9AM Service: Birth – 6th Grade
10:30AM Service: Birth – 4th Grade

Children birth-6th grade are invited to join us for Sunday School in Redemption Kids – a safe, fun, bible-centered environment for children. Your children will enjoy great worship and teaching in age-appropriate classrooms.


We will have staff available here to help you with check-in and finding your child’s classroom.

Visit our Family Welcome Center in Room 113 (across from the Worship Center) to check-in your children and receive their name tags. If you are new to Redemption Gilbert, you can pre-check-in for Sundays through the registration link below.

Register Here

Join the R/KIDS team as we work together to create a fun & safe place for kids to experience Jesus! We’re looking for team members to help serve during the school year! There is no experience necessary, and we have substitutes available for when you need to be gone!

Our volunteers go through a thorough screening process which includes an application, background check, age-appropriate training and classroom observation.


Ignite is designed to engage 5th + 6th Graders in community, Bible study, and worship as a transition between Elementary Sunday School classes to Junior High in Redemption Youth.

Ignite meets on Sundays during the 9:00am Service in Room 209/210!

For Questions, email Susan Timpani

We believe that all children are valued and loved by God! If you have a child with Special Needs, we are thankful for the opportunity to love and care for them while you attend service!

Please contact Marsha Rosser at the link below if you would like your child to be a part of our R/KIDS Special Needs Ministry.

If you have a child with Special Needs, we have put together a Sensory Activities Booklet with some fun and engaging activities for you to do at home to create memories with your child! We pray this booklet is a blessing to you and your child!

Our R/KIDS Special Needs ministry is in need of volunteers to serve as buddies in a one-on-one role to help our R/KIDS feel valued, loved, and successful in our classrooms. Training and all the resources you need will be provided. Please email Marsha Rosser at the link below to join the team!

Email Marsha Rosser

Voice of Truth is our Children’s Choir for kids in 1st – 6th grades who love singing and serving others!

We meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00p in Room 200 from September-May. For more information and registration, follow the link below.

Voice of Truth Registration

We look forward to connecting with you and hearing more about your family!

Beth Border

Director of Early Childhood
About Beth Border

Scott and I were married in Palmyra, Pennsylvania on May 31, 1986.  Our oldest son Nick lives with his wife, Chelsea, outside of Pittsburgh, PA. Our son Luke and his wife, Hope, live in the valley and our son, Chris, lives in California. Having spent the first 33+ years of my life in Pennsylvania, it will always be a huge part of who I am; whether it’s my Pennsylvania Dutch heritage or my passion for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

I grew up in the church, learning from my earliest years about my sin and need for a Savior. I gave my life to Christ at a young age and grew slowly in my faith throughout my childhood.

After moving to Arizona in 1998 with my husband and two young boys, we found Redemption Gilbert (then East Valley Bible Church).  EVBC and specifically the teaching of Pastor Tom Shrader were the vehicles God used to grow my faith deep, to see His sovereignty and experience His hand weaving all parts of my life together for His glory and for my good.

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Susan Timpani

Director of Elementary
About Susan Timpani

By God’s grace, He saved me as a teen involved in my High School’s Young Life program. I am overwhelmed by His goodness as He has grown and shaped me through the decades of work, marriage and parenting the wonderful children we’ve been given. Raising our children in Gilbert, we eventually made our way to Redemption Church. The sovereignty and grace of God became our life’s anchor and our family flourished in the rich teaching, serving and fellowship environment. One of the great experiences and privileges of my life, has been to be on staff at Redemption Church. Through my ten years as a part of the Children’s Ministry team, I have seen God work in and through the Godly leaders and pastors that guide our congregation. It’s a tremendous blessing to have the opportunity to share the love of Jesus with children each Sunday!

Native to the NW, I became a desert dweller, along with my terrific husband Pat, when we married in 1986 and moved to Arizona. Our children, Ryan, Mark and Katie are a true gift. We are looking forward to the great joy that our first grandchild will bring, due Fall 2015 to Mark and Brie.

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Marsha Rosser

Special Needs Coordinator
About Marsha Rosser

I grew up in Lansing, Michigan and attended a Baptist Church in my neighborhood. God has always pursued me but I didn’t have the eyes or heart to see until I came to Redemption Church. I started working in Kids Konnection and attending at Redemption Church in 1999 at which time I joined Children’s Ministry as Special Needs Coordinator. God had been preparing me for this position for many years. He has also been changing the hearts of our entire family ever since for His glory.

My husband and I married in 1975, and have raised two special daughters McKenzie and Morgan. McKenzie’s marriage has given us a wonderful son-in-law and a new granddaughter Weslie. God has blessed us beyond what we could of ever imagined or deserved.

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Tracey Prim

Early Childhood Coordinator
About Tracey Prim

I was born in Columbus Ohio, but i don’t know much about Columbus – my father was in the Air Force and we lived in the locations that he was stationed at: Florida, Philippines, New Mexico and Arizona. I am the fifth child out of seven – 3 brothers and 3 sisters (of course, I am the favorite).

I have been married to my husband for 25 years, we have 4 adult children all who live out of state. We have truly been blessed to have traveled to 13 different countries – and have lived in the Philippines (4 years) and Korea (3.5 years).

We have also spent time volunteering while living in Korea through The American Women’s club and the 8th Army Base on Yongsan.

After moving to Arizona, we started attending Redemption Gilbert (then East Valley Bible Church) in 1998, under Tom Scrader’s teaching. I started volunteering in the Children’s Ministries in 2003 with the Preschool age children. While volunteering in the Children’s Ministries, Jesus got a hold of my heart in the 4/5 year old classroom and He revealed the Gospel to me through the eyes of a child. “But Jesus said,”Let the children come to me, don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children”.

Shortly after that I became a part of Staff in 2005. I am currently involved in Angel Tree, our Prison Fellowship Ministry and Redemption Women.

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Christina Turner

Elementary Coordinator
About Christina Turner

I am a native Arizonan and have lived here all my life. I am married and have adult children and grandchildren, who enrich our lives and bring us so much joy!

I stand amazed at how God has shown me undeserved mercy and grace. I am a “work in progress” and His great patience with me continues to amaze me.

I love working with the children at Redemption Church and especially enjoy teaching, creative arts, music and directing the Voice of Truth kids choir.

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