Desert Hills Evangelical Free Church in Phoenix, Arizona
Sundays: 10:30am - 3636 W. Greenway Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85053   

Children’s Ministry

Parents!  Click here to access the Christmas Program music to practice with your kids!

Sunday Morning Activities

Parents are welcome to keep their children of all ages with them at any of our services, including Sunday school. We also have a nursery located in the west nursery rooms for children from birth through 2 years old and the Tiny Tots program for children 3-4 years of age available during all worship services.

Sunday School | Sundays 9:00-10:00 am. Click here for more information.

Tiny Tots | Sundays, dismissed from the service before the sermon

  • Ages 3-4 – Location: Nursery Building
  • Ages 5 and up stay with their parents in the worship service.
  • We have a family room where the service is live-streamed on a tv for families with kids who are learning to sit attentively for worship. The family room is in the Worship Center North Classroom.

Mid-Week Activities

Awana Phoenix

Awana Phoenix

AWANA (Pre-K – 12th grade) | Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm

AWANA provides a club setting for children in Preschool-12th grade.  Bible memorization, Christian life application, leadership skills, crafts, games, awards, and LOTS OF FUN are all part of AWANA. Visit for more information.

AWANA age levels and fees (Inability to pay for materials and/or registration will never be a barrier to your child participating in AWANA):

Puggles: 2 – 3 year olds 

Puggles recognizes the learning ability of 2-3 year old by introducing biblical precepts at church equipping parents to teach them at home.

Cost to participate: $16.00                Shirt cost: $13.00                                          (pricing includes: Puggles parent cards and a Puggles certificate.)


Cubbies: Ages 3 – Pre K

Cubbies celebrate the spiritual potential of preschoolers by helping them develop respect for God, His Son, and His Word.

Cost to participate: $25.00            Vest cost: $13.00                                                                                                                          (pricing includes: Cubbies book, patches and an award for book completion.)

Sparks: K-2nd grade

Sparks get boys and girls to step deeper into God’s Word while resenting them with regular opportunities to hear the gospel and come to faith in Jesus Christ.

Cost to participate: 1st year: $23.00, 2nd year: $25.00, 3rd year: $32.00              Vest cost: $13.00                                    (pricing includes: Sparks book, wings with jewels, patches and award for book completion.)


T&T Boys/Girls – 3rd-6th grade

Truth and Training’s goal is to teach boys and girls the truth of God’s Word and train them to follow Christ in their daily lives.

Cost to participate: 1st year: $27.00, 2nd year: $29.00, 3rd year: $31.00,        4th year: $39.00            Shirt cost: $18.00                  (pricing includes: T&T book, patches and award for book completion.)


Grades 7th – 12th

Trek ( 7th & 8th)   challenges middle school students to consider their destiny in Christ, and pursue it through life application of God’s Word.

Journey (9th – 12th)   establishes high school students as lifelong disciples through a deep study of God’s Word, mobilizing them to live with godly perspective and evident faith.

Cost to participate: $25.00          Shirt cost: $17.00  (pricing includes: Book and award for book completion)


  • It is important for children to come to club each week prepared with verses. Practicing each verse ahead of coming to clubs will help your child retain the verse in their hearts.


For more information on the Children’s ministries of Desert Hills please contact the church office at [email protected] or 602-938-3950.