Mission Statement: 

Our mission in the Children's Ministry at ESBC is to disciple the children of ESBC and the Eastern Shore by providing a biblically enriched environment at ESBC in which they can develop and solidify their faith in Christ (Showing), grow in Christ as disciples (Growing), and learn to work together with brothers and sisters in Christ to make disciples as they voyage into life (Going).


How We Carry Out Our Mission:

Sunday Mornings

  • Life Groups: 
    • When: 9 AM
    • Location: Preschool Hall
    • We have age-graded Sunday School classes for children of all ages with fantastic teachers.
    • We use Lifeway’s Bible Studies for Life Curriculum.


  • Nursery Care: 
    • When: 10:10 AM 
    • Location: Preschool Hall

Sunday Evenings

  • Nursery Care:
    • When: 5 PM 
    • Location: Preschool Hall
  • AWANA: 
    • When: 5 PM 
    • Location: Preschool Hall
    • AWANA is an acronym from 2 Timothy 2:15, it stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed. It is designed to focus on Bible memorization and uses games, songs and Bible lessons to teach children scripture. 
    • Preschool AWANA consists of the Cubbies club - Ages 3 - 5


Wednesday Evenings

  • Music ’n’ Missions (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM): 
    • When: 5:30 PM 
    • Location: Preschool Hall & Gym
    • Music ’n’ Missions is divided into two sections: Children’s Choir and Missions
      • Children’s Choir (Music)
        • Wednesday evenings begin with Children's Choirs at 5:30 p.m.
          • Preschool Choir for ages 4 & 5 meets on the Preschool Hall.
        • Children will be dismissed from choir and brought to the gym for a supper.
      • Mission Friends (Missions)
        • After Children’s Choirs and Supper, we will have a time for children to learn about and participate in missions activities. This lasts until 7:30 p.m.
        • Missions Friends is a missions discipleship organization for preschool children.
        • Children involved in this ministry will grow in learning more about missions and will be involved in doing missions.
        • We aim to regularly provide opportunities for children to get involved in missions on the own appropriate age level.