Our church is in transition, and DH and I are not wild about the interim pastor. One reason we do love our church is how family friendly it is. It is a very small church. The nursery usually only has a few other kids, and that is really good since DS1 has trouble being left with anyone. AFter being at this church for 1.5 years, we are finally able to leave him for the whole service since he knows the adults. Children are actually allowed to be in during the sermon if parents choose to, also. Our sunday school is just one group of children, and the youngest is maybe 6 years old, and most of them are between 8-10, so DS is not ready for that.
Many people have left the church, and one of our friends invited us to visit his church. I saw their website this morning, and they only have nursery for up to 18 months old. DS1 is 3. Older children go to Sunday school. There is no way DS1 would go into a classroom with strange adults and strange children. He has had no classroom type experience.
So do I go to visit the church and have DH and I just take turns taking the boys out? This kind of turns me off - like the feeling I got from the site was not as kid-friendly as I'd like. Would you email the pastor for more specifics? Do children of visitors normally attend Sunday school?