Children

Summer Church Camp

“Love God, Love Others”

is the theme for West Ohio Summer Church Camps!

Camp Otterbein, Camp Wesley and Camp Widewater will use this theme this summer to help kids of all ages listen for and respond to God’s calling, all while having fun adventures, engaging in worship, and making new friends.

Camps fill up on a first-come basis, so get your applications in soon for your first choice!

Camp brochures and scholarship forms are available in all parish churches. All children/youth of members/active constituents in the parish are eligible for the parish scholarship after paying a $25 deposit. Turn in your deposit and forms to your camp coordinator or to the parish office.

(Leipsic- Sharon Farthing; Oakdale- Nan Rider; New Beginnings- Jenny Musto; New Hope Bethel- Diane Lozano; Gilboa- Beth Thain; or for general questions-Pastor Amy)

For more on camps go to www.westohiocamps.com.

Easter Egg Hunts

At Gilboa UMC- Saturday April 12 11am

Includes hot dogs and chips and the opportunity for pictures with the Easter Bunny.

 

At Oakdale UMC- Saturday April 19 10am

Dress for the weather and bring a bag or basket. Goodies for all ages.

 

At Deshler Pool Park- Saturday April 19 1pm

Sponsored by Deshler American Legion and Deshler Council of Churches

 

At Leipsic Buckeye Park- Saturday April 19 1pm

For ages 1-10; bring a basket for some Easter fun!

Sponsored by Leipsic UMC, Leipsic VFW, The Meadows of Leipsic

 

 

Leipsic After School Program

During the school year students are welcome to Leipsic UMC's Teen Center after school from 3:10-5:30pm for snacks and homework, followed by a time of recreational activities including Wii, table hockey, and board games, followed by a home cooked dinner. 

After-School Program for Leipsic School District students will be as follows:

Grades 2&3 Monday nights from 3:15 – 5:30 p.m.   

Grades 4&5 Tuesday nights from 3:15 – 5:30 p.m.      

Grades 6-8 Wednesday nights from 3:15 - 5:30 p.m.    

 

New Beginnings Kids Club

New Beginnings United Methodist Church supports a Kids Club three times during the school year in Deshler for Patrick Henry students. It is a time of faith development, singing, snacks and fellowship. 

Winter- six weeks for grades K-2, held at Deshler Elementary cafeteria

Fall and spring- six weeks for grades 3-6, held at New Beginnings UMC

 

Leipsic Children Events

For a list of other events offered at Leipsic UMC, click here!

 

Leipsic Junior Church

Junior Church is held at Leipsic UMC for children age 3 through 3rd grade. The children begin their worship with their parents in the sanctuary then are excused following the children's sermon for bible lessons, activities, and snacks. Junior Church is run by volunteers.

Gilboa Junior Church

Junior Church is held at Gilboa UMC during the 10:30 worship service during the school year. The children begin worship with their parents in the sanctuary then are excused following the children's sermon for bible lessons and activities. Junior Church is run by volunteers.

Oakdale Junior Church

Junior Church is held at Oakdale UMC during the 9:00am worship service. The children begin their worship with their parents in the sanctuary then are excused following the children's sermon for bible lessons, activities, and snacks. Junior Church is run by volunteers.