"Jesus said, 'Let the little children come to me...'"

Matthew 19:14

The church’s most valuable resource is its children!

Today’s children are the church leaders of tomorrow. West Side Presbyterian Church children’s ministry is a place for children to learn and grow in a loving nurturing environment. We want to provide fun and transformative experiences where kids grow strong relationships with one another and a deep love for our God. Kids celebrate Jesus year-round, whether in Sunday School’s weekly lessons and group discussions, or summertime’s week-long Vacation Bible School.

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Each week find a new short Bible story video, themed crafts and a children’s bulletin to use as your family participates in worship together.

Parenting Support

Great parenting resources includes links to WS Kids monthly newsletter, family devotions, parenting blogs, books and how to talk to your child about the coronavirus.

VBS is Back!

BLAST into August with an EXPLOSIVE family experience like you’ve never had before. West Side is providing families an at-home, parent-led VBS program. Explore the world of science – from building towers to designing boats — while engaging with the Word of God.

Weekly Podcast

God’s Big Story is a podcast for kids. On each episode, the Bible is taught to kids using story and songs, and discussion about what it all means. A new episode is uploaded weekly.

Sunday School Classes


Our children’s Sunday School offers classes for all ages beginning with 3 year olds each Sunday morning at 9:50am.
West Side has been committed to growing children through Christian Education since its beginning. Sunday school is a place where kids and leaders begin to KNOW our loving God, GROW in vibrant faith, and SHOW God’s love to others. We have adopted a dynamic ministry philosophy that empowers families to grow together spiritually. We desire to come alongside to inspire, equip and support parents through-out the week as we minister to their children on Sunday.


Nursery Care
The care of your infants and young children is a vital part of our church ministry. Our nursery staff constantly strives to provide the care that will meet your children’s needs and allow parents to fully participate in worship and study. A nursery for babies through 2 year old children is available during both Sunday services as well as the Sunday School hour between services.

Parent Paging
We are pleased to have the Parent Seeker silent paging system which allows parents to focus on worship while eliminating separation anxiety. If an emergency arises, we immediately notify the parent.

Parents Room (during worship service)
The Neale Room, located directly behind the Sanctuary, is designated as a “Parents’ Room” to enable parents with young children to participate in our worship services while attending to the various needs of their children.
For more information contact Liz Bolling, Nursery Supervisor.

Date Night with a Purpose

While we are in the midst of the pandemic, Date Night is on hold until further notice. Stay safe!

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