Northern Hills UMC

Address

3703 N Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78247

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Service Times

In person and online services 

Traditional  |  8:30 a.m.  |  Worship Center
Contemporary  |  11:00 a.m.  |  Worship Center

In person only

Traditional  | 11:00 a.m.  |  Sanctuary  

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Contact

210-654-0881

Ministry Center

Address

4306 Naco Pass
San Antonio, TX 78217

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Service Times


La Roca Bilingual Worship, 1:00 p.m. - in person and livestreamed

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La Roca Communion Service, 2:15 p.m. - in person only

La Roca Bible Study, 10:45–11:45 a.m., via Zoom
Contact the Ministry Center for access
  at the phone number above or click on email.

Contact

210-236-6810

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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

And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.  Luke 2:52


Children's Ministry

Children’s Ministry at Northern Hills is for children who are newborn through 5th grade.  Our staff and volunteers are passionate about helping children understand the love of Christ through age-appropriate lessons, play, and music.  Children’s Ministry includes everything from rocking babies in the nursery to a mission week for 5th graders, VBS, and everything in between.  It’s a busy, but meaningful ministry, and we’d love to partner with you in raising your kids to know Christ! 


Children's activities are available in person!


Sunday Mornings

9:45 | Sunday School | Nursery-5th Grade

Nursery Care - Birth - 2 year old
Preschool Sunday School - 3 and 4 year old
Elementary - Kinder - 5th grade

Check in begins at 9:30 at the Children's hall security doors entrance from the Gathering Area.

*We ask that you pre-screen your children for any signs of illness before bringing them to church.


11:00 | Kids Worship | Nursery-2nd Grade

Nursery Care - Birth - 2 year old
Preschool Sunday School - 3 and 4 year old
Elementary - Kinder - 2nd grade

Check in begins at 10:45 at the Children's hall security doors entrance from the Gathering Area.

*We ask that you pre-screen your children for any signs of illness before bringing them to church.


Sunday School Hour - 

  • Drop off for Sunday School will take place at the security door at the Children's hall entrance (from the Gathering Area).
  • Parents are required to let us know if their child(ren) will be staying for both Sunday School and Kids Worship or just Sunday School (remember Kids Worship is only for 2nd grade and younger.
  • Parents will not be allowed beyond the security doors.  A staff member will help walk children to their classrooms
           - Exceptions may be made for infants and toddlers going to the nursery.
  • No parents will be allowed in classrooms.
  • Pick up will be in the same location as drop off.  A staff member will bring your child from the classroom to you.

Kids Worship - 

  • Same check in and check out procedures as above.
  • Children 2nd grade and younger can go to worship with their parents and after Children's Moment (in the Worship Center only), the Children's Director will take kids to Kids Worship. 

Children's Moment

Children's Moment takes place during each of the morning worship services.  Children are welcome to join their parents in church for the beginning of the service and then are invited to Children's Moment.  They can then go to Sunday School or back to join their parents for the remainder of the service.  Adult staff and volunteers lead the kids to Sunday School after Children's Moment.


Children's Bulletin

There are children's bulletins for your child, so that they can follow along with the service.  You will find them at the back of the Worship Center or Sanctuary.  Don't forget to grab a bag of coloring pencils for the picture on the back of the bulletin.

Worship on Wednesday Kids - W.O.W.

Wednesday

Kinder-5th grade  |  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  |  On the Playground
Last session for this school year is May 26, 2021
W.O.W. Kids resumes on September 8, 2021 

5:30-6:00 p.m. - Fellowship playground time and games
6:00-7:00 p.m. - Bible Lesson and Small Group time
7:00-7:30 p.m. - Lesson application time

** For any parents picking up youth from Youth Group, we can hang out with your kids until they are done at 7:45 p.m.**

We will continue to model the Youth Ministry and how they have handled in person activities on Wednesday nights.  This includes:

  • Meeting outside weather permitting
  • We will move inside if the weather is below 50 or raining
  • Temperature check upon arrival
  • Masks for all kids and adults
  • Social distancing and small groups
  • Frequent hand sanitizing

A brown bag supper will be provided – please let Katherine Reed know about any allergies or dietary needs.

contact Katherine

Events

Staff

I'm new!  What do I need to know?

Register

Save time by registering your children early! 

We always want to know the specific needs of your family, so we can take care of your kids best. For this reason, we have all new families fill out a Family Registration form.  If you'd like to come prepared, email our director to get the form ahead of time!

Email Katherine

Come early

Don't be stressed about making it to service on time!  Be sure to come early to give yourself plenty of time to meet the team, drop your kids off, and grab a cup of coffee before heading into the Worship Center or Sanctuary. 

How do you screen teachers/volunteers in Children's Ministry?

All Children's Ministry staff and volunteers have background checks.  Volunteers also attend Safe Gatherings training, that is mandated and run by the conference.

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