Children's Ministry

At Americus First United Methodist Church, we strive to provide children with many activities that will help them encounter God and begin a lifelong relationship with Him. Our prayer is that through the children’s activities kids will know God's Word in their heads, know Jesus' love in their hearts, and serve Him with their hands.


We’d love to have your children participate in our children’s ministry activities. We ask that all participants fill out a permission form so that we can keep everyone as safe as possible. You can download the form here: 2016-2017 Permission Form


Stephanie Updike, Director

Children's Ministry

You may contact me at stephanie@fumcamericus.com.



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Weekly Schedule

  • Children's Church

    3 years old-2nd Grade


    Sunday Mornings, during Worship (8:55 AM & 11:00 AM)


    A worship experience designed for young ones with a lesson, crafts, games, and a special prayer time.


  • Sunday School

    Sunday Mornings, 10 AM

    • Preschool Class (2 years old through Pre-K)
    • Kindergarten-2nd Grade Class
    • 3rd-5th Grade Class
    (See more information about Sunday School below.)
  • TeamKID

    3 years old-5th Grade


    TeamKID introduces the kids, preschool and older kids, to more Bible verses that help them apply Bible truths to real life — while they learn Bible truths foundational for every Christian.  At the same time, having games and crafts to peak their interest in the Bible truth for each day.  We want kids to recognize their relationship with God is the most important relationship of all!

     

Sunday School

We want preschoolers to take a first look at who God is and understand:

God loves me.

God made me.

Jesus is my friend forever.


We want elementary students to embrace three basic truths according to what Jesus modeled in Luke 2:52.

I need to make the wise choice.

I can trust God no matter what.

I should treat others the way I want to be treated.

Annual Events


  • Easter Egg Hunt

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  • Vacation Bible School

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  • Music & Arts Camp

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  • Blessing of the Book Bags

    Summer Service Project

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  • KidzQuest

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  • Haunt Hunger

    Fall Service Project

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  • Operation Christmas Child

    Fall/Winter Service Project

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  • Americus Christmas Parade

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