Children

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me..."

Matthew 19:14

Our children's ministry strives to create a safe place for your child to discover God's love. Every one of our children's volunteers is background checked and trained to ensure your child's safety. If you have questions about how we look after your little ones, please contact our Children's Director.

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We're currently in-between Children's Directors. Pastor Faith is working with our volunteers to ensure our children's ministry is getting the best of care. Please feel free to reach out with questions.

Sunday Mornings

Starts August 15, 2021  
Pre-Kindergarten-5th Grade

9:30 and 11:00am
Kids present for both hours are teacher helpers the 2nd hour

Worship and Bible  is a  time when children can worship together then split into groups to study the Bible in an age-appropriate, FUN way. The children will check in next to the Library. Follow the signs!

Wednesday Nights

Resuming August 11, 2021  
Kindergarten-5th Grade

Dinner starts at 5:00
Kidz Club - 5:30 - 7:00pm

Kidz Club is a program that includes fellowship supper and a program that teaches scripture and the love of Christ through music.  Along with preparing a full Christmas music, Kidz Club includes: Devotions, Bible memorization, games, crafts, musical instruments and playground time.
Bus to Sunday School and home is now available for children 4 up to age 18 from 9:30-10:30am on Sundays. Parent’s permission slip must be notarized and returned. Call Cheri Penas @ 850-461-1131 to reserve your child’s spot.
Back to School Drive-By
August 5th, 2021
Heartfelt thanks to our generous church family for making last Sunday’s Back to School event possible. The Back-to-School Bash is one of the ways our SUMC Mission team reaches out to our community. Thirty-three enthusiastic, faith-filled volunteers welcomed the families to our campus and ensured the love of God went out to 126 children and youth through the sharing of backpacks and grade-appropria...
Leaders of Tomorrow
July 29th, 2021
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.Proverbs 22:6Throughout the bible, and more specifically in the words of Jesus, children have a very special place in the kingdom of God. Time after time we are reminded to not hinder the little children from coming to Christ, to train up a child in the ways that they should go, and even to not cause one of th...
Jesus Loves the Little Children
June 24th, 2021
Team, it is summertime here in Shalimar! Lots of hot weather and sunshine, or at least that is what I thought happened at the beach in Florida, but I realize this week is not always the case, but with the summer comes fun! Everyone on vacation and away to see family. Students home from school and having fun, and of course, children headed off to camps and clinics. Summer is always a wonderful time...
VBS
April 29th, 2021
Grab some cotton candy! Vacation Bible School is coming!Monday, June 14th - Thursday, June 17th: The gates are opening at Wonder World Funfest Vacation Bible School at Shalimar UMC from 9am-12pm.With this fair theme, kids will experience a bustling fairground, carnival activities, extraordinary exhibits, and treats. In the Bible lessons, students will marvel at the Scriptures’ revelation of Jesus ...