Children

 

Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. 
-Matthew 19:14
 
 

It’s never too early to develop a relationship with God. FUMCAH welcomes children into its services and encourages participation in ministries and activities just for them! 

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

We offer excellent, age-appropriate education and faith formation for children, from birth through 6th grade. All Sunday School classes are held during the 9:30AM church service, following the service “Children’s Moment.”

 

Nursery and Toddler Care

Loving care is provided in the church nursery for the youngest members of our church family. 

Pre-School and Kindergarten

Each week features a different Bible story and a variety of activities that reinforce Bible learning. Children who are 2 years old by September 1 meet in Room 100 on the main level, while children age 3 through kindergarten meet in Room 200 on the second floor.

Grades 1-6

Using a rotation method of faith formation, children meet with grade-level peers under the guidance of an adult Adventure Guide, and rotate to a different workshop each week.  Each workshop teacher helps children explore the Bible story in a different way.  Workshop locations are posted in the stairwell directories and at Festival Central, located on the lower level near the coat racks.

Celebration Station (10:30-11:30 post-service care)

Celebration Station allows parents and caregivers to participate in adult learning communities or fellowship, knowing that their children are enjoying their own activities.

Nursery and toddler care continue in Room 101.
Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4-5) and elementary school meet in Room 41. Activities rotate weekly and include Godly Play, storytelling, music, and special Video Sundays.

 

J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)

Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:00pm, October–March
Preschool – 8th grade

Our weekly program for children in grades K-8 promotes spiritual growth through music, Bible study, worship leadership, dinner fellowship, and recreation. 

Each evening is divided into three segments, and children may participate in one, two or all three. The whole family is invited to join us at 5:45pm for dinner!

 

Night Out With Loving Sitters (Night OWLS) 

Night OWLS is an ongoing program for special needs children and their families, held the third Saturday of each month, September – November and January – May. Parents may bring children ages 2-12 to the church for dinner and planned activities, while the adults have an evening to themselves. 

VBS 2017

FUMCAH invites all children to soar this summer at Hero Central, our Vacation Bible School. The fun runs from July 10-13, 3:00-5:15 pm, for ages 3-rising 6th graders. Our theme verse from Psalm 34 is: Do good! Seek peace and go after it! Adults and youth – dust off your capes and plan to join the VBS team. For more information contact Lynn Mikels, Pastor of Faith Formation (l.mikels@fumcah.com).

 

Hero Central is looking for volunteers.

Are you interested in being a small group leader, craft helper, or decorator for a decorating party on July 9? Please email Pastor Lynn Mikels (l.mikels@fumcah.com) to sign up.

 

VBS 2017

VBS 2017: July 10 - 13

FUMCAH invites all children to soar this summer at Hero Central, our Vacation Bible School. This superhero adventure experience includes music that will energize your ears, interactive Bible fun that will engage your spirit, super science, cool crafts, great games, and MORE. The fun runs from July 10-13, 3:00-5:15 pm, for ages 3-rising 6th graders. There will be stories of Samuel, Abigail, and (of course) Jesus which will encourage everyone to have heart, have wisdom, have courage, have hope and have power! Our theme verse from Psalm 34 is: Do good! Seek peace and go after it! Register online or pick up a VBS brochure at church. Adults and youth – dust off your capes and plan to join the VBS team.

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