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Welcome to The Backyard!

The Backyard welcomes children birth through 5th Grade.

The Backyard exists to teach children to love God and serve people by inviting them into a real relationship with Jesus and providing them with opportunities to serve others.

Our goals for The Backyard are:

  • To teach children how to worship God and provide them with opportunities to worship.
  • To invite children to know God more and grow in community together through small groups on Sunday mornings.
  • To teach children to serve God by providing them with opportunities to serve others.
  • Our Seedlings Nursery Area is for little ones, birth through 36 months. Our Sprouts Room is for preschoolers, 3 to 5 years old. Our Treehouse is designed for elementary kids, Kindergarten through 5th grade.

    New to The Backyard? Check in at the Children's Ministry Check-In desk located next to the Welcome Desk. We'll gladly give you a tour of The Backyard and get your child registered so they can get plugged in.

    Outside of Sunday mornings, we offer IMPACT small groups that meet for 4-6 weeks in the fall and the spring. IMPACT small groups are intended to teach parents and kids in a setting that encourages family interaction and discussion. Families will dig into the Bible, play games, and grow in faith together. Also, we have our Treehouse Leadership Team (T.L.T.) for our 4th and 5th grade students that want to become leaders within The Backyard. T.L.T. meets on the first Friday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. We eat dinner together, worship together, play games together and learn what Christian leaders look like and how to become an example to those both younger and older than us.

    If you are interested in serving in The Backyard or for more information on our Children and Family Ministry, email us at children@thehighlandschurch.net.

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