Children’s Ministry


Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. – Matthew 19:14

Do you have children? Do you like ministering to children? Do like playing with or teaching children? If you said yes to any of those questions, then you should read further. If you said no, you should also read further so that we might change your mind.

The children’s ministry at Pleasant Valley UMC has 4 main pieces: Sunday School, Children’s Church, Children’s Choirs, and Kids for Christ. We welcome anyone that would like to volunteer their time to help in the ministry.

Use the quick links below to jump to what you are looking for:

  1. Facebook Group: How can I keep up with the children’s ministry?
  2. Sunday School: Bible learning that is fun.
  3. Children’s Church: Where are they going?
  4. Children’s Choir: Let the children sing.
  5. Kids for Christ: Like youth group; only younger.

Facebook Group: How can I keep up with the children’s ministry?

We have a Google+ community where you can follow along with the ministry team’s conversations, plans, and up coming events. Please join us here: PVUMC Children’s Ministry.

Sunday School: Bible learning that is fun.

We have two Sunday school classes at 10AM every Sunday morning. Mrs. Linda teaches our 4-year-old preschoolers up through our 3rd graders, and Mr. Mike teaches our 4th through 6th graders. They have great lessons and lots of fun just. They are just waiting for your kids. The classes are in the older part of the church, where the chapel is, on the first floor.

Children’s Church: Where are they going?

You may have noticed the children disappearing during the sermon on Sunday mornings (except the first Sunday). We hope this gives you the ability to focus on the sermon more. Our Children’s Church team takes the same Bible story and relays it in a kid friendly way.

We really could use a couple more hands for Children’s Church. We won’t put you in charge but it would be helpful if there was another set of adult hands near by to help wrangle the kids.

Children’s Chimes: Let the children… percussion?

Erica Hirt is the conductor behind the music; teaching our kids some fun songs as well as teaching them to read music. This is the music portion of KFC. It’s lots

Kids for Christ: Like youth group; only younger.

Kids for Christ is our younger youth group. We meet every Sunday from 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM in room 100. Usually, we play a few games, learn music, have a craft, and learn a lesson. It is a good time for the children to meet other Christian children or to invite their friends to join in on the fun. It is also a good time to get an hour and 15 minutes of peace.


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Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church
43987 John Mosby Highway
Chantilly, VA 20152
Phone: (703) 327-4461