CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

Patty Singhass is the Director of Children's Ministries here at Braddock Street. She is devoted to blessing all of the children from infants to pre-teens. She is the staff liaison to our Early Learning Center. 

It's that time again!

2024 VACATION BIBLE CAMP AT BRADDOCK STREET UMC - SCUBA!


Scuba VBC will help kids dive into a friendship with God! Kids will explore what it means to have a friendship with a real, loving, and trustworthy God, a friendship that lasts forever. They can expect a week full of faith discoveries, memorable music, and epic adventures that will help them grow in faith. The daily Bible Point is carefully integrated into each station’s activities to reinforce Bible learning.


Young Divers will splash through each station each day and engage in Sing and Play, Deep Bible Adventures, Reef Recreation Games, Coral Crafting , Tidal Treats, Sticky Scriptures and Imagination Station.


VBC is open to children ages 4 (who are potty-trained) through rising 6th grade. Registration is now open! There is no fee.

CLICK HERE FOR KIDS REGISTRATION.


Many hands are still needed.! All helpers need to have completed 6th grade or older. CLICK HERE FOR VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION.

Contact patty@braddockstreetumc.org



  • We meet after the Children’s Message during the 10:00 AM Worship Service. Children ages 3 through 5th grade start in worship for the children's message and then walk to the Education building with their teachers. Parents pick up their children from their classrooms. 


    3 yr - 5 yr. old: Room 202

    K - 2nd grade: Room 206

    3rd – 5th grade: Room 201


    2024 Children's Ministry Coordinator/Chairman - Jeannette Wenzinger

  • The Blessing Place Nursery is available for the 10:00 AM and 11:15 AM Worship services for ages 12 weeks through 3 years old. Our Nursery is supervised by a trained adult each week and supported by our Babysitter Club each week. Background checks, Safe Sanctuary training, and CPR training is maintained for adult nursery leaders. 

  • Matthew 17:20 tells us that our faith can move mountains. Mountain Movers is a bridge from Children's Ministry to Youth Ministry.


    Mountain Movers are led by Patty Singhass and Jed Markwood. This group is for 4th and 5th graders. They meet on Mondays every month from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in Room 201. They have fun games, devotions, Bible lessons, and hands on activities at each meeting.  Mountain Movers does not meet over the summer.

  • SAVE THE DATE! The 2024 Vacation Bible Camp will be held from June 24 -27,  from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM for children (potty-trained) ages 4 to rising 6th graders. This year's theme is SCUBA, Diving Into Friendship With God. Kids will dive deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they'll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending  love of God.

  • The Early Learning Center is a ministry of Braddock Street UMC. We care for children from 6 weeks - to 4 years old. We currently have approximately 100 children enrolled. Find out more!  Contact Director Jenny McKenney at (540) 667-8915 or jenny@braddockstreetumc.org.