<p>Grade School</p>
Grade School

Grade School

Our KidZone (Grades 1–2) and Zone 345 (Grades 3–5) programs are where our grade school kids make their faith their own. 

We actively partner with parents to encourage families to make a whole life commitment to Jesus Christ. We seek to engage kids in a fun and creative program that helps build a strong spiritual foundation, introducing children to the Gospel message and inviting them to respond in faith. Check out the details below and join us this Sunday!


New to Calvary? Stop by the Family Welcome Desk (near the elevators) on Sunday mornings, or contact Sue Ridge, 704.887.3695, sridge@calvarychurch.com.

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    KidZone | Grades 1 & 2
    Sundays, 9:45 & 11:15 AM
     

    KidZone is where our 1st and 2nd graders begin making their faith their own. The children worship the Lord through music, participate in Bible study and prayer, and begin to apply biblical principles to their lives. We emphasize God's desire to have a personal relationship with every child!

    KidZone starts at 9:45 AM in the Crown Room with large group praise and worship, videos, and interactive presentations. Then we move to small groups for Bible study activities. Children who continue for the 11:15 session enjoy an active program in Room 300 featuring Bible challenges and games that reinforce the lesson and Scripture memory goals. Children may attend one or both the 9:45 and 11:15 AM sessions. We encourage kids to bring their Bible every Sunday!

    We provide a small pre-packaged snack. Please let us know of any food or allergy concerns. Thank you!


    Where should I drop off and pick up my child?

    Parents, please check in your child at one of the kiosks to receive security tags every Sunday (one for your child to wear, the other for you to keep for pick-up). Your child's primary room assignment will print on the name tag.

    • For the 9:45 AM hour:
      Drop-off: Crown Room, on the third floor, entering on the Main Kitchen side
      Pick-up: Small group classrooms on the third floor
    • For the 11:15 AM hour:
      Drop-off: Back door of Room 300
      Pick-Up: Front door of Room 300, promptly at 12:15 PM

    If my child is staying for both sessions, do I need to return after the first hour?
    No. Simply drop off your child at 9:45 AM, and our staff will get them safely to the 11:15 AM session.

    Be sure to ask your children what they learned each Sunday!


    I’m new to Calvary. Is there anything I should do first?
    Welcome! Please stop by the Family Welcome Desk on the first floor near the elevators. We’ll be glad to register your child and help you get to KidZone. It's an easy one-time process!


    KidZone Coordinator: Elise Swepston, 704.887.3693, eswepston@calvarychurch.com

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    Zone 345 | Grades 3, 4 & 5
    Sundays, 11:15 AM 

    Zone 345 is where kids in 3rd–5th grade will be engaged in God's Word, equipped to understand and apply God's truth, and encouraged to stand firm in their faith. 

    Zone 345 meets on Sundays from 11:15 AM–12:15 PM. We start as a large group in the Crown Room for worship and a Bible lesson presented with video and lots of engaging, fun activities. Then, we break into small groups in classrooms where kids can dig more deeply into God’s Word. We encourage kids to bring their Bible every Sunday!

    We provide a small pre-packaged snack. Please let us know of any food or allergy concerns. Thank you!


    Worship Service at 9:45 AM — We encourage children in grades 3–5 to attend worship with their families. 

    Children receive a Calvary Kids Worship Folder from the ushers before entering the Sanctuary. Encourage your child to follow the sermon by answering the questions and drawing a picture to illustrate the message. After the service, drop off the completed folder at the Family Welcome Desk or in the Crown Room when your child arrives at Zone 345.


    Where do I drop off my child for Zone 345?

    • Parents, please check in your child at one of the kiosks to receive security tags every Sunday (one for your child to wear, the other for you to keep for pick-up). Your child's primary room assignment will print on the name tag.
    • Drop off your child at the Crown Room on the third floor, entering by the Fellowship Kitchen.

    Where should I pick up my child?

    • Parents, please bring your security tag to show your child's teacher.
    • Pick up your child at their assigned classrooms on the third floor across from the Banquet Room promptly at 12:15 PM.

    I’m new to Calvary. Is there anything I should do first?
    Welcome! Please stop by the Family Welcome Desk on the first floor near the elevators. We’ll be glad to register your child and help you get to Zone345. It's an easy one-time process!


    Contact: Sarah Armstong, Zone 345 Coordinator, 704.341.5458, sarmstrong@calvarychurch.com, or Sue Ridge, Children's Ministry Director, 704.887.3695, sridge@calvarychurch.com

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    Children's Kiosk Check-in
    & Security Name Tags

    At Calvary, we provide secure check-in, name tag identification, attendance records, and parent pick-up systems for families with children participating in our Sunday and Wednesday programs. 

    Parents, please check in your children every Sunday (AM/PM) and Wednesday (PM) — thank you!


    Kiosk Instructions

     

    1. Enter your last name using the keyboard and touchpad (kiosks are NOT touch screens)
    2. Select your family
    3. Select your child's name and the hour(s) attending
    4. Print the child's tag (to wear) and the parent's security tag (to keep for pick-up).
    5. Your child's primary room assignment will be printed on their tag.

    Kiosk Locations  //  1st Floor: Entrances 1 & 2, Family Welcome Desk (elevators), Nursery Hallway  // 3rd Floor: Elevator Landing Area  //  CLC: Athletic Entrance


    New Families: Please stop by the Family Welcome Desk located on the first floor near the elevators. Our team will assist with entering your information and printing your tags. It's a quick, one-time process!


    Secure Entrances: The entrances to the preschool and grade school hallways are locked from 10:10–10:45 AM on Sundays. Should you arrive later, please accompany your child to the worship service in the Sanctuary. A live-feed monitor is also available outside the third-floor balcony for families with young children. Thank you!


    Photo & Video Release — Participation at Calvary Church confirms permission for church employees and volunteers to take photos and record video footage of children, students, and adults for potential use in Calvary’s print, web, digital, and social media for ministry or promotional purposes. No personal information will be included.


    Contact: Sue Ridge, 704.887.3695, sridge@calvarychurch.com