Children's Ministries

Vacation Church School
Vacation Church School 2015, directed by Carol Holt and Kristy Wood, will be June 15-19, 2015.
Join us for another great week of growing in faith together! Questions? Contact
Lynn Springfield (919-834-3425, ext. 232). Advent Kits and Children's Christmas Share Cards
Prepare for Christmas with White Memorial’s 2014 Family Advent Kit, “Listen and Magnify.” The kit features supplies to craft an Advent wreath (you supply the greenery). Each kit also contains devotions to use when lighting the Advent wreath candles, and four children’s Christmas Share cards.
Cost is $10.00 which includes a donation to WMPC Christmas Share. Additional cards are available for a $1.00 donation to Christmas Share. Purchase Advent kits and additional cards at Wednesdays Together and Sunday coffee hour, beginning Wednesday, November 12. Supplies are also available through the week in W312.

A Project of Children’s Ministry Committee.
Questions? Contact Gwen Whiteman, staff (919-834-3425, ext. 221)

Church School Teacher Advent Workshop
Church School teachers for two-year-olds through 5th grade are encouraged to gather for our Advent workshop on November 23 from 4:00 – 6:00. We will meet in Geneva Hall and then move to classrooms to prepare for winter quarter. Please let your coordinator know whether you will be able to attend, and bring your calendar to the workshop. Childcare is available by registering or by calling Tonya Higgins at 834-3425, ext. 216 by Tuesday, November 18.

5th Connection

Attention incredible 5th graders at White Memorial!
5th Connection
1st Sundays from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Be on the lookout for more information on our own webpage!

Joy Gift Service
Sunday, December 14, 2014
This service is best appreciated by children 4 years old or older. A nursery is provided for younger children beginning at 6:00 p.m.

5:00-6:00 p.m.
Come for spaghetti supper with two serving lines in Geneva Hall for quick service. Cost is $5.00.

6:30 p.m. Joy Gift Service in the Sanctuary
-Children four years old through fifth grades decorate the tree with ornaments.
-Ornaments are distributed during the service as children come forward to decorate the tree.
-After the service, the tree is taken to a retirement home, our gift of joy to the home’s residents.
-All children are invited to bring an unwrapped toy, book, game or canned food to be placed at the tree for families in need.

Christmas Eve Bell Services x 3
Join in the ringing of bells at one of our three Bell Services at 3:30, 4:30, and 5:30 on December 24! Bring a bell to accompany the singing of carols. Listen to the anthems of children’s choirs, hear the Christmas story, and worship with joy! No nursery is provided.

Holiday Schedule for Church School
There will be no Church School on December 28. Nurseries for 3-year-olds and under will be provided. Join us for worship!


Children in first through fifth grades are invited to our church’s skating party on Saturday, January 10, from 10:00 – noon at Jellybeans at 1120 Buck Jones Road. The admission cost is $3.00, including regular skate rental. Rollerblade rental is $1.00. Children might also want to bring money for game machines and refreshments. Parents are welcome to leave or to stay and skate for the same price. No reservations are necessary. Call Lynn Springfield at 919-834-3425, ext. 232 with questions

2014 Church School Offering Projects
Project for our Church:

1,000 chocolate chip cookies baked in our church kitchen for church fellowship events.

Project to help our World:

Medika Mamba, a medical nutrition program for malnourished children in Haiti. It costs $69 to provide this life-saving nutrition program for each child.
WMPC is a Safe Sanctuary Community
We are called to create a community of faith where children, youth and adults grow safe and strong. God calls us to make our church community a safe place, protecting children and youth from sexual abuse. In response to this challenge, WMPC has developed a
Safe Sanctuary protection policy.

The Timeline of Children's Ministries describes activities you and your child can experience at White Memorial.