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Children’s Ministry


Join an amazing Children’s Ministry team. Use your gifts. Have fun!

Teach, play, lend a hand, pray, read a story, help with tech or organize materials.
Enjoy time with infants, pre-schoolers, or elementary age children.
During the 9:40am Learning Hour, 10:45am Children’s Worship or as needed for evening events and classes.

Contact Colleen Bajema at (616)834-8478 or


Children are a welcome and joyful part of our worship, learning times and community


The “Grace Space” and Lounge are available for families who want to keep their kids with them during worship. See a bulletin for details. We believe the sound of children (any sound) brings joy to worship.

If you prefer, nursery is also available every Sunday from 8:15-12:15 for infants through pre-kindergarten.

Sunday Classes

                     9:50 Learning Hour classes are available for children Pre-K through 5th

                    10:45 worship service:

Kids entering 1st through entering 4th grade meet every week to worship and learn. Here are the stories and Bible passages we will be covering so you can read and talk about them with your child:
Theme for June: Because of what Jesus has done, we can have
Key verse: “I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.” Psalm 27:13, NIV
June 3 Jesus is the Cornerstone
(Ephesians 2:19-22) Bottom Line: Jesus matters most.
June 10 Gideon (Judges 6-8) Bottom Line: God can use you no matter what.
June 17 Samson (Judges 13-16) Bottom Line: God is stronger than anyone.
June 24 Elijah and the Prophets of Ba’al (1 Kings 18) Bottom Line: God can do the impossible.
July 1 Shadrack, Meshack, and Abednigo (Daniel 3) Bottom Line:
Trust that God is always with you.
Questions? Contact Director Colleen Bajema: cell 616-834-8478 or

Discipleship Opportunities for Children

Colleen Bajema, Children’s Ministry Coordinator


Available all morning from 8:30 to noon.

Sunday School 9:40-10:40am

PK through 3rd graders: meet on the first floor of FUMC for a fun hour of crafts, bible stories, and more!

4th and 5th graders: meet in Room 303 on the third floor of FUMC. Join us as we delve deeper into some of our favorite classic bible stories.

Middle Schoolers (grades 6-7): Meet on the third floor in the Sonrise room. Contact Tim Hook for more information.

8th graders: Confirmation class is offered twice a month for 8th graders. This class meets in the basement level of FUMC in “The Well.” Contact LuAnne Hook for more information.

High school:  Students are invited to meet on the 3rd floor of FUMC in the “Eclipse” room. Come hang out with your friends, discuss the scripture, and grow deeper into your faith!

Worship Centers 10:45-12:00

During the second service, children are welcome to join our church family in the Sanctuary for worship and Children’s Time with Pastor Lynn. After Children’s time, children are invited to leave the sanctuary to enjoy classes geared towards their learning and understanding of what service is all about!

PreK-K: meet in Room 101 on the first floor of FUMC

1st-2nd graders: meet in room 103 on the first floor of FUMC.

3rd graders: meet on the third floor of FUMC to engage in a Bible Class that strengthens their understanding of the scripture and enhances their ability to utilize the bible.

For questions regarding Children’s ministries, please contact the Director of Children’s Ministries Colleen Bajema

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