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At Lake Magdalene UMC the safety and security of your children is a priority. One of the ways we provide security is through, KidCheck, our electronic check-in program. KidCheck helps us to partner with you to provide an extra measure of safety while your children are with us.
 
Creating the account prior to your arrival helps the check-in process go faster. You can also download the KidCheck Mobile Check-In app from the App Store or Google Plaly Store to manage
and update your account right on your phone. You will need to check-in at the computer kiosk at least once prior to using your App.
 
Once you have completed your account, you can use your 10 digit phone number to check-in your children at our computer kiosk. See kiosk locations below.
 
Sundays
For K-5 th grade
Check in is in the church Narthex from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The computer kiosk is moved to the 2 nd floor children’s welcome desk at 10 a.m. for our 11 a.m. K-5 th grade children’s church worship experience.
 
Infants to PK5
9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Check-in kiosk is located in the Early Childhood Center (preschool building)
 
Wednesdays
Infants to 5th grade check in is in the Community Education Center (ECC)
 
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Children's Soccer Ministry

Kids Soccer, Tampa Soccer, Soccer Leagues Kids, Childrens Soccer
 

Welcome to Upward soccer at Lake Magdalene. Our soccer league is a ministry of our church to our community. We partner with Upward Sports, one of the world’s largest Christian youth sports providers, to help young athletes develop in their athletic skill and journey. Upward uses the 360 Progression that develops athletes mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially—producing players who excel both on and off the field. Our soccer ministry teaches athletic skill development, faith based character traits and sportsmanship in a loving Christian environment. We welcome children ages 4 (by Sept.1) to 5th grade on a space available basis. If you have questions, please email soccer@lmumc.org.

Coaches and assistant coaches are needed. If you want to volunteer to coach or assist coach on your child’s team, please email Danny Albano. Coaches are required to attend a training session before season begins (date to be announced).

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Sunday Mornings
Sunday School at 9:30am
We offer classes for ages 2-5th grade. These Sunday School classes give children the opportunity to learn about Jesus through Bible lessons and act as a wonderful supplement to regular worship services. 
 
For children birth to 18 months, we have faith-filled and nurturing childcare that includes (depending on their age) age-appropriate Bible lessons, crafts and activities. 
 
All of our classes are taught using a myriad of techniques and materials, including but not limited to music, singing, videos, Bible lesson plans, and more!
Children's Church at 11:00am
We welcome all of our elementary students (KG-5th grade) to join us for our Children's Church at the 11:00am hour on Sundays! This interactive new revamp on Children's Church includes age-appropriate worship, break-out sessions and MORE! This program will take place on the 2nd floor of the Christian Education Building (4-story building to the East of the Sanctuary).
 
We also offer Children’s Church for 3 year olds to PreK-5 in Room 10 of the ECC.  This is an interactive large group experience with music, Bible lesson and hands on activities to make the faith lesson memorable.
 
The Nursery is available for babies age infant to 2 years old in Room 12 of the ECC.

Wednesday Evenings

Join us for Fellowship Dinner in Heritage Hall from 5pm-6:15pm! 
 
From 6:30pm - 7:45pm on Wednesday nights, we offer a children’s ministry for every age, from infant to fifth grade. Please read below to find out where your child can participate in our Wednesday night children’s discipleship opportunities:

 

Ages Birth to 3 Years Old whose birthday is after September 1:  Eligible for childcare while you participate in a community group here on campus.

3 Years Old whose birthday is by September 1 to 3rd Grade: These younger children will participate in age-appropriate crafts, music, and fun all with a Biblical and Virtue emphasis.

4th and 5th Grade: Our 4th and 5th graders have a special opportunity to participate in a ministry that helps prepare them for the mid-high youth ministry. This ministry is specifically designed for pre-teens utilizing missions, choir, and various activities both on-site and off-site.

Elementary Choir: Ages KG - 5th grade will participate in our Elementary Choir which is worked into our Wednesday Night Discipleship curriculum. This choir sings periodically throughout the year in our church services and presents a Christmas musical.
 
Contact Kathryn Jurado, Director of Children's Music at kJurado@lmumc.org.
 

Child Care

Child care is provided as a ministry to families who enroll in an adult class during the week or at special events and special worship services. In order to accommodate and provide an excellent experience for every child, we require that you pre-register your child utilizing the link below (or at the top of the page) for child care one week prior to the event or class start date. 
 
If you have any questions regarding child care, please email
Marta Cortez, Director of Children's Ministry at mcortez@lmumc.org.
 
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