Welcome to Sterling Naz Kids


At Sterling First Church of the Nazarene, children are loved and valued. We strive to provide a safe, fun and effective learning environment for kids of all ages. Children explore the Bible, worship God, serve others, and most importantly, build a friendship with Jesus Christ and experience His great, big love! Through our many exciting programs and events, our goal is to partner with parents to raise spiritually healthy children. We invite your family to get connected in this ministry! Take a look at our Sterling Naz Kids program overview brochure here.

  • Nursery,Available during Sunday at 10:00am & 11:15am

We offer 2 nurseries for: infants through 1 year-olds, and 2 & 3 year-olds. Little ones enjoy playtime and receive quality care from trained workers. Older toddlers are introduced to an age-appropriate curriculum. Age groups combine during some programs. Take a look at our nursery brochure here.

  • Sunday School,Sundays at 10:45 a.m.

We offer three classes for PreK/Kindergarten, 1st through 3rd grade, and 4th through 6th grade. Children learn Bible stories and enjoy special projects and activities.

  • Children’s Church,Sundays during our 10am service

We offer two children’s church programs for 4 and 5 year-olds and first through sixth graders. 4 & 5 year-olds enjoy a story, fun lesson and playtime. Take a look at our Preschool brochure here. Elementary students participate in an interactive, age-appropriate children’s message, plus games, crafts and more.

  • Wednesday Night Program,6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Caravan is a Christian scouting program for children in 1st through 6th grade. Caravan uses an active, hands-on learning approach to help children grow physically, socially, mentally, and spiritually. Caravan focuses on teaching everyday skills with a distinctly Christian focus.
During the summer months: VBS! will be every Wednesday night in the summer starting June 6 and lasting until August 29.
  • Events,Seasonal

Kids & Pre-Teen Camp In late June the kids are invited to attend a 4 day camp with other kids from the Northwest Illinois Nazarene District at Camp Williamson in Carlinville, IL.

Are you planning to visit us?
Download, print and fill out our registration form before you get to church!

Erin Copling
Children’s Ministries Director

Please contact Erin Copling at

Children's Ministries Schedule



10:00am.....Children's Church


11:15am.....Sunday School