CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

We have age-appropriate programs for all ages from Little bitty and not walking yet...through 5th grade. Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings, Wednesday evenings, and other special events.

Wednesday features SALT & LIGHT, music, stories, and more fun. Other special events, programs, and classes are offered throughout the year.  Check the Children's section regularly for new offerings.

Sign up for weekly updates on Children's Ministry happenings. Send your request with your email address to Jeni at jeni.mccord@mtzionumc.org.

Reminders:

  • Grades of children are based on the start date of September 1, 2021

  • Children MUST be signed IN and OUT by a parent for ALL programs

  • Wednesday evening programs follow the WOW dinner schedule

Children's Programing

Sunday School

9:45 AM Sunday School - 3'S & 4'S


Pre-School aged children are involved in rotation activities that include lessons, crafts, playtime and recreation. *5th Sundays have one service at 10:00 am and no Sunday School




9:45 AM Sunday School - K -5TH


Elementary School aged children participate in EMW (Education, Mission and Worship) Mt. Zion's Children's Council realizes that everyone learns differently so our Sunday School program is based on a large group, small group model, with lots of opportunites to move beyond "just sitting in a chair and listening". To be a part of Sunday School sign in at the Kids Center Welcome area at 9:45am. 11am Programming We also want our children involved in missions, both locally and globally. During the 11am hour we have mission centers for ages kindergarten thru third grade. To be involved in 11am missions, come to the Kids Center sign in area BEFORE the 11am service to get signed in. You will then go to worship as a family and after the children's sermon the kids are brought down to the Kids Center. 4th and 5th Grade Extension ZAP on Sunday mornings This group meets for various sessions throughout the year. Each session lets the kids have an opportunity to serve various groups. We make pillowcases for CHOA, cat toys for Good Mews, mittens for MUST and dog beds for animal control. To be involved in ZAP, come to the Kids Center sign in area BEFORE the 11am service to get signed in. You will then go to worship as a family and after the children's sermon the kids are brought down to the Kids Center. *5th Sundays have one service at 10:00 am and no Sunday School




11:00 AM Sunday School ACTIVITIES


11am Programming We also want our children involved in missions, both locally and globally. During the 11am hour we have mission centers for ages kindergarten thru third grade. To be involved in 11am missions, come to the Kids Center sign in area BEFORE the 11am service to get signed in. You will then go to worship as a family and after the children's sermon the kids are brought down to the Kids Center. *5th Sundays have one service at 10:00 am and no Sunday School




11:00 AM ZAP for 4th & 5th Graders


4th and 5th Grade Extension ZAP on Sunday mornings This group meets for various sessions throughout the year. Each session lets the kids have an opportunity to serve various groups. We make pillowcases for CHOA, cat toys for Good Mews, mittens for MUST and dog beds for animal control. To be involved in ZAP, come to the Kids Center sign in area BEFORE the 11am service to get signed in. You will then go to worship as a family and after the children's sermon the kids are brought down to the Kids Center. *5th Sundays have one service at 10:00 am and no Sunday School





Small Groups

11:00 am Sunday School Activities


11am Programming We also want our children involved in missions, both locally and globally. During the 11am hour we have mission centers for ages kindergarten thru third grade. To be involved in 11am missions, come to the Kids Center sign in area BEFORE the 11am service to get signed in. You will then go to worship as a family and after the children's sermon the kids are brought down to the Kids Center. *5th Sundays have one service at 10:00 am and no Sunday School




11:00 am ZAP for 4th and 5th Graders


4th and 5th Grade Extension ZAP on Sunday mornings This group meets for various sessions throughout the year. Each session lets the kids have an opportunity to serve various groups. We make pillowcases for CHOA, cat toys for Good Mews, mittens for MUST and dog beds for animal control. To be involved in ZAP, come to the Kids Center sign in area BEFORE the 11am service to get signed in. You will then go to worship as a family and after the children's sermon the kids are brought down to the Kids Center.




Zioneers


Not quite old enough for Youth but still wanting to hang out with friends on Sunday night? Join other 4th & 5th graders for Zioneers! Several Sunday evenings through out the year from 5:00-7:00 pm we meet and for food, fun and fellowship. Our events vary from month to month but good times are always part of the plan!
Parents sign your child in at the Kids Center Welcome Area.
Remember all children must be signed in and out.




ZAP


This is a mission opportunity for 4th and 5th graders offered during the 11 a.m. service. We meet for several sessions during the year and support a number of different projects. Making pillowcases for CHOA, cat toys for Good Mews, mittens for MUST, hurricane kits, and dog beds for animal shelters. If your child would like to be a part of this ministry stop by the Kids Center Welcome Area BEFORE the 11 am service and get him/her signed in. Your child will go with you to worship then leave to come to the Kids Center after the Children's Sermon.




Children's Salt & Light


Kindergarten - 5th grade 6:00-7:15pm SALT & LIGHT is a children’s ministry on Wednesday nights. You can sign your children in at 6:00 pm (Kids Center) and they will rotate through performing arts, recreation, mission and Bible study components.