The mission of HUMC’s Children’s Ministries is to know Jesus and make Him known through caring adults who build positive relationships with children, helping them to grow in their relationships with God.

Sunday Programs

– For babies and toddlers
– Safe and secure environment
– Paid staff and volunteers
– Vibrating pagers for parents
– Crib Nursery, for babies needing held or who are crawling, until they begin to walk
– Private area in Crib Nursery for nursing mothers
– Toddler Nursery, for toddlers who are walking, until they reach age two
Pre-registered childcare is also offered during many HUMC classes and events.

– Sunday morning worship, teaching and team time for ages two through grade four
– Nurturing environment
– Relevant and fun teaching of Biblical truths in large groups
– Smaller group breakout groups provide opportunities to build relationships with peers

Preschoolers (ages two – kindergarten)
– Weekly interactive Bible Land, using creative sets, props, puppets, costumes, and music to tell Bible stories
– Activities, crafts and games reinforce teachings

Elementary, grades first – fourth
Opening game time in Multipurpose Room
– Energetic, kid-oriented, God-focused worship
– Relevant and fun teaching of Biblical truths in class and large groups
– Smaller breakout groups provide opportunities to build relationships with peers and leaders

Club 56 (grades five and six)
– Fellowship time, in-depth teaching and discussion for older elementary kids
– Leaders challenge kids to apply teachings

Hempfield UMC Children’s Ministry Part 1 from Hempfield UMC on Vimeo.

Hempfield UMC Children’s Ministry Part 2 from Hempfield UMC on Vimeo.

Weekday and Summer Programs

KIDSTUF (for more info, click here.)
– Fun-filled, biblically focused, family production
– First and third Wednesday of month, Sept. – Apr. 6:30 – 7:15 p.m.
– Shared family event for elementary students and their families
– Pre-registered childcare for infants and preschoolers

CHILDREN’S CREATIVE ARTS, kids can participate in various activities and programs such as:
– Kids Konnection Worship Team
– Kidstuf Praise Crew
– Children’s choirs, musicals, drama, dance, choreography, technology, special events

– Children entering first through sixth grade
– Evenings – one week during summer
– Themed program
– Age appropriate activities

Noah’s Ark Preschool

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PRESCHOOL, ages two – five, weekdays during school year
– Rainbow Tots for ages two – three
– Preschool for ages three – five (potty trained)
– Tuition programs
– Equips children for lifetime love of learning as followers of Jesus
– Provides a nurturing, stimulating, and enjoyable educational environment

CAMP SMILE-A-LOT, Preschool summer camp for ages three – six