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, Sarah Hicks

Vacation Bible School registration is now open!

Registration is now open for our 2022 Shalimar UMC Vacation Bible School and the theme this year is "Food Truck Party!" Join us as we get on a roll with God and learn about his love in this years awesome VBS!

Online Registration ends 06/03/22 @ 12pm.

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you. Fill out the form below to get started.

Shalimar's Children's Director, Sarah Hicks 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.

If you would like to volunteer, please watch the training and sign the volunteer form.

Sunday Mornings

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

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.

Register for Kidz  Summer Camp

Completed 3rd - 5th graders are invited to join Mrs. Sarah (our new Director of Children's Ministry) and church friends for a week of summer camp in Andalusia, Alabama!

This is an opportunity for children to grow in their relationship with God through experiencing Bible stories and faith sharing, as well as connect with their church friends during activities such as swimming, canoeing, having s'mores, hiking, games and more.

Please RSVP to Sarah Hicks at (850) 217-0694 once you have registered so we can plan accordingly.

 Fee is $345 (Options are available if financial assistance is needed) 
A Word from SPR
March 17th, 2022
A Word from SPRC: We have found our Children’s Director (or should I say the Lord has provided)! Sarah Hicks will be starting with us on April 4th, and we are excited! She is coming to us from First Methodist Church of Pensacola, where she has been the Assistant Director of Children and Family Ministries for the past 6 years. Sarah is a “native” from our area, having attended Fort Walton Beach Hig...
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...