Watkinsville Kids

Children’s Ministry at Watkinsville First United Methodist Church

At Watkinsville First United Methodist Church, we create a safe space for children to learn about the love of Jesus and grow together!

Our ministry for all children from birth to 5th grade.

Sunday Mornings

We have the best time with our kiddos at Watkinsville Kids! We play games, learn Bible stories, have music time, and so much more. Come hang out with us on Sunday morning for:

  • Children’s Church (preschool- 5th grade following the children’s moment in worship)
  • Sunday School 9:45-10:45am in the children’s wing
    • Embark: preschool-1st grade
    • Investigate: 2nd-5th grade
  • Nursery: available during both services (8:45 & 11) and during Sunday school hour by request

Treasured

Our Treasured ministry for 2nd-5th grade girls creates a safe space for girls to learn together, talk about the challenges that come with being a preteen, and fellowship with one another. We meet twice a month on Sunday nights from 5-7pm.

Spring 2024 Calendar

We have lots of exciting things coming up this fall and can’t wait to see how God will move!

January 

  • 1/21: Treasured Ice Skating, 2:15-7pm
  • 1/28: Treasured, 5-7pm
  • 1/31: Blankets for Bigger Vision, 6:30-8pm

February 

  • 2/4: Treasured, 5-7pm
  • 2/10: Winter Jam/Lock-in (rising 6th graders with youth)
  • 2/25: Treasured, 5-7pm

March 

  • 3/3: Tentative GOOD Session 1
  • 3/3: Treasured, 5-7pm
  • 3/10: Tentative GOOD Session 2
  • 3/24: Next Gen Canned Food Scavenger Hunt, 2-7pm
  • 3/27: Holy Week Stations (following Wednesday night supper)
  • 3/31: Easter!

April

  • 4/14: Tentative GOOD Session 3
  • 4/14: Treasured, 5-7pm
  • 4/19: Treasured Lock-in 
  • 4/28: Tentative GOOD Session 4

May

  • 5/19: Nachos & Nerf Night End of School Celebration

You Are GOOD: God’s Own Outstanding Design

This spring, we are excited to launch our developmentally appropriate, faith-based body education program for kids. It will consist of 4 sessions targeted towards different age groups from kindergarten through high school. We are trying to gauge interest in order to best plan, so please! please! please! fill out this form by Sunday, January 28th. The parent information guide can be found here.

Tentative Schedule (times and dates may change based on family interest, availability, etc.)

  • Session 1 (March 3, 1:30-4:30pm– recommended K-3)
  • Session 2 (March 10, 1-4pm– recommended grades 3-6)
  • Session 3 (April 14, 12:15-4pm– recommended grades 5-9)
  • Session 4 (April 28, 2-4:30pm– recommended grades 10-12)

Contact Information

Elena Mitchell

Children’s Minister

Elena@watkumc.org