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kidsFIRST

Partnering with families to help children begin their spiritual pilgrimage.

Early Childhood

Elementary

Your Super Simple Baptism Journey

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Fill out the Contact Form

When you are ready to take the next step, go ahead and complete the Contact Form at the bottom of this page to get the process started!

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Attend a Baptism 101 Class

All families who wish to have their child baptized at JupiterFIRST must attend a short but Baptism 101 class. At this class you'll learn more about Baptism at JupiterFIRST and get to dialogue with our staff and clergy.

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Schedule your Baptism!

Potential dates for your Baptism will first be available at the Baptism 101 class. We will work with you to identify the right weekend to celebrate your child's Baptism.

What you can expect this weekend

We know coming to a new church can feel a bit awkward. We want you to feel comfortable and encouraged from the moment you arrive on campus. Here’s what you can expect this weekend:

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Age-appropriate Environments

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Trained Leaders

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Intergenerational Mentality

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Sanitized Toys

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Dynamic Interaction

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Biblically-sound Curriculum

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Secured Facilities

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Fully Background Checked Volunteer Team

Meet Marthe, our Kids’ Director

Marthe (pronounced Mar-tuh) was born and raised in Ohio and moved to Illinois to pursue her undergraduate education at Lincoln Christian University. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Children’s Ministry and an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education in May 2011. It is also where she met her husband, Andy. Marthe has over 10 years of professional experience leading…

Keeping kids safe

When you check in for the first time, we will ask for the following personal information(NOTE: We value your privacy and will not share this information with anyone):

  •  Parent/guardian name(s) 
  • Child’s name
  • Child’s birthdate and grade
  • Home address
  • Phone number
  • Any special instructions (allergies, special needs, etc.) for your children

How check-in works

Before Service: You can check-in your child at any available check-in station. After finding your child’s name in the database, you and your child will be given matching tags that are exclusive to your family and your visit. Your child will need to wear the name tag portion while you hold on to the matching tag.

During Service: In the event that we need to contact you during the service, we will text your cell phone. We ask that you exit the sanctuary immediately and look for a staff member or volunteer (wearing lanyards and badges) who will direct you to your child’s room.

After Service: After the service is complete, you will return to your child’s room and show your tag in order for your child to be released back to you.

 

Parents’ Viewing Room

While we offer an excellent nursery at all worship gatherings, we also have a Parent’s Viewing Room (Cry Room) for mothers and fathers with infants. This room is reserved exclusively for parents with infants to enjoy the service in a more private and quiet environment. It is located at the rear of our sanctuary and is identifiable by the large viewing windows that look into the sanctuary. 

 

Got questions?

If you have further questions concerning kidsFIRST experience or visiting JupiterFIRST Church with children, fill out the form below and Marthe, our Director of Children will be in touch!

 

We can’t wait to meet you! 

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