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, 2019, with a family celebration in December for all children and their families in Venture Clubs) and in the Spring (January 9, 2019 - April 10, 2019 and April 18, 2019 with our Seder Meal).
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
Agents in Action discover key attitudes and actions exhibited by God, and how to live as God’s children in situations of everyday life. Join us for 13 weeks of secret mission adventures.
Preschool & Nursery
Sunday nursery care - Infant up to 3 years of age
These children are welcomed by a nursery coordinator and staffed by loving parents and discipleship community volunteers. A pager system is available for parents who leave their children. No nursery service during special holidays, but rooms are open and available for anyone who wants to use them their selves. 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.
January & February Memory Verses (CEV):
Preschool: Luke 11:2-3
Grades K-6: Luke 1:46-49
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, January 9, 2019 - April 19, 2019
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 spring 2019 are listed below:
Saturday, April 13 - Dress Rehearsal from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Sunday, April 14 - both services - come at 8:10 a.m.
Program at VMRC Detwiler Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. - come at 6:00 p.m. to warm up
Tuesday, April 23 - Program at Salvation Army at 6:30 p.m. - come at 6:00 p.m. to warm up
Sunday, April 28 - Program at Bridgewater Home, Lantz Chapel at 7:00 p.m. Come at 6:30 p.m. to warm up
Sunday, May 5 - Program at HMC at 9:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall - come at 9:30 a.m. to warm up
Sunday, May 19 - Program at Curis Transitional Care at 9:40 a.m. Come to the choir room at 9:30 a.m.
Musical Programs - come 30 minutes early to prep
Sunday Morning singing dates:
February 3 - both services - come at 9 a.m. to warm up
March 3 - both services - come at 9 a.m. to warm up
April 14 (Palm Sunday) - both services with the adult choir - come at 8:10 a.m. to warm up
April 28 - both services - come at 9 a.m. to warm up
May 19 - singing at Curis Transitional Care - come at 9:30 a.m. to the choir room