Children's Ministry

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WELCOME to Children's Ministry at WFUMC!


In keeping with our church’s mission statement, “Reaching out to ALL in the name of Christ,” Children’s Ministry at WFUMC provides opportunities for children to share the love of God by becoming the hands and feet of Christ through serving others within our community and beyond.  We believe that even our littlest members can further God’s kingdom by serving, witnessing and spreading God’s love.


Each event, program, or activity we hold throughout the year provides young children and families with an opportunity to grow closer to God, build relationships, and serve others, through teaching, worship, and fellowship.

Children's Ministry Contacts

Children's Sunday School: Pastor Helen Champion 

Family Ministry Director, Denelle Manley

Children's Sunday School

Sunday School for Children & Youth will kick off on Sunday, August 29. Stay tuned for more details! 


 On-Going Programs & Ministries for Children at WFUMC
Club 4/5

Click here for more information and to register your child for 2020-2021! 

Club 4/5 is a fellowship group at Wake Forest United Methodist Church  that provides a unique opportunity for fourth and fifth graders to come together for an evening of fun, fellowship, bible study and mission work. This ministry is a stepping stone to preparing these children for their transition into Youth Group in 6th grade. 

Club 4/5 meets the THIRD FRIDAY of every month from 6-7:30pm in the Family Life Center. We begin each gathering with prayer, snack dinner and fellowship time, followed by time in God's word, and ending with games, crafts and/or mission activities.  

The cost is a $20 per child for the year so that we may provide a snack dinner, beverages and dessert (pizza, subs, etc) each month. 

Children's Ministry Event Calendar
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Easter Egg Hunt

Date TBD, 10:00-11:30am - WEATHER PERMITTING

Children ages 2 through 5th grade are invited to participate! Please check in at the table outside the Family Life Center. Children will be divided into four age groups (2-3 years old; 4-5 years old, K-2nd Grade and 3rd-5th Grade). The groups will rotate through 4 stations. We will have safety protocols in place to keep everyone as safe as possible. Parents are welcome to stay with their younger children. 

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Summer Camps 

If you are searching for a fun-filled, Christian-based, Summer Camp, we invite you to check out Wake Forest United Methodist Church. Our week-long, half day summer camps provide a safe environment for children to learn and grow, have fun, and make new friends through indoor and outdoor games, snacks, crafts and more!

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Rocky Railway Vacation Bible School 2021

July 26-29, 6-8pm Nightly

Click here to see our Virtual VBS Finale Video from 2020

Trunk or Treat Family Fun Night

October 24, 2021, 

Trunk or Treat will be back in person this year and we can't wait! Please check back in with us in September for more updated information! 

Children's Christmas Shop 

December 12, 2021 - Time TBD

Children, ages 3 through 5th grade, are invited to the WFUMC Annual Children’s Christmas Shop for a fun-filled afternoon of shopping, craft-making, games and more! Parents check in and drop off their children in the Family Life Center and then an “elf”, one of our Youth Group members, will escort each child through the shopping area. Parents choose how much money to give their child to spend. 

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