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Children’s Ministry Blog

Meet Meredith

Posted on: May 10th, 2017

  We are pleased to announce the addition of Meredith McBride to our staff as our Family Ministries Director. Meredith comes to us from University Park UMC in Dallas, where she was responsible for creating one of the most successful ministries to children and their families in the Dallas area. This is a significant expansion… Read More >>

Equipping Your Family Sessions

Posted on: May 8th, 2017

As your family grows, so do the decisions and responsibilities. There is so much to consider before, during, and after childbirth. Beginning on Saturday, April 29th, CUMC will host various expert information sessions related to family development. Planned sessions include: 5/13   Obstetrician questions: Prenatal information, fertility questions, caring for yourself in the process, preparing for… Read More >>

Confident Kids Club

Posted on: May 1st, 2017

Confident Kids Club is a social skills program for CUMC’s Children’s Development Center. These informal groups for 4-8 year old children (broken into an older and younger group) will teach basic social and emotional learning skills important for kindergarten and beyond.  Classes will be led by Laurie Kendig, LMSW and CUMC staff member. The series… Read More >>

Finding Joy in your Bible – April 23

Posted on: April 9th, 2017

All elementary students and parents are invited to join us for a snack lunch on Sunday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00 pm as we learn about finding Jesus, Others, and You in the Bible. This is a great opportunity for your children to learn how to search through the Scriptures. Snack Lunch at Noon in Room 212 Bible Games and… Read More >>

CUMC Children’s Palm Sunday Procession – April 9

Posted on: April 5th, 2017

Table of Grace Service April 9th 10:45 line up Celebrate Palm Sunday in Trinity Hall with a procession to the altar and a brief “Children’s Time.” After, all children will return to their Sunday School rooms and may be picked up during or after the service. Please contact with any questions.

CDC Dadurday Play Date – April 8th

Posted on: March 8th, 2017

CDC dads and kids (all ages are welcome) are invited to the CDC Playground on Saturday, April 8th 8:30 am – 10:00 am. Give mom a much deserved break, spend quality time with your kids, and meet other CDC dads! Breakfast burritos, donuts, coffee and juice will be provided. Come rain or shine. We’ll play… Read More >>

The Bishop’s Rally-February 19th

Posted on: January 31st, 2017

Calling all 5th through 7th grade students! Join us for The Bishop’s Rally at Lover’s Lane United Methodist Church on Sunday, February 19th from 2-5 pm. This is a fun filled afternoon with music, games, snacks and activities. Come to meet friends from other churches who are preparing for Confirmation and have a special time of… Read More >>

Jammin’ n Jammies – Feb 15

Posted on: January 19th, 2017

Preschool children and parents come jam with us on Wednesday, February 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m., in room 107.  We will sing, dance, play musical instruments, make a craft, and have a snack. Be sure to wear your pajamas (mom and dad too) and bring a new pair to donate for a child in need.  All pajama… Read More >>

Children’s Christmas Eve Pageant Rehearsal-December 18th

Posted on: December 7th, 2016

Each year our 4th & 5th graders can help recreate the nativity scene during the Family Christmas Eve services at 4:00 and 5:00pm. If you are interested in participating, please come to the rehearsal in the choir room on the Sunday, December 18th. For more information, contact Kathy Griffith at

Children’s Celebration in Bethlehem – Dec 3

Posted on: November 14th, 2016

On December 3rd, join us for Celebration in Bethlehem from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm. Children will enjoy decorating cookies, making a craft, hearing the Story of the Birth of Jesus, and making Christmas ornaments. Then at 4:30 pm, with advance registration, children are invited to stay for Parent’s Night Out from 4:30-8:30 pm where they will have a snack supper sponsored… Read More >>

3rd Grade Bible Retreat & Presentation – Sept 16

Posted on: September 1st, 2016

It’s time for Third Grade Bible Retreat and Presentation! Friday, September 16, 6:30 – 9:30pm All 3rd graders are invited to the 2016 Bible Retreat. This is a free event. Children will check in at Room 211 (the Hangar) at 6:30 PM for dinner. We will be serving pizza, salad, fruit and ice cream sundaes… Read More >>

Raised in Spirituality – Sep 29

Posted on: August 5th, 2016

Raised in Spirituality: Incorporating The Spiritual Child into Daily Life Join us on Thursday, September 29 as we explore the scientific links between spirituality and children’s development. Author and Clinical Psychologist, Lisa Miller, will discuss the findings in her book, The Spiritual Child, followed by a panel of experts that will help us apply this to… Read More >>

Celebration of Worship & Patriotic Praise – Jul 3

Posted on: June 14th, 2016

Celebrate Independence weekend with us on July 3rd during the 8:45, 9:45 and 11:00 am sanctuary services. Enjoy a special worship service and patriotic songs performed by the Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra. Families attending the VBS Sunday service at 11:00 am in Table of Grace are encouraged to join us in Sanctuary service at 8:45… Read More >>