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Children and Family announces our Summer Camps
the week of Monday, June 23 – Friday, June 27, 9am-12:15pm

Volunteer registration has begun:


We will be offering a brand new Sports and Drama camp for children rising first grade-12 years old called Game Plan.
* Cost: $30 per child - includes a t-shirt and water bottle
* Full-time adult volunteers for either our Preschool Summer Camp or our Sports Camp children come free if signed up before Easter; After Easter full-time adult volunteers price is $15.
* [ Click here for more info ]

  For childrens Ages 3 by 3/1/14 – Rising Kindergarten 2014 we will be getting weird and wild with Weird Animal Preschool Summer Camp!
* Cost: $25 per child. Children of Adult volunteer's for either our Preschool Summer Camp or our Sports Camp will receive free registration for your children until Easter.  After Easter the registration fee is $15. If you are unable to fulfill the full-time volunteer request you will need to pay the $25 registration fee.
* [ Click here for more info ]

Volunteers who need to register children for Little Bible School [ Click here for more info ]

Adult and Teen Volunteers without Children
Adults without children and Teen volunteers please click the button to the left


Easter EggStravaganza - Saturday, April 19

10am-12Noon, Wesley Center
FX Worship, Egg Hunt and Festival

     All families with children are invited to our annual Eggstravaganza event April 19 at 10am. The event begins in the Wesley Center with a fun and exciting FX: Family Worship Experience. We will sing some songs, see the Puppet Ministry perform, and laugh A LOT at some hilarious characters. Following FX we will release children by ages to appropriate egg hunt areas. At the conclusion of the egg hunt, all are invited for free food and fun on our green space. Popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones, train rides, bouncy houses, balloon art, and more! Invite a friend and don’t miss this wonderful community event!


Easter Sunday Kids' Connect (April 20)

     As we celebrate Easter with our families, we encourage all of our children to do the same! Childcare will be provided for Pre-k and younger during our 8AM, 9:30 and 11am services. Rock Solid (for Kindergarten-3rd grade) will take place during the 9:30am service after children's time. 
     During the 11am service, childcare will be provided for Pre-K and younger; all other children should enjoy worshipping together with their families.


Children & Family Summer Camps

Save the Dates - Summer Camps

·    PreSchool/Kindergarten Bible Camp
    Age 3 by 3/1/14 – Rising Kindergarten 2014
    Monday, June 23 – Friday, June 27

·    Elementary Sports Camp
    Rising Grade 1 – Rising Grade 5, 2014
    Monday, June 23 – Friday, June 27

·    Boot Camp
    Rising Grade 6 and Rising Grade 7
    Monday, July 7 – Thursday, July 10
    Times TBA

     Hard to believe it, but summer will be here before we know it! And with summertime comes awesome and exciting programs! This year we will be offering a brand new Sports and Drama camp for children in rising 1st-rising 5th grade. Sports and Drama camp will be June 23-27 from 9am-12pm.
    For the preschool crowd we will be getting weird and wild with Weird Animal Preschool Summer Camp! All children born by March 1, 2011-Rising Kindergarten are invited for some wacky, crazy fun in your own special camp! Preschool Summer Camp will also be June 23-27 from 9am-12pm.


Children and Family Summer Programs - Volunteer Now!

       We need all hands on deck for our new summer programs. Volunteers are needed for Preschool and Elementary-aged camp, June 23-27 from 9am-12pm. Teens and adults will be needed to guide small groups, make and serve snacks, lead center areas, and more! 
    Volunteers are also needed to share their gifts at Creative Arts Camp. This camp takes place July 28-31 from 9:30-11am. Email for more information on volunteering or sign-up now on the
volunteer button on the Summer Programs page at Volunteers who sign up between March 23-April 19 receive FREE tuition for all their children! Volunteers with children who sign up after April 20 receive reduced tuition on their children’s summer camp registrations.


District Summer Camp - Register by May 14

     District summer camp for rising 4th graders-graduating 12th graders at Lakeview is July 14-18 this year. The cost is $250 per camper. Registrations are due by Wednesday, May 14.
     All transportation to and from camp will be provided by individual families. See Children and Family ministries for registration papers and more information.


EggStravaganza - We Need Your Help!

    Children and Family are in need of volunteers for our annual EggStravaganza event, Saturday, April 19. Youth and adults are needed to lay out eggs, set up games, make and pass out food, run activities, and more!
     Volunteer shifts begin at 8am and 9am. Sign up on the connect card or to let us know you are available.


New Check-In System for Children & Family

We are excited to start a new check-in system for our children on Sunday mornings in March. This will help us streamline the check-in process, improve security and create a positive parent and visitor experience. Children and Family were blessed with a donation, which enabled us to purchase our Shelby Check-In System. There will be kiosks located in several areas of the church to help families check in before worship and Sunday Morning Connect. If you are interested in helping test the new system, contact


Bagel Breakfast - Sunday, May 11

8:30am, Fellowship Hall

Are you hungry on Sunday mornings? Join Children & Family ministry for a Bagel Breakfast Fundraiser!! We will be serving bagels, cream cheese, yogurt, and treats in the Fellowship Hall.


COA Summer Sports Camp - Need Volunteers!

    Volunteers are needed for COA’s (Christian Outreach Alliance) evening sports camp, June 16-20, 5-8pm. Volunteers are needed to help with food, lead small groups, and more! See Children and Family for more information. 


Methodist Children's Home - Recruiting Foster Families

     Methodist Children's Home is actively recruiting foster families to provide care to in need children.
     By becoming a foster parent through MCH Family Outreach, you can offer hope by walking beside a child who ne eds assurance in the midst of the unknown. If you have room in your heart and your home, please call the Houston office today. For more information call 713-682-8911 or visit


Parent's Night Out - Saturday, May 10

Time: 5-8pm; 2nd Saturday of every month

[ Click to Register ]

• Children: 6 months - 5th Grade
• Price is $10 per child
• Spot contingent of payment
• Limited space per age

Register on the link above and pay online to reserve your spot!


Summer Sunday Morning Kid's Connect - Small Group Leaders Needed!

    Children and Family are in need of short-term small group leaders for the summer months. Leaders choose 1 month of the summer to lead a class of children in partnership with another adult or teen. The age levels are: Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st grade, 2nd and 3rd grade, and 4th and 5th grade. All classes take places during 11am services. All curriculum and training is provided. Email for more information or to volunteer.


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