children's Ministries

sunday mornings

Come and join us on Sunday mornings.  Morning worship begins at 9:15 in the Worship Room in the Children's Building.  Ourt children gather there before Siunday School for fellowship, fun and announcements.

Sunday School is a time whenb our children begin to dig into God's Word and learn the amazing stories of the Bible.  We have classes meeting for all ages: Pre-K, Kindregarten and 1st Grade, 2nd and 3rd, 4th and 5th.  If you have questions please contact our Children's Director.

summer calendar

Click on the image to the left to download the Children's Summer 2019 Calendar.

children's church

Each Sunday moring during the Traditional worship  service , PreK-2nd graders are invited to leave the main sanctuary after our the Children's Sermon on the 2nd-5th Sundays of each month.  

On the 1st Sunday of each month, children will come to the Children's Building before the Traditional Service and have Children's Church .  The children will be brought up to the Sanctuary to experience Communion with their families.   


Nursery is available for children ages 6 weeks to 3 years old.  The nursery is located adjacent to our fellowship hall on the 2nd street side of the building.

sunday nights

Each Sunday evening here at First Methodist Church Minden  our First Kids meet @ 5:30 for food, fun and fellowship.  The focus of FirstKids is on study of God's Word  and missiion activities.

J.a.m. - Jesus and me

On Wednesday evenings we begin our evening with a Family Meal at 5:30 in our Fellowship Hall.  Following our meal @ 6:00 our children, PreK-5th grade, will have practice in the Children's Building.  Following choir practice, children will have the opportunity to dig deeper into God's Word and learn how they can put their faith into action daily.

seasonal opportunities

There are several seasonal opportunities that our Children's Ministry participates in.  These include:


Every summer  we offer VBS for our children PreK-5ht grades.  We offer an evening VBS from 5:30-8:00.  We provide dinnerfor all participants and then children get to experience games, music, stories and the teaching of God's Word in a fun and unique way.  

Our dates for 2019 are July 22-25.


Each summer we offer a Music, Art and Drama cam p here at FUMC Minden.  This week long cam p is  an opportunity for our  children and the children of our area to  be a part of a fun musicalfrom start to finish.  Kids will learn songs, movements and will participate in all the aspects of procution as well.  

Dates for the summer of 2019 are:  July 8-12.


Pre  camp for 3rd and 4th graders and Elemantary camp for 5th-6th graders.  

Pre Camp dates are:  May 31-June 2

Elementary Camp  dates are:  July 8-12


2nd-5th graders are invited to join us at Kids Conference in Tyler, TX at Pine Cove for a weekend retreat.  This is a great time for our kids to bond with each other and to grow spiritualy.