MONTHLY CHILDREN'S GATHERINGS
Our children's council hosts monthly opportunities for our children to be in fellowship and service together while learning what it means to be followers of Christ.
Next Opportunity: Sunday, September 16 from 2pm to 3pm
Children pre-school through 5th grade are invited to join us at Carillon Assisted Living Center as we play games, sing songs (from VBS) and have fun with the residents. Plan now to join us as we live out our church values to be more like Jesus. Carillon is located at 500 Cramer Mountain Road, Cramerton, NC 28032.
Pre-school parents, please plan to stay with your children. Kindergarten and up can be dropped off. If your child is participating in Children’s Choir Sunday evening, we will take your child from Carillon and bring them back to the church after the event for a snack, play time and choir. You can then pick up your child at church at 5pm.
**Note: If your child will be riding the bus to choir, you must let Kristen Surratt know by September 13th to ensure we have room. Email: (Kristen@fumcbelmont.org)
Later this fall:
October 28- Trunk or Treat
November 25- Advent Workshop
December 16- Annual Christmas Dinner and "Wise Guys and Starry Skies" Musical
CHILDREN’S PRAYER STATION
A small area in the children’s Sunday School hallway with a child-sized table, chairs and prayer prompts that are updated seasonally.
Sponsored by Children’s Council, be sure to watch our Events page for dates and details on these programs:
- Trunk or Treat –hot dogs and Halloween fun in the parking lot; carnival-type games inside sponsored by FUMC Youth
- A Night in Bethlehem – families have an opportunity to travel throughout the town of Bethlehem for an evening. Participants visit shopkeepers (a woodworker, a potter, a scribe, the stable and more) and hear different parts of the Christmas story as they travel about town.
- Walk With Jesus – Families hear the Easter story as told by actors, Godly Play storytelling and interactive opportunities. They begin entering into Jerusalem learning about Palm Sunday. They come to a table prepared and learn of the Last Supper. The experience concludes when participants arrive at the empty tomb.
- Vacation Bible School – During the evenings of July 14-19, 2019, we will be hosting our annual week of- summer fun through Bible story, music, crafts, recreation; and supper! On-line registration opens March 1st.
- Camp GRACE – The United Methodist churches in the Belmont area sponsor a week of summer day camp at North Belmont Elementary School. It’s free to community children who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade. Watch our Events page or our Missions page for dates, details and registration forms.
Our children’s ministries are protected by the United Methodist Church’s Safe Sanctuary guidelines.