DOWNTOWN KIDS

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

CHILDREN FIRST, FAMILY WORSHIP

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

• 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. We meet during the Sunday school hour from 10am – 10:45am, upstairs in the children’s wing. Contact Sadie with any questions.

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.

June 25-28, 2018 | 8:30am – 12pm | Monday-Thursday

  • Summer Day Camp for students entering 2nd-7th grade. Students engage in music, art, and drama workshops to prepare a musical which will be presented in Children First, Family Worship on July 1 at 9:45am in the Sanctuary.
  • Includes snack (but not breakfast or lunch). Register HERE today!

CHILDREN’S
ACADEMIES

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

1st Sunday of the Month | 9:45am

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 9:45am – 10:45am in the Sanctuary. Please join us!

Children First  | Accessible to children | Meaningful for adults

CHILDREN’S ACADEMIES

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

Sundays 4PM – 5:30PM

Academies are fun, interactive workshops themed around Music and Visual Arts for children in 1st – 6th grades. Academies prepare children to lead Children’s First every 1st Sunday of the month. We will rehearse songs, practice handbells and prepare visual arts elements of worship such as banners and puppets.We meet in the Choir room, upstairs on the 2nd floor.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Contact Sadie Wohlfahrt at sadie@fumcbentonville.org

July 16 – July 19 from 8:30am – 11:30am

Join us this July for Mission Station Vacation Bible School! This is the only VBS of its kind in Northwest Arkansas. Children 3-years-old (must have turned 3 by August 1, 2017) through 5th grade will learn how to minister to those in need in our community through fun, hands-on mission projects.  Children can lead the way in FUMC’s goal of becoming a mission-station church!  REGISTER HERE.

 

If you have any specific questions please contact Sadie at sadie@fumcbentonville.org.

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 of the church for 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds, We are committed to providing developmentally appropriate childhood education in a loving, fun and creative atmosphere. We are a state accredited preschool through the Better Beginnings program, meeting all standards for Kindergarten Readiness. We follow the school year calendar; September – May. The 3s class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays and the 4s class meets on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. A PDF with additional information and tuition costs can be downloaded here.