PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent "social distancing" requirements in regard to COVID-19, we are currently providing our children's programs online. If you have a Facebook account, go HERE to add GUMC Kids Group to your favorites. Mrs. Jackie has lots of exciting devotionals, Sunday school lessons, craft projects, and more fun available on the GUMC Kids Group page. Contact our Children's Director, Jackie Werner for more information.
"But Jesus called for them and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs." Luke 18:16
Children's Chapel Children's Chapel is available during the 9:00 and 11:00 Sunday worship services. An invitation is given during the 9:00 and 11:00 worship services for the children to dismiss to attend Children's Chapel. During Children’s Chapel, children in preschool through 3rd grade will participate in an active, engaging lesson, usually based on the same sermon that the adults hear. (The 9:00 Children’s Chapel meets in room FLC 102 in the Family Life Center and at 11:00 meets in the Chapel on the first floor of the Education Wing.)
Sunday School “GUMC Kids” meet year-round during the 10 am Sunday School hour. Classes meet on the 2nd floor of the Education Wing.
Preschool thru 2nd Grade Class Provides interactive learning experiences in a colorful and engaging atmosphere. From illustrated Bible lessons to entertaining movie segments, young children learn God’s Word in bite-size bits.
3rd – 5th Grade Class Combines high-energy activities with Bible-based teaching for boys and girls. Along with activities, a combination of games, Bible search and study captures kids’ attention while also showing them that living for God is the best thing out there!
6th Grade – Confirmation Class Throughout the school year, 6th graders may attend Confirmation classes during the Sunday School hour. “Confirmation is an opportunity to respond to the grace of God available to us, as acknowledged in baptism, and to promise to live as a person of faith.” A Confirmation Service is held in the spring for those who wish to declare their profession of faith and become members of the church. You can find more information about Confirmation here.
Team Christ Team Christ is available on Wednesday afternoons during the school year from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Team Christ offers additional Bible-based interactive learning experiences for children in grades K-6th.