Providing your child a place to grow spiritually in a safe environment is very important to us. We want them to be as fulfilled with their church experience as you are, which is why we offer a wide variety of programs designed specifically for kids.
The pastors will distribute the bag tags that they have blessed for us.
Bring your bags on August 15 for the backpacks blessing day!
Students and adult teachers and administrators please come and join us!
Fall Kick-Off night! Join us on September 15 for our SKATELAND Family Night!
We will be there at 5pm. Bring your family and sign up early by reaching out to Joy Hayag at email@example.com. Location will be at Skateland area at 4843 Stenstrom Rd, Rockford.
Re-Imagining Jesus and Me in-person class starts on September 22 at 6pm
This will be an hour meeting with children in partnership with our parents.
We will meet every Wednesday from 6:00 pm. The session will include singing, bible story cartoons and Bible study Question and Answer time with our teachers and a craft paper activity time for all.
Come and join us now! Please click to register.
J.A.M. is our Wednesday night program for children 4-years-old through 5th grade. We meet from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at our Alpine Center's Great Hall.
We engage children through stories, discussions, service projects and group play time. We focus on how to interact with others in a loving and caring way. We aim to have fun and pray that your child has learned something valuable to apply in their own lives. J.A.M. meets from September-April. Register now! Click
Our first J.A.M. evening program for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year will be Wednesday, September 11, 2019.
Joyful Noise Choir
is for Middle Elem. to Older Elem. kids who feel inspired to sing at various worship services throughout the year. We meet every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at our Alpine Center in the Choir Room
from September-April. Register now! Click
If interested in participating in our wonderful Joyful Noise Choir, please contact Jody Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classes are held year-round with a special summer session for 3-years-old to kids in the 5th grade at both our Alpine and Our Master's Centers.
Register now! CLICK
Nursery is available every Sunday during church services for infants and toddlers. It's staffed with qualified workers who've been through a background check.
Sunday School is available during our 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services for preschool aged kids through 5th graders. They meet in the Lower Level classrooms. There are no Sunday School classes on holidays.
During our 9:30 a.m. service, all children go to the Sanctuary first and are dismissed for Sunday School after the Children's Message. That's different for the first Sunday of every month. On those Sundays, kids will begin downstairs in Sunday School and come back to Sanctuary together to take communion and then go back to class.
During our 11:00 a.m. service, all children begin in the Sanctuary and are dismissed after the Children's Message. Communion is served every Sunday at this worship service, so the kids will come back and take communion.
Our Master's Center:
The Nursery Room is staffed during the 9:30 a.m. worship hour for parents to bring their infants and toddlers.
Sunday School is for preschoolers through 5th grade. Children begin in the Sanctuary with their parents and are dismissed after the Children's Message to the downstairs classrooms. There are no Sunday School classes on holidays.
October 3, 2021
3:00 pm at OMC
Bring your family and friends at OMC!
We will have fun with games, pumpkin decorating contest, face paint area and donut eating contest and many more.
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Anyone can participate, the whole family or you can ask all your children to make their own style. You can do a 3D card, hand-painted one, freehand drawing with colorful designs.
Please let me know if you cards are ready for pick up from you houses. You can email me at email@example.com or leave a message via messenger.
You can make as many as you want. Have fun!
Junior Worship is our once a month Kids Own Worship program for children 4- years old through 5th grade. We meet from 9:30 a.m. services and 11:00 a.m. services at our Alpine Center’s Great Hall. The parents will bring their children as they come to worship during the Junior Worship Sunday. For more details you can call Joy Hayag at 815-399-5910 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check our registration forms below.
Friends of CUMC church members are always invited to attend. If any CUMC friends begin attending regularly, please introduce them to one of the adult leaders or church staff members. We can then register them and make record of their emergency contact information.
Our Children's Ministries are NOT just for kids. It's also a great place for high school youth and adults to serve by teaching Sunday School, helping with special events and becoming a nursery volunteer.
Want to help? If interested, please contact Joy Hayag, Director of Children's and Family Ministries at email@example.com or by calling (815) 399-5910 (ext.11).
SUNDAY SCHOOL VOLUNTEER TEACHERS
I have questions that wasn't answered. Please CLICK HERE.
What volunteer position are available?
How long are the volunteer teachers?
I would like to be a substitute teacher.
Is there a lot of paper work that must do before teaching each Sunday?
I want to volunteer; but I know nothing about teaching.
I would like to teach, but what do I do with my infant/toddler.
The Ministry Meal is available to all church families every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Alpine Center's Great Hall. This meal also coincides with various Wednesday night children, youth and adult activities. The dinners are catered and brought in weekly by volunteers who help serve the food.
For additional information or if you would like to volunteer with food pick-up, please contact Joy Hayag at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The menu will be posted on the Christ UMC Children's and Family Ministries Facebook page every Monday prior to Wednesday evening Ministry Meal.
Nursery Care is available during all services at both CUMC centers. The CUMC Nursery exists to provide childcare during Sunday morning worship services, church meetings and events throughout the week.
*All nursery workers have been screened
and are background checked.
CLICK HERE for the Nursery Information Form- Parents Form.
Christ United Methodist Church is a safe for you and your children. We follow the Safe Sanctuaries policies and train every volunteer, nursery worker and staff member to provide the best care for all of our children.
We also background check all members who work and volunteer with our children at Christ United Methodist Church. CLICK HERE for the Authorization for Background Check form.
Bring your Easter Baskets! Easter Egg Hunt Outside
-Mask Required! Social Distance Practiced!
Location will be at OMC (5973 Darlene Dr. Rockford)
Please call 815-399-5910 or email Joy at jhayag@christumc to register.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
All families will meet in the preschool courtyard for a bike or trike blessing.
Children age 5 and under will go to the preschool drop off parking lot for their bicycle fun!
Children age 6 and older will head over to the south parking lot of the church where there
will be bicycle races and games to be played.
Dinner will be served to participating families in the courtyard.
Questions? Please call us at 815-399-5910
CHRISTMAS EVE DECEMBER 24 @ 4:00 P.M.
A Family Friendly Service
Both adults and children will enjoy.
The Christmas Story presented by the children & youth
dressed as biblical characters.
We Need: angels, shepherds & lambs for this 4:00 pm service.
General practice is on Wed. Dec. 16 at 5: 00 pm in the Alpine Campus sanctuary.
Sign up your child today!
Call Joy Hayag at 815-399-5910
or email her at email@example.com
Families are encouraged to bring their children and enjoy this event together. Dinner will be served at 5:30 pm with Advent crafts immediately following. Please RSVP to Joy Hayag,
Director of Children’s and Family Ministries,
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