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Children's Ministry



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Small Group Leaders walking with kids in faith journey!

Large Group Energy with kids eagerly learning about Jesus, making friends, and loving church!

Special family lessons on Baptism, Bibles, Communion, and more!

Mission.  Service.  Purpose.

Learning all those classic kid church songs…and new ones!

“I am a Promise… I am a Possibility…”!

Christmas and Easter Events, Vacation Bible School and Fun Family events!

Special fun for 3rd-5th graders…think fun AND doing good for others outside of Sunday Mornings!

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Birth – age 3, 8:30-12:00 (2 hours of loving, christian programming available to each family)

Age 3 (as of Sept 1st) – 5th grade, 9:35 AM

Register for Sunday School

Parent Room during Sunday School includes a variety of social, devotional, and Biblical short term offerings.  

Children’s Church

Age 4 – 5th grade, 10:45 AM service, after children’s message in service

Children’s Church:  Kids worship with families until Children’s Message 

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Children's Bell Choir 

We are SO excited for this fun, music ministry with our K-5th grade Cross Winds Kids!!!

35 Bells (3rd-5th Grade)

  • Performs November 12th to Honor Veterans
  • Performs May 13th to Celebrate Moms!
  • Rehearsals will lead up to these performances during 10:45 worship (pulled out of Children's Worship)

K2 Bells (Kindergarten-2nd Grade)

  • Performs February 11th to Remember Love (Valentine's)
  • Rehearsals will lead up to these performances during 10:45 worship (pulled out of Children's Worship)

Fun. Musical. Meaningful!

See the rehearsal and performance calendar here.

Crew 345

3rd-5th grade social and service opportunities to build friendships while making a difference in our community!

2018-19 Events coming soon 

Family Fun Nights

Monthly nights in at church... bring Pajamas and Pillows, Food and Friends!

A super casual and fun way to meet families in the church... free Friday Family Fun!

Sign up here for notices of upcoming fun nights and/or to get on the Cross Winds Kids Mailing List.

Summer Camp

The United Methodist Church DOES CAMP!

Summer Camp is the BEST way to experience God in the great outdoors!  Kids will have lifetime memories through day, mini, week-long, and family camps.  

Check out the Camp Minnesota page and sign up here for notices of next summer... releases each January.

Cross Winds has special pricing for all campers so be sure to sign up with us!

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From the moment of birth, our children become an important part of our church family. We are committed to being a faith community that surrounds children with love, care, and hope. Through many experiences, we see our children growing in their spiritual journies here at Cross Winds.

Tracy Ottenstroer - Director of Children’s Ministries



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