The goal of the Children's Ministry is to help children develop spiritually, mentally, socially and physically through Bible study, mission activities, music and arts, recreation, and special activities.

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Children's Schedule


9:30 a.m.    Sunday School in the children's department

10:45 a.m.  Worship (Nursery provided for birth through two; Extended Session for 3-K who leave during worship)


6:15 p.m.   Family Supper

6:45 p.m.   Preschool Music, Mission Friends, and More (Recreation, Arts, Crafts)

     Children's music, drama, and arts

     Planet 56 Creative Arts & Recreation


6:15 p.m.   Family Supper

6:45 p.m.   Preschool Music, Mission Friends, and More (Recreation, Arts, Crafts)

     Girls in Action: Missions (grades 1-4)

     Royal Ambassadors: Missions (boys, grades 1-4)

     Planet 56: Missions (children, grades 5-6)

Children's Minister

Amanda Standiford, Children's Minister

Amanda Standiford joined the staff of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church in January 2014. She will graduate from the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky with her Masters of Divinity in May 2014. She and her husband, Adam, and their dog, Gavin, live in Georgetown. Amanda enjoys reading, sewing, crafting, and spending time with family and friends.

Nurturing Children

Children's Bible Study

Lexington Avenue Baptist offers age appropriate Bible study for children of all ages (age two through grade six) led by a caring staff of teachers, each Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday School Directory

A list of all Sunday School teachers and room numbers including the children's division

Helps for Children's Teachers

Children's Bible Study Plan (Ages 3 - Grade 4)

A four year Bible Study plan for children.

Current Bible Study Schedule (Ages 3- Grade 4)

This is what our children age 3 through grade 4 will be learning about each Sunday this year.

Bible Study Plan (Grades 5-6, Planet 56)

5th & 6th Graders go through the Bible in two years covering the major stories from the Old and New Testaments

Children's Music and Arts

Preschool Choir (children ages 3 through Kindergarten),

Children's Music and Arts (children grades 1-6)

Children's Missions

Nada Mission Trips

Our children have been on several mission trips to Nada, Kentucky in the Mountains of Eastern Kentucky where they stay in cabins, build relationships with our friends in Nada, work on mission projects, and drink Ale-8-One at the Nada store.

Children's Activities

There are a number of special activities planned for children through the year: Vacation Bible School, Children's Recognition, Outdoor Easter Celebration, mission trips, Fall Festival, Children's Day in Worship, Passport Kids Camp, summer book club, and activities like: roller skating, baseball game trips, swimming, pumpkin patch, and more.

Children learn about missions and missionaries, pray for missions, and engage in mission activities.

  • Mission Friends (children ages 3 through Kindergarten)
  • Girls in Action (girls in grades 1-4)
  • Royal Ambassadors (boys in grades 1-4)
  • Planet 56 (boys & girls in grades 5-6)

Planet 56 for 5th & 6th Graders


Not exactly a child anymore and not quite a teenager, fifth and sixth graders are unique (from another planet? No!). In order to minister to their unique needs, we have created a special really cool planet just for them--Planet 56. Planet 56 includes Sunday School on Sunday morning, Missions and more on Wednesday nights, and other special activities just for them. They also have their very own room (off limits to younger children and teenagers) decorated with a space theme. Just like Planet 51 (see the movie Planet 51) learned to welcome people who are different, so too Planet 56 is a welcome place for all 5th & 6th graders.


Nursery & Extended Session

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Nursery Care

A safe, loving, and educationally rich environment is provided for children ages birth through two during Sunday School, worship, and Wednesday evening children's activities.

Nursery Guidelines

Extended Session

We offer extended session for children age 3 through Kindergarten during worship.