Children's Ministry

Edmonds United Methodist Church seeks to be a place where children, youth, and families experience the living God in worship, relationships, and service. All are welcome to join us at any of our worship services.

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Godly Play: A Child Sized Worship Center Offered at 9:00 & 10:30a.m.

Godly Play, a Montessori based curriculum of spiritual practice offered at 9:00 & 10:30a.m. each Sunday invites children to wonder about God’s stories told through three dimensional objects. At 9:00a.m., we welcome children (age 3)—6th grade. At 10:30a.m., we welcome kids in Kindergarten—2nd grade. Location: Room 120

Shine - Peaceful, interactive, Contemplative Faith Formation

Offered at 10:30a.m. service A Mennonite curriculum calling children to:
  • Experience the transforming power of God’s love
  • Cultivate an inner life through spiritual practices
  • Express faith through peacemaking and service
  • Learn to navigate and read the Bible
Preschoolers (ages 3-PreK) meet in Room 214. 3rd-4th Graders meet downstairs in the Asbury Room. 5th-8th Graders meet downstairs in the Youth Hall.
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Tae Kwon Do
Saturday Mornings | 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Beginning June 3

This fun and safe family oriented class welcomes adults, families and children 2nd grade and up. Kindergarteners' through 1st graders welcome with parent participation. Learn the basics of Tae Kwon Do and self-defense techniques from 2nd degree Black Belt Ken Abrams. Suggested donation of $25 per person / per month. Questions? Email Ken at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Donations requested by check or cash at the start of each month. Learn more about Ken's Family Tae Kwon Do

Children's Ministry Offerings

Club 56

5th and 6th Graders are invited for an evening of fun. Join us for a great outing!!

Children's Choir

Our children sing or play instruments for the first 10-20 minutes of Sunday School during the 10:30a.m. hour. If your child is interested in participating, you don't need to sign up, just come.

Sunday School Nursery Care

The church nursery is open from 8:45a.m. to 11:45a.m. every Sunday, welcoming infants and toddlers.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

Moms of children newborn to kindergarten, please join our MOPS group for brunch, fellowship & speakers! Childcare is provided. Please contact co-coordinators for more info: Heidi Morris - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Megan Harrington - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Children's Ministry Events

Vacation Bible School July 17-21

Discover God's good gifts at out Peruvian themed camp July 17-21!

  • Who: Children ages 3 - entering 6th grade.
  • What: Crafts, music, stories, snacks, and friends - old and young!
  • Where: Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds, WA 98020
  • When: 9am - noon plus optional extended program from noon - 3pm for kids entering grades 3 - 6
  • Cost: $65. VBS and optional extended program totals $100.

Family Camp: June 23 - 25

Bring your family, your friends, and come to the beach at Camp Indianola, June 23-25. Enjoy the giant swing, boating, beachcombing, campfires, and devotions for men and then for women. Space is limited so don't wait too long to sign up.

  • Adults: $90
  • Ages 13-18: $65
  • Ages 5-12: $50
  • Ages 0-4: Free
  • 1 night only Adults: $70
  • 1 night only 13-18: $50
  • 1 night only 5-12: $35

Safe Church Policy

EUMC's safe-church policy states: No fewer than two adults (unrelated to one another) will be present at all times during any church-sponsored program, event, or ministry involving Children, Youth & Vulnerable Adults (CYVA), including overnight trips, off premises activities or group gatherings. With this ratio of adults to Youth: 5th-8th grades -2 adults for 1st 14 youth (1 for every next 7) and Youth 9th-12th grades - 2 adults for 1st 16 youth (1 for every next 8). And with parental permission, two adults are required to be present when traveling with youth in a car or van.