A Very Merry Kid’s Quest

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4 pm Family Christmas Eve Service: service geared specifically for families with children with a message by Pastor Joe Henriques and special appearance by KIDStuff.

Nursery (newborns – 36 months)

  • No reservations required for 4pm Christmas Eve service; just show up.
  • Nursery check-in opens at 3:45 pm. Please note that preschoolers need to check-in earlier than nursery-age children (see below).
  • Go directly to nursery rooms to check in. There will be no computerized check-in. Use the sign-in sheet provided and you and your child will receive matching security wristbands.
  • Infants/Crawlers: Room 2303; Walkers: Room 2304; Hikers (19-24 months): Room 2305; Navigators (25-29 months): Room 2302; Little Adventurers (30 months-3 years): Room 2301.

Preschoolers Explorers (3 years by 9-30-11) & Pathfinders (4 years by 9-30-11)   

  • Kid’s Quest preschoolers will perform bells, “Away in The Manger,” at the beginning of the service.
  • No sign up required; just show up.
  • Preschoolers will practice the bells in their Kid’s Quest classrooms on weekends in December. Parents, please review basic colors with your children at home to prepare as this is how children know when to ring their bell.
  • Preschoolers MUST ARRIVE AT 3:30 PM and check-in at the computers in the main lobby in order to participate. Make sure you plan enough time to find parking.
  • Parents need to reserve seats for their preschoolers and pick up glow sticks for them. After they perform, they will be released to you to sit with you for the remainder of the service.
  • Many children enjoy getting on stage and participating in services. However, if your child is uncomfortable doing this, please do not pressure them.

Elementary children (Kindergarten-5th Grade)

  • Sit with parents in service.
  • Pick up glow sticks at the doors.

Other information: 

  • Access will be providing Beautiful Blessings programming for children with special needs. Reservations required. Contact Jackie Janssen at jacqueline.janssen@mcleanbible.org  or 703-639-2000 x3438. No Friendship Club.
  • Internet Campus available at mbclive.org.

6 pm Christmas Eve Service with Communion: message by Pastor Lon Solomon 

Nursery (newborns – 36 months)

  • Advance nursery care reservations required for 6pm Christmas Eve service. Reserve by Monday, Dec. 19 by contacting Janie Cotone at 703-639-2000 x1014 or janie.cotone@mcleanbible.org.
  • Nursery check-in opens at 5:45 pm.
  • Go directly to nursery rooms to check in.There will be no computerized check-in. Use the sign-in sheet provided and you and your child will receive matching security wristbands.
  • Infants/Crawlers: Room 2303; Walkers/Hikers (13-24 months): Room 2304; Navigators/Little Adventurers (25 months-3 years): Room 2305.

Other information:

  • No Kid’s Quest preschool-elementary programming.
  • Access will be providing Beautiful Blessings programming for children with special needs. Reservations required. Contact Jackie Janssen at jacqueline.janssen@mcleanbible.org or 703-639-2000 x3438. No Friendship Club.
  • Internet Campus available at mbclive.org.

8 pm Christmas Eve Service with Communion: message by Pastor Lon Solomon.

  • No Kid’s Quest childcare available.
  • No Access Ministry (children with special needs) available.
  • Internet Campus available at mbclive.org.

10 pm Christmas Eve Service with Communion: message by Pastor Lon Solomon.

  • No Kid’s Quest childcare available.
  • No Access Ministry (children with special needs) available.
  • Internet Campus available at mbclive.org.

9 am Christmas Day Service:

Nursery (newborns – 36 months)

  • Advance nursery care reservations required for 9am Christmas Day service. Reserve by Monday, Dec. 19 by contacting Janie Cotone at 703-639-2000 x1014 or janie.cotone@mcleanbible.org.
  • Check-in opens at 8:45 am.
  • Go directly to nursery rooms to check in. There will be no computerized check-in. Use the sign-in sheet provided and you and your child will receive matching security wristbands.
  • Infants/Crawlers: Room 2303; Walkers/Hikers (13-24 months): Room 2305; Navigators/Little Aventurers (25 months-3 years): Room 2302.

Preschoolers Explorers (3 years by 9-30-11) & Pathfinders (4 years by 9-30-11)

  • Advance reservations for preschool care required. Reserve by Monday, Dec. 19 by contacting Janie Cotone at 703-639-2000 x1014 or janie.cotone@mcleanbible.org.
  • Check-in opens at 8:45 am.
  • Go directly to Room 2301 to check in. There will be no computerized check-in. Use the sign-in sheet provided and you and your child will receive matching security wristbands. NOTE: Preschoolers will meet on the SECOND FLOOR in Room 2301 (next to Cafe Check-in station) instead of their normal rooms.

Elementary children (Kindergarten-5th Grade)

  • Sit with parents in service.

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