August 2018  
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Children's Ministry

Welcome to the Kid’s Ministry at Christ United Methodist Church!

We want to “Incite Wonder”, “Provide Discovery” and “Fuel Passion”

in the hearts of our C.U.M.C kids.

To combine the influences of Family and Church to Fuel Faith in the next Generation.

Children's Director:   Amy Smith

                                                          Office hours: Monday thru Thursday 8 AM to 3 PM

                                                                                       814-432-3019, ext. 305



Starting Sunday, June 3 through September 2, 2018

Children's Ministry P/K through grade 6 will be held during the 9:35 AM service ONLY

Toddler Ministry at 8:15 AM and 11:00 AM

Nursery Ministry at 11:00 AM

Fall Kick-Off for Sundays is September 9, 2018

Nursery held during 9:35 AM and 11:00 AM services

Toddlers held during ALL three services (8:15 AM, 9:35 AM and 11:00 AM)

Proverbs 22:6

"Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old, he will not depart from it."

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of your children. Every volunteer/staff in our ministry have a completed background check. Our Safe Sanctuary Policy is posted in each ministry area.



Parents/guardians required to accompany their children to their classrooms to check in and check out. Please notify the staff that day of any medical/allergy concerns or special needs.

Birth—17 Months

Nursery care is offered during 9:35 am and 11:00 am services. Please label all your child’s belongings.

The nursery is set up for parents to take their child in and view the worship service from there also. As well as being staffed.

There are Baby Changing Stations in our Nursery, Toddler Room and both the women's and men's restrooms.

18 months—3 years

Toddler care is offered at our 8:15 am, 9:35 am, and 11:00 am services. For your convenience, we provide a snack of one of the following: Goldfish Crackers, Graham Crackers, Cheerios, or Rice Chex and water or apple juice. No outside food is permitted. Please label all your child’s belongings.


Children are promoted to the Preschool/Kindergarten ministry in the fall of the year when they turn 4 years old.

This ministry is offered at the 9:35 am and 11:00 am services. Children will have the opportunity to participate in a Bible journey of discovery as they explore how to live out God’s Word. Parental involvement is encouraged through the weekly take home, MAP Book.

Grades 1—4  

This ministry is offered at our 9:35 am and 11:00 am services. Worship, games, and creative teaching of Bible truths are used to teach this generation of kids. Parental involvement is encouraged through the weekly take home, MAP Book and devotionals.

Grades 5—6

This ministry is offered at our 9:35 am and 11:00 am services. Preteens will learn to use scripture to establish a firm foundation that relies on God’s Word for everyday life.

Kingdom Bound Kids Club

Kids from kindergarten—grade 6 are invited to attend Kingdom Bound Kids Club where you eat tasty snacks, play fun games, and receive fuel for your soul (a.k.a. Bible Lesson). Check the church calendar on the homepage for dates and times. For more information, contact Dave & Tiffany Nolf @ 814-758-3564.