"Permit the children to come to Me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these."
- Luke 18:16
Children are born with an innate sense of wonder and faith that is real and authentic. As teachers and leaders our role is to provide a foundation of experiences on which children build a life of learning and growth toward a mature and vital faith.
John Wesley was also committed to the education and formation of children, and traditionally, the United Methodist Church has provided a space for children to not only learn and grow, but to be an active part of the cmmunity.
In his sermons and actions, Wesley took up the cause of children’s issues, especially their intellectual and spiritual development. The Wesleyan movement inspired the development of health clinics and schools that accommodated children from all walks of life. Wesley personally visited children in workhouses and poor houses, and established Sunday schools, going against the popular writings of the time and actively participating in social justice issues that directly impacted children.http://www.cosumc.org/clientimages/52258/childrens%20ministries.pdf
10:00-10:45am at the Presbytery (Across the street from Calvary) Calvary offers two Sunday School Classes: (1) Ages 3-10, (2) Ages 11-15. Please meet up in the chapel and everyone will walk across the street together. All children are invited to Sunday School where crafts and other experiences reinforce the attributes of the Christian journey and Calvary's family of faith.
During Sunday Morning Worship At Calvary we understand that at a very early age children need to be a part of God's family! Every Sunday our children are provided time during the worship service to interact with the pastor and hear first hand one of the faith lessons of the day.
To find out what upcoming events are planned for Calvary's Children's Ministries, please visit our Events page by clicking on the below button.Upcoming Events
Five days every summer during either June or July Every year during one week in the month of either June or July, we host our annual Vacation Bible School for all the children in our community from ages 3 thru 11. For one week, our church is transformed into a different world to tell the story of Jesus through music, games, art, storytelling, and snacks. The church is alive and bursting forth with enthusiasm like no other week in the entire year! We involve many, many adult and youth volunteers who have as much fun as the children.