11905 Highway 92 | Woodstock, GA 30188 (Map) | Phone: 770-926-4428
For information on our Preschool Special Needs Ministry, stop by the Preschool Welcome Desk. For further details on special needs, visit the Special Needs link on the Elementary Ministry page. Preschool guidelines are included, but feel free to address your questions to us.
Preschool Spiritual Disciple
Infants & Crawlers
► Has a sense of trust and security
► Feels that church is a “happy place”
► Hears God and Jesus’ names spoken in love and begins to recognize them
► Begins to make simple choices
► Begins to see that there is acceptable/unacceptable behavior
► Hears prayers; soothing, Christian music
► Begins to recognize why behavior is right or wrong behavior
► Knows the Bible is a special book
► Knows God and Jesus are special and thinks they are special
► Sings simple Bible songs or rhythms
► Says blessing
► Listens to Bible stories
► Understands basic Bible stories: God made the world; God gives us colors, etc.
► Knows prayer is special and important
► Offers thanks
► Introduced to simple Bible truths: Be kind; God made everything, etc.
► Identifies Bible characters; knows Bible stories are true
► Begins to make simple personal application of the Bible truths at home, school, play, and church
► Understands consequences of behavior (sin conscience)
► Begins to accept responsibility for behavior and senses own spirituality separate from mom and dad
► Begins to ask questions about spiritual matters and shows an eagerness to learn more spiritually
► Begins to understand how to express love to God/Jesus (worship)
► Begins to personalize and participate in prayer and understands that God hears it & answers it in some form.
► Demonstrates respect for God, Jesus, Bible, church, worship, etc., and shows a desire to please God.
► Begins to memorize simple parts of Scripture
► Understands simple ways to serve God