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Hyde Park Kids

Hyde Park Kids provides a space for your child (six-weeks through Elementary) to learn about Jesus, faith, and form friendships.


There is no need to register. Just check in with a greeter in the Wesley Center lobby.


9:30 and 11 a.m.
6 Weeks – 2 Years, Wesley Center Second Floor

A place where our littlest disciples will hear the word of God through Bible stories, followed by age-appropriate crafts, coloring and activities. The hour is wrapped up with fellowship around the snack table and fun.

Hyde Park Kids

9:30 a.m.
Preschool (3-4-K)
, Wesley Center Second Floor
Grades 1-5, Wesley Center Third Floor

Exciting, upbeat and fun ways to experience and learn about God — children’s worship and small group connection time all in one exciting hour!

  • Age-specific small groups
  • Engaging Bible stories
  • Practical lessons and multi-sensory activities

Bring Church Home

With the Parent Cue App you and your child can dive deeper into the lessons from Sunday.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)

Nursery and Child Care

9-11 a.m. Wednesdays – 1st and 3rd monthly All moms to-be and moms with children in Kindergarten and younger. Learn more here
Wesley Center, 3rd Floor, Rooms 308-309

Children’s Music

Angel Choir

Ages PK4 – Grade 1
10:30-11 a.m. Sundays

Celebration Choir

Grades 2 – 5
5:15 – 5:55 p.m. Wednesdays

Celebration Chime Choir

Grade 4 – High School
6 – 6:35 p.m. Wednesdays

Club 45

Grades 4-5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Third Friday of the Month
Wesley Center Room 308

A relational ministry especially designed for fourth and fifth graders.

  • Relevant topics
  • Hang out with friends
  • Learn about Jesus
  • Engaging prayer time
  • Special field trips
  • Fun together

Vacation Bible School 2024
Save the Date!

Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. Learn more here.

9 a.m. – Noon* // June 24-28 

*Note: rising 5th and 6th graders have extended programming (until 3 p.m.) Tuesday and Thursday during VBS

Faith Steps

Partnering with Parents to Teach Faith

Birth to Preschool:

Baptism Classes

Classes for parents interested in baptizing their children and adults or youth interested in being baptized themselves. Parents only have to take the baptism class one time.

Picture Bible Parenting Class
Learn practical steps for sharing your faith with your 2- or 3-year-old child that includes a presentation of a new picture Bible in worship.
Picture Bible Presentation

We present all our littlest disciples with their own picture Bible in worship at Hyde Park, then have a blessing for them as they continue to grow up in the church.

Worship Parenting Class

Learn how to bless your child with the most important gift – a life of worship. This three-week workshop is for parents of 4 and 5-year-old children. Explore what worship is, learn the different ways we worship, gain practical tools, and connect with other parents.

Elementary Students:

Sacraments Experience
For both parents and children, grades 2-5. Explore the meaning of communion and baptism in the United Methodist Church, and gain tools to help you explain things to your child and new insights for yourself.
Third Grade Bible Parenting Class
Help your family grow spiritually with topics including family devotions, how to help your children use the Bible and be blessed with the Bible. The class will meet for three weeks.
Third Grade Bible Boot Camp
In this Bible basic training, third-grade students will learn how to use their Bibles by drilling through the basics of the Old and New Testaments in this fun and engaging group.
Third Grade Bible Presentation

We present all our third graders with their own Bible in worship at Hyde Park, then have a blessing for them as they continue to grow up in the church.

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Meet the Hyde Park Kids Team

Kim Apthorp

Kim Apthorp

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Amanda Galbreath

Amanda Galbreath

Nursery and Preschool Coordinator