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.
-While we are meeting online, Family Fellowship is the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 4 pm for fellowship and fun!-
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!
-While we are meeting online, Kid's Group is the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 4 pm for fellowship and fun!-
The MVPC Kid's Group is like Youth Group but designed for kids in Elementary School (Kindergarten to 5th Grade) with faith, fellowship, and fun! We meet twice a month and new kids are always welcome! Please talk with Rebecca to find out more!
Children and Family Events
Back to School Sunday - The Sunday before Labor Day we have a special prayer for kids and teachers heading back to school!
Kick Off Sunday - Before church coffee, donuts, and information the first Sunday after Labor Day.
All Ages Pumpkin Party - The Sunday before Halloween for a potluck dinner, games, costumes, and pumpkin carving!
Kids Christmas Afternoon (Parents Afternoon Out) - After worship until 3 pm on the first Sunday of Advent for Christmas fun!
Family Winter Retreat to Tall Timber - Traditionally during Christmas Break with registration in November.
Secret Valentines - A note exchange between the kids and the congregation on the Sundays leading to Valentine's Day.
Picnic at the Farm - Every Spring we head to Mr. Gary's farm for a picnic and to see the baby lambs!
Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt - Co-hosted with Trinity Lutheran Church & Preschool and FUMC!
Spring Inter-generational Tea - A tea party and fellowship for all ages with speakers and scones!
Family Work Weekend at Tall Timber Camp - Everyone is invited to help fix up the camp for the summer!
Appreciation Sunday - On the first Sunday of June, we thank the volunteers for their hard work!
Graduation Sunday - On the second Sunday of June, the students heading to K, 3rd, 6th, 9th, and grades receive bibles!
Kids Camp 2021
Kids Camp 2021 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, meeting times still to be determined.
Questions? Please contact Rebecca Holland, Director of Children and Family Ministries.