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18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33548

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IBC Women’s Ministry Blog – April 13, 2023

IBC Women’s Ministry Blog – April 13, 2023

FAQ’s for Kids Kare Manager

by Sarah Urf

Hi Ladies! Over the years we have received questions about Kids Kare and who this ministry serves. We hope to share with you how we approach teaching and discipling your little ones. In answering these frequently asked questions, I hope to provide information that serves you, and provides information you can share with others. If you have specific questions, please email me at surf@idlewild.org. I would love to connect and get feedback on your Kids Kare experience.

Kids Kare FAQ’s

What is Kids Kare?

Kids Kare supports all ministries of the church by providing childcare during events, outside of Sunday mornings services. Our staff is made up of about 50 employees, ranging from ages 16 – 60+. Each employee is required to go through background investigation screening, ministry safe (abuse awareness training), as well as job specific training.

How Old Does My Child Have to Be to Attend?

Kids Kare provides care from birth to 5th grade. Activities and lessons are provided to match your child’s age and grade.

When is Kids Kare Available?

Kids Kare is available for many of Idlewild’s events; happening anywhere from seven to twelve times a week. Kids Kare is available anytime it is listed on a church event registration form. These events include: Tiny Tots, MOPS, Wednesday night services, Women’s & Men’s Bible Studies and so much more!

What can I expect my child to experience in the classroom?

Kids Kare Focuses on Three Key Areas:

Belong – We want your child to have a sense of belonging and experience God’s love through a welcoming community. Our arrival activities focus on creating shared play zones and intentional conversations between your child and the rest of the class.

Believe – We want your child to discover God by engaging with His Word, the Bible. Each class has age- appropriate scriptural lessons rooted in the truth of God’s Word and the power of the Gospel. Knowing that every child learns differently, Kids Kare provides unique visual, audio, and kinesthetic experiences within the lesson.

Become – Our world is quickly changing, and we want to equip your child to know the authority of God’s Word and then be able to apply it to everyday life. Our closing activity and discussion time allows your child to have reflection and practical application of the lesson learned.

Depending on the age of your child, we also include snacks, buggy rides, playground time, music, and time in our life-size Bible story set called the Story Room. At Kids Kare everything we do centers around helping kids to know Jesus personally, the authority of His Word in their lives, and how to walk with Jesus daily.

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.” – Deuteronomy 6:5-7