Infant/Toddler: While providing a place where our youngest kids feel safe and cared for, we help our youngest kids learn about Jesus' love for them as they become familiar with Bible stories.

Preschool/Kindergarten: Kids enjoy a preschool church service with small group learning. During each gathering, they will sing songs, hear Bible stories, memorize Bible verses and learn more about how God wants us to live.

  • Sundays 9:00 AM

  • Sundays 11:00 AM


Well Child Policy


  • Active Chicken Pox

  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

  • Coughing

  • Diarrhea

  • Fever (must be fever free for 48 hours)

  • Fifths Disease

  • Impetigo

  • Measles

  • Mumps

  • Questionable Rashes

  • Runny Nose

  • Sore Throat

  • Vomiting

Children being treated with antibiotics, should be on the drug for at least 24 hours before coming to The Big Backyard.

If your child has a continually runny nose or rash due to non-contagious allergies, please let us know. Thank you for helping all of our children to remain healthy and happy.



Rainbows Club is for boys and girls ages 3-5. Noah's Ark provides an exciting theme for the Bible stories, crafts, full-color activity pages and games. Rainbows add colorful animal badges to their vests as they complete requirements for the achievement program.

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BGMC (Boys & Girls Missionary Challenge)
Every 4th Sunday of the month, children should bring their Buddy Barrel to give a special missions offering to help reach families around the world with the good news of Jesus.


Diaper Bag Suggestions

(Infant-2 years old)
Diaper bags should include a bottle or sippy cup, diapers, a change of clothes and any special item that helps to calm your child (pacifier, blanket, etc.).

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Infants: Gerber Graduates Puffs are provided for children who are eating solid foods. (Sorry, due to the amount of children we care for, we cannot spoon feed a child, but they will be given their own bottle or sippy cup.)

Walkers: Gerber Graduate Puffs, Cheerios and Goldfish snack crackers.

2 Year Olds-Kindergarten: Pretzels and Animal Crackers.

If your child is allergic to any of these snacks, please provide a snack for your child in a plastic baggie with his/her name on it.

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Mother's Room

For comfort and convenience, we have a large room for nursing mothers, which includes two private nursing rooms. Each room has a TV monitor from which you can view the adult worship service.

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Parent Partnership

We encourage you to invest in the next generation by partnering with the CLA Kids Ministry Teams. All levels of experience and abilities are needed. Serving opportunities include:

  • Frontline (Greeting and Security)

  • Infant-2 year old care

  • Craft Team

  • Curriculum and Snack Prep

  • Games Team

  • Lesson Leaders

  • Puppetry Team

  • Room Helpers

  • Small Group Leaders

  • Worship Team

Regular attenders at CLA, will be asked to participate in caring for the children in the nursery and preschool by serving at least one service a month.