Upcoming Children's Activities


  • W2Kidz Schedule for April and May

    The W2Kidz ~ MISSION POSSIBLE Kids (MPK) and GLOW (Go Love Others in the World) Kids will meet in April and May, 6 to 7 p.m. in the Children's Area. Come join us for the remainder of the school year for cool hands-on mission activities, lots of fun and great fellowship! New MPK Agents and GLOW Kids are always welcome anytime! Bring your friends, too.  

    April 26 W2Kidz

    May 10 W2Kidz Celebration!

  • Children's Choirs

    FUMC offers choirs to children ages 4-13. Choir will begin January 19 in room 208. 

    • 4:30-5:00 - Children's Choir ages 4-2nd grade
    • 5:00-5:45 - Girls of Grace Choir 3rd-6th grades

    No audition is required. Email Kelli@hvlfumc.org for more information.


  • PASSPORT Kids Camp

    Summer 2017 PASSPORT KIDS Camp is filled with fun, faith-building programming and hands-on missions education for older elementary children. This summer, one of the PASSPORT Kids Camp is being held at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, from July 9 – 12. The cost is $275.00. Currently, this camp is full. However, First UMC has been placed on the waiting list with the possibility (no guarantee) that an opening may occur. If your child/children is interested in attending the PASSPORT KIDS CAMP at Converse College, and will have completed grades 3-5 for the 2016/2017 school year, please contact Leslie Merrill, 693.4275 or email: leslie@hvlfumc.org no later than Wednesday, March 1. Another PASSPORT Kids Camp option, is at the Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC, from July 3-6. The cost is: $295.00. Presently, there are still some openings. If your child/children is interested in attending this camp, in place of being on the waiting list for Converse College, please let me (Leslie) know by, Wednesday, March 1. If there is enough interest for this summer and provided there are still openings, we will try to attend one of the two camps. For both of the PASSPORT Kids Camps, adult - male and female chaperones, will be needed.

  • 2017 Vacation Bible School

    Hero Central – Discover Your Strength in God Vacation Bible School 2017 Monday, June 19 – Thursday, June 22 At VBS Hero Central, children will discover their strength in God. explore God’s mission for their lives. encounter epic adventures alongside biblical heroes. realize qualities that make them truly heroes in God! Power Up!


    Register by Wednesday, May 31,

    VBS Registration Brochures are available at the Welcome Desk, Children’s Area, church website and the Director of Children’s Ministry office. Offering three age-related VBS experiences:

    • Preschool VBS (3’s - 4’s) will enjoy Bible Stories, “Art on a Cart” (crafts), Music, Snacks and outside play. 
    • K – 4th grade VBS - Will travel with their Guides (Adult Staff) to the following stations
    • 5th & 6th grade VBS – Will experience VBS stations for two days and hands on mission opportunities in the community for two days.