Children’s Ministries

Vacation Bible School

VBS is a week-long summer program for kids 4 years old through entering 6th grade.  This year’s VBS is HERO CENTRAL where we will discover our strength in God!  We will be making superhero crafts, play games, eat fun snacks, and have a great week learning the courage we can have when we team up with God!  VBS will be June 26-30, 2017 from 9:00 – 11:30 am each day.  To register, please click here!

Kid’s Club meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45 – 8:00 PM!

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Kid’s Club is for all elementary aged children (K-5) and will meet every week from April 19 – June 7 from 6:45 to 8:00 pm.  A meeting usually consists of a Bible story, singing, snacks, games, occasional crafts, and a Bible lesson.  Please click here to register your child for Kid’s Club!

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If your child needs a ride to Kid’s Club, please call van coordinator Sharon Frank before 4:30 PM Wednesday at 517-425-0634.

Our memory verse from 4/19 – 5/17 is Matthew 28:19 “So go and make followers of all people in the world.  Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.”  Our memory verse for the rest of the year (5/24 – 6/7) will be Hebrews 13:8 “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.”  

We have 2 crafts we will be working on in May.  The first 2 weeks we will be making a Mother’s Day gift.  The last 2 weeks we will be working on a craft to help us remember the Fruit of the Spirit!

The bonus Bible reading worksheet for May will be from Acts 2:1-15 & 2:36-42.  Kids can pick up a worksheet after the 5/10 Kid’s Club.  4 KC pts. will be awarded for each correct answer (up to 20 KC pts. total).  Worksheets are due by the end of the 5/24 Kids’ Club.

This year Kid’s Club will offer KC points for attendance, Bible memorization, bringing your Bible, bringing a visitor, and attending Sunday School.  KC points can be used to purchase prizes at any time.  The ultimate prize is a trip to Chuck E. Cheese on June 14, 2017 from 1:00 am – 7:30 PM!  The Chuck E. Cheese trip costs 375 Kid’s Club points.

KC points can be earned in the following ways:

  •             Good Behavior                       1-5 per week
  •             Come to Kid’s Club                   3 per week
  •             Bring Bible to Kid’s Club           5 per week
  •             Attend Sunday School              5 per week
  •             Saying a memory verse           12-15 per week said
  •             Bringing a 1st time visitor          10 per visitor
  •             Register for KC                         10 points
  •             Bible Reading Bookmark          Up to 6 points/week
  •             Bonus Worksheet                     Up to 20 points/month

For more information about Kid’s Club contact Children’s Pastor Jody Saunders at 517-918-2849 (call/text) or jodymsaunders@yahoo.com.

 

Jr. Church

There are special services for children 4 years old through 5th grade during the 10:50 worship service.  Jr. Church kids meet in room 205 at the beginning of the service.  Children can be picked up at the conclusion of the service in room 205.

Each week in Jr. Church we sing, have a Bible lesson along with lesson related activities, and a snack.  If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Children’s Pastor Jody Saunders at jodymsaunders@yahoo.com or 517-918-2849.

 

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The Sunday School hour is from 9:50 to 10:40 am.  There are classes available for all ages, pre-school through adult.  All children meet in the middle of the upstairs rooms for singing and teaching the first twenty minutes, and then they are dismissed to classes:  Preschool-1st, 2nd-3rd and 4th-5th.

There is a 20 minute opening at the beginning of Sunday School (9:50 – 10:10 AM) where everyone meets in room 205.  From September – December we work on a Christmas musical performed during the Sunday School time in December.  From January – March we have a memory verse challenge where kids can earn fun parties by memorizing God’s Word.

 

Nursery

The infant nursery is for those 0-1 years of age and meets in the lower level of the church in the room to the right of the bottom of the stairs.  The toddler nursery is for children 2-4 years old and is located in the lower level of the church, meeting in the remainder of the rooms.  The nursery is available during the 10:50 worship service on Sunday mornings, and also during the Wednesday evening services during the school year (for parents involved with the Wed. night services).

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The Hillsdale Free Methodist Church takes part in the Hillsdale Community Kids College. This is a 5 day day camp that meets from 9AM – noon each day for children 7 – 14 years old.  Visit hillsdalecommunity.wix.com/kids for more information.

Children’s Websites

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