Children’s/Youth Ministry Mission Statement:

As disciples of Christ, we nurture and serve the church family and community through intergenerational bonding, missions, and outreach.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHILDREN

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Kidz Worship – An Interactive Time of Praise

Children in Pre-K through 5th grade for the current school year are invited to come together in Room 205 of the Children's Building from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. each Sunday for a high energy worship environment to learn about God in a casual and fun atmosphere.* Worship comes in the form of storytelling, skits, praise songs, and both large and small group time. Our goals are to instill an excitement in your child about God's word and work in his or her life, and to apply His truths in daily life. We especially strive to show the children how important it is to have Jesus as Savior so He can be present throughout their lives.

*3 year olds have their own small group time at 9:00, downstairs in Room 112 of the Children's Building.

3rd Grade Bibles

Bible Presentation Sunday is a very special day for 3rd graders. Bibles are presented to our 3rd graders during the worship services at 10:30 a.m. (Bibles are personalized with their name, the date, and the signature of our Senior Pastor.) Children and their parents are invited to attend a reception during the 9:45 Sunday school hour where they will enjoy refreshments and special activities using their new Bible.

Confirmation

Confirmation class for 6th graders is offered each school year. Confirmands learn about the United Methodist Church, discipleship, and membership in a congregation. They visit other worshipping faith communities, participate in mission projects, and write their class creed. Click here to register your child for Confirmation.

Vacation Bible School

VBS is an exciting experience for children entering Kindergarten – 6th grade. It is a week-long opportunity for fun and fellowship while learning more about God’s word and how to apply it to daily life. Each day includes Sanctuary time, Bible stories, crafts, music, and an emphasis on mission and outreach.

Children's Music & Arts

Our Children's Music & Arts program called WOW ("Worship Our Way") is open to all children 4 years old through 6th grade. We offer 2 children's choirs which rehearse on Sunday mornings during the 10:30 a.m. worship time. The choirs occasionally sing during worship services and at least one program during the school year.

SEARCH TEAM FOR OUR DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

Broadmoor UMC has appointed a search team to help us hire our Director of Children's Ministries. Ministry Architects is working with us as we seek the person who will help us increase the depth and reach of our children's ministry.

We invite you to pray for the team and those we interview. If you have names of possible candidates, ideas, or questions, please feel free to contact one of our search team members. 

If interested, please read the job description. To apply, send a resumé and cover letter to Kristina at kristina.zirschky@ministryarchitects.com

 

Search team members are:

Kari Calhoun

Kari Calhoun
Kari became a member of Broadmoor UMC in July 2017 and dived head first into supporting the Children's Ministry in several ways. First, she supplied her four children - Luke (6), Mark (4), Leah (3) and Mary (1.5) - and she also teaches K/1 Sunday School. She and her husband, Mike, are looking forward to serving, worshiping and supporting BUMC for many years to come.

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Tiffany Dunn
Tiffany is a long-time member of Broadmoor UMC, growing up in the Children and Youth Ministries. She is happily married to her husband, Desmond, and they have two children, Micah, 12, and Keilyn, 6. Tiffany has been an active youth mentor in the youth group at Broadmoor UMC since 2012 where she helps at Sunday night youth group as well as leads the Girls' Small Group weekly.

Ann Middleton

Ann Middleton
Ann Middleton grew up in Broadmoor United Methodist Church and returned ten years ago after a long hiatus. She is a single, retired high school teacher having taught for 36 years. Ann is presently serving as Chairman of the Staff Parish Relations Committee and of the Congregational Care Team. She also sings in the worship choir and Saints Alive, and is on the steering committee for the annual garage sale that funds many of our missions. Ann is active in her Sunday School class and helps with the church's Outdoor Ministry.

Annette Mire

Annette Mire
Annette is a mother and grandmother, has been a teacher, a principal, and currently serves as Associate Superintendent of Human Resources and Staff Development for Louisiana Connections Academy. She is currently the Lay Leader for Broadmoor United Methodist Church

SherryTurner

Sherry Turner
Sherry Turner is a member at Broadmoor Methodist serving in various aspects of ministry such as children, youth, and hospitality. She has been happily married to Robert for 22 years. They have one son, Nathaniel, 13. Sherry has a degree in education, but is currently a full-time mom and wife. 

 

 

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Click here to read our Children's & Youth Ministries Core Values and 3-Year Goals