Sunday School Time: 9:15 am, Worship Service Time: 10:30 am
Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180

Children's Ministries

Grow - Proclaim - Serve

Check out Grow - Proclaim - Serve each Sunday morning from 9:15 to 10:15 am:

  • Children from Infants – 2 years old in the Nursery Room
  • 2 years – 4 years old – room 104
  • 5 years – Kindergarten – room 111
  • 1st – 3rd graders – room 207
  • 4th – 6th graders – room Go Tell It On the Mountain (upstairs)


KOW (Kids Own Worship)

KOW is for children 4 years old to 3rd grade.

  • It is held each Sunday morning during the church service after the children's moment (except the first Sunday of the month).
  • Children leave the worship service with KOW leaders.


GPS (Growing Personally on Sunday)

Sunday evenings from 5:00 to 6:45 we have snack supper.

  • Children meet at 5:00 pm for snack supper followed by Bible activities.
  • This semester children K-6th grades will be working on a Spring musical.


Stick With God

Children in grades 3rd – 6th interpret songs using dowel rods.

  • Children interpret songs using dowel rods. 



Children are a focus at Hawkins UMC. We invite children to grow in the Word of God, develop their Christian faith and make responsible disciples in the world. Several programs are available for our children including:

This program gives our children an opportunity to participate and help during the worship service. Acolytes are 3rd through 6th grade. 

Kids Own Worship
A worship experience for children ages 4 years - 3rd grade. Leaders escort children to KOW room following the children's message during worship. This is a special kids' "sized" worship for our children. 

His Kids Choir
His Kids Choir is for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Children enjoy singing and participating in musicals. 

GPS - Growing Personally on Sunday
GPS is a church-wide program on Sunday evenings with specific activities for children including Bible study, games and choir. Children Kindergarten - 6th grade meet Sundays at 5:00 pm for snack supper followed by age appropriate Bible lesson. Children in 6th grade may participate in confirmation classes lead by Pastor Susannah Grubbs Carr. 

Sunday School
Sunday School is every Sunday morning at 9:15 for all ages in the education wing of the church (preschool on the first floor and elementary on the second floor).

Summer Camp
Children are encouraged to participate in various camping activities offered at Camp Wesley Pines. 

Vacation Bible School
Children attend VBS each summer. Take us back to the "promised land" June 8 - 12, 2015 this summer.

Easter Egg Hunt
Each year we celebrate the resurrection of Christ during the Easter Season.

End of Season Celebrations
These occur at the close of each semester to reward the children for their participation in the activities and studies during the year. These range from lock-in's to trips to Gatti-town to swim parties and more.

Program Director:
Mrs. Julie Townley

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For more information on the many children's activities at Hawkins UMC, please contact the church office at 601-636-2242.

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Hawkins Staff

Pastor - Sally Bevill
Music Minister - Tommy Miller
Program Director - Julie Townley
Youth Director - Abigail Herrington
Treasurer - Stephen Spangler
Office Manager & Financial Secretary - Teresa Cain
Communications/Technology - Shelley Plett
Pianist - Georganne Swillie
Organist - Ann Perrier
Caretaker - Renee Chouccoli

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Hawkins UMC is on the radio! Listen from 10:30 to 11:00 am each Sunday morning on River 101.3 or K-Hits 104.5.

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