Kids.Connect


Kids.Connect
helps children ages Preschool - 6th grade to connect with God, their church family, and with one another. Our desire is to help children to become life-long followers of Jesus Christ. We also hope that through Kids.Connect, families can learn to grow as Christians together. 

Kids.Connect begins in our Sunday morning worship service at 9:30 am. Children attend worship with their families and are invited to come forward for a Kids.Connect message. They then follow their teachers to their classrooms, where from 9:45-10:45 they learn a Biblical story that is taught in a multi-dimensional format. We follow the Deep Blue curriculum published by Cokesbury, our United Methodist publishing house. Deep Blue includes Bible stories, science experiments, arts and crafts, animated video, storytelling and active games – combined into a living faith experience helping children discover what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ!

You can learn more about Deep Blue at deepbluekids.com.

Our Children's Ministry team are committed members of the church who love God and are devoted to sharing God's love with children. All are experienced teachers with a deep personal faith, have passed a background check, and follow our church’s safe sanctuary practices. The Children's Ministry team would love to welcome any children and families who desire to learn and grow in the Christian faith! For more information, contact Jennifer Filter, our children and family ministry director, at jennifer.filter@coralvilleumc.org.

 

 

 

What's New

On Sunday, December 11, CUMC is once again offering a soup supper in conjunction with Coralville's Annual Aisle of Lights.


Here are some of the ongoing activities available at CUMC.

Kids.Connect is available for all children, preschool-6th grade.  Children begin in the sanctuary at 9:30 a.m. to worship with their families. They will listen to the weekly Kids.Connect message, and then be dismissed to their classroom around 9:45. Parents will have time for a quick cup of coffee or treat after worship before collecting children from their classroom at 10:45 a.m.

We believe children should be seen AND heard.  We welcome children of all ages in worship on Sunday mornings!

SPLAT! Youth Group meets weekly on Sundays immediately following worship. Join us for a time of learning, serving, sharing, and fun!  All youth, grades 7 – 12, are invited to take part.

Coffee and Conversation, a Grief/Care Giver Support Group meets every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 10:30 am.

Choirs rehearse weekly every Tuesday evening. Under the direction of Jared Shulse, Bell choir meets at 5:45 pm and Celebration at 7:00 pm.  New voices and/or ringers are always welcome, so feel free to join the choirs as they prepare to “make a joyful noise.”

Brew Crew Fellowship after worship every Sunday in the Community Room.  Come share a hot beverage, a sweet treat, and a story or two with friends, old and new.


Our building is open and all are welcome to attend worship in-person at Coralville UMC! Our worship is on Sunday mornings at 9:30.  To all who are joining us for the first time, welcome!

We will continue streaming live from Facebook on Sunday mornings at 9:30 as well. All are welcome! You can find our Facebook page by clicking the icon at the top of this website. Or, you can find it here: Facebook CoralvilleUMC

Regarding our mask guidance, in keeping with the City of Coralville and Iowa City Community School District, we will follow the new CDC guidelines at our church. Please take good care of yourselves and be loving and respectful toward one another, understanding that our personal health and personal levels of comfort will differ.

We are reserving the group of pews on the far right of the sanctuary as you are facing the altar for those who choose to be especially cautious about masking. 

 


Now there are three ways for you to make contributions to CUMC!