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Preschool Ministry

Children Birth - Kindergarten

Taking Precautions during Flu Season 

Parents, the dreaded Flu season is almost here! EFBC want to keep your children and families healthy. According to the CDC, the best way to prevent influenza infection is to get a flu vaccine. There is no vaccine available for norovirus. We ask all our childcare staff and connection group leaders to get vaccinated for the flu each year.

Tips to keep you and your child healthy:

  • Talk to your child about practicing good health habits
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after restroom use, after handling a child who has a nasal drip, cough, rash, or attending to a child’s diapering need
  • Cover mouth and nose into the inside of the elbow or with a tissue when sneezing or coughing and dispose of the tissue immediately into the trash
  • Avoid touching the “T” zone – eyes, nose and mouth
  • Avoid sharing drinks, water bottles, eating utensils and cell phones
  • Avoid contact with others who are sick
  • If your child is not feeling well, keep him home away from others
  • Even a low-grade fever (under 101 degrees) may indicate an undiagnosed illness
  • At home, disinfect frequently touched surfaces, toys and commonly shared items. Wash contaminated clothing or linen immediately

In the preschool and children’s area of EFBC, we encourage good hygiene in all rooms, even the littlest one’s hands are washed. We provide waterless hand sanitizer in all rooms and encourage volunteers to wash with soap and water prior to serving with children. Teachers are alert to children who may be ill and will direct the parent to visit with the coordinator prior to be placed in any preschool or children’s room. All toys and equipment in these rooms are disinfected with Sanivex throughout each session and after, including cabinet doors and the door knobs of the rooms.

If you find your child has been diagnosed with the flu, norovirus, or other contagious illnesses, please contact the childhood ministry office and we can alert other families. This will help keep families healthy and ready to come to church to worship.

Connecting to

His Church

All children, birth thru 4th grade, check in on the first floor of the Children's Wing, receive a name tag, and proceed to the designated classroom or Kids’ Church room.  Birth thru kindergarten meet on the first floor and 1st thru 4th grade meet on the second floor.

Preschool Schedule

Sunday Mornings:

  • WorshipCare (childcare)
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  • KIDS' Church
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Pre-kindergarten and kindergartners are invited to KIDS Church with worship and learning about respect, serving and honoring God. Join us in Room 106 on the first floor of the Children's Wing.
  • Connection Groups (Sunday School)
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Connection Groups is Bible study for birth thru K who meet in small groups on the first floor of the Children's Wing.

Wednesday Evenings:

  • Childcare is available from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM for birth thru 3 years on the first floor of the Children's Wing.
  • CLUB 252 for Pre-K thru K
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Contact Us

Birth - Kindergarten
Pat Murphy
Director of Preschool Ministries

1st - 4th grade
Christian Lloyd
Associate Pastor: Children's Ministry
EMAIL Christian

5th and 6th Grade are part of the Preteen Ministry.

The Church Office is available Monday - Thursday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Fridays from 8:00 AM to noon at 405-341-0253.