Children and Family Ministries
Planting Seeds of Faith to Grow Followers of Christ.
Providing children and families opportunities to:
-Participate in meaningful worship
-Connect with each other in fellowship
-Grow on their spiritual journey
-Serve others through mission
Sundays at MVPC
-While we are meeting online for Worship, everyone gets to enjoy the Godly Play story!-
Church Nursery - 9 am to Noon. Birth to Preschoolers learn about God's love through a story, craft, and play.
Godly Play Program - Begin in 10:30 am Worship. A Montessori style Christian Education experience for K to 5th Grade.
Family Small Group
-While we are meeting online, Family Small Group is the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 5 pm for games, check in time, and prayer!-
The Family Small Group meets most 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 5 to 6:30 pm to share a meal, enjoy fellowship, and to prayerfully support each other. New families are always welcome! Please talk with Rebecca to find out more!
Children and Family Events
Back to School Sunday - Sunday, September 1st we will have a special prayer for kids and teachers heading back to school!
Program Kick Off - Sunday, September 8th at 9:30 am for donuts, coffee, and a run down of the fun for families!
All Ages Pumpkin Party - Wednesday, October 30th from 5:30 to 7 pm for dinner, games, and pumpkin carving fun!
Kids Christmas Afternoon (Parents Afternoon Out) - Sunday, December 1st from Noon to 3 pm. Must RSVP!
Family Winter Retreat to Tall Timber - December 30th to January 1st to play in the snow and welcome in the New Year!
Secret Valentines - Secret Sundays 1/26 and 2/2 with a Valentine Party 9 to 10 am Sunday Feb. 9th! Sign Up!
Picnic at the Farm - Every Spring we head to Mr. Gary's farm for a picnic and to see the baby lambs! Date TBD.
Easter Egg Hunt - Co-hosted with Trinity Lutheran Church & Preschool and FUMC! Canceled due to Covid.
Spring Inter-generational Tea - 2 pm on Sunday, May 17th. A tea party and fellowship for all ages! Canceled due to Covid.
Family Work Weekend at Tall Timber Camp - May 22nd to 24th to help fix up the camp for the summer! Canceled.
Appreciation Sunday - Sunday, June 7th during 10:30 am Worship. We will thank the volunteers for their hard work!
Graduation Sunday - Sunday, June 14th during 10:30 am Worship. Kids heading to K, 3rd, 6th, 9th, and grades receive bibles!
Online Kids Camp 2020 (used to be VBS)
Kids Camp 2020 will offer kids an online opportunity to connect with other kids, sing crazy camp songs, play games, enjoy inspiring stories, create crafts, and learn how they can make a difference in the world! Co-hosted with the First United Methodist Church, we will be meeting online from 9 to 10 am Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays July 13th to 24th.
Questions? Please contact Rebecca Holland, Director of Children and Family Ministries.