Opportunities abound for kids at Third Baptist Church, where children are introduced to the Good News of Jesus in a nurturing and fun environment.

Connecting With Children

Weekly activities

Sunday School: Third Baptist Church has learning opportunities for children of all ages each Sunday from 9:45am until 10:45am. Children from birth through kindergarten meet for Sunday School in classrooms on the first floor. Children in grades one through six meet for Sunday School on the ground floor.

Worship: Children are invited to participate in worship with their families. Extended Session care is provided for children from birth through kindergarten on the first floor. On the second and fourth Sunday of each month, elementary aged children leave the sanctuary for children’s worship.

Wednesday evenings: On Wednesday evenings, Third Baptist Church offers a variety of learning programs for all children. At 6:00 pm, children meet on the ground floor for Bible study and games.

Meet One of Our Children’s Sunday School Teachers

Natalie Thieims

Natalie has been a Sunday School teacher for nine years. In addition to teaching children’s Sunday School, she is an active volunteer in both our children’s and youth ministries, serving as a chaperone for camps and other special events. One of Natalie’s favorite Bible stories is the story of the prodigal son. She said, “I like that story because the father never gave up on his son.” Another of Natalie’s favorite Bible stories is the story of Ruth and Naomi because of it focuses on the dedication of family.

Summer 2019

Summer Music & Arts Camp

for children who have finished first through fifth grades

June 10-14

Register here.


Children’s Camp

for children who have finished first through fourth grades

June 23 – 26

Lake Springfield Baptist Camp

Chatham, IL


Vacation Bible School

for children ages three through completed fifth grade

July 12 – 13

Registration coming soon!

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