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


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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.)
  • Preschool Praise

    2 years old - Pre-K


    Wednesday Afternoons, 4:30-5:15 PM


    A special time of singing, dancing, and playing musical instruments for children in preschool.

  • GLOW & Children's Choir

    3 years old-5th Grade


    Wednesday Nights, 6 PM


    A time of fun and fellowship for kids. The focus of GLOW is Growth, Learning, Outreach, and Worship. During choir, the children worship God through song and prepare to occasionally sing during worship.

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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