Welcome!

Our goal is to help our children become true disciples of Jesus Christ by building relationships with them, being examples for them and teaching them God’s Word. While many things in our world are changing, some things are staying the same, like our ability to connect and meet with Jesus.

New to CTK KIDS?

We'd love to connect with you & send you the latest info! Plus, pre-registering your family by connecting below will make check-in a breeze. CTK Kids offers engaging mid-week programs for your children, as well as during our 9:30 & 11:15 AM weekend services. 

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Ready to change eternity?

Serving with CTK Kids is a great way to invest in the next generation – come join our dedicated team of volunteers as we share the love Jesus!


Need more information before you join us? Send us an email.
Birth - 5th Grade: Email MacKenzie
Midweek Childcare/Compass: Email Katrina
Family Ministry including Foster & Adoptive Special Events : Email Katrina

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Checking In?

You’ll find Children’s check-in near the front doors under the CTK Kids sign. One of our incredible staff members will assist you with the check-in process during your first time through registration, but we invite you to pre-register your family to make this process even quicker!

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Early Childhood

Hello, my name is MacKenzie Granger and I am the Early Childhood Director here at CTK Bellingham! I am so excited that you are here and I can’t wait to show you what we have in store for your child in the nursery and in Adventureland. Our staff and volunteers are excited to offer your child a safe, inviting place where they get to engage with children their age and learn about the love of Jesus.

NURSERY | 0–23 MONTHS

We consider it a privilege to play an important role in the development of your little one’s faith. Our team sees the nursery as an important ministry. We’re very careful and intentional in creating a safe environment where the love of Jesus is the focus.

We want you to be able to relax and enjoy your time with us. Bringing the following items will ensure that all your child’s needs are being met while in our care: a diaper, bottle (pre-made), pacifier and any other security or comfort item. To make sure you get home with everything you brought, please label all items and place them in a compact bag with your child’s name on it.

Contact MacKenzie Granger, Early Childhood Director


ADVENTURELAND | 2 YEARS–KINDERGARTEN

Your preschooler will love visiting Adventureland. For an hour every weekend, they’ll experience large-group worship and age-specific small group time.

Through games, music, and exciting Bible lessons, we provide spiritual nourishment that fits this active, curious stage in your child’s life. Adventureland equips kids to develop a real relationship with God and make wonderful friends.

Before your child gets to Adventureland, please make sure to check in at the Children’s Check-in station and make a stop at the preschool-sized restroom in the hallway near our classrooms.

Contact MacKenzie Granger, Early Childhood Director

Welcome to Base Camp!

K-5th Grade

Home to CTK Kids elementary ministries, Base Camp is a large campground-themed space complete with a Ranger Station where kids gather for a time of worship through music, prayer, teaching, and an exciting story from the Bible.

Children hear the Gospel – the Good News, that Jesus is God’s rescue plan! They discover valuable life lessons from the Bible, and how to put into practice what God is showing them. Base Camp also has three grade-specific campsites: Happy Campers, Quest and The Lookout.

Any questions, contact our Weekend Director MacKenzie Granger.


HAPPY CAMPERS | K & 1ST GRADE

Kids need a place where they can just be themselves — and that’s where Happy Campers comes in! During every weekend service, Kindergarteners and 1st graders have a blast, hanging out with their leaders and friends, playing games, coloring, and talking about the day’s Bible story.

Happy Campers is a place where your child can meet Jesus.


QUEST | 2ND & 3RD GRADE

Kids love an adventure — and that’s what Quest is all about. During every weekend service, 2nd & 3rd graders will have a blast, hanging out with their
leaders and friends, playing games, and exploring what it means to follow Jesus on the greatest adventure of all!

Quest is a place where your child can meet Jesus.


THE LOOKOUT | 4TH & 5TH GRADE

There’s a huge difference between a first grader and a fifth grader, so we offer something just for kids in 4th and 5th grades during every weekend service. The Lookout is a fun place for kids to learn to apply God’s truths and love others.

Worship happens in a large group setting, and then kids enjoy age-specific group games, music, and teaching. Children discover valuable life lessons from Bible characters — and how to put into practice what God is showing them. The Lookout is a place where your child can meet Jesus.

Families

My name is Angel Finsrud and I am the Family Pastor here at CTK Bellingham. I’m also a mom of five, so I know that parenting can be incredibly rewarding and extremely difficult.

We aim to encourage and equip families by offering parenting classes and groups, providing resources to support you in your parenting journey and creating events and service projects to help your family connect and grow together. Check out some of the opportunities below!



Moms in Prayer

Moms, come and experience the power of prayer and the way that praying together with other moms brings peace and hope. Praying God's Word over our children replaces any fear or anxiety we may experience for our children or their future as we continue trusting them to Him. Moms in Prayer gathers moms together weekly to pray specifically and spiritually for our children, our teachers, and our schools.

Whether you've been praying for your kids for years, or you are just getting started, this group is a safe and supportive place to connect with other moms to pray for the next generation.

Child Dedication

2 Classes followed by a Dedication Ceremony offered 2-3 Times a Year. 

When it comes to raising our kids, the list of responsibilities is long. But nothing we do is more important than pointing them toward Jesus. Child dedication at CTK is about helping you demonstrate your desire and commitment to do just that. Join other families with young children for two class sessions that will prepare you to dedicate your child to God — and yourself to godly parenting.

The class culminates with a dedication ceremony; invite your friends and family to celebrate with you and pledge their support in your commitment to your child. For more information, please complete a child dedication interest form.

Wondering how to respond to your kids big feelings or emotional responses? Check out this step-by step guide to Emotion Coaching by clicking here, a researched based approach that helps us give our kids the skills to regulate their emotions in ways that lead to success.

Like CTK Families on Facebook and follow us on Instagram! Also, please sign up for CTK Families text messages*. You'll receive no more than two text messages a week with information on upcoming events, links to great content, and an occasional shot of encouragement, 'cause let's face it, parenting can be hard! (*Carrier rates may apply) 

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Feel free to email Pastor Angel or Marissa with any questions you have.


Compass

Have you ever thought to yourself, "If I'd only known then what I know now..." This can be especially true when thinking about childhood. We like to think that kids are resilient, and they can be. But big changes in young lives can leave deep scars if kids don’t have the skills to process significant life changes.  Whether your child has already faced difficult circumstances like divorce of parents, loss of a loved one, being picked on or left out, OR you just want to prepare them for the challenges they may face in life, Compass is a group that can help. Through fun activities, relevant teaching, skill coaching and small group connection, kids will have the opportunity to explore topics like dealing with feelings, making wise choices, cultivating a growth mindset, understanding grief, and developing a healthy identity. Compass helps kids apply what they learn about Jesus to specific situations in their life.