Children & Youth
KIDS DURING WORSHIP
We are committed to fully including children and youth in our LPUMC church family. We are blessed with a totally remodeled classroom area for our children & youth. 

At th 9:30 Contemporary Praise service, children begin in worship with their parents to enjoy praise music & bring their offering, then they move to age-level Sunday School classes (3 yrs - high school). 

At the 11am Traditional service, children being in worship with their parents, then children who are age 3 thru 2nd (or 3rd?) grade are invited to Children's Church during the 2nd part of the service.  Older children & youth remain in worship with their families during this service.


 
NURSERY 
Our professionally staffed Nursery welcomes infants & toddlers during the 9:30am & 11am services.  Their time in the Nursery includes supervised play, simple age-appropriate teaching (such as Toddlers' Bible stories), and healthy interaction with other children & our kid-focused Nursery staff.

 
 
 
YOUTH HANDBELLS
5th thru 8th graders rehearse every Sunday evening (7pm), for 30 minutes conveniently following Youth Group.  They play occasionally at 11am worship service. No experience required.

 
 
UNITED METHODIST YOUTH FELLOWSHIP
Middle School Youth meet at 5:30-7pm every 2nd & 4th Sunday.  Senior High Youth meet every Sunday, 5:30-7pm.  Both groups include faith-building activities, fellowship & fun.  Opportunities are also provided for youth to participate in annual regional gatherings with other Christian youth, such as ROCK & IMPACT.  Our youth group is always welcoming to newcomers.

 
 
APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT
LPUMC has sent volunteer teams of youth and adults to ASP for many years. ASP is a youth oriented service project that fosters human development by addressing the housing needs of Central Appalachia – repairing homes for 400-500 low-income families. The goal is to make homes warmer, safer, and drier for families in need, while offering transformational experience for families, volunteers and staff alike