About The Maker's Child (TMC)

The Maker's Child Respite program serves special needs children and adults on the second Friday night of every month from 6 - 8:30 pm. This is an opportunity for families to leave their special needs child and siblings with us for a night of games, music, lessons, sensory play and activities while parents or caregivers enjoy a respite. This time of respite may include shopping, dinner, a movie or even a nap. Some families choose to take siblings on a special night out; whatever they feel is needed is fine with us! Our purpose is to serve these families in a way that eases their stress and to be the hands and feet of Jesus to them. The Maker’s Child is currently being hosted in Marshall County on a rotation between First Baptist Church in Albertville, Lifepoint Church, Solitude Baptist Church, Connect Church at the Guntersville campus and Compassion City Church in Albertville. In 2024 we are excited to welcome First Baptist Boaz as well as Beulah Baptist Church, who will be teaming up with New Covenant Baptist Church. Volunteers at each of these locations would love to provide a church home to our TMC families. Several of our church partners provide Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services for children with special needs while their families attend worship.

Respite Schedule for 2024 
January 12 - Compassion City Church
February 9 - Lifepoint Church (*100th Respite)
March 8 - Connect Church Guntersville
April 12 - Solitude Baptist Church
May 10 - Beulah Baptist Church
June 14 - FBC Boaz
July 12 - FBC Albertville
August 9 - Lifepoint Church
September 13 - Compassion City Church
October 6 - FBC Albertville (Sunday afternoon 3-6pm)
November 8 - Solitude Baptist Church
December 13 - FBC Albertville

Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services for children with special needs

First Baptist Church of Albertville
  • TMC class at 9:30 a.m. during Sunday School and 10:30 a.m. during Sunday worship 
  • TMC class on Wednesday at 6 p.m.-7:15 pm
Lifepoint Church
  • 9 a.m. class and 11 am during Sunday worship
Compassion City Church
  • 9 a.m.  and 11 a.m. during Sunday worship. 
Connect Church Guntersville
  • 10:30 a.m. during Sunday worship