Park Avenue Children’s Ministry exists with the purpose of:

  • Showing children who Jesus Christ is
  • Bringing children into a continuously growing relationship with Christ
  • Teaching children how to show Christ’s love to others

We achieve our purpose by offering well-rounded ministries with the Holy Bible as our foundation.
We believe that children need not only a cognitive knowledge of the Bible, but an understanding of how God’s Word is alive in their lives.

Sunday Mornings

Sunday School
9:40 – 10:30am

Park Avenue offers Sunday School for children PreK – 5th Grade. Bring your kids to the Children’s Building and we’ll help you find the appropriate class!

Children’s Church & Chapel
All Services

We believe it’s important for children to see their parents worship during service. During all three worship services, children will have the opportunity to sit with their family during praise and worship. Before the sermon, children K4 – 4th Grade will be dismissed for Children’s Church & Chapel. However, children are more than welcome to stay with their parents during the entire.

Sunday Evening

Big Time Believers

BTB is a Sunday Bible Study/Fellowship Time For 4th & 5th Graders.

Children eat a Snack Supper together in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30 pm and then meet in the Children’s Building until 7:00 pm.

BTB’s also participate in several extra activities together, including an overnight trip to Sea World every other year!

Wednesday Afternoon


K-Kids is a Midweek, after school program for Ages Four Year Old Pre-K – 5th Grade. Children participate In Bible Study, Choir, Snack & Playtime, and presentation of a Christmas program & a Spring program.

Volunteers drive buses to four of the area elementary schools to pick up children.
K-Kids is from 3:30-5:30 on Wednesdays. This year ends on May 3rd. K Kids for the 2017-18 school year begins on August 23..

Other Events

Vacation Bible School

Every Summer, PAUMC hosts a Vacation Bible School. Our VBS is for children ages 3 years (as of September 1st of the beginning of the previous school year)-completed Fifth Grade. Check back for VBS 2018 dates!

Camp Connect at Epworth by the Sea

July 10th – 14th
Park Avenue children participate in this week-long summer camp for rising 4th – 6th graders. We will take our group over for the July 10-14 session. For more information and registration, visit:

Third Grade Bibles

September 3rd
Children entering Third Grade are presented with the gift of a Bible at our worship services on Promotion Sunday, which will be celebrated on September 3, 2017.


September 22nd – 24th
A weekend retreat at Epworth by the Sea, for 3rd – 5th Graders. Dates are September 22 – 24, 2017. Children will make lifelong memories and grow closer to Jesus at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island!

Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkins!-Park Avenue Children and Youth Ministries hold a Pumpkin Patch fundraiser each October. It has become a tradition for many families in the community to visit the Patch every fall. Profits made from selling pumpkins go toward missions, scholarships, and other ministries. More info:

Operation Christmas Child

Boxes filled with treasures are collected from the congregation and sent to children all over the world, along with the good news of The Gospel. More info:

Contact Lynn

Lynn Yost
229- 242-3562 (office)