Our Ministry Outlook

“Jesus Loves the Little Children” is not just a song at ECCN. We LOVE our children and provide a safe and fun environment for them to grow, make friends, and learn about God’s love! This is accomplished through a variety of programs geared for children and their unique needs. 

If you would like to know more about child safety, have a look at our volunteer policies and procedures.  Click Here to Download our NazSafe Policy.

We have programming for children from nursery age to 6th grade, VBS (Vacation Bible School), ongoing scouting through Caravan, Easter Eggstravaganza, Family Funfest, Christmas programs, Pinewood Derby, and more. 

Upwards Basketball

 Upward is a unique program designed to build character and good sportsmanship as kids develop basketball skills.  Kids Grades 1-6 are welcome to join!  We offer basketball for boys and girls as well as cheer leading for girls (Kindergarten-6th grade).

KID'S Church

During the regular morning service on Sundays at 10:45 am, we have Kid's Church. Kids will learn more about how God our Father has a plan for our lives through His Son, Jesus Christ. Typically we worship in song in the "big church" (morning worship). Then we go into our kid's room for Bible lessons, games and crafts.


Caravan is a christian-based scouting for boys and girls.  They earn badges and learn about God in a scouting context. Caravan takes place mid-week during the school year.

Bible Quizzing

This is for children grades 1st through 6th. They study the bible and go to district quiz meets to compete in answering questions based on what they’ve learned. This group typically meets twice per month on Tuesday evenings to study.

Vacation Bible School

This is an annual event that takes place for one week in the summer time. VBS is a wonderful time of fun, learning  and making friends. Each year has a new theme and focus that helps lead children into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and helps them grow spiritually.

Sunday School

A weekly class where children learn about faith in small groups with others their own age. This happens every Sunday at 9:30 am.

Summer Camps

Each summer, children from the North Central Ohio District Nazarene churches come together for a week of spiritual emphasis that is accompanied by lots of fun activities and visiting with friends from our sister churches.

Other Activities and Events

            Easter Eggstravaganza - Annual Easter Egg Hunt

            Caravan Mini-Camp & Pinewood Derby- Kids build pinewood cars and race them.

            Secret Keeper Girls- Conference for tween girls to teach them how to live a holy life

            Christmas Program - Each year the children perform a musical program for the congregation that focuses on the true meaning of Christmas.

Kid's Choir - Children come together to worship God, learn music and have fun!

Family Funfest - Children come and play on inflatables, eat food and have some summer fun!