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Summer Family Growth Group

Wednesdays, June 9 & 23 and July 7 & 21- 5:30-6:30

This group is for our families to come together as a whole for a time of scripture and discussion. Following class everyone is invited to transition to dinner downtown.

Summer Pool Parties for Youth and Families

June 13th, 1-3- Youth Pool Party

June 27th- 1-3- Families with Kids Pool Party

Nursery

Ages 0-3

Nursery services are available Sunday mornings 8:45-12:15 and for other special services and events throughout the year. 

Early Childhood

Pre-K to 5th Grade

During both worship services, children ages 4-8 are dismissed for Children's Church which includes a lesson, craft and other activities. Children attending the 9:00 service will remain in classroom for Sunday School immediately following the worship service. If a family chooses not to attend Sunday school, children should be picked up before 10:10 to avoid disruption of Sunday School.

Youth

Grades 6-12

The Sylva First United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship is a place where youth from 6th to 12th grade can come for food, fun, fellowship, and spiritual formation. Several special events happen throughout the year such as trips to concerts, amusement parks, hikes, and other activities. Youth that are 14 years old and older also have the opportunity to participate in a summer mission trip with the Bible Study, Appalachia Service Project & Camp Patton Springs.

Safe Sanctuaries Training & Policy

The United Methodist Church requires all of our staff and volunteers to attend Safe Sanctuaries training. The WNCCUMC offers free training for those who work with children & youth. We are pleased to offer access to this FREE self-guided online training (instructions may be found HERE).

Sylva FUMC Safe Sanctuaries Policy

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