We know that children, as well as adults, have many choices throughout their lives. VHUMC Children’s Ministry wants to partner with parents to help build a foundation that creates a habit for children to go to God for guidance as they make decisions in life.
Beginning in the cradle, our children experience the security and unconditional love of Jesus at this church. We want children to know that God loves them, is always with them, and never changes. We teach this early in children’s lives by teaching them the stories of Jesus. During the elementary years we teach children to apply these stories to their own lives. We want children to learn to live their lives the way Jesus lived His life, so that others will be able to see Him through them.
We also want children to be in the habit of going to God when things are good or bad in their lives. We teach this through modeling prayer, praying together, and letting the children lead in prayer.
We want the children to know that they can serve God and His people no matter how old they are. We give children opportunities to be involved in mission projects and other activities that the entire church is a part of, so that they will know they are a part of the body of Christ.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY TEAM
SUNDAY FOR CHILDREN
VHUMC recognizes the need for all children to grow in their knowledge of God’s Word. Each week our well trained Sunday School teachers love to share the scripture with the children through relevant teaching focusing on the love and grace of Jesus Christ.
Wednesday nights are a great time for our children to dig deeper into their faith with specifically designed classes that include Bible study, activities, music, skits, mission work and more.
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VESTAVIA DAY SCHOOL
VDS is an outreach ministry of Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church. We serve Infants through 5K for our preschool program and Kindergarten through 5th grade for our after school program.
Summer Days is our summer option for elementary age children. We will offer several camp themes each week that will begin at 9:00 am and end at 1:00 pm.
CONSERVATORY OF THE ARTS
We exist for the purpose of serving God and the community by helping people of all ages discover and develop their God-given gifts through the creative arts.
The mission of Vestavia Dance is to experience dance in a caring, compassionate and creative environment by contributing beauty in movement. Fostering students with the love and discipline of the art through the expression and development of their God given gifts and talents.
WHALE OF A SALE
Whale of a Sale is a consignment sale offered twice a year at Vestavia Methodist. The proceeds benefit Vestavia Day School.
Throughout the year VHUMC hosts a myriad of sports and recreational opportunities for your kids. These include soccer, football, basketball and cheerleading. Check back regularly to see the what season is coming up next!
Since 1958, Troop #4 has called Vestavia Methodist its home as it has built up generations of young men to better serve their community.
VACATION BIBLE CAMP
Ready to stir up some fun? Food Truck Party VBC invites children 4K through 5th grade to get on a roll with God! We will learn to use daily prayer to turn to God for our needs – and we will learn to serve as the hands of God in ensuring that the needs of others are met.