Children services are available during the 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. services at the UIC Forum on 725 W. Roosevelt Road in Chicago. Parents: Visit  to follow along with what the children are learning.

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

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


This Spring, Alive Youth Ministry will be launching small groups for parents of diverse learners, grandparents raising grandchildren and single parents. We understand that these families have unique needs and want to help create a community where they can be heard and supported. To join or lead a group, 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


This 8-week class for job readiness is an introduction to the manufacturing trade, with help of job placement after course completion. Classes are offered Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with field experiences on Fridays. Classes will take place at Hirsch High School. If you are between the ages 18-24 we invite you to come find out more about the program. Spots are limited!!! For more information please contact