Redemption Kids Reopening Guidelines

The health and safety of your children is a priority for us in all decisions made. For this reason, we have laid out guidelines below based on the information given to us by state government and health officials, as well as the CDC.  This reopen is for all ages in Redemption Kids Jr. (infants – 5K) and Redemption Kids, (1st – 6th grade).  Please note that the guidelines below are age specific.

Before You Come

  • If your child is ill, please do not bring them to church. 
  • 1st through 6th graders are required to wear masks. They can pull down their masks when at their seat because they will be 6 feet apart.  
  • Children in Redemption Kids Jr. are not be required to wear masks.
  • Plan to come a few minutes early to allow additional time for screening and check-in.


  • We ask that only one adult accompany your child to check-in. If possible, please do not have any additional family members accompany. 
  • Upon arriving at check-in, your child will be screened according to CDC guidelines: 
    • Your child’s temperature will be taken with a touchless thermometer; temperatures should not be above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • You will be asked if your child has: 
      • Had a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit within the last 48 hours. 
      • A sore throat.
      • A new uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (for students with chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline).
      • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain.
      • A new onset of severe headache, especially with a fever.
      • Recently tested positive for COVID-19 or are you awaiting test results now? 
      • Had close contact with a person confirmed positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days? 
  • Once you have finished the screening process, your child will be given hand sanitizer.
  • Self-check-in will be open. Hand sanitizer will be available for you to use before and after touching the check-in screen. 
  • We ask that parents not enter the children’s rooms.

Staff and Volunteers

  • All staff and volunteers will be screened for symptoms upon arrival according to the COVID-19 Screening Guidelines from the State of Tennessee Health Department. 
  • Masks must be worn by children’s ministry staff and volunteers when within six feet of someone from another household.


  • We ask that the same adult who dropped your child off pick them up after service. If possible, please do not have any additional family members accompany.
  • There will be one line for child pick-up in each age group to allow for social distancing.


  • Our facilities are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to services. 
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout our facility for children, staff and volunteers. 

In Redemption Kids

  • Staff and volunteers will be actively disinfecting surfaces regularly while children are playing.

In Redemption Kids Jr.

  • Staff and volunteers will be actively monitoring children as they play to remove and disinfecting any toys that are put into mouths, etc.
  • The number of toys in each room will be reduced to allow for more effective supervision.


During the Service

  • Children will be given hand sanitizer regularly as they move between play areas within the room.

In Redemption Kids

  • During pre-service play time, staff and volunteers will actively disinfect surfaces on a regular basis. 
  • Seats will be spaced 6-feet apart to allow for social distancing. 
  • Children will remain at their seats for praise and worship.

In Redemption Kids Jr.

  • All toys and surfaces will be disinfected before children arrive.
  • During pre-service play time, staff and volunteers will actively monitor children as they play.
  • Children will be encouraged to maintain distance during praise and worship and to play in small groups in centers.

Infants and Walkers

  • Diaper bags and extra clothing will not be accepted. Please only bring a couple of diapers and a bottle, if needed. 
  • Infants and walkers will be in separate rooms.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 865-521-7777 or at