DOWNTOWN KIDS

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CHILDREN FIRST, FAMILY WORSHIP

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• Sunday school is offered to children birth to 6th grade, from 10:00 am to 10: 45am every Sunday. Families attending the 9:45 am Blended Service can choose to bring their children to worship with them. With parental permission, children will be escorted to Sunday school directly following the Children’s Moment.
• Infants to Kindergarteners meet on the first floor childcare wings
• 2nd – 6th grades meet upstairs in the Sunday school wing.

Sprouts is where parents of young children connect with one another and build relationships. We offer a variety of activities to help families build a foundation for raising children in faith. These include parents’ night out, play dates, Sunday school classes, parenting resources, and more.

Roots is our ministry to 5th and 6th graders, with formal confirmation classes in the winter and spring. Our next session begins on January 29th. Roots meets Sundays from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, and includes supper.

Academies are fun, interactive workshops themed around Music and Visual Arts for children in 1st – 6th grades. We meet on Sundays from 4pm – 6pm in the Choir room, upstairs on the 2nd floor.

Childcare is available during our Sunday worship services for children 5 and younger. Parents are asked to register their children at the kiosks by the nursery.  Pre-registration is not required.Childcare is also provided for special worship services, programs and events. We require RSVP for childcare at least 48 hours prior to the special event or program to ensure adequate staffing.  Click here to view our nursery policies.

CHILDREN’S
ACADEMIES

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

1st Sunday of the Month | 10am

Children First is a unique worship service that occurs on the first Sunday of every month for families of all ages. We follow a traditional order of worship including affirmations of faith, holy communion, offering, a scripture lesson, prayers, and group singing; all centered around a common theme for the month. We gather for worship from 10am to 10:35am in Hines Hall. Please join us!

Children First  | Accessible to children | Meaningful for adults

SUMMER ACADEMIES

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

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Sundays 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Summer Academies are fun, interactive faith-based themed workshops that replace the Sunday school hour during the summer months for grades K – 3rd. 4th & 5th graders will participate in the Connect Curriculum. Our session runs from June 11th – July 30th.  This summer’s sessions will be themed around cooking and Legos.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

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July 17 – July 21 from 8:30am – 11:30am

Join us for the first-ever MIGHTY MISSIONS Vacation Bible School! This is the only VBS of its kind in Northwest Arkansas. Children in Kindergarten through 5th grade will learn how to minister to the needs of the least, the last, the lost, and the lonely of our community through fun, hands-on mission projects.  Children can lead the way in FUMC’s goal of becoming a mission-station church!   Please note – we are at capacity for all ages. 

WEE FRIENDS

Contact Andrea Mutchler at weefriends@fumcbentonville.org

EXPLORE & DISCOVER

Contact Carole Dalton at 479-273-2712.

Monday – Friday from 7:00am –  6:00pm

Wee Friends Discovery Center is a full-time, faith-based child care ministry of the church; we are located on the church campus. The center accepts children aged 6-weeks-old to 5-years-old. We are dedicated to the idea that learning is a positive and ongoing experience full of fun and creativity. We are open Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 6:00PM year-round excluding major holidays. Our curriculum is theme-based. We are an Arkansas Accredited Daycare/Preschool through the Better Beginnings Program. A PDF with additional information and tuition costs can be downloaded here.

EXPLORE & DISCOVER

Contact Carole Dalton at 479-273-2712.

Monday – Friday | Half Day Program

Explore and Discover Preschool is a part-time teaching ministry, dedicated to providing quality Christian education to 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds. We are located on the church campus.  We follow the Bentonville Public School’s calendar; however, we start school after Labor Day, end by Memorial Day, and do not make up snow days.  Explore and Discover Preschool is a state accredited preschool through the Better Beginnings program. We are an Arkansas Accredited Preschool, Better Beginnings Level 2 —click here for more information.   The 3s class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and the 4s class meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  A PDF with additional information and tuition costs can be downloaded here.