Kids at IBC

Where young hearts can discover God's love.


This isn't just childcare to us. From our curriculum to our crafts, everything we do is to point your kids to Jesus.



6 weeks - Kindergarten

Every Sunday morning, our Early Childhood wing is buzzing with kids learning about God's love in age-appropriate ways. After 30 minutes of small-group fun (including snack, of course), all kids age three through Kindergarten gather together for group worship and Bible time before returning to their classrooms for a quick review and parent pick-up.


1st - 5th grade

Every Sunday morning, Elementary kids are engaging with the Bible, exploring theology, and building lasting friendships. After 20 minutes of grade-level fellowship and fun, all elementary students gather together for worship and prayer. Grade groups return back to their classrooms for discussion before parent pick-up.


For your first visit, please arrive early and use the front-row visitor parking in the lot off Regent Blvd. Enter and look for the New Family Check-In where our amazing team of volunteers will help register your kids. You'll receive coded tags to ensure a safe pick-up after worship.
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Your child's safety is our highest priority.
All our volunteers are background checked, Ministry Safe certified, and trained in all weather/fire/threat safety procedures. We have police-monitored cameras in every room and hallway, and our secure check-in and out procedures ensure we always know where each child is.


We get it—family discipleship can be daunting. Let us help! Click below for a library of IBC-approved resources, plus our tips for making faith conversations a regular rhythm in your home. And don't forget to stop by our resource wall located right next to check-in!



What are you good at? What do you love to do? Whether it's as a greeter, classroom leader, storyteller or something else—our team is here to help you discover the perfect way to share God's love with the next generation.


"As parents we love the Kids Ministry for our toddlers. We have felt welcomed from the very first day. The greeters who check us in are always smiling and looking for ways to connect with us. The teachers in the classrooms remember our kids’ names and welcome them with smiles. When we pick up they give us pertinent information about their time together. We can’t thank you enough for making church a safe and happy place for our children. They’re learning to love God and love people and we are truly thankful." - Cynthia & Gabe, IBC Parents


Michelle Garza

Michelle Garza

Early Childhood Director

Michelle Garza currently serves as the Early Childhood Director for IBC’s Kids ministry. Every week, (with the help of some amazing volunteers) she ensures that kids from birth to fifth grade experience the love of Jesus. Her job consists of a lot of crayons, a lot of coffee, and we’re pretty sure a lot of jewels on her crown in heaven. Michelle lives in Roanoke with her husband John-Michael, two kids, and two cats. When she’s not working, she loves to be outside (unless it’s over 90 degrees, then count her out). Her prayer for IBC is that the people who walk through our doors would find a deep relationship with Jesus, feel accepted just as they are, and find joy in serving others.

Michelle could talk forever about: kids and macarons

AJ Jerkins

AJ Jerkins

Elementary Director

AJ Jerkins serves as Elementary Director, tasked with overseeing the discipleship of 1st-5th graders at IBC. A native Texan, AJ studied architecture at A&M University and currently lives with his wife Joseline in Irving. In his free time he loves movies, games, and playing basketball. AJ's favorite thing about working at IBC? "I love the intentionality that IBC has for embracing and biblically empowering all people. The staff oozes passion and enthusiasm for the kingdom of God."

AJ could talk forever about: the gospel, heaven, and the privilege of doing the Lord's work

Samantha Harton

Samantha Harton

Kids Team Coordinator

Samantha serves as the backbone of our Kids team through her work preparing materials, planning special events and onboarding our amazing volunteers. She loves seeing kids' faces light up as they learn the truth of the gospel, and counts it as a joy to get to see volunteers pouring into the youngest members of the church. Sam currently lives in Irving and has been attending IBC since 2005, when she was a kid herself! In her free time, she loves trying out new restaurants or eating at one of her favorites—Texas de Brazil. If she could encourage someone considering getting involved at IBC, she'd point them to Connection Center. It's a great place to get started and to meet our wonderful hospitality team!

Sam could talk forever about: her ideas for Kids Team events.

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