First United Methodist Church of Des Plaines
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Join the Celebration
Children are an important part of our church family.
Sunday School Children go to Sunday School during the 10:00 a.m. worship hour immediately after the Children's Message.
3 Year Olds - Kindergarten
Children meet in a contained classroom, learning the stories of the Bible through Exploring the Way, a United Methodist Curriculum. This class sings each week in Sunday School and sings in church as our Cherub Choir about 3 times a year.
1st Grade - 5th Grade
Children in this age group presently meet and participate in "One Room" Sunday School program learning about their faith through Bible Stories, cooking, art, games and music.
The junior and senior high talk about and explore their faith,
Rally Day - August 26th 10:00 - 12:30 children enjoy a boubcer , games, and playing together to celebrate a new season of Sunday school. Followed by food and ice cream after worship.
Holy Ghost Night - October 28th 5:30 - 6:30 PM An evening of crafts and games and learning about the Holy Spirit for children of all ages .
Turkey Bags - During the month of November, children decorate "Turkey Bags" and take them home and fill them for those in need. They are returned to the church the week before Thanksgiving.
Advent Festival - December 5th following worship all-church Christmas dinner followed by the making of Christmas crafts.
Mitten Tree - Second Sunday in December, children bring scarves, mittens and warm caps and place them on the "Mitten Tree" in the sanctuary during "Children's Time." They are given to a local agency to be handed out to those in need.
Easter Party - Saturday before Easter children gather at the church for Easter Egg Hunt, games, food, crafts and prizes.
Field Day - End of May, first of June, children enjoy games and prizes on the church lawn during the regular Sunday School hour.