Birth to 17 months: Providing a safe environment for our smallest members. A nursery is available during both morning services.
18 months to 3 years of age: During our 1st service, a nursery is available. 2nd service provides a class for children ages 18 months to 3 years of age.
3 and 4 year-old: A combined class with 5 year-old and Kindergarten students is provided during 1st service. 2nd service provides a Sunday School class. 5 year-old and Kindergarten Students: A combined class with 3 and 4 year-old students during 1st service. Sunday School is available during 2nd service.
Sunday school and Junior Worship are available to elementary students. Sunday School takes place during 1st service with Junior Worship occurring during 2nd service.
Sunday Evening Youth Groups
Soldiers of God: Designed for elementary boys where they learn how to be true soldiers of God.
Girlz of Grace: A program for elementary girls where they discuss what it means to be Little Women of Faith and how God is a part of that plan and their lives.
This program is designed to help children know God's Word, develop Christian character, make new friends, and become life-long disciples of Jesus Christ.
Beginner Bible Bowl is for students in grades 3-5 and meets during the 8:30 service on Sunday mornings. Teen Bible Bowl is for students in grades 6-12 and meets on Sunday evenings from 4 - 5:30.
Bible Bowl competitions are held on the 1st weekend of the month in Indianapolis from October to May. National competitions are held during the summer months.
Summer and Weekends
Camp Illiana - New Hope encourages all elementary students to take advantage of summer camp. Right in our back door is a wonderful facility where children can learn more about God and deepen their relationship with our creator.
SuperStart - SuperStart! is a high-energy weekend event in which preteens can learn and grow in their relationships with friends, leaders and, most importantly, God.
For questions about New Hope Children's Ministry, contact Teresa Guthrie, Director of Children's Ministry.