About Kids at PTC3

At Peachtree City Christian Church we strive to create a safe environment that radiates the love of Christ through our volunteers and surroundings. We want to reflect God’s love as we minister to each child through a variety of teaching methods imcluding: crafts, activities, music, and  games that are all centered around the lessons that teach God’s truth.

It is our goal that each child learns the truth about God’s love and what that means in his or her own life as well as others. Creating a firm foundation in Christ is top priority so kids can take that with them as they grow and learn.

Not only do we teach the love of God, but we also encourage kids to get involved in service opportunities within the ministry. We have students help with welcoming new kids to the ministry, taking ownership over certain projects and creative games, as well as train them in the behind-the-scenes aspects that go into creating a fun and exciting atmosphere through use of technology.

Whatever their gifts, we like to show them that they can be used in building God’s Kingdom even as kids!

Our Children’s Ministry focuses on three key areas:

Creating a loving environment that highlights safety where children feel free to grow and flourish with others in the Lord.

Providing fun activities that enable children to learn the truth about who they are in Christ in a kinesthetic environment that maximizes the learning experience.

Encouraging children to be who they are and be proud of their unique God-given qualities while learning more about the world beyond just their neighborhoods.

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Alexis Coelho-Children_s Ministry Director

Alexis Coelho

Children’s Ministry Director

Alexis graduated from LaGrange College in 2016 with an Early Childhood Education Degree. She served as the Children’s Ministry Intern in previous years at the church. She is passionate about children and creating an environment that ensures Jesus’ love is present and children are valued.

Beth Smith-Assistant Children_s Ministry Director

Beth Smith

Assistant Children’s Ministry Director

Beth graduated in 2003 with a Bachelors of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and in 2005 with a Masters in Communication Disorders.  She has worked with children from ages 2- 18 years in many settings. Her work in the Children’s Ministry has enhanced her faith and understanding to build a strong foundation for children and adolescents in their walk with Christ.  Beth lives in Sharpsburg, Ga with her husband, Ashley and 2 sons, Jacob and Will. They enjoy spending their time together going to historic sites, ball games, scouting, and more

Mark 10:13-16

“People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.”

Kids Connection at PTC3

Our special needs ministry, Kids Connection, uses a buddy system to ensure your child is comfortable and safe during our services. We pair each child with trained volunteer to ensure their individual needs are met, to the best of our abilities. We also provide access to our Calm Down Room, a space in our Kids at PTC3 area designated as a sensory room. Our Calm Down Room is available for your child if they need a break during our services. For transparency and security, our Calm Down Room is visible from Kids Check In and has floor to ceiling shatterproof glass windows and doors.

Our goal is to meet your child’s individual needs, while including them in our age-appropriate small groups. If you  have questions about Kids Connection, please let Alexis know!

Sunday Morning

We take the time we have with your children seriously, which is why Sunday mornings are carefully planned so that we can maximize your child’s learning experience in a way that can help them grow throughout the week. We start off in our worship up. We have an “amp up song,” which is a fun song that gets us moving. We then follow that up with three worship songs. Our songs up high energy, as well as slower music, and include dance moves to show our kids that worshiping God can be a fun experience. We then have our Kindergartner-2nd graders go to small group, while our 3rd-5th graders have their lesson. After each portion is done, the two groups switch. Our lessons following along with the messages that our preached in our adult services, but given to the kids at a level they understand. Our small groups focus on activities that bring the lesson to the child’s every day life. Our volunteers pour themselves into each week’s lessons by different activities and discussions with their group. We want kids to participate in the lesson so they grasp the concepts and memorize scripture to use them outside of church. After the lesson the Lord’s Supper is provided for those who have been baptized, and an opportunity to give their offering is presented. We end our time together by playing games with the small group leaders.

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Wednesday Night

After a long day at school, we want children to be able to relax and let loose; however, this time is used to its max potential by leading kids through meaningful activities, games and crafts that continue to teach the lessons that were initiated on Sunday. Our desire is for every kid to leave well equipped with more of God’s truth ingrained in their hearts with a smile on their faces and a renewed sense of God’s love that will help them face the challenges the rest of the week may bring.

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