Welcome to Belmont’s Children’s Ministry! We are so glad you stopped by to check us out.
Children’s Sunday School meets from 9:15am-10:15am. Scroll down for descriptions.
Want to help with Children’s Ministry this year? Contact Pastor Kate.
We also offer a wonderful music program for children. Visit our Children’s choirs webpage to learn more.
We are a beautiful community who seeks to learn to live like Jesus and share God’s love with everyone. Our congregation seeks to uphold our baptismal vows as we support children (ages birth through sixth grade) on their lifelong faith journey in service with others.
Our Children’s Ministry reflects a beautiful diversity of children in many ways and seeks to continue to meet the needs of diverse learners. It is our honor to get to walk on this faith journey with your child!
A note to parents/guardians/caregivers: We know parenting is one of the deepest gifts in life but also a big task! We believe as parents and caregivers, you are the primary faith-former in your home and we seek to provide resources and support you as you teach your children about God’s big and wide love!
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kate Fields, Pastor of Children’s Ministry and Discipleship.
There are many ways for your children to get involved in our children’s Ministry! One big way is Sunday school!
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS DESCRIPTIONS (9:15-10:15am)
Worship: We love having children in worship!
Our children often help lead worship at Belmont! This is a very important value to us as we believe that children are made in God’s image and if we don’t listen to how children know God then we will miss a part of knowing God too! Therefore, our children have a critical place in leading our congregation in worship and in the knowledge of who God is, and our children are empowered to lead us in many ways at Belmont!
We love having children in our worship services! We provide worship bags for children to follow along in the service and also encourage families to sit in the front so their children can see all the sights, sounds, and action at the altar!
We have rocking chairs available in the back of the sanctuary for parents, as well as a family room located in room 122 in an adjacent hallway. The family room has a changing table, rocking chairs, toys and a live feed of the worship service.
8:10am Worship in the chapel with weekly Communion
10:30am Worship in the sanctuary
10:30am Worship in the Chapel (in Karen, English, and Thai languages)
Nursery and Childcare at Belmont
We provide a nursery staffed by trained childcare workers for children from age 6 weeks up to 3 years. Children age 3 by September 1 begin in our Sunday School Program.
Our Nursery is located on the first floor, room 111. You will be welcomed by our excellent childcare staff who will love and care for your child! Our sign in/sign out systems alerts workers to allergies and special needs and provides safety in knowing that our babies and toddlers are picked up by their parents or guardians. Two Sundays a month, children sing with Baby Toddler Music!
Wednesday: 6:00pm- 7:00pm (or 8:30pm by special reservation)
Click here to download our Belmont UMC Safe Sanctuary policy.
Be on the lookout for these big events in the Children’s Ministry!
Children’s carnival, Easter Egg Hunt, Summer VBS, Blessing of the Backpacks, Third Grade Bible Presentations, Kindergarten Prayer Friends/Mentors, All Church Retreat, Wonderfully Made Retreat, Advent Family Festival
We believe that our faith and love should have feet, so we seek to create opportunities where our children can serve others. Such opportunities vary according to ages but have included: writing signs of welcome with sidewalk chalk in front of the church, writing cards to church members, cleaning the children’s library, making lunches for Room in the Inn, and more!
Volunteering in our Children’s Ministry
Are you looking for a fun way to serve? Plan to be a part of our amazing Children’s Ministry. We invite YOU to meet fabulous children and creative adults. The job description is to have a loving heart, a ready smile, and a desire to have fun.
The Children’s Library is now located in the 2nd floor children’s hallway. It functions much the same as a free library where children and families are invited to take books and then bring them back when they are done. Please check in with Pastor Kate if you have book donations that you’d like to contribute.