Our Grace United Methodist Church nursery is open on Wednesday evenings and during Sunday school time and during Sunday morning worship for children newborn through kindergarten. Once a child reaches first grade, they are encouraged to participate in worship with their parents (grand).
Please include any nursery age children on the Sunday School registration at the Kick-Off on Sunday, September 9th or complete a registration form in the nursery.
Growing in Faith and Fellowship
The people of Grace United Methodist Church invite you and your entire family to become involved in the exciting Children's Ministry at Grace. Our congregation offers a variety of activities to help your children grow in their faith, in their fellowship with other children and to enjoy the exciting opportunities that children of all ages have here. For more information on our Children's Ministry, please contact Jan Jacobsen, Director of Children's Ministry at 712-276-3452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gathering Time is from 8:45—9:00am followed by Sunday School from 9:00—9:45am each Sunday morning September thru May. Sunday school is available for children preschool through the 5th grade.
JAM (JESUS AND ME) is our Wednesday evening programming from 6:30-7:30pm for children from preschool—5th grade. Come join us for games, crafts, science, skits and more. JAM is located in room 105.
We are Baby Friendly!
Care for our Tiniest Members
In an effort to give all our members an opportunity to worship and participate in the activities of Grace, nursery care is provided. Loving and experienced nursery attendants are available to watch your children in our nursery. Nursery care is offered at these times for children 6 weeks—5 years of age:
Growing in Grace Through the Year
Monthly Children’s Activities
Each month children are invited to participate in a Children’s Ministry Activity. Activities include: Harvest Party, Make It & Take It, Story Time (Readers Theatre), Game Day, Comfy Cozy Day, Spring Fun Day, Camp Grace & Fun Time Theatre. For dates and times please check the weekly worship bulletin, newsletter and website.
Children’s Christmas Program
Each December children in preschool through 5th grade participate in a Christmas Program. Children enjoy presenting the Christmas story and singing songs.
Children’s Spring Skit
Each Spring children preschool through 5th grade participate in the Spring Skit. Children enjoy presenting a skit in which they sing and tell stories from the Bible.
Grace Through the Summer
Although the Sunday School curriculum does take a summer break, there are still plenty of opportunities for your children to enjoy the summer Sonshine of Grace. Here’s some of the Summer Stuff we’ve got planned.
Vacation Bible School
VBS is one week each summer and it’s filled with creative ways to learn about God’s word. Your kids will enjoy Bible storytelling, crafts and games, science projects and mission projects as well as music and a puppet. Plan to include Grace VBS as a part of your summer activities.
Summer Church Camp
Church Camps are available to children of all ages. Whether it is a day camp for younger kids, a week-long camp for older kids, or camp for the whole family, summer church camp is a great way to spend some time getting to know Jesus better. Camperships are available.