Welcome to Children and Family Ministries at Peachtree Road! It is our joy and privilege to help families grow in their faith together by supporting, nurturing and encouraging the tenets of our Christian faith. It’s all about faith, fellowship, food and FUN as kids stay connected and build stronger relationships with their church friends Sunday mornings and beyond!
Worship and Praise
3rd – 5th graders, 11:15 am, D302
Each Sunday morning our kids experience engaging worship, cool music, a relevant message and fellowship with friends. Invite your friends and come join us!
W.O.W. ~ The Wonder of Worship
1st and 2nd graders, D317
During the school year children engage in fun, interactive learning experiences about baptism, communion, seasons of the church year, liturgy, music, prayer, outreach and all aspects of our traditional worship experience. Ministers, program staff and other adult leaders in our congregation will be guest speakers, giving them an opportunity to form relationships with these leaders and better understand the joy of worship.
Pre-K and Kindergarten, D Bldg Classrooms
Children participate in the worship service through Children’s Moments, then attend a fun and energetic large group worship time with music, story and prayer. They return to their classrooms for small group activities designed to draw them closer to God and Jesus. **3 year olds remain in their classrooms for learning and activities.
United Methodist Kids Fellowship (UMKF)
Once a month on Sunday evenings during the school year For 3rd, 4th and 5th graders
Sundays, June through August, 10:00 am
Completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Teams of children compete individually and in groups. Activities center around FUN physical competition and answering Bible questions.
3 days in June, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Completed Kindergarten through 5th grade AND parent We partner with agencies in the city to serve others and share the love of Christ.
Vacation Bible School
4 days in Summer, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
4 years old (by June 1) through 5th grade. Come for a great week of learning and sharing together. Children experience stories of our faith through storytelling, singing, crafts and play.
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Parents and children ages 4 through 5th grade work together to serve others in our community.
Lenten Family Journey
Evening during Lent, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Families enjoy a “Seder” meal together, then travel through the events of Holy Week.
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday before Easter, 10:00 am
Children ages 1 to 10 years old and their families enjoy egg hunts, rides and activities in a fun-filled morning with a visit from the Easter Bunny!
Blessing of the Animals
Sunday evening, early October
Outdoor fellowship, then special worship and pet blessing in the Sanctuary.
Sunday evening in Advent, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Families gather for crafts galore as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ. Devotional and dinner complete our celebration!
Twice a year, Sunday, 10:00 am
Introduction to Children’s Ministries and our Nursery at Peachtree Road.
Leaving the Nursery
Sunday, 10:00 am, Spring
Parents of rising 3 year olds learn about the next phase of Christian Education at PRUMC.
Programs designed to support healthy and happy marriage amidst the demands of raising a family. Topics include commitment, managing conflict, creating your future and building a family.
Throughout the year we offer programs designed to support and encourage parents in their role of raising happy, confident children with Christian values. Topics focus on promoting values and character in children, finding a balance in parenting. Our parenting programs have welcomed many expert guest speakers, such as John Rosemond, Tommy Newberry, Chap Clark, and including our very own Pastoral Counselor, Reverend Ron Greer, who is always a favorite guest speaker.
Sunday Morning Nursery
Sundays, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Our youngest members, 6 weeks through 2 years old, learn love and affection through the care of dedicated staff and volunteers.
Special Needs Children
Sundays, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
At Peachtree Road, we celebrate and welcome all God’s children. Children ages 3 to 12 years old experience love and nurture with our trained “special needs buddies”. These compassionate volunteers help each child take part in age-appropriate classroom activities. Special needs families are provided with an opportunity to attend Sunday School and worship knowing their child is receiving excellent love and care.
Care and Concern Ministry
Families who are experiencing a crisis receive special care in tangible ways.
Weekday Drop In Childcare
The Drop-In Childcare Program provides a loving, Christian environment, enriching educational programs, and fun-filled activities for kids ages four months to six years. Parents can enjoy free time while their young children play with our wonderful caregivers.
September through May
Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
June through August
Monday – Friday | 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Drop-in Nursery is located in the PRUMC Children’s Building. Reservations can be made in person, or by contacting the Drop In Nursery at 404.240.8269 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on reservations, fees, policies, forms and more, please visit the Drop In page at www.prumc.org.
We offer evening childcare for many events, classes and services that take place throughout the year. Information for events will indicate if childcare is offered. Childcare reservations can be made at email@example.com.
10:00 am, Children’s Building
For children 3 years old through 2nd grade. The United Methodist curriculum, which introduces major Biblical characters and events, is enhanced by music, crafts, outreach projects and seasonal assemblies through the year.
Sundays, 10:00 am
Third graders recieve the gift of a Bible from their church family and begin an exciting journey through the major stories of our faith.
TEAM 45! 4th and 5th Graders
Sundays, 10:00 am
Our exciting format offers interactive, hands-on learning for our 4th and 5th grade children! Each week we gather together for energetic, fun Christian music and a skit with our Bible storyteller. We then move to smaller groups for discussion and activities based around our theme of the month.
Sundays, 8:45 & 11:15 am
Children in Pre-K and Kindergarten, with their teachers, participate in the worship service through Children’s Moments, then attend an energetic large group worship time with music, story and prayer as they learn about God. Children return to their classrooms for small group activities designed to draw them closer to God and Jesus.
WOW! The Wonder of Worship
Sundays, 8:45 & 11:15 am
All first and second grade students, together with their teachers, engage in interactive learning experiences about baptism, communion, seasons of the church year, liturgy, music, prayer, outreach, and all aspects of our worship experience. Be ready to get excited about worshiping God!
The Heart of Our Ministry
The Loft Our new space on the 3rd floor of the Rollins Building for 3rd – 5th graders has been created to be a cool and inviting space for our kids to grow their faith!
On Sunday, September 13, 2015, our third graders received the gift of a Bible from their church family, and embarked on an exciting life exploration of learning God’s Word. We are so proud of our
Thanks to all those who participated in our 2014 Mission Camp and Family Fun Night. Each of these events were designed with outreach in mind. At the June 4 Fun Night, families filled 866 backpacks