Current Series:

Weekly Themes:
Suffering – Following Jesus sometimes includes suffering for Him
Joy – We must be full of the joy of the Lord
Humility – God’s people must always stay humble and pray
Song – We must not allow the problems of life to steal our song
Shout – We shout because God has won the victory
Seperation – We must be different than those who don’t know Jesus
Swagger – We can have confidence in God because He has defeated the devil

Upcoming Series:

Starting Sunday, August 26th
YOLO, You Only Live Once, is all about the extraordinary life of Esther and how to live a like that makes a difference!
Weekly lessons include:
-Lessons from Mordecai: Do the right thing even when it is hard.
-Lessons from Haman: Anger destroys your life.
-Lessons from King Xerxes: Don’t be a jerk.
-Lessons from Esther: We must obey God, no matter what.
-How to make your life count: Live a life that makes a difference.

At Living Waters Church, our children’s ministry (birth to 5th grade) is called GLOW KIDS, which stands for “Go Light Our World”.
Matthew 5:16 says “Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.” Our ministry goal is to creatively teach kids the Gospel of Jesus Christ while providing a safe and age-appropriate environment for them to have fun and connect with God.

To provide the best experience for each child, we have divided the kids into different learning environments based on their age.


 Infants: Birth – Age 1

Toddlers: Ages 2-3

Preschoolers: Ages 4-5

In a warm and loving environment, we teach our youngest members about God’s love and building friendships. We use curriculum that offers music, creative activities and interactive video presentations to teach kids about God’s word!


Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Through fun games, energetic worship and interactive video presentations, we teach this age group core foundations of the Bible. We strive to help each child develop a deeper faith and learn how to make better choices, while building strong and lasting relationships!


Check-In & Security

Check in starts promptly each Sunday at 8:15 and 10:15.  To check in your child, you will need to provide some basic information to create an account for your family in our data system. You and your child will be given matching ID tags. Your child will wear the name tag portion and the parent dropping off/picking up will need to wear the matching ID barcode tag. At pick up, show your ID barcode tag to a GLOW staff member. Then your child will be released to you.


Joel & Ashleigh Smith
GLOW Kids Directors
Joel and ashleigh grew up in ocala and have called living waters home for more than twenty years.  Joel has a masters degree in educational leadership and more than 10 years experience in public education.  They have two sons currently in elementary school and have a heart for children’s ministry.  They want to see our next generation grow up learning God’s word and his purpose for our lives! 
YOU CAN HELP! Are you interested in being part of GLOW Kids? You can connect with Joel or Ashleigh Smith and they will take you through the process of becoming a GLOW Kids Volunteer.  We need willing and committed servants for bathroom monitors, game leaders, check in/check out helpers, and much more!  


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