Weekly & Annual Events for Families

 Easter Celebration

 In 2021 we brought the celebration to you! Check back closer to Easter in 2022 to see how we will celebrate. Will we return to our traditional 2,000+ egg hunt? . 

 Children's Church

Children's Church where we dive into God's word! We meet after Sunday worship at 11:15am on Zoom! Email hopeumcfamily@gmail.com for access!  

High Hopes

For children in pre-kindergarten to 5th grade. Held the first Monday of the month, 6:30-7:30 pm, October through May. 

Vacation Bible School

 Join us each summer for VBS, five evenings of Bible stories, games, crafts, music, and loads of fun!

 

We act to "love our neighbor". We kindly ask that you follow the guidelines of the CDC and the state of Pennsylvania. Ensuring we take adequate care to protect one another, we ask that all attendees wear masks, even while participating in outdoor activities. 

Also, in an abundance of caution, if your school has closed due to Covid-19 we respectfully ask that you forego attending our program until your school had reopened. 

Participants in High Hopes will be required to fill out and sign a release due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. Waivers will be available at each event. One waiver per family for the 2020-2021 school year is sufficient. 

We ask that in the last 14 days leading up to the date of the program, if your child or any member of your household has experienced the following: fever (over 100.4 degrees F, coughing, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, persistent pain, pressure or tightness in chest, loss of sense of smell), or known exposure to anyone diagnosed with Covid-19, or waiting results of a test for Covid-19, that you would refrain from attending the program for that date.

Anxiety Conversation Guides

These age-appropriate resources are designed with tips and practical ways to help your children.

Managing Fear and Anxiety During a Health Pandemic 

a blog post for parents on managing anxiety during life disruptions.

Safe Sanctuaries ®

​Hope Church follows the Safe Sanctuaries® policy of the United Methodist Church. We stay current and in compliance to help keep our children, youth, adult staff, and volunteers safe.

The objective of this policy is to ensure the safety and well-being of all persons — especially children, youth, and other vulnerable persons — in every United Methodist church.

View Our Policy

 

 

Details may be found at the United Methodist website.

 

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Our Commitment

As part of this policy we require adults assisting with children or youth activities to follow policy guidelines and to have periodic training and security checks from the Pennsylvania State Police and the Department of Public Welfare.