In Route 45, we believe the Bible should never be boring, worship can be really loud, and good leaders always care. Before kids head off to middle school, we want to make sure these three things stick:

  1. We are made by God.
  2. We are made to have a relationship with Jesus.
  3. We are made to love others.

The focus in Route 45 are our small groups! We want kids to see how God’s Word fits in to their lives, to learn how to have a relationship with Jesus, and to build friendships that will last. That’s why it’s important to make sure your child connects with the same friends and same leader at the same hour—EVERY SUNDAY! Beginning Sunday, August 30, Route 45 is available during the 9:45 am service only. The check-in process begins 20 minutes before the service. At this time, kids check-in will take place at our Lower Main Lobby kiosk area only, outside the ELC entrance. 

During the school year, AWANA meets Wednesday nights at 6:15 pm for a time of learning and memorizing God’s Word, so that God’s Word sticks and our kids know how to follow Jesus in all they do!

Sunday programming for children with special needs is available. For more information, please contact

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Wednesday Night Programs

Service begins at 6:15 pm

Awana is our mid-week program that runs through the school year, September to May. It is a biblically-based program, giving children the opportunity to know, love, and serve Jesus. Sparks is for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade children. T&T is for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade girls and boys.

Stop by one of our kiosks, check your children in, and receive their tags. Place the tag on your children’s backs and keep the matching tag for pick up. For safety, accompany your children to our Awana locations.

Baptism Class for Kids!

We believe that baptism is an important step of obedience for children who have accepted Christ as their personal Savior. We would like to invite you and your child to SPLASH, a class designed too help kids explore what it means to be saved and confidently follow Jesus in baptism. 

SPLASH is held several times a year from 5-6 pm in the Route 45 room, and is for 1st-5th grade students and their parents. 

Interested? Email us for the next upcoming class or call us at 434-592-6942

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