What We Do
Have things changed due to COVID?
Yes! You’ll notice we have made adjustments and plans to meet COVID safety requirements, which include physical distancing and increased cleaning and hygiene practices.
Create a fun, safe environment
At Carey Kids we believe feeling safe and having fun are the biggest prerequisites to engagement with God’s word and his community. Our vision is that a child’s experience of church would be one that they can step into with confidence and anticipation.
Build meaningful relationships
We believe that learning about God and following Him is most effectively done with the support of peers and mentors. As we invest into our relationships with God’s kids we teach them that they are valued and they belong.
Teach God’s word
Isaiah 55:11 promises that God’s word carries God’s purposes and will accomplish what He desires in the lives of those who hear it. Carey Kids teaches solid biblical knowledge, equipping kids to follow Jesus well at home, school and in their community.
Model Christ-like behaviour
We believe that teaching God’s word goes hand in hand with following His example. Rather than simply teaching kids “the right way to behave”, we seek to demonstrate what following Jesus looks like and empower children to make wise decisions.
Partner with families
We are passionate about the spiritual growth of families and recognise that a child’s primary carers are also their primary spiritual leaders. As such, we seek to empower parents and caregivers to teach and disciple their children well.
New to Carey?
We are looking forward to meeting you and your family.
When you arrive, head into the Carey Service through the Carey Centre doors next to Timber Cafe, and go through the auditorium to find the Carey Kids building. Look for the bright green sign-in table!
One of our volunteers will assist you in signing in your child/ren to their correct age group and let you know relevant details.
- Bubbles | 2months to 2 years
- Puddles | 2 years to 4-year-old Pre-Kindy
- Water Wings | Kindy to PrePrimary
- Dive In | Year 1 to 2
- Saturate | Year 3 to 4
- Deep End | Year 5 to 6
The morning program runs for the full 1hr 15m, if the service finishes earlier you’ll have time to grab a cuppa and meet some new friends before collecting your children. This gives our team time to complete their program.
Looking to see if Carey could be your new home church? Grab a ‘Carey Kids Information Form’ from the Carey Kids sign-in desk or fill in one of our connect cards.
You can leave forms with one of our Carey Kids team leaders at the sign-in desk.
OXYGEN Youth Group
Oxygen is the Friday night youth group run fortnightly for children in years 5 and 6. Oxygen provides a fun, vibrant and safe environment in which children can connect with each other, the leaders and the bible.
It runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. (*unless otherwise stated)
Current Oxygen Schedule
Please feel free to call the Church office (9394 9155) for information about the events available for youth and young adults.