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Church School

Hello & welcome to SUM Church SchoolYour children will feel welcomed, supported and cared for in our SUM Church School. We have two adults in each classroom. This year our classrooms are separated into these 5 groups:   

-Nursery – up to age 3
-Pre K
-Kindergarten -3rdgrade
-4thand 5thgrade
-6th, 7th and 8th grade

September through June these classes meet most Sundays. During the summer we shift into a one classroom pre-K-4thgrade.

In order to support each child’s unique learning style, Pre-K- 5th grade rotate weekly between classrooms each Sunday. Each classroom has a different style of learning; 

-Art Room
-Games and video Room
-Science and food Room
-Godly Play/Storytelling Room

Children can listen and experience a Bible lesson in a new way!

Along with a weekly SUM Church School, Children can participate in Children’s Choir, Hand Bell Choir, Advent activities, Christmas Pageant, Christmas workshop, Epiphany activity, Easter Bunny Breakfast, Vacation Bible School and so much more! 

6th-8th grade

Besides weekly lessons, kids can continue to foster their friendships with Children’s Choir, Handbell Choir, Advent Activities, Christmas Pageant, Christmas workshop, Vacation Bible School fundraisers, service projects and fun activities. The possibilities are endless.

9th-12th grade 

Youth in high school can participate in various activities throughout the calendar year. Anything from Student Sunday, Cookie Caper, Caroling, Spaghetti Dinner, Scout Sunday, Vacation Bible School, Appalachia Service Project. Youth are also able to enjoy fun outings like, corn maze, kayaking, bowling, sledding. SUM also will provide opportunities to for service projects; South Park Inn, Street Fire, Hands on Hartford.  

Please feel free to contact Jody Swan- Church School Coordinator for more information


Little Lambs and Ivy Childcare

OFFERED BY THE SIMSBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
PROVIDING CARE FOR CHILDREN 6 WEEKS THROUGH PRE-KINDERGARTEN.

We believe that quality child care supports and supplements the family by providing a safe, clean, healthy and loving environment. We responsibly nurture each child toward a positive self image and respect for others by teaching and modeling sound Christian values. We are dedicated to providing a safe and enriching experience for all children lovingly placed in our care.

Our center is staffed with early childhood professionals who possess tremendous love, appreciation and understanding for children. Prior to employment our staff must pass health and background checks in compliance with state regulations.

We believe it is critical for our staff and parents to communicate often. We provide both formal and casual opportunities to discuss each child’s well being, progress and individual needs. We provide written daily reports describing the day’s activities, achievements and challenges.

Our center is open Monday - Friday year round with the exception of nine holidays. Our hours are 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

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