Children are a treasured part of our Emmanuel congregation. We value their innocence, joy and laughter, and welcome the opportunity to teach them to be good, kind, and loving people in the way of Jesus.
Nursery care is available all Sunday morning for children ages 0-3 yrs. Older children are invited to worship in the sanctuary with their families, listen to a kid-friendly message, and then enjoy a special quiet play area right inside the sanctuary for the rest of the service!
From 9:55 – 10:55 AM on Sunday mornings, children meet in one of two groups: K - 3rd grade and 4th - 5th grade. They open with a brief time of play and fellowship, then share prayer requests and praises. A short lesson is taught with open discussion afterwards, allowing children to ask questions or offer their thoughts about what they’ve learned. Teachers are encouraged to think outside of the box, using crafts, games, music, and dancing to help the children understand the lesson.
Interested in knowing more about what the children are learning on Sunday morning? Click the links below to view the curriculum for each month.
We wanted to take traditional VBS and blow it up! Through hands-on experiments, games, fun, food, and more, we learned how amazing our God is in what science can do. We'll be back again, bigger and better in Summer 2022!
To learn more about Children's Ministries at Emmanuel UMC and how you can become more involved, please contact Annette Brown, Director of Children's Ministry.