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Children's Ministry

About CHUMC Children’s Ministries

All are Welcome!   

Our CHUMC Children’s Ministry has something for all children from infant through 5th grade and their families. Our mission is to teach children about the love of Christ in a fun, interactive way that allows them to grow in faith and build relationships.  

All classes, activities, and events follow Safe Gatherings protocols, ensuring your children are cared for by trained staff and volunteers.

We ask parents to fill out and turn in registration forms for all children, available via the link below.

Have or know a 6th -12th grader? Feel free to check out our Youth United! 


Fun bible related classes offered for children of all ages can be found every Sunday morning starting at 9:45 AM.


During 11:00 am worship, after Time for Children

Ages 6 months to 3 years

Education bld. downstairs rm. 2 (Nursery) 

Using all of their senses, little children are introduced to the wonder of God's love.


GODLY PLAY: A hands on style Bible study for all ages that follows the Godly Play curriculum. Certain seasons may see all children going to Godly Play together for a special series. Kinder through 5th grade meet in our Godly Play room upstairs in the Education Building.

CAN DO BIBLE: Starting in December our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will meet in the Oasis room found upstairs in the Education Building. Can Do Bible is a bible based curriculum that welcomes wondering and conversation as we learn about God, the Bible, and each other.


Every 5th Sunday, we will have a 5th Sunday Brunch instead of traditional Sunday School. We will meet in the gym at 10AM for food, games, fellowship, and fun. Everyone is welcome to join.


Children's Choir will meet with Ms. Alyssa at the beginning of Second Story following Children's Time during the 11am service.

For three-year-olds through 5th grade

Meet in the Wesley Room


During 11:00 am worship, after Children's Time and the offering. Children Ages 4 years through 2nd grade

are invited to gather in the Wesley Room (adjacent to the worship center) for a child geared bible story and crafts.


“Anything CLUB can do WE can do!”

Club Can-Do is for all children in 3rd - 5th grade. We meet the second Sunday each month. This "Kids serving others" club performs various services or community projects on the church campus or in the community. Activities vary from month to month.

Upcoming activities:

   -September 10: Help prepare Manna Bags for the Homeless

   -October 8: Craft handmade cards for our esteemed elders


3rd graders and older are able to serve as acolytes. It's not just lighting the candles, it's a big responsibility!



Our Nursery is open and available during all Sunday worship services for parents of little ones.  During the 11:00 am service, Second Story is also available.  However, We do welcome all children to be in worship with their families!  Activity packets (coloring pages, etc.) are available for children to use during worship.  Pick them up in the Narthex, or ask an usher.


A children & youth puppet ministry that uses puppets to teach about God and performs in worship service at various times during the year.


A ministry that brings the stories of the Bible to life! ALL AGES and abilities welcome!


Mark your calendars! We look forward to seeing you for VBS this year, June 24-28, as we explore our oceans with SCUBA!

Registration to open in April.

Current Events

12/2 Saturday Night Out (SNO)                      6 - 10:30 PM

12/3 Children's Advent Play                                    11 AM 

12/3 CLUB CAN DO                                             12-3 PM

         - - - Caroling to our Esteemed Elders - - -

12/11 Chess for ALL                                                  6 PM

12/15 CDC Children's Christmas Pageant                    7 PM

12/16 Breakfast with Santa                      8:30 - 10:30 AM             - - - In the Gym - - - 

12/16 Saturday Night Out (SNO)                    6 - 10:30 PM

12/17 Special Children's time Surprise                     11 AM 

12/24 Christmas Eve

      - - - Breakfast - - - In the gym                    8:45 - 9:45 AM        - - - Morning Service - - -                                      10 AM

      - - - Early Candle Light Service - - -                           5 PM

      - - - Evening Candle Light Service - - -                       7 PM            



12/31 New Year's Eve & 5th Sunday Brunch

         - - - Food and New Year Fun in the Gym - - -     9:45 AM


1/7   Epiphany Pageant                                         11 AM  

Contact Information and Links

Church Office: (210) 349-2401


Jason Chandler

       Dir. of Children's and Family Ministries



1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month.

Saturday childcare, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Ages: 6 months through 11 (5th grade)

Cost: $25 for one child and $15 for each additional child. Youth 12 and up are welcome to volunteer to help.

You do not have to be a member of Colonial Hills UMC to use this service.

Children enjoy games, stories, movies, active play, and a quiet place to rest.  


To guarantee a spot for your child(ren), please sign up by 3pm the Thursday before. 

Upcoming Dates

              December                          January

                 2nd                                   6th

                 16th                                 20th

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