The R.O.C.K. Children’s Ministry of Springfield United Methodist Church
Our VISION: Leading Children to Follow Christ
Our MISSION: The R.O.C.K. Children’s Ministry endeavors toREACH - through church programs and events OUT - to the church, community and beyond
forCHRIST’S – presenting the gospel message of Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord KIDS – to children on their level, in a fun, nurturing and safe environment.
At Springfield United Methodist Church (SUMC), we offer opportunities throughout the year for children and families to grow in love, faith and Christian witness. We strive to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment for all of our children. To help ensure this, we require all staff and volunteers working with children and youth to follow the SUMC "Safe Sanctuaries Policy" and undergo periodic background checks. All staff is required to be certified in First Aid and CPR.
Year-Round Weekly Ministries:Nursery (available during worship services and Sunday School)Sunday School: 2 & 3 Year Olds Class, Pre-K/K Class, 1st & 2nd Grade Class, 3rd Grade Class, 4th Grade Class, Tweens Class for 5th & 6th Graders Children’s Church: Pre-K/K Class and 1st-3rd Grade Class at 8:30 service / Combined Pre-K - 3rd Grade Class at 11:00Acolyte Program (for 2nd-6th graders / annual training each August)
School-Year Ministries:Toddler Tuesday (September - May)Wonderful Wednesday After-School Ministry (September - April)
Annual Events:Easter Egg Hunt – April 1, 2017Vacation Bible School - June 12-16, 2017, 9am-12 noonCamp Meeting Children’s Camp - July 17-19, 2017 at Effingham Methodist Camp GroundKidzQuest Weekend Retreat - September 22-24, 2017Family & Faith Festival – October 31, 6-8 pmFamily Mission Project - November 19, 2017Operation Christmas Child Mission Project - November 13-20, 2017 Collection WeekBreakfast With Santa – December 2, 2017, 9 am seating OR 10 am seating (reservations required)Children's Christmas Play - December 3, 2017, 6pm
We welcome your family to become a thriving part of this community of faith. Please explore our website for more information on our children's ministries and events. May God bless you.