Children’s Ministries

2019-2020 Sunday School Registration

As we near the end of the 2018-19 Sunday School year, we are already preparing for next year and we want you to do the same. Register your child now for 2019-20 Sunday School. Children born on or before August 31, 2017 – children completing 4th grade in the 2018-19 school year are eligible to register.

Job Opening: Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries

MPUMC Children’s Ministries is looking for a dedicated and passionate full-time Assistant Director of Children’s Ministries. The person will be responsible for planning and implementing Sunday school curriculum, outreach activities for children and families, on-site fellowship activities, and summer programming, and developing and implementing ways for children and families to be more involved in worship. Primary responsibilities include working on Sunday mornings, during special services and events that may occasionally include some evening and weekend hours, and working under the direction of the Director of Children’s Ministries with other team members, and a large number of children and families. Required:  Loving God and all God’s people, good communication, interpersonal and organization skills, flexibility, reliability, and patience. Send resumes to:


Children and their families are an active, vital part of our church community. We are glad you are here! If you have questions or ideas, contact us, connect with us on social media (Facebook and Instagram), or stop by our offices on the main floor near the sanctuary. We look forward to getting to know you.

Amy Harriman, Director
Heidi Giffin, Assistant Director
Leslie Lowery, Assistant Director
Katharine Willis, Communications Coordinator
Lisa Ross-Smit, Child Care Coordinator

Our Vision Statement

Children’s Ministries at Myers Park United Methodist Church teaches the Christian faith, models love and service, and supports children and their families as they journey to become loving disciples of Christ.

Our Core Values

We support families in the spiritual development of children by providing opportunities for worship, faith development, fellowship, and service together:

  • Faith Formation:  We provide a strong transforming Christ-centered foundation for faith development through biblical knowledge, worship, reflection, and prayer.
  • Service:  We are called to serve in this needy world.
  • Hospitality:  We embrace each child as a child of God, providing a safe environment for all to feel loved, accepted, and secure.
  • Fellowship:  Whenever we gather, we are a family.  We offer opportunities to get to know each other.  We respect our family members by modeling an attitude of holiness and respect toward God and each other.