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Christmas Cheer Volunteer Appreciation Event

Christmas Cheer Volunteer Appreciation Event

  Children's Ministries Volunteers: Let us say “Thank you and Merry Christmas”!   Stop by anytime 9  - 11 a.m. Dec. 12. Wesley Center lobby.   Enjoy some Christmas Cheer: Coffee or cocoa from our hot chocolate bar and Christmas treats, brought just for...

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Advent as a Family

Children's Ministries has three resources for your family this Advent season. Pick one or use them all - whatever works best for your family!   Illustrated Advent for Families from Illustrated Ministry. Take time each week during the Advent season to be...

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2021 Third Grade Bible Celebration

2021 Third Grade Bible Celebration

Our third graders received their Bibles in the Harnish Center last month. Bible Boot Camp, where they learn more about their Bibles and how to use them, is currently underway and they are excited to face off against their parents in the Are You Smarter Than a Third...

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2021 Fall Family Fun Night

2021 Fall Family Fun Night

Trunk or treat event with photo-op, carnival games and more!             6 – 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29   RSVP here!   Trunk or Treat: Walk through the designated Trunk or Treat area to get treats from decorated cars or tents Best Decorated Trunk...

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Hyde Park Kids

Hyde Park Kids

New Wednesday night programming! Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to play games and share stories as they connect with God, Friends and Fun while learning to apply faith into their daily lives. 6:15 - 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Wesley Center room 306/7. Childcare for...

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2021 Third Grade Bibles

2021 Third Grade Bibles

While the year of 2021 continues to be unpredictable and different in so many ways, some things do remain the same. And that includes our traditional 3rd Grade Bible events. We know that this year is an important year of discovery and growth for your child! By third...

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Blessing of the Backpacks

Blessing of the Backpacks

You’re invited to the Blessing of the Backpacks at 9:30 or 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8 in the Sanctuary. You’ve packed the notebooks and pencils, but what about the prayers of love and peace? Let us help! Bring your backpack, so that we can pray for joy to surround you in...

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2021 Volunteer Training

2021 Volunteer Training

Children's Ministries is excited to celebrate a new year in ministry and YOU, our wonderful volunteers!   Join us for a SWEET night of training and fun.   6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18 in the Magnolia Building   RSVP to attend and for childcare here.  ...

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Celebrating VBS

Celebrating VBS

This year’s Vacation Bible School was simply amazing! With planning completed before our campus opened up from the pandemic, our VBS team found creative, innovative ways to produce a great program in a new way. The thing that remained the same was our great group of...

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Game Time

Game Time

Join Children's Ministries for fun and fellowship 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Thursdays on Zoom in Game Time!   All ages welcome   Connect with God and each other while playing games!   Meeting ID: 891 4970 1307 The password for the Zoom calls is the Wesley Center...

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Serve in Children’s Ministries

Serve in Children’s Ministries

Did you know that our Children's Ministries teams for Preschool and Elementary are made up of parents, grandparents and friends who love children, just like you? Without our amazing volunteers, Children's Ministries wouldn't be possible! And we need YOU, even if...

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Picture Bible Presentations

Picture Bible Presentations

Hyde Park United Methodist presented picture Bibles to some of our youngest students on Feb. 28. We are grateful for the opportunity to support them and their parents and this important time in their young lives.

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Palm Sunday Virtual Palm Processional

Palm Sunday Virtual Palm Processional

Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!     Celebrate Palm Sunday at Hyde Park!   Wave a Palm Branch for Jesus and be part of the children’s virtual palm processional.   Make a short video (10 sec or less) in LANDSCAPE format...

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Quarantine Care Kits

Quarantine Care Kits

Let us walk with you during these continued hard times!    If your child, or a child you know, have been quarantined, please let us know and we will drop off a care kit to brighten their day and help make the most of their time at home.   Sign up here for...

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Embracing What’s To Come

Embracing What’s To Come

I remember being told from day one of parenting, that the years would go by fast. That I should be “numbering my days.” And like all mothers, I accepted the nostalgic platitude, and then went about worrying how I would make it through the next 24 hours—the immediacy...

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Connect 4

Connect 4

    Connect with God, Friends, Fun and Your Faith. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays on Zoom All ages welcome Each week in Connect 4 we'll kick off the night with Social Time to share our stories and fellowship. Then we'll journey through the Discipleship Pathway Points...

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Lent Kit Pickup

Lent Kit Pickup

FAMILY LENT KIT PICKUP Journey through Lent with a Family Lent Kit from Children’s Ministries.   After the Ash Wednesday service online, come to the Magnolia lot or The Portico Breezeway to pick up a  Family Lent Kit, an in-home resource to prioritize your faith...

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God and Family Series

God and Family Series

The first thing to know is that the entire program is based on…Pizza!   Beginning in March, we are planning to host a six-week series for students in grades four and five. Meetings are scheduled to take place under the tent on the Hyde Park Campus and be one hour...

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Church at Home

Church at Home options are available for your family!   Worship together at home as a family with age appropriate Bible lessons and videos on our YouTube channel and with these Family Lessons. (Password is the old Wesley Center door code).   Join our...

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Faith Steps Beginner’s Bible Blessing Presentation

Faith Steps Beginner’s Bible Blessing Presentation

One of our favorite annual events for the Children’s Ministries at Hyde Park United Methodist is the presentation of The Beginner’s Bible to preschool children. The 3-D picture format grabs their attention and provides visual messages to explain with the stories and people found in the Bible.

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Drive-Thru Nativity

Drive-Thru Nativity

6 – 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020* The event is free and open to everyone. This year has been a challenging, different year for all of us, yet the good news of great joy from the story of Christmas remains the same! Join us for a meaningful, safe...

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Advent Kit Pickup

Advent Kit Pickup

ADVENT KIT PICKUP Joy to the World! Get into the Christmas spirit with Children’s and Youth Ministries for an Advent Kit Pick-Up Party!   4 - 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29 OR 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2   Drive through the Magnolia Parking Lot and pick up...

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Fall Family Fun Night Celebration

Fall Family Fun Night Celebration

Fall Family Fun Night was a fang-tastic success! More than 180 people joined us during four different time blocks to enjoy trunk or treating at 12 decorated trunks, a photo op and take home craft. We also received 50 cans and 19 boxes of dry food for our mission...

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Third Grade Bible Celebration – 2020

Third Grade Bible Celebration – 2020

What a great day we had on the Hyde Park campus on Sunday as we presented Bibles to our 49 third graders and their families. We were excited to host this event under our brand-new ministry tent, but torrential rains forced us at the last minute to move it into the...

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Parents: How to Care for the Soul

We usually talk about ways that you can invest in the spiritual lives of your children. This week we are flipping the script and working on you. Are you caring for your soul? We hope you enjoy this video about Caring for your Soul. How are you doing with soul care? We...

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Fall Family Fun Night

Fall Family Fun Night

Trunk or treat event with costume contest, best "trunk" decorating contest, photo-op and more!   6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Oct. 23, 2020   RSVP here!   Trunk or Treat: Walk through the designated Trunk or Treat area to get treats from decorated cars or tents Best...

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2020 Third Grade Bible

2020 Third Grade Bible

While this year continues to be unpredictable and different in so many ways, some things do remain the same. And that includes our traditional 3rd Grade Bible events, though re-imagined under our current circumstances.   We know that this year is an important...

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CM Live!

CM Live!

    Connect with God and each other 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays on Zoom through fun and laughter in CM Live!    All ages welcome   Will it be a night of Worship Wednesdays, Game Time or Wednenesday Wins? Join us to find out!   Meeting ID: 88200188638...

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Virtual Sunday Morning Live!

Virtual Sunday Morning Live!

Connect with God and each other 10:15-11 a.m. Sundays on Zoom as we sing along to worship songs and explore Bible Stories together in Virtual Sunday Morning Live! All ages welcome.   Join us as we celebrate our last scheduled Virtual Sunday Morning Live! Our...

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Summer Sunday Morning Live

Summer Sunday Morning Live

Summer Sunday Morning Live is almost here! Parent help needed! 9:30 and 11 a.m., Sundays, June 2 - Aug. 11 During this time, our school year shepherds take a much-deserved break and the only way programming can continue is if parents step in! This is a wonderful...

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Vacation Bible School 2020

Vacation Bible School 2020

The VBS that’s just the ticket! Climb aboard for mountains of fun at Rocky Railway! On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs. 9 a.m. – Noon* /// June 22-26, 2020    *Note: rising 5th and 6th graders have...

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