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F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it ok to bring my child to church?
Absolutely!!! Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." (Matthew 19:14). We welcome all of our children in church. If you however would prefer nursery care is available for birth – 2 year olds.

What is available on Sunday mornings for my child?

Nursery care is available from 8 to noon for children age 2 and under.

Sunday school options for kids ages 3 and up include:

* Kid’s View           8:30-9:30 (children leave from the sanctuary)
* Smash Time       9:30 -10:00 (drop off in Room 100)
* Sunday School   10:30-11:30 (drop off in Room 100)

What is rotational Sunday School?
We offer rotational Sunday School for our elementary age classes. Rotational Sunday school focuses on one Bible message for 3-5 weeks. During this time the children experience this teaching through various forms: art, science, video, drama, storytelling, computer, cooking, games. This method allows them to learn and retain this important Biblical foundation in a way that is best suited to them.

If my child is in AK or was in AK which class should they be in?
If your child is in AK they can join the kindergarten class or the 4 year olds. Once your child enters kindergarten they may either spend one more year in the kindergarten class (so they will be with the children they go to school with), or join the class moving on to 1st grade.

What's Powerhouse all about?

Powerhouse is our Wednesday evening program where we all "get connected" to Christ through games, large & small group activities, crafts and more! Children age 3 through fifth grade are welcome for classroom activities. Nursery care is available for infants and toddlers.

When is nursery care available?
Sundays: From 8:00 AM - 12 PM
Wednesdays: 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Is there an age limit in the nursery?
Nursery care is for birth through 2 year olds.

Who can I go to if I have concerns about my child or the programs at Marion Methodist?

Please contact Dani Showalter, Director of Christian Education and Discipleship for Children, at dshowalter@marionmethodist.org. If you do not feel comfortable for any reason in speaking to Dani, you can contact Rev. Mike Morgan at mmorgan@marionmethodist.org or (319) 377-4856.