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At RADIUS Church, we want kids to know God’s story, make friends and have fun. Both our preschool and elementary areas are safe places that encourage fun, friendships, and discovering more about God in an age appropriate way they can understand. Our awesome team of trained volunteers works hard to ensure that your kids will love coming to church!

You will start by checking your family into our computerized database to help ensure the safety of your kids. One of our team members will walk you to your child’s group where you will meet their amazing group leader. All of our RADIUS Kids volunteers are background checked and trained to guarantee your child has the safest and best experience possible.

We divide our ministry into three areas so that we can engage your child at his or her level: RADIUS Kids Nursery (6 weeks – 2 years), RADIUS Kids Preschool (Ages 2K – 4K) and RADIUS Kids Elementary (Kindergarten – 5th grade).

For our friends with special needs we offer a “buddy” experience with a trained volunteer that is focused on engaging them in the life of the church. Please contact us beforehand so that we can schedule someone for your child.

Babies and Toddlers are very important to us. If your child is under the age of two, they will receive excellent care in our nursery area. In a room equipped with fun, age-appropriate toys and equipment, your child will have the opportunity to play, engage with other children, and experience the love of Jesus through our volunteers. Our primary goal is to meet your child’s needs while showing them God’s love. We pray over each and every child that enters into our environment, and provide parents with a scripture card so that they can do the same. We also provide you with current information about how we cared for your child.

For ages 2K – 4K, your child will be a part of our RADIUS Kids Preschool. Each class, divided by age, is geared toward the specific needs of your child. Each class will have a worship and teaching time, a snack, and fun activities to help your child personalize the lesson. We believe that every child can understand that Jesus loves them and wants to be their friend!

We want to continue to partner with you through our monthly take homes and more, because we believe that YOU have the greatest influence on your child’s understanding of Jesus.

Our elementary environment is an exciting place for kids to grow together with kids their age and to discover the life changing power of the gospel in action. We strive to create an excellent worship environment through small group interaction, large group teaching, high energy worship, and fun games! RADIUS Kids will be the highlight of your kid’s week! We want to partner with you by giving you our monthly take home cards so that you can intentionally spend time with your kids talking, praying, and playing through the truth-filled messages that they are hearing every Sunday. We can’t wait to see your K-5th grader this week, and we are so grateful to be able to connect with your family and increase your influence as you lead them spiritually.

Nursery (Infant - 2 years)

Babies and Toddlers are very important to us. If your child is under the age of two, they will receive excellent care in our nursery area. In a room equipped with fun, age-appropriate toys and equipment, your child will have the opportunity to play, engage with other children, and experience the love of Jesus through our volunteers. Our primary goal is to meet your child’s needs while showing them God’s love. We pray over each and every child that enters into our environment, and provide parents with a scripture card so that they can do the same. We also provide you with current information about how we cared for your child.

Pre-school (2-4 years)

For ages 2K-4K, your child will be a part of our RADIUS Kids Preschool. Each
class, divided by age, is geared toward the specific needs of your child. Each
class will have a worship and teaching time, a snack, and fun activities to help your child personalize the lesson. We believe that every child can understand that Jesus loves them and wants to be their friend!

We want to continue to partner with you through our monthly take homes and
more, because we believe that YOU have the greatest influence on your child’s understanding of Jesus.

Elementary School

Our elementary environment is an exciting place for kids to grow together with kids their age and to discover the life changing power of the gospel in action. We strive to create an excellent worship environment through small group interaction, large group teaching, high energy worship, and fun games! RADIUS Kids will be the highlight of your kid’s week! We want to partner with you by giving you our monthly take home cards so that you can intentionally spend time with your kids talking, praying, and playing through the truth-filled messages that they are hearing every Sunday. We can’t wait to see your K-5th grader this week, and we are so grateful to be able to connect with your family and increase your influence as you lead them spiritually.

RADIUS Kids FAQ's

We have a team of leaders who serve each week in our RADIUS Kids rooms. Leaders serve weekly or every other week, providing a consistent presence to develop relationships with parents and children to help ensure their safety and knowledge of a loving God. All volunteers are background checked and attend several ongoing volunteer trainings each year.

Activities vary depending upon age. A typical schedule for your child (3 and up) includes time spent in Large Group and Small Group. In Large Group, kids hear a Bible story and worship through singing. In Small Group, kids take part in engaging and fun activities and connect with their leader and other kids.

RADIUS Kids is dedicated to creating safe environments for children. Upon check-in you will receive two stickers, each containing a unique code. One sticker will go on your child, the other you will keep. You must present your sticker twice: once to the hall security team and once to your child’s leader that matches your sticker for your child to be released to you upon pick-up. *Please note-your child cannot be released to you without the corresponding sticker.

If at any point during the service your child needs your assistance, the unique code you received upon check-in will appear on the screens in service or we will text you using the phone number you provide when you register.

RADIUS Kids is open during all services. Doors open 15 minutes before each service. We have groups for infants (nursery) through 5th grade.

There is a check in station in the lobby of both buildings. If this is your first time at RADIUS, simply let one of the check-in volunteers know and they will get you signed in. You can also preregister using the button below. If you’ve been to RADIUS before, simply enter your phone number at the check in computer and follow the prompts for easy, fast check in.

All preschool and elementary children are placed in groups according to the Lexington 1 School District cut-off: Each child is placed in a group according to the age of the child by September 1 of that year. While RADIUS Kids realizes that this rule means some two year olds will be in the one year old class or three year olds in the two year old class etc., we think it’s really important to give each child a co-hort to grow with through RADIUS Kids, and we also recognize the necessity of having an organized regulation in order to keep safe child-to-leader ratios.

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Andrea Krick | RADIUS Kids Coordinator

Born and raised a Lexington girl, I left town for four wonderful years at Clemson University where I studied Elementary and Special Education. While there, I also met my husband Kevin and we were married two weeks after graduation in 1997. We have four kids, Ryan, Caleb, Avery, and Macy who stay at least two steps ahead of us. They’ve been known to do really crazy things like microwaving bars of soap and washing the car…in the garage!

Based upon my experiences as a mom, I identify with the everyday challenges parents wade through. Most of which seem more messy than spiritual. I am driven by the idea of equipping parents and leaders to, in the midst of the mess, demonstrate Jesus to our kids.

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Benji Leverentz | RADIUS Kids Pastor

My wife Abby and I have been married since 2003. We have 5 kids (Mya, Lauren, Benson, Jackson, and Milo). We love having a big family and all the craziness it brings. Our little family loves to laugh, and when we are all together at the dinner table there is plenty to laugh about. We like playing outdoors, riding bikes and playing sports, but also like hanging out inside with a good movie. Abby and I believe our marriage is our first ministry followed closely by our children.

We moved all the way from Iowa to be a part of what the Lord is doing at RADIUS. I am passionate about people growing in their relationship with Jesus. I love introducing people to Him and bragging about how big and powerful and loving He is. He has always proven faithful to me, and I want my life to be about brining honor and worship to Him.