Children's Ministry

we're a kid friendly church

At Forestpark, we believe all children are important, and that being a kid friendly church is extremely valuable to young individuals. The Bible shows us the importance of the children to Jesus. We believe children are the future leaders of our churches and our nation. We believe that we need to train up our children in the home and in the church. We believe the training of our children today will effect the destiny of our nation tomorrow.

our purpose

Our purpose is to provide an environment with the opportunity for children to develop as Jesus did:

“In wisdom, stature, and in favor with God.” – Luke 2:52

We strive to help kids grow spiritually, mentally, and physically. We want to encourage each child to develop an understanding that they need to have their own personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We also want each child to feel that he or she is loved and is an important part of our ministry. 

children's events at forestpark

  • Vacation Bible School
  • Summer Movie Night
  • Church Lock-in
  • Back to School Campout
  • Fall Festival
  • Christmas with Santa

Events Happening At Forestpark

Mary Conver

Meet Mary Conver, our Children’s Ministry Pastor! Mary has a Masters of Arts in Christian Education with a specialty in Children’s Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Louisville, Kentucky, where she graduated in May 2005. Mary also received a BA in Arts Administration, from the University of Kentucky, in December 1999.

Before taking the position of Children’s Pastor at Forestpark, Mary acted as our Vacation Bible School Director for 3 years, as well as a Station Leader and Crew Leader in earlier years. Mary has also been our Kids Ministry Events Coordinator, heading activities such as our Annual Fall Festival, Family Fun Nights, Easter Egg Hunt, an Easter Play, Christmas Parties, and more.

Mary and her husband Sam have 2 children, and have been members of Forestpark since their engagement in August 2001. Mary strives to make Forestpark a kid friendly church, a place where you and your family can feel comfortable!

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