children's ministry age groups

Explorers: Infant to 2 years old. Adventurers: 2 to 5 years old. Voyager: Kindergarten to 2nd grade. Innovators: Grades 3 to 5. Groundbreakers: Grades 6 to 8. Beyond grade 8, youth are encouraged to participate in our Identity Teen Ministry


Serve one Sunday a month! Email or give us a call at 773.952.7461. Teachers, teacher assistants, youth workers, administrators and more are welcome to begin screening for volunteer work within the children's ministry.


Alive Youth Ministry has launched a small group designed to support parents with diverse learners, grandparents raising grandchildren, and single parents. We meet every first Saturday from 10 to noon. We understand these families have unique needs, and we want to help create a community where all of you can be heard and supported. To join or lead a group, please email


NLCSE’s Alive Youth Ministry is inviting licensed and trained professionals who help children and teens with ADHD, autism and other learning disabilities to participate in its new Diverse Learners Initiative. Interested? Email