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Vacation Bible School

To Mars and Beyond!

This week of VBS activities is jam packed with fun, games, crafts, snacks, music, science, and Bible lessons that will bring your child closer to God, all while using a fun space theme!

Children aged 3 years - 6th Grade

(Grade completed in Spring 2019)


Youth are invited to attend and assist with our children! Just click on the child registration and check your completed grade.


Adult volunteers are needed! No matter your abilities, gifts, or talents, we have a place in VBS for you! We need volunteers for the Story Telling Station, Crafts Station, Recreation Station, Snacks, Shepherds, and more. Register below and contact Keri Cousins to volunteer!  Thank you!


Register Online!



Summer Wednesdays!!

Every Wednesday during July, children aged 3 years - 6th Grade can come and play with us at Goddard UMC!

July 3rd - Goddard Park and Clubhouse Play Day - Outdoor sports, obstacle course, bubbles, and popsicles!  And inside play in our Clubhouse with games, crafts, and more. 

July 10th - Water Day! - A big waterslide, sprinkler, water bottle squirt, bubbles, and more.  Wear your swim suits and bring a towel.

July 17th - Campout and Movie Day! - Campout and a Movie on the big screen in the Great Room, Popcorn, and play time in tents!

July 24th - Serve God Day! - Stock / Sack groceries for the Goddard Food Pantry, then a fun Scavenger Hunt and Games.

July 31st - Bowling Day! - Trip to Bowling World to play a game of bowling, then back to the church for silly bowling games!


Download the Summer Wednesdays Flyer and Registration Form


3:15 - 6:00 p.m.
(During the School Year)

Goddard Kids Wednesdays is an after school program filled with fun, music, videos, games, crafts, and Bible lessons for children aged 4 years to 6th Grade.

The Goddard UMC church bus is available for pick ups at Ballman, Cavanaugh, Beard, Fairview, and Trusty Elementary Schools.  A meal is provided from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.  


Download the Registration Form for the 2018 - 2019 School Year 



 Sunday School

9:40 - 10:40 a.m.
Ages 3 years - 5th Grade
Children's Building - 2nd Floor

Children are invited to Sunday School for interactive Bible lessons including videos, music, and crafts.  

2nd - 5th Graders meet in the Clubhouse

1st Grade and Younger meet in Room 8.









Confirmation Class

4th - 5th Grade

Children in 4th and 5th grades who are ready to learn more in depth information about the Christian faith and the United Methodist Church are welcome to Confirmation Class.  This class meets on Sundays during Sunday School from 9:40 - 10:40 a.m. and on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Children will explore the dynamics of the Christian faith and what makes us United Methodists.  At the end of the course, children who are ready to become full members of the United Methodist Church are confirmed during our worship service.


Ages 0 - 3 years
Sundays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m
Children's Building - 1st floor nursery

Our nursery is staffed by faithful members of the congregation who love caring for children.  Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, and loving environment for children while their parents attend worship.  Children in the nursery learn that Jesus loves them very much and church is a happy and loving place to play.




Volunteer Form



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