Children are our most important treasure, and we have MANY programs for you and your pre-school and elementary school-aged children.

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KidZone Registration 2014-2015

Children’s Ministries’ info: contact email hidden; JavaScript is required, or call 281.463.2330, ext. 116


News alert! The deadline to register for Vacation Bible School is Monday, June 1. This year’s program EVEREST: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power! will be held Monday, June 22 through Thursday, June 25, from 9:00am to noon.

Vacation Bible School is open to all children, ages 4 through 11 years of age. Younger children must have turned 4 years old by September 1, 2014.

Kids will enjoy a variety of activities, including Bible stories, cooking, crafts and music.

There is no charge for youngsters to attend Vacation Bible School. Participants may order a VBS T-shirt for $10 and/or a music CD for $10.

Please register online or call 281.463.2330 for additional information.

Vacation Bible School helpers in demand!

Recruitment is in progress for helpers for Vacation Bible School, scheduled for June 22-25 from 9:00am to noon. Preschool activities are available for all children of VBS workers.

Interested in helping? Please register online to offer your services and/or contact John Henley at email hidden; JavaScript is required. All volunteers should plan to attend the volunteer training lunch/meeting on Sunday, June 7 at 12:30pm. Don’t forget to RSVP for the lunch! Hope to see you there!

VBS request! Items needed!

In order to have a successful VBS, we will need to locate these items for our Bible Story Time and Game Time:
Lanterns, sleeping bags, a small tent, beach towels, blankets, adult coats, adult gloves, bundled ropes, backpacks, gallon-sized resealable bags, solid-colored bed sheets, foam slabs, cardboard boxes, beige canvas tarp or sheet, large brown paper bags, artificial greenery, stackable blocks, hula hoops, bed pillows, small spotlight, duct tape.

If you are able to donate any of these items to our VBS, please label them with your contact information, and leave them in the church office. We promise we will return them after VBS!

Thank you in advance!
~ From the VBS Leadership Team


Daddy and Kids Fun Nights
(for fathers and their children, 3-year-olds – new 5th graders)
5:00pm – Sundays, June 7, July 12, August 9

Tuesday Tennis at Ten
(for kids 6 to 12 years of age)
10:00am–noon – June 9, June 30, July 14, July 21, August 4

Secret Service Days
(for 3-year-olds – new 5th graders)
10:00am–1:00pm – Thursdays, June 11, July 9, August 13

Please watch upcoming issues of the Bear Creek Family News for full details!


parrotMondays, June 8, 15, 29; July 13, 20, 27
10:00 – 10:45am (1-year-olds – kindergarteners)*
11:00am – Noon (grades 1st through 6th)
Bear Creek UMC Library
(Fellowship Hall)

Earn prizes for reading!

*Must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, call 281.463.2330.

Awana Clubs

awana-clubsHey, Kids!
If you are 4 years old through 5th grade, come and be a part of Awana Clubs. Gatherings are each Wednesday, from 6:30 to 8:00pm, in the Family Life Center Gym. In this exciting new ministry for Bear Creek UMC, you’ll learn Scripture, play games, and hear Bible stories. The clubs include Cubbies, Truth and Training, and Sparks. Remember, it’s never too late to join Awana Clubs!

For more details, contact John Henley at email hidden; JavaScript is required or 281.463.2330 or Amber Piercy at 713.248.5721.

Kroger Community Rewards can Benefit our Children and Youth

If you have a Kroger Plus card, please register online at Simply enter the number 83014 and click “confirm.” A percentage of each sale will help fund Bear Creek UMC’s scholarships.

If you use your phone number at the register, call 800.576.4377 and select Option 4 to obtain your Plus Card number. For each purchase to count, you must swipe your Kroger Plus card or use your alternate ID when shopping.

If you do not have a Kroger Plus card, you may obtain one at the Customer Service Desk at any Kroger store.