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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! 

    • May 31: Ice Cream Party - Let's Celebrate the beginning of summer with ice cream and fun yard games!
    • June 21: Sweet Rides and Sweet Treats - Bring your bikes, trikes, wagons, roller blades and let's ride in the parking lot, do a mission project and cool off with popsicles! 
    • July 19: Splish, Splash: Beat the heat and let's get wet splishing and splashing through water games and splashing activities! 
    • August 14: TBA
  • 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. Here's the list of times so far. To register your child, or find out more contact Lisa Hendry. 

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    3rd - 5th Graders Summer Schedule

    • Sunday, June 5: Let's meet at Aloha Mini Golf from 3:30 -4:30 pm and play! Contact Miss Lisa to let her know you are coming.
    • Sunday, June 26: Meet at KUMC at 3:30-5:00 pm to work together on a mission project and build a dresser or two for Home Sweet Home! We'll enjoy snacks as we work together to build dressers for other children that need them. 
  • 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.

    The next Souper Saturday is June 4th. Please contact Carol Fischer so we know how much food to provide, and let her know if you have any food restrictions. 

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  • Play cafè

    wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 PM, in KUMC's Gym

    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!

    Play Cafè meets during the school year, and goes on hiatus for the summer months, and school vacation dates if they fall on Wednesday afternoons. 


    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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