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Aldersgate United Methodist Church 1201 N Fair St, Marion IL 62959 618-997-6065

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 Children's Ministries


Children’s ministry includes childcare for infants through 3 years old during 8:30 and 10:30 Sunday worship services.  There are Sunday School classes for all children beginning with 3 years old through 5th grade.


Children's ministries includes:

     Nursery

     Children's Worship

     C.L.I.C.K (Christ Living in Christian Kids)

     Cub Scouts

     Kidzap - Uplifting resources for kids, parents, and children's workers

     Faithweavers

     The Light Kids Conference

     Sunday School

     Summer Camps

     Vacation Bible School

     Wednesday Evening Nursery



Nursery

8:15 a.m. until noon


Infants to 4 year olds are supervised by adult and young adult caregivers during our 8:30am service. At 9:30am we offer Sunday School for our infants to 3-1/2 year olds.  At 10:30am sevice our nurseries care for infants to 3-1/2 year olds.



Children's Worship

10:30 a.m. Sunday


Children ages 3-1/2 to 3rd grade attend Children's Worship during our 8:30 am and 10:30 am services. The children meet in the Kids Zone at the end of the ALC/Gym for singing, prayer and Bible lessons. The children are divided into groups for age appropriate Bible lessons and activities.




Sunday School

9:30 a.m. Sunday

We offer "Catch the Buzz” for children ages 3-1/2 through 1st grade that employ Bible lessons and related activities using multi-aged curriculum.  Pre-K Children meet in room 13 and K-1st grade students meet in room 17.  Our 2nd and 3rd graders meet in the kid zone fro Sunday School and use a curriculum that helps them learn memory verses and how to study their Bible.  Our Middler Class is for the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students.  They meet in room 12 and study a wide range of topics using videos and hands-on projects.



Faithweavers

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays [Kids Zone]

Ages 3-1/2 to 3rd grade

Children are grouped together in a  circle of friends and travel to different countries to study mission work that is being done there and to discover what our life would be like if we lived in each country.  We learn and play games from the countries, eat snacks, and do art work.



C.L.I.C.K -- Christ Living in Christian Kids

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday

[Kids Zone] Grades 4 - 5

Students are participating in KidMission.  They study countries from all around the world.  We are learning about the people, the culture and what it would b e like to live there.  Students are also learning about how the people respond to the mission work being done through the Jesus movie.



The Light Kids Conference

aturday, April 1, 2017

Hosted by Aldersgate, the Light is a conference specificallty designed to reach children! Using high energy praise & worship, relevant teaching, drama, video and interactive learning, students will come away inspired to live for the Lord! Especially for kids in grades 1-5, it is a one-day event packed with fun activities, teaching sessions and worship.


Wednesday Evening Nursery

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 [Rooms 4 & 5]

Infants to 4 year-olds are supervised by adult and young adult care givers during the evening service and other elective studies.


Cub Scouts

week day evenings/schedule varies by leader

First- 5th grades. Meetings are designed to teach Scouting principles and develop the character, citizenship, and personal fitness of America's youth.


Vacation Bible School

Generally meets the third full week in July from 9:00 am - noon. Our ALC (gym) is transformed into another world every year.


Summer Camps

Beginning Camp (Grades 2-4) and Beulah Bible Camp (Grades 5, 6 & 7)