Vacation Bible School (4 years – 5th grade)

AnSurf Shack Vacation Bible School Web 2 annual fun-filled and highly energetic week in early Summer.  This summer “Surf Shack” is coming 6/19–6/23 from 9:00am–12:15pm, and is open to 4 year olds–5th grade. Registration is available online and forms are also in the Lobby of the Education Building, at the Welcome Center, and in the Church Office. VBS is one of our best ways to connect to families in our area who don’t have a church home. It’s a FREE week, so think of a friend or neighbor you can invite and bring them along!


 Sunday School

Children are invited to come to the front during the 9:30am and/or 10:50am Sunday morning worship services for the Children’s Message, and then go to their Sunday School classes. Parents may then pick-up their children following worship in the Education Building.  In addition to Sunday School, children may serve as Acolytes or Liturgists during Sunday morning worship, and/or may participate in the GCUMC Children’s Music Program by singing or playing handbells.

Confirmation (6th grade & older)

Annual 13-week class which teaches basic tenets of our faith and prepares individuals to become members of Gold Canyon United Methodist Church.

Christmas Pageant (4th – 6th grade)

Performed annually at the Christmas Eve Family Worship Service.

GCUMC Kidz Kanyon

A new and happening children’s group that involves fun activities, events and special programs.  CLICK HERE for information on upcoming events and information, and make sure you “like” the page so that you and your family can stay abreast of what’s going on!

Kids Kapers

A summer program (June – August) where a variety of activities are planned weekly.

Pioneer Club (1st – 6th grade)

After-school Christian Program on Wednesdays (September through May)

Sidewalk Ministry “Sidewalk Sunday School” (School-aged)

This vital community outreach ministry is designed to reach un-churched children and their families and introduce them to the love of Christ. Using lessons that encourage life-giving values, our Sidewalk volunteers help children and their parents learn that there are better alternatives to dealing with stress and conflict through the power of the Holy Spirit.  Sidewalk meets from 10:30am-11:30am every Saturday during the months of October through April.