Children are a vital part of our congregation! We approach their education and care with joy and enthusiasm; they model love and liveliness for us all.

 

April 22: Happy Earth Day!

In this short VIDEO, Family Life Director Stephanie Moffitt reads one of her favorite stories about the Earth.

 

Happy Easter!

Family Life Director Stephanie Moffit has recorded a children’s sermon for Easter. Check it out!

If you’d like to join us for worship or our Love Feast via Zoom on Easter Sunday, please CLICK HERE to visit our online worship page.

 

Upcoming Events

All in-person events are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, our families are gathering online! Please email Family Life Director Stephanie Moffitt to find out about upcoming online events for families and children.


Kids Night In:
Next Date: TBA

Drop your K-5th grade kids off at church for a fun night of games and crafts. We’ll enjoy pizza for dinner. $10 for one child, $5/child for additional children. Meanwhile, parents can enjoy a night out! Please email Family Life Director Stephanie Moffitt to RSVP for your child(ren).

345 Gathering:
Next Date: TBA

Do you have a 3rd, 4th, or 5th grader living at your house? This gathering is just for them (and their friends are welcome too)! This group gathers once a month at church and then spend time together doing activities around town (bowling, hiking, strolling Pearl Street, eating pizza, etc.) Each gathering is from 3-5 pm, and your child will need a little spending money ($5-$10). Drop off and pick up will be at church, in the circle drive. Permission slips for traveling in volunteer vehicles will be available at each gathering, should we need to use cars for traveling (for example, to go bowling). Hope your 345 kid(s) can join us! Questions? Email Stephanie

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Sunday School and Child Care

Since our church is closed and not holding in-person activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Godly Play, nursery care, and children's worship are all suspended until further notice.
9:00 AM
Godly Play Sunday School for kids 3 years old and up in the Godly Play classroom (first floor, beside the nursery); childcare for children younger than 3 in the Nursery.

Fellowship and coffee for parents and caregivers in the Library

 

Children's Worship During the 10:30 AM Worship Service
Children aged 3rd grade and younger will gather for a Children's Moment during worship, and then head to a time of Children's Worship led by Family Life Director Stephanie Moffitt and parent volunteers. Parents will pick children up from the Parlor after worship. Older children, 4th grade and up, are invited to stay in the worship service with their families. Middle and high school youth are invited to assist with leading Children's Worship in the Parlor, or remain in worship.

Safe Sanctuaries

safe sanctuariesAt First United Methodist Church of Boulder, we engage in Safe Sanctuaries practices to keep our children and youth safe. Safe Sanctuaries is an overt expression in making congregations safe places where children, youth, and elders may experience the abiding love of God and fellowship within the community of faith. Click on the blue text above or the Safe Sanctuaries logo to learn more about these practices and how they are implemented in congregations around the country, including ours.

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Special Events throughout the Year

Contact us! familylife@fumcboulder.org

Stephanie Moffitt is our Director of Family Life Ministries. Email Stephanie or give her a call at 303.442.3770, ext. 136.