Ministry Contact - Erin Woodfin

Immanuel Baptist Church Children’s Ministry exists to partner with parents to see children transformed by the life-changing message of the Gospel. Through small group Bible study, service opportunities, and ministry teams children will be discipled and given opportunities to share their faith. Our ultimate goal is to equip children to leave our children’s ministry with a passion for God and for others.

A Place to Flourish

We have a dedicated team that strives to reach kids where they are and help them to come to a better understanding of who God is. All volunteers and paid employees are professionally background checked and reference checked before employment. All our employees and volunteers go through training provided my MinistrySafe.

Be sure to check out all of our ministry options, and find a place for you and your child to flourish.

Psalm 78:4

“We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done.” 

Things to Know


Kids Rock

KIDS ROCK is the midweek discipleship program we offer for kids!! KIDS ROCK has three different areas for children to come and build their spiritual foundation while having tons of fun! We have First Steps, for ages 3 years through Pre-K, Nehemiah Kids for kindergarten through 4th grade, and Leaders In Training for our 5th and 6th graders. We believe having these specific curriculums for these specific age groups will help your child learn to his/her fullest! We are all about helping children begin a relationship with Jesus that will grow over a lifetime! KIDS ROCK is from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday nights from September-April. If you are a member of IBC and need a place to serve, call the church office, and we’ll hook you up!!


Life Groups

We are incredibly blessed to have such an amazing group of Life Group teachers! We have Life Group classes at 9:45 a.m. for every age group, starting at age 3. Our classes are very active and utilize different learning techniques to help the children learn as much as they possibly can. Life Groups are offered year-round.


Children's Worship

Children’s Worship introduces children ages 3 years through Pre-K to congregational worship and equips them to join in that worship at the appropriate time. Preschoolers have the opportunity to participate in the regular 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship service with their parents and are dismissed to the Children’s Building before the sermon. They then go to the 3 Years - Pre-K classrooms for a Bible story and a time of hands-on learning that includes crafts and games. Children are picked up in their classrooms upon conclusion of the worship service.



We are incredibly blessed to have such an amazing group of nursery workers and Life Group teachers! Our Nursery workers undergo training provided by MinistrySafe to make sure our Nurseries are sanitized, warm, and loving places where little ones can feel safe and accepted. We offer three different nurseries: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, and 2-year-olds. Your children will love their time spent in these nurseries. We have the best staff of nursery workers who are committed to the safety and spiritual development of your little ones. Our classes are very active, utilizing different learning techniques to help the children learn as much as they possibly can. All Nurseries are offered year-round.

Frequently Asked Questions

What safety precautions do you take with your volunteers and workers?

All of our workers are required to go through some form of screening. Volunteers are background and reference checked and are required to be members of the church a minimum of 6 months so we can help them identify their gifts and assist them in finding a place to serve. Paid employees are professionally background checked and interviewed. Day school employees are required to have CPR training every 2 years. In addition, the preschool department (first floor) of our Children’s Building is equipped with a video surveillance system to promote a safe environment.

Note: All volunteers and employees go through training provided my MinistrySafe.

What do I need to know about Immanuel’s Nurseries?

We have loving, sanitary, and age appropriate nurseries for 0-11 months, 12-23 months, and 2-year-olds, located on the first floor on the Children’s Building. All employees have background check and ample experience in these areas.

What should I pack for my child?

As the parent of a child 2 years and younger, please include the following things in your child’s bag: 2 or 3 disposable diapers, a complete change of clothes and a bottle/sippy cup of milk, juice or water. Please LABEL all personal items so we can make sure your child’s things go home with you!

Does your church have a children’s check in system?

Yes. Our preschool department (first floor) has a check-in system at both entrances. This system allows our employees and volunteers to know who is able to pick up a child. When a child is checked in, a unique sticker is generated for the child. When an adult comes to get the child they must present the sticker to the volunteers at the desk before they are allowed to enter the preschool area. When you arrive at the check in desk, you will fill out a guest information sheet and the volunteer will give you a sticker.

When I come to your church where should I go to drop off my child?

When you pull in our parking lot you will see our children’s building entrance. Enter through those doors and you will be greeted by your check-in desk volunteer who will show you where to go. Babies through preschool classes are located on the first floor, and kinder through 6th grade are located on the second floor.

Have More Questions?

What Should I Do?

Our Church Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call (903) 938-8275 and explain to our receptionist what area of ministry you have a question for. She will connect you with the appropriate staff member. You can also complete an information request form below.


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Church Services

Early Worship at 9:45 am
Late Worship at 11:00 am
Early Life Group at 8:30am
Late Life Group at 9:45 am

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Immanuel Baptist Church
2408 W. Pinecrest Dr
Marshall, TX 75670
Phone: (903) 938-8275

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