FUMC of Arlington

Children

Upcoming Events

Back-to-School Camp:

August 12-16 | 7:30 am-4:00 pm | Cost: $100
Join us for this fun week-long back to school bash with arts and crafts, rec time, cooking, mission activities, and more! RSVP to Susan Bishara.

Blessing of the Backpacks:

August 18 | 8:15, 9:30, & 11:00 am Services
Blessing of the Backpacks is an annual part of our worship services, where students of all ages are encouraged to bring their school backpack for a blessing from our ministerial staff. We hope you will come and use this blessing and service as a time to reflect on the hope and encouragement for a successful year.

3rd Grade Bible Presentation:

August 25 | 11:00 am | Sanctuary service
Presentation of Bibles during the 11:00 Sanctuary service.

First Friday:

September 6 | 6:00-9:00 pm
First Friday is a Respite Program for parents of special needs children. Approved volunteers provide one on one care for the special need child and siblings at no cost. Reservations are required following approval of an application. For more information on participating or volunteering contact Rev. Kay Lancaster.

Kids in Mission:

September 8 & 29 | 11:00 am-2:00 pm | 3rd-6th grade
Come on the 2nd and 5th Sundays Kids in Mission and a snack lunch. This is a time when we get together to have fun and do cool mission projects for our local area as well as global kid-related missions. Contact Susan Bishara for the list of activities!

Grandparents Brunch:

Sept 8 | 10:30-11:00 am | Banquet Room
Join us for a brunch honoring grandparents! Hosted by the Nursery and Children's Councils.

Glen Lake Bible Camp:

September 13-14 | Glen Lake Camp | 3rd-6th Grade
Glen Lake Camp has a fantastic overnight mini-session for 3-6th graders to learn to use their Bible better. It is a fast-paced overnight stay where kids can experience Glen Lake Camp just an hour away from home. If your child is interested, please contact Susan Bishara for details.

How to Use Your Bible for 3rd Graders:

September 15 | 12:00-3:00 pm | Rooms 213 & 215
This is a mini camp for 3rd graders. Stay for a snack lunch and learn how to use your Bible! 

Parenting Through the Phases:

12:00-2:00 pm | Hagler Hall
Parenting through the Phases is a study for adults which will empower you by targeting the exact developmental milestones through a Christian perspective. It speaks on guiding your family to share God in the most meaningful way. Planned to meet at the same time as the Mission Kids program, we will also have “Playdate time” for our infant - 2nd grade childcare. The time will be spent having lunch/ study and community. Meets on the 2nd Sunday of every month (and 5th Sundays where applicable). RSVP to Susan Bishara.