Connect | Kids

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Lisa Hendry

Children's Minister


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  • Family FUn NIghts at KUMC thiS Summer

    See below for Dates and Times

    You're invited to come and play this summer at KUMC on Family Fun Nights! KUMC Children's Ministries has a fun activity planned for the whole family once a month on a Tuesday evening this summer  May - August from 6 - 7 pm. All are welcome to come, just drop in when you can. You're encouraged to bring friends too! Here's what we have planned for you this summer! 

    • August 14: Splash and Ride: Bring your favorite ride on toy/bike and let's ride around KUMC's parking lot and cool down in the splash area as needed! 
  • 3rd - 5th

    Just for Kids in 3rd - 5th grades

    This new group is just for kids currently in 3rd, 4th & 5th grades who want to have fun meeting new friends and doing some fun things together. Together with Children's Ministry Leader, Lisa Hendry, they'll meet for activities at KUMC and also go out on outtings too on Sundays. 

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    3rd - 5th Graders Summer Events: 

    • Sunday, August 21 - TBA
    • Sunday, September 11
    • Sunday, October 2 & 16
    • Sundays, November 6 & 20
  • Souper SaturdayS

    First Saturday of the Month, 4:30 - 6:30 PM, in KUMC's Gym

    Do you have a preschooler? Are you looking to find playmates for them and connect with other families nearby? You're invited to come and develop close friendships and join the fun at Souper Saturdays at Kirkwood United Methodist Church.  The kids will make lasting friendships as they run off energy, and you won't need to cook! Older and younger siblings are welcome to come along too. Parents will enjoy soup, and the kids will have their own meal.

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    Fall Schedule: 

    • September 3
    • October 1
    • November 5
    • December 3
  • Play cafè

    wednesdays Afternoons during the sChool year - Begins, 9/7/22

    3 - 5 PM, in KUMC's Gym

    It's almost time for Play Cafè! The first open gym time will be Wednesday, September 7th!  Parents, bring the kids and let them enjoy open gym time in our indoor gym play area while you relax and get to chat with other parents after school ends. Let the little ones wiggle out that afternoon energy while you catch up with friends or meet new ones!


    Lisa Hendry



  • Parent's Night out

    On Friday evenings -TBA; check back to find the next date & time

    On some Friday evenings, KUMC Children’s Ministry hosts a fun evening for kids at church from 5:00-8:00 for kids age 2 years old through 5th grade so parents can enjoy a relaxing evening out! Kid's will enjoy a dinner of pizza, applesauce and cookies for dinner and then do crafts, play games and have open play time in the gym. Please plan to pack a meal with your child wants/needs a different dinner. Their evening will end with some stories and a movie to help them wind down so they are ready to tuck into bed when you bring them home. There is no cost for this event, but KUMC will gladly accept donations to cover the cost of food and supplies for the evening. Watch here for a future date to be announced, and then follow the link to registration that will appear at the bottom of this announcement to register your child or children - then go get those dinner reservations for you and your significant other! 


    Lisa Hendry




    Children’s Day Out provides care for children aged infant through five years in a loving Christian atmosphere.  We offer quality childcare in a non-daycare setting, a trusted and caring staff, socialization, a safe environment, and meaningful age-appropriate activities.

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    Beth Seley


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  • Kirkwood United Methodist Preschool check our website for any changes to due to COVID-19.

    Kirkwood Preschool offers a play-based learning curriculum with emphasis on fostering young children’s abilities to become self-directed, self-reliant, sensitive to others’ views, and to achieve personal, social, and academic success.

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    Jenny Goff

    314.966.8167 x116

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