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Children’s Ministries

Children and their families are an active, vital part of our church community.

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Summer Prayer Buckets

While Sunday School is on vacation, use our Summer Prayer Bucket to stay connected with God throughout the 12 weeks of summer no matter where you are! Buckets are filled with 12 fun items that your children will use to explore a new way to pray. Buckets are $12 each (one per family, please) and will be available for pickup in the lobby of the Parish Life Building beginning May 15. 

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School, Food Truck Party, is June 13-16, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Children born on or before May 31, 2018-current fifth graders are eligible to attend. To inquire about registration, email Lisa Ross-Smit at lrsmit@mpumc.orgWe are still looking for volunteers! If you want to volunteer, fill out this VBS Volunteer Form or email Amy Jo Alspaugh, Director of Children’s Ministries, at No matter your availability, there is an opportunity for you!

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Summer Fun Days

Summer Fun Days is July 11-15 and July 18-22. Click here to read details about Summer Fun Days. We still have openings in our Toddlers, Twos and Threes classes. Click the button below to register. If you have questions about registration, email Lisa Ross-Smit at

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Faith Girls & God's Guys

Faith Girls and God’s Guys are Bible studies just for fifth grade girls and boys. For more information, email Amy Jo Alspaugh at

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Through this ministry 4th and 5th graders grow faithfully in fellowship and deepen their spiritual foundation as they get ready for middle school. Forward meets the first Sunday of the month through the school year. For more information, email Amy Jo Alspaugh at

Sunday School

Children born on or before August 31, 2019 through children in 5th grade are invited to register for Sunday School. Questions? Email Amy Jo Alspaugh at

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Beyond Baptism Podcast

Beyond Baptism is intended for parents and adults invested in the young people of our church. We recognize that our baptismal callings as the church go beyond the moment of baptism. This podcast talks about what it means to raise children in the church and keep you up to date with the ministry experience of our children and youth. Subscribe, rate, and review today!

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