Pre-K thru 5th Grade
After the Children's Message at 8:15 and 11:00am, ages 3 thru 5th grade, are invited to attend KIDS'WORSHIP. Kids will participate in a song, craft, and will watch a video of the Bible story for the day. A cast of volunteers will meet the kids after the Children's Message and return the kids to Room 111 for parent pick up. At the 9:45am service, kids are invited to go to Sunday School or remain in worship at Carpet Time after the Children's Message. KIDS'WORSHIP all takes place in the Kids Discovery Zone located on the lower level in Rooms 1 & 2.
Sunbeams Choir - A choir for kids' age 4 thru 2nd Grade. They meet to practice weekly during the school year, Thursdays: 6-6:25pm in the Sanctuary. A parent is welcome to stay for rehearsal. Choir Directors: Constance and Kerm Leitner. Contact Kerm & Constance.
The SPArKS - The Sparks choir is for kids 3rd thru 8th Grade. They meet to practice weekly during the school year, Thursdays: 6-6:45pm in Room 9. Choir Director: Jennifer Neslund. Contact .
For kids, age 3 thru 5th Grade. Meet in the Gathering, 6:45-7:30pm, immediately following KIDS'CHOIR on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.
Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to join in KIDS'PRETEEN.
Fall 2018 dates are: September 23, 2pm after the Groundbreaking Celebration; October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 5-7:30pm; November 4, 11 & 18, 5-7:30pm. Meet in Room 2 (Lower Level). Dinner provided at 5pm, Video shown 5:30-6:30pm and a special MPR activity will go from 6:30-7:30pm.
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For age 0 thru 5th Grade. Check back in the Spring of 2019 for the theme and schedule for Summer VBS 2019.
harvest of the arts
Annually, CUMC KIDS'MINISTRY participates in the Harvest of the Arts celebration. We are located in the Kids Alley section. In the past we have offered various crafts and bobbing for apples, all free of charge.
harvest halloween bash & trunk-or-treat
Annually, at the end of October, CUMC KIDS'MINISTRY participates in the Harvest Halloween Bash at the Loudon Farm in Carlisle. Check back here for more information.
breakfast at bethlehem
The first Saturday of December, CUMC KIDS'MINISTRY participates in Breakfast at Bethlehem. A pancake bar and program are offered for the entire church. Check back here for more information closer to the date.
easter egg hunt
The Saturday before Easter, CUMC KIDS'MINISTRY participates in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mt. Asbury Retreat Center. This is a church-wide event. Check back here for more information closer to the date.
are my kids safe?
CUMC aspires to be a safe, loving atmosphere to share the love of Christ with everyone who participates in our kid and youth programs. To best care for our kids, youth and volunteers, CUMC requires everyone working with kids and youth to complete our Safe Sanctuaries process. Read more...
i want more info!
If you are interested in knowing more about KIDS'MINISTRY and all the events we offer, please contact Mark Schory, Kids & Family Director.
i want to help!
If you are interested in volunteering and becoming involved in KIDS'MINISTRY, please contact Mark Schory, Kids & Family Director.