Kids at Elmbrook encourages children to discover their faith and live it out. In a safe environment, children learn who Jesus is, and begin to develop a friendship with Him.


Birth-age 2
Sundays: 9 & 10:45am

Our nursery is an environment designed just for our youngest children, where they can discover God’s love in a safe place and develop a relationship with God through engaging Bible stories, prayer and interactive play.


Age 3-K5
Sundays: 9am*

In this area children will begin to discover where they fit into the "Big God Story". This happens through interactive Bible stories, engaging musical worship, and hands-on activities designed just for them.
*In fall, there is preschool ministry during both the 9 & 10:45am services.


Grades 1-5
Sundays: 9am*

Kids enjoy energetic worship, large group teaching, and unique interactive activities that will challenge them to apply the Bible to their lives. Later, in smaller groups, they have the opportunity to make friends, ask questions and engage in God's Word.
*In fall, there is elementary ministry during both the 9 & 10:45am services.

Family Central

Open to all
Sundays between services

Family Central is a spot to enjoy your coffee and some conversation with other parents and friends while your kids run and play. There are toys, games, snacks and more just for your young ones. Come to the Upper Lobby on Sundays and enjoy this space designed for families!

Kids Weekend Worship

Online Summer Series for Families: What is a Christian?

During the summer months, dive into the book of 1 John with a fantastic online resource by Phil Vischer (of Veggie Tales fame) who unpacks scripture at an appropriate level from toddler to parent. Each video is roughly 9 minutes long and there are questions provided to spark conversation. You will need a free RightNow Media account and you’re all set to go. Jump into this study with your family this week!

What is a Christian? Study

Weekday Preschool & Daycare
Since 1975, Elmbrook Church Child Enrichment Center (ECCEC) has provided a loving, Christian environment where we can serve children and their families, as we help each child develop intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.

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Summer Camp
Camp Vertical is Elmbrook’s high-energy, faith-based, all-day summer camp. Kids (entering 2nd- 6th grade in the fall) have the opportunity to choose different activities each week while participating daily in all-camp games, large group worship, and bible teaching.

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Jen Akin
Pastor of Kids & Family Ministry
Jan Ryder
Lake Country Pastor of Children’s Ministry
office: 262.796.5751 x352
Jewel Richardson
Preschool / LEAP Coordinator
office: 262.754.3544
Emily Wambold
Nursery Coordinator
office: 262.786.7051 x338
Dayle Meyer
Elementary Coordinator