Join Us Every Sunday @ 8:30, 9:30 & 11:00

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birth to 5th grade

our ultimate goal...

We want to provide Christ-centered environments for children and families to experience God's love and be equipped with His truth.

- No Preschool or Elementary
- Preschool and Elementary
- Preschool Only

8:30 am
9:30 am
11:00 am

sunday morning

Wednesday Evening

6:00 - 7:30 pm

AWANA for 2 years - 5th grade
Care for children under 2

2 yrs - 5th grade




Birth t0 5


Explore Children's Ministry

various ages

Special Needs

What to expect on Sunday Morning...

Jesus is personal and meets each of us, no matter our age or place in life!

We want your children to know they are valuable, loved, safe, and seen by both God and us.

Our weekly preschool and elementary programs are designed to be fun, engaging, and age appropriate. 

morning highlights:

new here?

WELCOME: Our team will greet you downstairs at our children's entrance (back of the church, lower level).

REGISTER: Our front desk team will help or you can fill out our first-time family form online.

SECURITY: Each child and parent will be given a security tag at check-in used for drop-off and pick-up.

DROP-OFF: We will walk you and your child to their class and introduce you to the teachers.

LEARNING: Kids will explore weekly Bible truths through songs, games, crafts, and story telling. Our weekly take home helps you continue the conversation.

PICK-UP: After the service you can pick-up your child from their class. We are confident they had a great time!

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity."

1 TIMOTHY 4:12

this is a judgement free zone.

We know parenting is hard - you are not alone!

Just come as you are!

You don't have to look all together and neither do your kids. You are welcomed with all the wrestles and challenges.

- Anna w.

"We see evidence of love and the Gospel being planted in our children by the teachers and materials used. Our children are filled up each week, and in turn, we as parents are filled up too!"

- april m.

"My kids love going to church. They feel comfortable, loved, and have developed a sense of community and belonging that every parent wants for their kids."


Our goal is loving little ones and helping their parents to feel confident about that care as they find their own places to serve and grow spiritually.



These are principles that we want every child to grasp:
  • God MADE me and LOVES me
  • Jesus is REAL and CARES for me
  • Everything in the Bible TRUE
  • God MADE and LOVES my family
  • People at Church LOVE each other

We teach these truths each week using the great stories of the Bible with activities that engage all 5 senses.

Preschoolers need the freedom to learn about Jesus and Biblical truths in a way that is fun and engaging. Everything we do is intentional to meet a child where they are and ensure they know God loves them. 

service times: 9:30 am & 11:00 am


Have Questions?

we would love to help! 

details and faq's

Resources for Preschool

As children grow, their understanding of foundational truths grows with them. Levels of Biblical Learning by Lifeway covers 10 biblical concept area -- GOD, JESUS, HOLY SPIRIT, BIBLE, SALVATION, CREATION, CHURCH, PEOPLE, FAMILY, COMMUNITY, and WORLD -- that children can learn as they study God's Word. Download resources for each age.

View weekly study plan

Audrey McNeill

preschool director | contact

"We understand this may be the very first place where your child learns to trust outside of your family. We want to give you as a parent a safe place where you can take a deep breath and know your child is being cared for well. Your children are welcome as young as you are comfortable with bringing them because we know you need time to grow and connect!" 


Our goal is to partner with parents in order to lead children to a personal faith in Jesus, form a deep love for God's Word, and to encourage a love for the people God has created



These are principles that we want every child to grasp:
  • God loves me.
  • I can trust God no matter what.
  • I should love others the way Jesus loves me.

Each week we strive to give our children solid foundations that are unwavering and unchanging, based on Christ, and what God has given us through His Word.

We strive to use games, crafts, songs, and other creative methods to help the truth of the our Bible lessons take root in their hearts and minds. 

service times: 9:30 am


Have Questions?

we would love to help! 

details and faq's

Kelly James

family ministries director | contact

"The Lord uses our children just as much as He uses adults. He placed tremendous value on them and we should do nothing less. We are called to faith like a child, which means we have a great deal to learn from them. Every adult needs to be reminded what childlike faith looks like and that faith needs to be cultivated." 

rich fork kids Details

Additional details to help your family learn more

wellness policy


allergies and special needs

cry/nursing room

Children who show signs of fever, vomiting, or other contagious illnesses should be symptom and fever free for 24 hours before coming.

All volunteers are carefully trained and background checked before serving. We also follow a strict check-in process to ensure the safety of your child.

A room for nursing mothers is available. It is located near the bathrooms behind the Multi-Purpose Room.

Notify us of all allergies, medical needs, or behavioral needs so we can best assist your family. We provide a snack in Crawlers–Pre-K classrooms.

frequently asked questions

What are your safety measures?

We strive to provide a safe environment for your child including a check-in system that only allows an adult with a matching tag to retrieve the child. All workers (at least 2 in each room) have completed a background check. 

What if my child has a hard time?

We will do everything we can to acclimate your child to the classroom environment so that he knows he is loved, taken care of, and that you will be back. If it becomes evident that we need to contact you, we will do so by text first. 

Do the children have a lesson?

Yes, we have a lesson (at least Biblical conversation pertaining to the curriculum) for preschoolers during church. We are not simply child care.

When does my child move up?

No, preschoolers do not promote when they have a birthday. They move with their class in the fall just like school age children do. 

Upcoming Events

Our volunteers are the heartbeat of this ministry. They help transform the lives of our Rich Fork children by teaching truth, modeling Christ-like living, extending grace and most importantly, showing our boys and girls the love of Christ! 

This is an opportunity you don't want to miss! 

Become a Volunteer...

  • Rich Fork member for at least 6 months
  • Completed Rich Fork 101
  • Active follower of Jesus
  • Completed Background Check

plant gospel-seeds that will grow


  • Greeter (20 minutes before service)
  • Technology support for check-in
  • Classroom teachers and subs
  • Extra help in classroom to love on the kids
  • Serve in Library
  • Prepping Snacks
  • Cleaning rooms

ways you can serve:

volunteer form

"To see the joy in their eyes when they learn a new Bible verse or a new song about God and His love brings so much joy to my heart. 

- Dreama M.

I love each of them and look forward to spending that time with them each week. Hopefully, they see Jesus living in me. Thanks to all the parents that share their kids with us."


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3993 Old Highway 29
Thomasville, NC 27360
336.476.6258 | map

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