Community groups are the backbone of the life of Westside. In them, we find friendships of care and trust, and we learn to extend ourselves for the good of other people, both inside and outside our church. We offer a number of Community Groups that meet on different days and times throughout the week. You can sign up via our online community: TheCity.
Children in Worship
We encourage the presence of children in every aspect of our Worship Service. However, we recognize that many parents of infants and toddlers prefer to have childcare assistance during worship, and most young children benefit from age-appropriate teaching. In order to enrich the worship experience for both children and parents, we provide:
NURSERY (AGES 3 AND UNDER)
We provide nursery care for children ages 0 through 3 years in a safe, clean and fun environment. If you plan on placing your child in the nursery, please bring a bag containing diapers, cup or bottle, pacifier, blanket, etc. You can check in your child with the Nursery Team before the service.
CHILDREN’S CHURCH (AGE 4 TO KINDERGARTEN)
During the sermon part of the service, we provide worship training for children age 4 to kindergarten. In Children’s Church, young children enjoy an engaging, age appropriate service that communicates the reality of God’s love for them, and prepares them to participate in corporate worship with the big people. Parents are invited to escort their children to Children’s Church following the offering.
1ST AND 2ND GRADE
First and second graders at Westside are invited to a class designed to help them know God’s story, to embrace it, and to find their place in it. This class meets at the same time as Children’s Church, and parents can take their children just after the offering.