CHILDREN

every child is a blessing 

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  Spiritual Transformation

We believe that children are spiritual beings, created by God. Even the youngest children can experience the Holy Spirit and be spiritually transformed. 

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Sunday Morning Faith Formation

Our children will spend time hearing Bible stories about kindness, praying and practicing kindness!

 

In Person | During the 9 & 11:15 am worship services 

Kids grades k-5 will leave the worship service and spent time in the Tabernacle (the big white tent) outside.

-In case of rain, our kids will spend time in the gym.

-Children should wear play clothes! 

Parents of children ages 3 - 5 years, please drop your child off in room #108 before the 9:00 or 11:15 service and then pick them up in the classroom afterwards. 

NO Registration Needed!

Indoor Faith Formation Starts SEPTEMBER 12
9 & 11:15 am Worship (Click to Expand)
  • -Our loving staff will be providing care for our babies, infants, toddlers. Each week, these little ones will hear a Bible story and receive a blessing!
  • -Our preschoolers will also be in childcare and will have a special worship time designed especially for their age!
  • -Children, Kindergarten through 2nd Grade will be invited to leave the worship service after the blessing of the children and spend time in Children’s Worship. They will be returned to you during the closing hymn.
  • -Children 3rd through 5th grade are invited to experience the entire worship service with their parents.
  • PLEASE NOTE: We LOVE our babies and kids! Please know that your children are welcome to sit with you during worship anytime! There is cry room located in the back of the sanctuary in case you need to nurse or change your baby.
10 am Faith Formation Hour (Click to Expand)

-Children of all ages are invited to sing, pray, hear a Bible Story and play together during the Faith Formation Hour.

-Infants, toddlers and preschool aged children will experience Sacred Circle Time each week!

-NEW for Children Kindergarten through 3rd Grade! More choices!!

-Our K – 3rd graders will gather as a group in Room 005 to:

-Celebrate any Birthdays

-Hear a Bible Story

-Pray together

-And then have the opportunity to go to Spirit Centers to process and what they have learned and experienced. It will be fun, deep and your child will love it!

-PLEASE NOTE: We changed the design of Sunday after we asked your children what they liked best and worst about Faith formation. We listened to their answers and we think they have created a great new model for Faith Formation!

-Our 4th and 5th Graders will gather in Room 011 to continue their Project Based Learning Model.

-They will be guided through deeper Bible Study and design projects which they will share with the younger kids, our teens and parents throughout the year on special Sundays.

-They will gather each week in room

-PLEASE NOTE: Holy Listening for children who have special prayer needs will be offered weekly during the 10:00am hour. Please contact Janet Hagerty with any needs or questions.

 

Online
10:00 am - 10:20 am | Pre - K Children
10:20 am - 10:40 am | Kindergarten -  5th grade

Going on vacation? Live out of town? Unable to make it in person? Your children are invited to join us online! Faith Formation Online.

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No Cook Thursdays and Sacred Circle Family Worship!

Thursday |  October 7
5:00- 7:00 pm | CCUM parking lot and grass! (Bring a chair)

Thursday, October 7 is NO COOK THURSDAY! We will have food trucks, a brief family-friendly time of worship.

Sacred Circle Time starts at 5 pm but you can join us at any time!  Questions? Email Rev. Dr. Leanne Hadley at  

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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Upcoming Events

Halloween Family Celebration- October 29

Friday, October 29 | 6:00- 7:30 pm | CCUM Parking Lot 

Your family is invited to a fun Halloween Party in the church parking lot! Games, candy for the kids (and adults), and Trick or Treat stations! Dress up and join us! No registration needed. 

Advent Joy Celebration- Sunday November 28

Sunday, November 28 | 5:00 - 6:30 pm | Fellowship Hall (But we will gather in the Shepherd’s Field)

Your family is invited to join us for a wonderful night of JOY as we begin our Joy-filled Advent! Please gather in the Shepherds field where we will have live sheep to pet and a visit from the angels! Then we will go into the Fellowship Hall to spend time together sharing dinner, games (including pinatas) and arts and crafts. Join us and begin Advent with a smile!

Registration Coming Soon! 

Hope for the Holidays for Kids and Teens Who Have Lost Loved Ones- December 1 

Wednesday, December 1 | 7:00- 8:00 pm | Children's Chapel 

We have had several children and teens loose loved ones this past two years. The Holidays can be particularly painful for them and we’d like to gather them so that they can offer care and support for each other! We will have time to share and create a “Memory project” and end with an ice cream party! No registration needed.

Christmas Eve Celebration for Families - December 24

Friday, December 24 | 10 am | Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall 

Come and experience the JOY of Christmas by learning the true story of Santa Claus! And rumor has it that the jolly old fellow might attend the celebration! Bring your friends, family and neighbors to this delightful child-centered celebration of Christmas! A reception will follow with pictures with St. Nick! 

STAFF

Leanne Hadley
Associate Pastor for Children, Youth and Families and Online

office: 502-893-2201 x236

Janet Hagerty
Children's Ministry Director: Early Childhood and Holy Listening

office: 502-893-2201 x254

Linda Hess
Childcare Ministry Director: Infant and Childcare

office: 502-893-2201 x241