Children age 2 and under are invited to attend in the nursery. (If they are 3 prior to September 2020, they will be in the preschool ministry.) During special Nursery Ministry events, children in Kindergarten and under are invited to attend.
Children are assigned by age to classrooms while maintaining a safe teacher-to-child ratio.
Please bring diapers, wipes, bottle or sippy cup, baby food and spoon (if during meal time), change of clothes, and pacifier or lovey. Please make sure everything is labeled.
Children may be dropped off for ministry events 15 minutes prior to the event time.
Please click here to review our wellness policy. We do ask that all families using our nursery and children’s ministry adhere to this policy to promote wellness and safety for all our families. (Read our entire COVID-19 policy here.)
Promotion Sunday generally falls on the first Sunday after the school year begins (in early August). Children that are 3 years old by September 1 will promote to Preschool Ministry and children younger than 3 will remain in the nursery.
Due to spacing, stages of walkers, etc., some infants and toddlers will promote to new classes within the Nursery throughout the year as needed.
- We ask all families to check children in through our Shelby Next Check-in system.
- Children’s Building exterior doors are on a schedule to lock and maintain security.
- 2-3 nursery employees are in each classroom. We also have a staff supervisor on the hall. Only nursery employees change diapers and assist with bathroom.
- Only parents, staff members, and the security deacon are allowed on the Nursery Hall when children are present.
In light of COVID-19, we have extra measures in place to promote sanitation and safety; to review these measures please click here.
If you are a member, we will use ShelbyNext to access your information to contact you via text message. If necessary, we will come find you in your Adult Sunday School classroom or in the Sanctuary during gathered worship.
If you are a visitor, we ask you to complete a visitor nametag that will provide the information needed to contact and/or find you if needed.
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we are not serving snacks at this time.
Please notify the Nursery Welcome Desk. Staff and teachers will be made aware, and your child will be provided with an “allergy” sticker for them to wear while in the nursery.