Send your kids on a race around the world to learn about God’s love for all people!

This year, our kids will learn about God’s beautiful creation and His love for all of His children. The Incredible Race is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids can see, hear, touch and even taste! Everything is hands-on, so make sure they’re in play clothes and safe shoes!

We’ll help kids discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life—something we call God Sightings. We hope you start hearing that phrase a lot! Each day also has key Bible Points for the kids to remember. Every time they hear the day’s Bible Point, they’ll remember that God made us in His image, so they’ll yell “We’re incredible!”


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Sunday Mornings

Sunday morning Kids Ministry offers an array of engaging, faith-building experiences for our youngest generations here at Schweitzer. From loving arms in our nurseries, traditional Sunday School classes and hands-on Kids Worship services, we offer many different options that kids of all ages, abilities and interests will enjoy. Each lesson we teach shows our kids how God has been loving his people for thousands of years and how he still loves us today!

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Nurseries & Childcare

In our nurseries and childcare, our mission is to provide a convenient, safe, and loving environment for the children of those involved in the ministries and activities of Schweitzer.

Childcare is offered for babies and toddlers during all worship services and Sunday classes. Childcare is also provided on Wednesday evening wile parents are involved in ministries of the church.

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M.O.P.S.

M.O.P.S. (Mothers of Preschoolers) exists to encourage, equip and develop every mother of preschoolers (birth to kindergarten) to realize her potential as a woman, mother and leader in the name of Jesus Christ.

MOMSnext is a community of moms with kids past the preschool years. It is a division of MOPS International but is meant to meet the needs of the mother of school-aged children.

When we meet: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month September through May.
Where: Schweitzer UMC – Memorial Hall
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $110 per year or $55 for fall/$55 for spring. Covers breakfast, crafts, speakers, snacks, and childcare. (scholarships available)

For more information, contact Jayne Markin, jmarkin@sumc.co, or visit www.mops.org/groups/sumcmops

 
 
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Grow to Know Preschool

At Grow to Know Preschool, we believe we are called by God to provide a rich, loving atmosphere in which children can learn and grow. Through our Christian example, children will learn about the love and acceptance of God. Children are each a unique creation. They should be able to express that uniqueness in a vast variety of play options. The social, emotional, physical, and spiritual growth of each child will be fostered by these learning experiences. The focus will be the child; their needs, interests and learning styles.

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Sunday Mornings

8:20am

  • Infant Nursery | Room 140

9:15-9:35am

Kids Music

Kindergarten- 3rd Grade | Room 109
4th-6th Grade | Kids' Worship

9:40am

  • Infant Nursery | Room 129
  • Toddler Nursery | Room 140
  • Age 3 | Room 131
  • Pre-K | Room 105
  • Kindergarten | Room 107
  • Grade 1 | Room 120
  • Grade 2 | Room 118
  • Grade 3 & 4 | Room 109
  • 5th & 6th Grade (Discover Ministry) | Room 127

11:00am

  • Infant & Toddler Nursery | Room 140
  • Age 3 | Room 131
  • Pre- K & Kindergarten | Room 109
  • Grades 1 – 4  (Kids Worship) | Room 112

Nurseries and Childcare

Nursery Hours
Sunday mornings, 8:00am-12:00pm, and Wednesday evenings, 6:00–8:00pm. For safety measures, all parents are asked to check in at the Kids Connection Desk before entering the Kids area. Childcare for children, infant through grade 4, is available for special church services and activities. Please refer to the church bulletin or call the church office for additional information.

Registration
Please inform nursery staff of any important information regarding your child and provide any necessary items for your child.

Locations
Nurseries are located at the North end of the Cather Building.

Infant Nursery | Room 129 | Newborns to one year or walking defensively.
18 Months – 2′s | Gym Hall 140 | Supervised play time with a simple Bible lesson.

Wednesday Night Club



Come join us for fellowship, food, and fun at Kids’ Club Wednesday nights from 6:00 to 8:00PM at Schweitzer. Club meets each Wednesday until April 17. Kids from birth to sixth grade are invited to join us for dinner, active lessons, and worship. We look forward to exploring how messages in the Bible apply to each of our lives. Want to join in the action and fun? Contact Nina Verbanaz @ nverbanaz@sumc.co

Infant - 3's: Toddler Nursery
4's - Kindergarten: Room 109 (3rd grade classroom)
1st – 4th Grade: Kid’s Worship Space
5th – 6th Grade: Discover Room
We eat dinner together between 6:00 and 6:30pm.  

 

Get Connected

Got questions? We've got answers. Want to sign up for the Parent Newsletter? Maybe you want to get involved by volunteering in the Kids Ministry?
Simply fill out the form below to get in touch with our Kids Ministry team.

Nina Verbanaz

Director of Kids Ministries

”I love sharing God’s love with children. Their caring hearts and infectious enthusiasm for life and learning make teaching them a blessing."

Email Nina at nverbanaz@sumc.co