December 2018

Welcome to this month's issue of the Children's Newsletter...Keeping up with all things KIDS!
December Memory Verse
You are the light of the world.

Matthew 5:14
Breakfast with SANTA!!!
The Big Event is almost here!!
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 12th.
Santa will join us in the Fellowship Hall from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wear your pj's, eat a pancake breakfast sponsored by our Youth and have your picture taken with everybody's favorite man in the red suit! Reservations needed for dinner only. Contact Pat Church or DP Grigg to get on the dinner list.
Don't forget your camera!!
Christmas Caroling is Coming!
Families are invited to join the FUMC Choir as they set out out for an afternoon of Caroling to our FUMC shut -in friends. Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 15th from 2pm - 4pm. Everyone is invited! They will be using the church buses to carry our caravan of songbirds to spread Christmas cheer for all to hear! Cookies and Hot Chocolate provided by the Children's Ministry Council, will be served when you return
November Memory Verse Success
Look at the friends that have hidden God's word in their hearts.
Brisson Whitlock
Morgan Grigg
Kendall Severt
Nathan Peters
Rebekah Franks

Trust the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.
Isiah 26:4
Advent Season Help Needed !!!!
Volunteers needed for Good News and Daddy at the Desk during December!
We also need a volunteer to keep our babies safe during the Love Feast on December 24th at 5pm. Please contact Kim Myers if you can help 336-889-3103 or
Children's Sunday School
December Sunday School...Help us Find Jesus!
We Fish You a Merry Christmas!    The sea is filled will awesome creatures great and small. These creatures remind us of the Christmas story and the greatest gift of all, Jesus. Kids will learn that to find what Christmas is really about you can’t just look at the mall or inside the presents under the tree, but instead you have to look for Jesus. 
Kids of the Kingdom
December Special Dates to remember
December 5th - No KOK regular classes...Dress Reherasal for the Children's Choir Nativity. Meet in the Sanctuary from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
December 12th - No KOK...Join us for Breakfast with Santa from 5:30 - 6:30 in the Fellowship Hall
During Kids of the Kingdom on November 14th we made blankets for the Cover the City Collection and Decorated Christmas Cards for our Military
Our Nursery is available every Sunday from
8:30am -12:00pm for Children up to age 4 and is located in the Education Building, Room 113. Mrs. Marianne Gordon and one of our wonderful volunteers are here each Sunday to snuggle and keep our babies safe and happy.

Love Feast Child Care will be available
starting at 4:30 pm on December 24th
in room 113
Good News Volunteers
Dec 2
9:00- Heather Whitlock
10:55 - Kim Myers
Dec 9
9:00 -Marie Petroff
10:55 -NO Good News
Dec 16
9:00- Colie Whitlock
10:55 - Doris Towers
Dec 23
9:00 - Volunteer Needed
10:55 - Ginny Carpenter
Dec 30
9:00 Volunteer Needed
10:55 Volunteer Needed
Daddy at the Desk
Dec 2 Volunteer Needed
Dec 9 Volunteer Needed
Dec 16 Wayne Cadick
Dec 23 John Shoe
Dec 30 Phil Sedberry

Thank you to all the volunteers that help keep our children's program running strong!

Mandie and George Heaston on the birth of Alexander George Heaston
 November 22, 2018
7.9 lbs and 20.5 inches
Proud Grandparents are Gaye and Steve Thomas

JUNE 23-26 2019
Advent Mission Project
Feeding Lisa's Kids
Support FUMC's Kids Mission Team as they raise money during Advent for this much needed area mission. Help feed High Point's hungry with a $20 donation to Feeding Lisa's Kids. Starting Sunday, December 2nd we will have baskets with one- of- a kind gingerbread boys and girls available in all 3 worship services. These adorable wooden ornaments were all decorated by our Child Enrichment Children! Simply choose an ornament and place $20 in the offering or give to Pat Church marked "Lisa's Kids".
For more information on Feeding Lisa's Kids check them out on facebook.

December Birthdays
Luke Caviness 3rd
Claire Davis 11th
Kate Gibhardt 13th
Sally Newton 17th
Madelyn Morrison 24th

Saturday Morning Matinee
Saturday, December 1st from 9:00 am -11:30 am have mom and dad drop you off in the fellowship hall for breakfast and a viewing of the Star! Following the movie we will decorate trees for our church shut-ins. Sounds like a good morning for parents to Christmas shop. Let me know you are coming by clicking the link below.
Registration Deadline is November 29th
Children's Choir News

Our practice on December 5th will be from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm and will be our dress rehearsal for the Children's Nativity program that will be presented on December 9th during the 10:55 service.
We will meet in the Sanctuary.
Child Enrichment News
We had so much fun bringing in a brown bag lunch for a needy child. We donated our collection to Burns Hill Food Bank.
Supplies Needed
Donation Item of the Month:
We Need Hand Sanitizer and Play Dough If you would like to donate please place your donations in the plastic bin located in the foyer of the Education Building .
Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin on January 23rd for Church Members and current families.
Registration Forms will be available online starting January 14th
Contact Us

Have questions? Need to know more? Contact: Kim Myers, Director of Children's Ministries or 336-889-3103