ACOLYTES 

If you are in 3rd or older, you are encouraged to participate in this important ministry. It’s a great way for kids to help during worship and to learn how “church” works!

Children who are encouraged to participate in the Acolyte program. These are the children who carry the light into the Sanctuary at the beginning of the each worship service and help the pastors with Holy Communion. This is an exciting way for children to learn the order of worship and to be an important member of the worship team. Acolyte Academy is held twice a year.


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL -July 12th-16th, 2021
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Vacation Bible School is an event of fun involving Bible stories, lessons, recreation, snacks, crafts, music, and more for children age 4 and up. We offer this to the surrounding community at no cost because we believe it is an important outreach ministry helping to make young disciples of Jesus Christ.


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Annual Backpack Blessings and Sundae Sunday 


PARENTS OF THIRD GRADERS
A letter will be mailed to the parents with details about this event. This event is for all 3rd graders with Bibles on Bible Sunday in November. Please call the church office if you do not receive a letter be the end of October. 


PUMPKIN PATCH 

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CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS

It is a tradition at Windcrest UMC for the children to do a Christmas pageant each year. Sometimes it’s traditional with Christmas Carols and sometimes a lively, upbeat production. Regardless- everyone is blessed by the event and each year’s performance is the best one ever!


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HOLIDAYS AND FUN 

Each year, the Children & Youth  Ministries team looks for new and innovative ways to fill the needs of young children and their parents. This year is no exception. Some of our annual programs: Shrove Tuesday Celebration, Children’s Palm Processional, Family Easter Events, Sundae Sunday, Back Pack Blessings, Third Grade Bible Presentation, Children’s Sabbath, Pumpkin Patch, Christmas Angel Breakfast (4-year-olds only!) Advent Workshop, Hanging of the Chrismons, Trunk-or-treat and so much more!