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Trinity Church Nursery School
We provide one of the most highly respected preschools in the northern suburbs. Please follow this link for more information about Trinity Church Nursery School.

Worship at 8:30 or 10:30 am
Children, youth and families are always welcome and encouraged to attend worship at both services. At both entrances to the sanctuary, Worship Activity Folders are available for children. In the summertime, children may especially enjoy the 8:30 am service outside in the beautiful garden courtyard. At other times of the year, children and youth participate in worship for special Sundays and holy days in a variety of ways. A Children's Message is shared for young children during both services. 

Faith Formation happens in a variety of exciting ways on Sundays including meaningful worship.
At 9:30 am, youth in 3rd through 8th grades are invited to attend Faith in 30! a series of short lessons on faith based on a United Methodist YouTube series: Chuck Knows Church.

At 10:30 am, during the worship service, children in pre-K through 6th grades are invited to attend Sunday School. These are welcoming and creative, age-coordinated classrooms that involve them in meaningful and fun ways using the Abingdon Press resource: Grow. Proclaim. Serve!

Children typically re-enter worship in time for the Passing of the Peace. On Communion Sundays, they return to the sanctuary during the Doxology to participate in Communion with their families.
 
Register here for further information, or contact Miss Catherine, Director of  Christian Education & Youth Ministry or call (847) 251-7333, ext. 119

Children’s Lightshine Choirs
Elizabeth Weismehl directs our Children’s Lightshine Choirs. These are the opportunities available to children and their respective rehearsal times.

*Training Choir (age four by September 16 through grade one) Tuesdays from 4:15 - 4:45 pm.
*Children's Choir (grade two and up) Tuesdays from 5:00 - 5:45 pm.
*Chimes (grade two and up) Tuesdays from 4:14 - 4:45.
All Lightshine ensembles gather for snack and fellowship on Tuesday, from 4:45  - 5:00 pm.

Please contact Elizabeth Weismehl for more information.

Trinity UMC upholds the Safe Sanctuary Policy of the United Methodist Church to ensure safety for all children, youth and adults.