Important Upcoming August Dates:

    (Click here for more information about these events below.)

  • Sunday, August 14th 

          Backpack Blessing (both services)

          Acolyte Training (grades 3 and up)  10:30 - 11:00 in Sanctuary

  • Sunday, August 21st - Ignite Sunday (11:00 - 1:30 p.m.)

  • Sunday, August 28th - 

          First day of Sunday School 

          Nursery Class Round Up

          Thrid Grade Bibles 11:00 service

  • Monday, August 29th - Cross F.I.T. begins at 3:30 in Wesley Hall (Please see the information below and/or contact Linda Boullion at to register.)


 Sunday school


Classes begin on August 28th


Sunday School classes are available for all children ages preschool through 8th Grade.  The Sunday School hour is from 9:45 – 10:45. Every week the students will start the hour in the sanctuary where we will have some music with Linda Boullion weekly announcements and more.  So please bring your children to the sanctuary at 9:45. Beginning at 10:45, you will pick up your child(ren) from their classrooms on the 2nd Floor. 

We at First UMC are looking forward to a wonderful Sunday School year ahead, learning more about God’s love for us, and how we can love God more and more each day. 

Sunday School Class Rooms 

There are classes for age 1 through 6th grade on Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m.  The list below will guide you to your Child's classrooms.  
1st Floor
   Nursery Class in Room 106 on the 1st Floor
2nd Floor 
  PreK-2nd Grade Class in Room 208
  3rd & 4th Grade in Room 206
  5th - 8th Grade in Room 201


Childcare & Sunday School  

Welcome to the Nursery!  The nursery is open on Sunday mornings from 8:15-12:15. 
During the 8:30 and 11:00 worship services, the nursery is open to children 5 and under.  The nursery workers will play and read a story or two.

Sunday School   

During the Sunday School Hour the children will be learning about Jesus through our Celebrate wonder curriculum.  There will be stories, crafts, music and other fun activities.

Kaity Bauer, Nursery Director

Cross F.I.T.

           Cross FIT is an afterschool program for children           in grades K - 5th. Cross F.I.T. meets on Mondays from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.. The time together the children to activities including short lesson, some crafts, Bible Stories, songs that relate to the lessons, and so much more.  And of course, the time begins with after-school snacks! 
All children in grades K - 5 are invited to participate in Cross F.I.T, but it's not just open to First United Methodist children.  They can invite their friends and family to join in our "faith training", fund and learning! If your children are interested in participating, please contact Linda Boullion by email ( or call 402-649-5148.


Pure Joy

 This group is geared towards girls 3rd grade and up. If you are a girl who loves learning about yourself and God while doing fun crafts and activities this group is for you! We meet every week on Wednesday afternoons 5:30 - 6:30.  Our first meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in  room 201.

Children's Registration

(fill out once a year for the whole family)

Children's Ministries

Making Little Disciples for the Transformation of the World


First United Methodist Church

406 W. Phillip Ave

Norfolk, NE 68701



Director of Children's Ministry

Tammy Brabec