foundational truths we study on Sunday mornings. We are currently requesting a reservation be made for each preschooler attending here.

For additional information regarding Wednesday Night Faith Friends, contact Amy Throckmorton.

Weekdays

During the school year, many moms get together on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in our Mom Time small groups to study God's Word. While they meet, we provide the same opportunity for their preschoolers by showing them God’s amazing story through Bible stories, activities, and playtime. Registration is required for these small groups and space is limited. Visit this page for details on our Mom Time small groups. Contact Mary Cannon for additional information regarding childcare for these groups.

News

New & Expectant Moms Information

Staff

Allison Foster

Allison Foster

Preschool Minister
Robin Cheatham

Robin Cheatham

Associate Preschool Minister
Amy Throckmorton

Amy Throckmorton

Preschool Ministry Assistant
Mary Cannon

Mary Cannon

Childcare Coordinator
Kristy Wilder

Kristy Wilder

Early Learning Center Director
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	<strong>Ministry Role & Responsibility:</strong> In partnership with Preschool Small Group leaders, we have the joy of loving on new babies and parents as we point them to Christ! Some of my other responsibilities include providing new parent tours of the preschool wing, coordinating parent commissioning, and equipping new Foundation Builders that God provides to our preschool ministry.
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	<strong>About Me:</strong> While the dozens of babies I see each week hold a place in my heart, there are three primary placeholders that belong to my "babies." Garrett, Averie, and Mason are the sweetest (and most sanctifying) gifts that I have ever been entrusted with. Our story as a family has been one of God’s relentless kindness and faithfulness. Ask me about it sometime! I would love to share it with you.
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	<strong>On Staff Since:</strong> March 2018
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	<strong>Member Of Brook Hills Since: </strong>May 2016
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		"For I am the least of the apostles, not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. Whether, then, it is I or they, so we proclaim and so you have believed." – 1 Corinthians 15:9-11
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I once caught an electric eel with a coat hanger and a shoe string. Despite my twelve year old oversight in using a wire hanger, I walked away sans electrocution.
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		"Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart." – Psalm 37:3-4
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	Many years ago, through God's Word through his servant, King David, God showed me that I needed to trust and follow Him simply because He was my God. He is in control of everything and all of a sudden, these words took on a new meaning for me. I would delight and trust in Him because God gave His only son, who paid the price for my sin. Nothing I could ever desire could compare to that. When I allowed my heart to focus on God alone and not the things of this world, He truly became the desire of my heart.
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	<strong>Interesting Fact:</strong> I was president of my sorority in college.
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