We are so excited that you are considering a visit with us. We have put together some helpful resources that will help to make your first visit a successful one. Should you have any questions when you arrive on campus, one of our helpful staff & volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Our goal is to provide a fun, inviting, & safe place for your preschooler.
Here are a few tips for your first visit with us:

Our Location

The Preschool Department is located on the lower level of the W-Builidng.

When to Arrive

Arrive 20 minutes before the service begins if possible.

Visitor Parking

Visitor Parking is available in front of the A-building.

Preschool Valet

Preschool Valet is available to single parents (or to one parent coming by themselves with the children for a day).

Registration

Stop at the Preschool Welcome Desk for assistance in getting your child registered.

HELPFUL TIPS FOR PARENTS
  • Label all your child’s belongings.
  • Pre-measure formula and water for bottles.
  • Realize we serve only saltines to older preschoolers along with bottles and juice cups to younger preschoolers.
  • Inform the teacher, staff, or welcome desk personnel of any allergy, medical, and/or security issues.
  • First time guests for any program are asked to stop at the Preschool Welcome Desk.
  • Note that Sunday morning rooms are assigned by birthdate and arrival time.
  • Our arrival doors are closed during brief periods of transition.
  • If you have any issues with our automated check-in system, please stop by the Welcome Desk.
For information on our Special Needs Ministry (called Thrive), please contact Monec Johnson.
PRESCHOOL SPIRITUAL DISCIPLESHIP

Infants & Crawlers

 

Infants & Crawlers

► Has a sense of trust and security
► Feels that church is a “happy place”
► Hears God and Jesus’ names spoken in love and begins to recognize them
► Begins to make simple choices
► Begins to see that there is acceptable/unacceptable behavior
► Hears prayers; soothing, Christian music

Toddlers / Jr. 2’s

 

Toddlers / Jr. 2’s

► Begins to recognize why behavior is right or wrong behavior
► Knows the Bible is a special book
► Knows God and Jesus are special and thinks they are special
► Sings simple Bible songs or rhythms
► Says blessing
► Listens to Bible stories
► Understands basic Bible stories: God made the world; God gives us colors, etc.
► Knows prayer is special and important
► Offers thanks
► Introduced to simple Bible truths: Be kind; God made everything, etc.

Sr. 2’s, 3’s, & 4’s

 

Sr. 2’s, 3’s, & 4’s

► Identifies Bible characters; knows Bible stories are true
► Begins to make simple personal application of the Bible truths at home, school, play, and church
► Understands consequences of behavior (sin conscience)
► Begins to accept responsibility for behavior and senses own spirituality separate from mom and dad
► Begins to ask questions about spiritual matters and shows an eagerness to learn more spiritually
► Begins to understand how to express love to God/Jesus (worship)
► Begins to personalize and participate in prayer and understands that God hears it & answers it in some form.
► Demonstrates respect for God, Jesus, Bible, church, worship, etc., and shows a desire to please God.
► Begins to memorize simple parts of Scripture
► Understands simple ways to serve God.

PLANNING A VISIT

We would love for you and your family to be our guest this Sunday at one of our services at 9:30am & 11am.

Have Questions?

Our team would love to answer any questions that you may have. This is our specialty.
You can contact us Monday - Thursday from 8:00am - 5:30pm or on Fridays from 8:00am - 12:00pm.

Kim Williams
Director of Preschool
kim.williams@fbcw.net
678-494-2833
Michelle Cassady
Ministry Assistant
michelle.cassady@fbcw.net
678-494-2834
Jo Cherie Sproul
WeeSchool Director
jocherie.sproul@fbcw.net
678-494-2838
Michelle Reedy
Infants, 2's | Sunday School
michelle.reedy@fbcw.net
678-494-2710
Tisha Wright
3's - PreK | Sunday School
tisha.wright@fbcw.net
678-494-2787
Julie Wilson
Sunday Volunteers & Greeters
julie.wilson@fbcw.net
678-494-2837
Lee Blackden
Childcare
lee.blackden@fbcw.net
678-494-2839

Michelle Powell
Puggles & Cubbies
michelle.powell@fbcw.net
678-494-2664
Jean Crate
iKids Worship
jean.crate@fbcw.net
678-494-2832