VBS Volunteer Nursery Registration
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Briarwood’s excellent facilities and dedicated staff provide quality care for children from two months old through pre-school. Please scroll down for online registrations.
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For more information on our nursery, staff, policy and procedures, please view this short video:
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY DISMISSAL PROCEDURES
Nursery, K4 and K5 — Parents must pick up children
Grades 1–3 — Parents or siblings (7th grade or older) must pick up children
Grades 4–6 — Children will be dismissed on their own
Please contact Alison Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The nursery is open on Sunday mornings from 8 a.m. until after the late [10:55 a.m.] service. We are also open for Sunday night and Wednesday night events from 6 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Please register here for Wednesday nights. Two and three-year-olds can participate in Sunday School during the Sunday School hour! If you would like to volunteer to help teach one of our classes, contact Alison Craig at email@example.com or call her at 205.776.5214.
We invite you to come to the nursery and make yourself comfortable in our nursing mother’s room. On Sundays, it is located off the hall in N102.
Our church members may use our nursery for drop-off child care Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–12 p.m. We do have limited space due to church events, so please make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance using the link below. For more information, please contact Alison Craig or call the Nursery office at 205.776.5214.
WHAT TO BRING
When packing a diaper bag, please include the following:
• Two or more disposable diapers (no cloth diapers)
• Pacifier or other items for comfort
• A complete change of clothes in the event of an accident
• A bottle of milk, formula, juice or water
Make sure to label all items (bottles, bags, etc.)
>>CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE NURSERY RESERVATIONS<<
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 16 (Monday)
President’s Day – February 20 (Monday)
Spring Break – March 27 – 31 ( Mon – Fri)
Good Friday – April 7 (Friday)
Memorial Day – May 29 (Monday)
VBS NO DROP IN -(June 5 -9 (Mon – Fri)
Independence Day – July 4 (Tuesday)
Labor Day – September 4 (Monday)
Thanksgiving – November 20 – 24 (Mon – Fri)
Friday after Thanksgiving Day – November 24 (Friday)
* Dates may/will be added when school releases 2023-2024 schedule
EARLY CARE FOR MOTHER’S DAY OUT
The Nursery provides early care for participants in the Mother’s Day Out program (The Cub House). Prior to submitting the following registration form, please review the guidelines here and the drop-off route here. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR EARLY CARE.
The duties of the Nursery Committee are to assist the Nursery Director on Sunday mornings by serving at the “brown desk.” The desk is where members and volunteers come to get their assignments for the morning and visitors come to get information on the appropriate room for their nursery-age children.
The Nursery Committee ladies serve 5–6 Sundays a year, from 7:50–11:45 a.m., in a team of two. The committee year runs from February to February. The committee members follow the Sunday morning procedure check-off list that is available in the Nursery folder at the brown desk. This list walks them through the duties that need to be done throughout the morning. The ladies are responsible for finding their replacement on a particular Sunday if they are not able to serve. The ladies also host a “Workers Lunch” during the summer where all Nursery workers are encouraged to come. The lunch is typically held at the Caroline House on a Sunday immediately after late church. The members bring a small gift and sign up to bring a food item for the ladies.
If you are interested, please click here to fill out an interest form.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE NURSERY