The mission of our children’s ministry is to strengthen families and lead children to faith in Jesus Christ in an atmosphere of fun and unconditional love while ensuring a safe community.
Scriptures supporting our ministry
“Fix these words of mine in your heart and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.” - Deuteronomy 11:18-19
“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” - Proverbs 22:6
“Jesus said, ‘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
Kids PRAISE - Purpose of Our Ministry
Provide a safe, fun, loving atmosphere for children to grow in their Christian faith.
Raise the awareness of every member to the ministry and opportunity of investing in children.
Assist and encourage parents in developing Christian homes
Invite children to accept Jesus Christ as Savior.
Incorporate children into the Body of Christ.
Support the children in their ministry within the church.
Encourage the development of a lifelong love for Christ and the church.
Characteristics of our ministry
Provide opportunities to learn and apply biblical values, ethics, and lifestyles.
Provide happy memories of church and God.
Provide Biblical knowledge as a foundation to be members of a Christian community.
Safe Sanctuary Policy
Christ UMC is fully compliant with the United Methodist Church’s Safe Sanctuaries Policy. This policy reflects our commitment to disciple and encourage our youth and children in a safe environment.
Join Us This Week!
Sunday School classes are available for children ages 3 years through the 5th grade, every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Classes are split into 3 & 4 year olds, Kindergarten & 1st grades, 2nd & 3rd grades, and 4th & 5th grades.
Reaching Out to Christ’s Kids (ROCK) is a Sunday children’s program that is held each week during the 11:00 am service. This program is designed for children 3 years old through 2nd grade.
6:00-7:00 pm - Kids RULE (Read, Understand, Learn, Explore… God’s Word)
This is a weekly Bible study for children in the 3rd – 5th grades. 3 yrs. – 2nd graders have supervised time for homework, watching Christian videos or other activities.
Our nursery is open Sunday mornings during services and Sunday school and on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:00pm.
The Learning Tree/Parents Day Out Program
Please note that this program is suspended for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Learning Tree/Parents Day Out Program is an early learning program for children from age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Our mission is to provide each child with a loving, caring and learning environment. We provide a fun and creative Christian educational learning environment that will help your child know and understand the love of others. Hands-on learning is structured through play, music, arts, crafts and other meaningful activities.
The Learning Tree program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Our staff is composed of women committed to raising children in a Christian environment. The Learning Tree follows the Warren County Public School’s calendar.