Lenora Bell Director of Children's Ministry
Click here for the Junior Department Statement of Purpose
Click here for the Shine Curriculum website/links (for training videos go to teachers tab and Shine training videos)
Click here for the “My Online Circle of Grace” video link (grades 3-6)
Click here for the Circle of Grace training videos (All grades)
Kids' Venture Clubs
Kindergarten - Grades 6 meet Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m. in the Fall (starting September 11, 2019, with a family celebration December 18, 2019 for all children and their families in Venture Clubs) and in the Spring (January 8 - April 1, 2020).
Discover fun, faith & Friends
Venture Clubs begin with Crazy Praise at 6 p.m. in room E2/3 and ends at 7 p.m.
Clubs help facilitate child's early direction into a life of faith. Our lessons contain scripture, lesson aim, Bible lesson, Bible activity, enrichment or craft with the lesson. Come join us each week September-April. Please sign up for Kid's Venture Clubs by contacting Lenora Bell.
Kids Venture Club
Passport to Adventure will help children discover the impact that daily choices make on their lives. Bible truths will encourage the value of choosing to trust God in all situations.
Preschool & Infant/Toddler Care
Sunday Care - Infant up to 3 years of age
These children are welcomed by a coordinator and staffed by loving parents, volunteers and discipleship community volunteers. A pager system is available for parents who leave their children. No volunteers are provided during special holidays, but rooms are open and available for anyone who may need to use them with their children. Sunday School classes are available for preschool children during the Sunday School hour in the C wing.
Children's Sunday Schools
Children meet from 9:40 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Grades K-5 meet in our assembly room and then go to individual grade level rooms. We study SHINE curriculum in Grades Pre K – Grade 8 and WEE WONDER in our Preschool I and II classes.
March - May Memory Verses (CEV):
Preschool: Luke 18:16 & Luke 13:18-19
Grades K-6: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 & Psalm 63:1-4
Matthew 6:9-15 - The Lord's Prayer
Psalm 23 - The Lord is my Shepherd
Deuteronomy 6:4-9 - The Shema
1 Corinthians 3:9-11
Isaiah 41:9 and 10
Psalm 145:13b, 16-19, 21
Children's choirs meet Wednesday evenings, during the school year, August - December & January - April.
Children at HMC have the opportunity to be a part of one of our many choirs. Our choirs and their descriptions are below. Chorister choir will sing once a month on Sunday morning in both of our services.
Joy and Chorister's Choir - Begin in room D1, 7:00-8:00 p.m (Grades K -6)
Lenora Bell, Director Chorister's Choir, Maria Zehr, Director Joy Choir, Lucinda Schlabach, Accompanist.
Carolers Choir- Room C1, 6:15-6:50 p.m. (Preschool ages 3-5) Hannah Shultz, Director
Singing Dates and Musical dates for fall 2019 are listed below:
December 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Dress Rehearsal for Children’s Christmas Program
December 15, 5:00 p.m. Children’s Christmas Program
Musical Programs - come 30 minutes early to prep
Sunday Morning singing dates: