Children’s Ministry

Good Samaritan’s children’s programs cultivate a joyful community of families engaged in high quality programs, faith, fellowship, spiritual fulfillment and mission.

The children’s ministry serves children from birth through 6th grade and their families.

Our facilities include a nursery, gym, and Methodist Sunday School lessons in our classrooms, and our church library has children’s material and chairs for reading. There are donuts and lemonade served after each service on Sundays in the Fellowship Hall.

During the school year, we offer Sunday School and Wednesday night Youth Group (W.I.L.D. Ones). During Advent season, there is a children’s Christmas Pageant and family- friendly services. In the Summer, we offer Vacation Bible School (VBS), and Little Leapers playgroup.

Good Samaritan Family Newsletter, June 7, 2024

Upcoming Events:

Children’s Sunday School

Sundays, 10:15am

Sunday School is available for children and youth age 4 through grade 12.

Sunday School – following Children’s Time in Worship

    • Pre-K-6th Grade, Room 200 with Jan Russell
    • This Sunday, 6/16: Lego Summer!  Recreating the Parables in Lego!

Planning Ahead:

    • VBS Setup!  Help set up for Camp Firelight Sunday, June 23, 3:00-6:00pm – meet in Fellowship Hall.
    • Vacation Bible School – June 24-28, 2024.
      Join us on an exciting journey where kids learn to trust God no matter what situation life brings, know God is always with them, and feel confident in sharing the good news of God’s love through Jesus Christ. With our great outdoor space at Good Sam, we will really feel like we are at camp! Bring a friend, reconnect with friends, and make new friends, too! We welcome kids 5th grade and older as youth leaders, and we also need adult helpers! The cost is $25 for one child or $50 for a family (scholarships available).  Register at
    • Adaptive Bible Camp July 29 – August 1 2024

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United Methodist Church Nursery

Sundays, 9:45 – 11:00a.m.

The large, light-filled, and welcoming nursery is staffed by professional childcare workers. Your child can enjoy the nursery while you enrich your soul and mind in worship. The Nursery is on the upper level, steps from our sanctuary.

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United Methodist Church Children’s Council

It’s time to reestablish our councils! We will combine Children, Youth, and Families Ministries into one council for the next program year. If you have any interest in serving on this council, please let Jan know.

Contact to learn more!

Click on the links to download our sign up and health forms or to learn more about our children’s programs:

Enroll Your Child into United Methodist Sunday School Lessons

If you would like to learn more about our Sunday School and Children’s Programs, please contact us or join us for Sunday service.

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