September 20-21, 2020
We can't wait to see you there!

Attend a Service

Attend a Service

Join the party as you observe one of our kids' services with your personal Fun Expert hosts! Plus, take home sample materials and ideas to implement in your ministry.

Take a Closer Look

Take a Closer Look

Attend breakout sessions designed to give you a behind-the-scenes look at each aspect of the ministry at James River Kids.

Connect and Grow

Connect and Grow

Enjoy an intentionally intimate setting as you connect with kids ministry leaders from across the country along with our James River Kids staff.

Experience the ministry of James River Kids

A two-day event for kids’ pastors and leaders designed to give you an inside look at the children’s ministry of James River Church. You will gain inspiration, ideas, and practical tools to take home and implement into all that God has called you to do.

The James River Kids Experience will be happening on September 20-21, 2020. For more information, please email

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect?

The James River Kids experience is an intentionally intimate experience designed to give you personal access to our staff and allow you to experience every aspect of our ministry in detail. Our goal is to inspire and equip you as you build and grow your respective kids' ministries.

What sessions/topics will be covered?

We will cover the following sessions during the Experience:

• Early Childhood and Preschool
• Elementary Large & Small Group Ministries
• Wednesday Night services
• Social media, marketing, & promotion
• Volunteer recruitment and training
• Culture and atmosphere
• Open Q&A with staff

When is the Experience?

The James River Kids Experience will be held on Sunday, September 20th, and Monday, September 21st. The event will begin at 7:45am on the 23rd in order to give you the full experience of our Sunday morning services. The last session of the event is scheduled to end at 2:30pm on the 24th, followed by optional multi-site tours ending at approximately 4pm.

Where is the Experience held?

The James River Kids Experience will be held at James River Church South Campus in Ozark, Missouri.

How much does the Experience cost?

The cost per person is $55, which includes breakfast snacks and full lunch on both days.

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