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Kids & Youth Ministries (Music, Creative Arts, and Sunday School)

Music and creative groups share in worship a few times each semester.
Cherub Choir: Age 4-grade 1. Sundays 5:00-5:30, S4; Basic musical skills are developed using rhythm, movement, and of course, singing!
Jubilation Choir: Grades 1-2. Jubilation Choir will return once a director and an accompanist are found. If you’re interested, please email Michael Glasgow.
Alleluia Choir: Grades 2-5. Sundays 4:45-5:30, Music Room; Children learn more complex music, rhythms, and some harmony. In addition to singing in worship, they present musicals twice yearly.
Youth Choir: Grades 6-12. Mondays 6:30-7:30, Sanctuary; Explores more deeply the facets of countermelody and harmony.
Belleplates: Grades 1-2. Sundays 5:30-6:00, Sanctuary; Introduction to ringing. Children learn basic ringing techniques with special “kid-friendly” instruments called Belleplates, as well as music skills and rhythms.
KidChimes: Grades 3-5. Sundays 5:30-6:10, Music Room; Picks up where Belleplates leaves off, allowing children to continue to develop their ringing skills with tubular Choirchimes. The group learns to read music and count more complex rhythms.
8501 B.C.: Grades 6-12. Mondays 5:45-6:45, Sanctuary; 8501 is the church address, and B.C., stands for “Bell Choir!” This youth bell ensemble works with the same bronze and aluminum handbells the adult groups use.
Bible Buddies: Age 4-K. Sundays 5:30-6:00, Room S4; They meet while the older kids are in bells and chimes and enjoy a time of Bible study and related worksheets, games, and crafts.
S.O.U.L. Puppets: Grades 3-5. Wednesdays 5:30-6:30, Y4; A great group to learn basic puppetry skills in preparation for youth puppets.
Handful of Praise: Grades 6-12. Wednesdays 5:30-6:30, Youth Center; Works on advanced puppetry, dowel work, and sign language presentations for worship and special events.
Illuminate: Grades 7-12. Sundays 5-6:30, Youth Center; Hand-mime group focused on “black light” presentations for worship and special events.
Sunday School:
E1 – 2s
E2 – 3s
E3 – 4s/5s
E4 – Kindergarten
E5 – 1st Grade
Y1 – 2nd Grade
Y4 – 3rd Grade
Y5 – 4th/5th Grade
SHINE (Children’s Church): Age 3-Grade 2; Begins after the children’s message (11:15 service) and continues in Music Room. Children learn about Jesus through a message and a variety of activities.
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Location & Service Times

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Traditional: 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m.,
and 11:15 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Contemporary (Souljourn):
9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Children's (SHINE):
Begins in 11:15 Traditional, then moves to Room S2


8501 Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 847-1536