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For Kids Birth - 5th Grade

Sundays at 9:30 and 11:15am

In-person children's program for birth through 5th grade

Learn more.

DRCC’s Children’s Ministry partners with families to encourage and equip children to know & love Jesus and His Word, grow in relationship with Him and His church, and live as a light in their community.


A community for children, teens and adults with disabilities

Haven Friends LIVE

Connect with Haven on their private Facebook community.

Email Haven to request to be added to the group.


ABOUT drkids

In Children’s Ministry, our focus is on raising up a generation of lifelong disciples for Jesus Christ. In order to do this, we partner with and equip parents.


The Children’s Ministry weekend program is offered during the Sunday morning adult worship service at both 9:30am and 11:15am. Your child will feel welcomed and experience the love of Christ, learn more about God and His Word, and receive next steps for going deeper in their walk with God.


We offer a safe and loving environment for infants and toddlers. In both our Pre-k and elementary classes, every child will experience a dynamic Bible lesson using our 'Gospel Project' curriculum. We also offer a fully staffed nursery for children 0-17 months.


Little people are a big deal to God! Here at Damascus Road Community Church, we recognize that your child was part of God’s plan from the beginning of time. It is our goal to help your child discover his/her purpose in His plan.


Text 'DRKids' (case sensitive) to 301-900-5933 to receive important parent updates.




Your child is important to us.

On your first visit, please stop by the DRKIDS Welcome booth (currently located outside near the front double-doors during renovations to the west wing of the building) so your child can receive a gift from us. Please have the following information ready for our secure check-in system: parent/legal guardian names, children’s names and birthdates, address, phone number and any special instructions (allergies, special needs) for each child.



Reaching those with disabilities



Haven is a community where everyone is welcome: children, teens and adults with disabilities, along with their families and friends. The entire family is encouraged to participate, learn, have fun and share life together.
Currently Haven Friends Live meets in-person about every other week on a Saturday from 5:00-6:15 in the gym.  Join us for crafts, games, music, and a simple, life-changing message taught through adaptive teaching techniques using a Jesus-centered, interactive approach. About once a month, we stay after Haven Friends Live for pizza and a time of just hanging out!

On alternate Saturdays, you can join us for Haven Friends Zoom at 4pm using this Zoom Link. The Haven Ministry also desires to actively facilitate the inclusion of individuals with disabilities into other church programs as appropriate.

For more information about Haven events, support groups, or resources, or to receive our weekly newsletter with updated information and links, contact our Director of Special Needs Ministry.  Click to learn more about becoming a HAVEN Volunteer Team Member.

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Your child’s safety is one of our top priorities. All volunteers pass a background check to ensure your child’s safety. We use a security tag system for child check-in and pick-up, and a paging system for parents/guardians in case we need to reach you during the worship experience.


 We believe that every child is uniquely wired

and wonderfully made by God.


Every week new families are calling Damascus Road their church home. This means we have the joyful and crucial opportunity to invest the love and truth of Christ into more young minds and hearts.


Our volunteers in DRKIDS serve during the weekend worship service in areas such as greeting, teaching, check-in and clean-up.


Interested in becoming a DRKIDS volunteer or childcare provider for events?


Michael Yudt

Children's Ministry Director

Stephanie Earle

Assistant Director of

Children's Ministry

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Maegen Clark

Volunteer & Parent

Engagement Coordinator


Ann-Marie Miller

Children's Ministry

Administrative Assistant


Joy Thompson

Early Childhood and Events Coordinator

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Kim Coakley

Special Needs Ministry


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Nicole Tekin

Assistant Support

Special Needs Ministry