Children’s Ministries News

 

 

Serve in Children’s Ministries

Serve in Children’s Ministries

Did you know that our Children's Ministries teams on Sundays 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 on Sunday mornings wouldn't be possible!...

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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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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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VBS Spirit

VBS Spirit

Celebrate VBS spirit from years past   Do you have pictures of your family from past years of VBS at Hyde Park United Methodist? We'd love to share them during service on June 28 for a special virtual edition of our beloved VBS Sing.   VBS memories are often...

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Zoom Out!

Zoom Out!

  Sunday March 14, after participating in church as a family, break away from all the time you've spent in front of a screen and connect with God in another way.   Still want to hear the Bible story this week? You can watch it on our YouTube channel!  ...

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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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Palm Sunday Processional

Palm Sunday Processional

We are looking forward to a wonderful morning of worship on April 14, Palm Sunday  as we celebrate Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem with our wonderful children's palm processional at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sanctuary Services and the 5:30 p.m. Portico service....

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Church at Home

During these unique times, we continue to have Church at Home options 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 Church at Home Lessons. (Password is the...

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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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VBS 2020 Volunteer First Priority Registration

VBS 2020 Volunteer First Priority Registration

Thank you for serving with us at VBS ROCKY RAILWAY! To show our appreciation for your willingness to serve, please use these links to register your camper(s) before registration officially opens to the church community. WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND USING FIREFOX AS YOUR...

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Vacation Bible School 2019

9 a.m. - Noon* June 24-28, 2019  Get ready to ROAR! Life is wild, God is good. Spark Imagination with Faith-Building Fun at ROAR Vacation Bible School!  Kids will explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. *Note:...

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Come Serve With Us

Come Serve With Us

Help prepare breakfast and serve our Open Arms Guests with Children's Ministries. 4th Graders - Join us Feb. 9. Register here. Meet at 7:30 a.m. in Wesley Center Room 309 for an important orientation with doughnuts and OJ. Serving will take place in the Harnish...

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Faith Steps Picture Bible Events

Are you a parent of a two, three or four year-old? Do you want them to grow in God's love? This faith-building event is for you! Your toddler is learning and soaking up so much right now and it's never too early to teach them about God. Sign up to present your child a...

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Celebrating Our Volunteers

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Help us spread Christmas Cheer to our amazing Children’s Ministries Volunteers! Our volunteers make it possible to welcome all of our children each week. Show them your thanks by bringing Christmas cookies or breakfast treats on December 15th. Sign up here! Thank you...

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Children’s Ministries Advent Resource

Children’s Ministries Advent Resource

Celebrating Advent as a family has never been easier or more fun! Family Advent traditions often start with good intentions but many times the busyness of the season gets in the way of following through. With this short Advent Devotional you can enjoy 24 days of a...

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Missions Sunday Celebration

In celebration of Missions Sunday, Children’s Ministries got engaged in the practice of serving. Throughout October, they collected money and supplies to make hygiene kits for UMCOR. The kits contain soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, wash clothes, band-aids and other...

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Family Communion Workshop

Family Communion Workshop

Children's Ministries Family Communion Workshop - Nov. 13   Join Pastor Debbie for a  family experience for elementary kids (grades 1 - 5) and their parents. This is an opportunity for parents and children to learn what the sacrament of Communion is all about and have...

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