Leading Children to Jesus

Creek Kids Children’s Ministry at Sugar Creek is a fun, safe place where your children ages birth to grade 5 learn about God and the Bible. Your kids will experience engaging, age-appropriate lessons each week that teach them about the Bible and what it means to follow Jesus. Watch this short video to see our Creek Kids ministry in action.

CREEK KIDS OVERVIEW VIDEO

Ministry Update

We are now offering worship experiences for kids on all campuses. We will continue to offer online worship experiences for kids online at the following locations:

Livestream locations

Creek Kids Covid-19 Procedures

Infants – Kindergarten

Our youngest Creek Kids are given our highest level of care and attention. Our team members help children at this age understand the love of Jesus through engaging stories and fun activities.

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Grades 1-5

Sunday mornings at Creek Kids are planned especially for your children, no matter their ages. Through songs, games, interactive activities, and hands-on discovery, children learn how to apply the truth of the Bible to their daily lives. And, they’ll have a whole lot of fun all along the way!

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Open Door

At Sugar Creek, we believe all kids should feel loved and be led to life change in Christ. We designed the Open Door ministry specifically for children who have special needs. Watch this video to learn more about this amazing ministry.

Open door VIDEO

Programs & Events

Creek Kids has wonderful programs and events designed for every age group. From special Sunday experiences, to seasonal events, to special programs to help your child grow in their faith, it’s all right here.

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Weekday Preschool

Our experienced and caring teachers guide children through a full day of great age-appropriate activities. Click the link below for an overview of our weekday preschool program and how to register your child.

Weekday Preschool Information

Beautiful Day Podcast

Today is A Beautiful Day! Join Pastor Jeff every weekday for a short devotional that will encourage both you and your children. It’s a great way to spend a few minutes together while you eat breakfast, drive to school, or even close our your day. We can all use a fun daily reminder to “Have a Beautiful Day”!

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Beautiful Podcast

Children’s Ministry Team

We believe we have the best team of staff and volunteers around who help make our environments and relationships meaningful for kids and parents. Here are some members of the team that you will meet when you visit one of our campuses. If you would like to join our team and help provide excellent teaching and worship experiences for kids, just click the link below and we’ll be in touch.

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Jeff Land

Pastor of Children’s Minstry

Jeff is married to Abbey. They have four amazing sons! Jeff graduated from Mississippi College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeff has authored several books and loves serving the children and families at Sugar Creek.

Melinda Phillips

Preschool Minister, Sugar Land

Melinda and her husband, Ken, have three grown children and one awesome grandson! Melinda is a Texas A&M graduate and studied Elementary Education. She loves to serve preschoolers at Sugar Creek!

Barbara Waldhuber

Elementary Minister, Sugar Land

Barbara has one daughter and one amazing grandson! Barbara studied Family Counseling/Child Development at Houston Baptist University. She has a passion for sharing the love of Christ with elementary age kids and our Open Door friends.

Jessica Brannan

Preschool Minister, Missouri City

Jessica is a big fan of preschoolers!  Jessica believes God can use us at any age. Jessica and her husband, William, have five young children in the Creek Kids ministry. She graduated with a BA in Sociology from Baylor University. 

Tobi White

Children’s Minister, Richmond|Rosenberg

Tobi loves writing, creating, and teaching children at Sugar Creek. Tobi and Josh are the parents of four teenagers. She has a BFA from William Carey University and is working on her MACE at SWBTS.

Luz Escobar

Children’s Minister, Missouri City

Luz loves working with children and sharing God’s word with them in English and Spanish. Luz, her husband Byron, her daughter Natalia and son Alexander all serve happily with Creek Kids. Luz is a Medical Assistant, Community Health Worker, and studied at Houston Community College.

Katherine Kopfer

Weekday Education Director

Katherine loves working with young children! Learning should start early and be fun! She graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in Education specializing in Early Childhood. She and Mike have 2 children.

Jeff Land

Pastor of Children’s Ministry

Jeff is married to Abbey. They have four amazing sons! Jeff graduated from Mississippi College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeff has authored several books and loves serving the children and families at Sugar Creek.

Melinda Phillips

Preschool Minister, Sugar Land

Melinda and her husband, Ken, have three grown children and one awesome grandson! Melinda is a Texas A&M graduate and studied Elementary Education. She loves to serve preschoolers at Sugar Creek!

Barbara Waldhuber

Elementary Minister, Sugar Land

Barbara has one daughter and one amazing grandson! Barbara studied Family Counseling/Child Development at Houston Baptist University. She has a passion for sharing the love of Christ with elementary age kids and our Open Door friends.

Jessica Brannnan

Preschool Minister, Missouri City

Jessica is a big fan of preschoolers!  Jessica believes God can use us at any age. Jessica and her husband, William, have five young children in the Creek Kids ministry. She graduated with a BA in Sociology from Baylor University. 

Tobi White

Children’s Minister, Richmond|Rosenberg

Tobi loves writing, creating, and teaching children at Sugar Creek. Tobi and Josh are the parents of four teenagers. She has a BFA from William Carey University and is working on her MACE at SWBTS.

Luz Escobar

Children’s Minister, Missouri City

Luz loves working with children and sharing God’s word with them in English and Spanish. Luz, her husband Byron, her daughter Natalia and son Alexander all serve happily with Creek Kids. Luz is a Medical Assistant, Community Health Worker, and studied at Houston Community College.

Katherine Kopfer

Weekday Education Director

Katherine loves working with young children! Learning should start early and be fun! She graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in Education specializing in Early Childhood. She and Mike have 2 children.

Upcoming Events

Register your kids for these upcoming Children’s Ministry events.

Weekday Preschool

Creek Kids Weekday Preschool would like to extend a cordial invitation to your family to enroll your child/children in Weekday Preschool for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

Birthdays at the Playscape

The Playscape is available for birthday parties for kids age 10 and under.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School

June 14 - June 17

As kids explore a world of concrete and cranes, rivets and rebar, bulldozers and backhoes, they will learn to build their faith on Jesus as they uncover the truth that He who began a good work will be faithful to carry it on to completion.

VBS Family Day

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for free family fun!

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