Welcome to Bridge Kids Children's Ministry!
All of God's children are welcomed to come experience the love of Jesus Christ while they learn how to live out their faith in new and exciting ways.
Please be sure to stop by The Bridge Kids Welcome Desk to register and get more information on how you can connect with our ministry.
Sunday Morning Small Groups
Do you know who the two biggest influences are in a child’s life? The answer is…. the church and the family. Our goal here in Bridge Kids is to partner with families to make the biggest impact possible in a child’s faith journey. The church only has 40 Sunday’s in a year to minister to kids. Parents have 3,000. Let us help you start to build this foundation, after all, who says church should only happen on Sunday? And who says you can’t have FUN at church every week? Not us!
We offer FUN and ENGAGING ways to learn about Jesus!
We use the First Look Curriculum that is a web based curriculum designed for babies – five years of age. The Curriculum is designed to meet your preschoolers needs through age appropriate activities that build their spiritual foundation. It has simple songs, bible stories, crafts, and games.
Upon graduating from this program, we want your child to know three basic truths.
1. God made me
2. God loves me
3. Jesus wants to be my friend forever
We use the 252 Basics Curriculum that is a web based curriculum designed for Kindergarten- Fifth Graders. 252 is based on one of the three basic truths modeled by Jesus in Luke 2:52.
Upon graduation from this program, we want you child to know three basic truths.
1. I need to make the wise choice.
2. I can trust God no matter what.
3. I should treat other the way I want to be treated.
252 Basics – has 150 Key Bible Stories, 4 Faith Skills, and 30 practical applications of God’s Truth.
Please consider joining our team! Teaching our kids is a privilege, and an opportunity for adults to grow as disciples as they learn from and with those who are younger than them. Contact Stephanie Jordan or Jenn Brown to sign up.
Children's Small Group Room Assignments
CHILDREN 9& 10:30 a.m.
3 years MC152
4 years MC152
K & 1st grades MC153
2nd & 3rd grades MC154
4th and 5th grade girls only @ 9 – MC155
4th and 5th grade boys only @ 9 - MC156
4th and 5th @ 10:30 only – MC155
Nursery Care at 9 & 10:30 a.m.
The Bridge Kids Nursery provides a safe and loving place for your children to be loved, rocked, played with and cared for while their parents attend worship services. Parents receive pagers that vibrate if they are called back to check on their children or if the nursery workers should have any questions. Two paid staff workers are assigned into each nursery room. Church security procedures ensure proper background checks are performed on all paid staff workers in Bridge Kids Children's Nursery. For more information, contact Jill Dyer, Coordinator of Nursery.
Upcoming Children's Ministry Events
Keep up to date with our weekly Newsletter. For information on Children's Ministry events or if you're interested in helping with the Bridge Kids on Sunday mornings, contact Stephanie Jordan.
Third Grade Bible Ceremony: September 17, 2017
Acolytes: Begins October 1, 2017
Fall Festival: October 14, 2017
Advent Adventure: November 26 – December 24, 2017
Mission Kids at Stonebridge United Methodist Church is ready for mission workers! Mission Kids kicks off this fall with a focus on providing opportunities for children to participate in mission projects that benefit the community. In Ephesians 2:10, the Bible tells us that God planned that we should spend our lives helping others. The goal of Mission Kids is to help young children recognize the importance of service.
Once a month, kids fellowship during a pizza lunch, and then have a quick introduction to a missionary from the Bible. After that, kids will work together to complete a service project that benefits organizations right here in McKinney. Optional field trips will be coordinated so that families can go directly into the community to serve.
The program is open to kindergarten through 5th graders. Parents are welcome to either drop off their children to participate in the program, or stay to volunteer! Younger children may accompany volunteer parents at the meetings.
Join us for our first Mission Kids – September 24, 2017 (11:30-1:00pm)
Fall 2017 kick off for the 1st-5th grade Children’s Choir is Sunday, September 10th in Tracy’s Choir Room-RAC 261! Please return form and $25 fee per child (check payable to Stonebridge UMC) on or before the first rehearsal. Rehearsals are held during the school year on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register and pay here, or click here to download a registration form.