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Children (Birth - 4th Grade)

At Hope, there are many different ways for children to get involved, grow relationships, and build upon their faith foundations that they have developed at home. 

Programs under Children's Ministry at Hope include: Little Blessings (Morning Out Program), Children's groups, Sunday School, Children's Church, Nursery, & American Heritage Girls. Visitors and friends are always welcome! 

Questions? Contact Beth Agner, Lead Director of Christian Education at  or 919-554-8109.


Get Connected Through Children's Ministry

To learn more about these events, see Hope's monthly newsletter.

  • 2018-19 Children's Ministry Registration/Waiver
  • Best Night Ever!
    March 1 from 6:00-9:00PM
    Come to Hope for a night of games for all ages...nursery - adults! This fundraiser is taking over the entire Hope Lutheran campus. Kindergarten - 4th graders will play laser tag, eat dinner, and watch a movie in the Children’s Center. Cost is $10/person, proceeds will go towards the HS youth traveling to the National Youth Gathering this summer. Register or learn more here.
  • FLASH (3 & 4 grades) Lock-In
    They say, “Roses are red, and I guess Violets are blue, but I know this lock-in is going to be a blast and we can’t wait to hang out with you!”
    February 15 from 6:00PM-8:00AM; cost $15. With Valentine sugar rush in full swing, Children’s Ministry is excited to have a fun-filled night as the 3-4 graders get locked in to the church!  The cost is $15 and it will include dinner, snack and breakfast as well as a ton of fun.  Please be sure to bring everything you will need to spend the night at church (e.g., pillows, sleeping bag, pajamas, etc.).  Register here.

  • Kingdom Kids (1 & 2 grades) Movie Day
    February 17 from 2:00-4:00PM; free event
    Join the 1 & 2 graders as they celebrate all the holidays with the movie day, watching “Rise Of The Guardians.” Make sure to dress in your coziest pajama’s and bring a blanket and pillow to camp out watching the movie and enjoying tasty treats from all the holidays in the Youth Center. Register here.

  • American Heritage Girls Father/Daughter Dance
    February 9 from 7:00-10:00PM
    The American Heritage Girls Troop 4673 invites dads, grandpas, uncles, friends, or father figures to escort their special girl to this enchanted evening and make them feel like a princess. The night includes dancing, DJ, light refreshments, fun & a photo of each couple.   The cost is $25 per father/daughter ($30 at the door), $5 each additional daughter, $35 max/family ($40 at the door). Sign up here.

  • Looking Ahead...Kid’s Connect (Kindergarten and younger) Mission Control Event
    March 16 at 10:00AM; cost is $10 (includes lunch)
    Calling all kids in Kindergarten and younger (and their families) to join the Children’s Ministry team for a fun adventure exploring Mission Control at Galaxy Fun park!  After climbing and exploring, the group will eat a pizza lunch together.  Registration coming soon.

  • Wednesday Night Alive is January 9 - February 27, 2019. Mark your calendars for Wednesdays full of dinner, fun, and classes for children, youth, and adults.

  • Vacation Bible School is June 17-21, 2019. Online registration will begin April 1, 2019 at 9:00AM. 

Little Blessings Parents' Morning Out Program

Thank you to Oriental Trading for sponsoring Children's Ministry Christmas events!