The purpose of Children and Family Ministry is to help families develop meaningful relationships with God and others, engage with church rituals and traditions, make faith relevant to daily life, and find Christ’s comfort and hope.

If you would like to have a conversation about what to expect in Sunday school, please contact Christine Hides or Greta Connor.

AJN Preschool Beginnings—Birth–24 months
Mondays from 9:15–10:15 a.m.
Beginnings is a one day a week, drop-in program for parents with children ages 0-24 months to connect with other families who are involved with or interested in Kenilworth Union Church and AJN Preschool. Beginnings will start on September 19–May 22. The program runs each Monday from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Registration Link

Midweek Youth Groups

Midweek Youth Groups meet from September 21, 2022–May 31, 2023
No Faith234 and MSYG on Nov. 23, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, and March 29

Faith234 Youth Group—Grades 2, 3, and 4
Wednesdays from 4–4:45 p.m.—Meet at the Warwick Manse

A play based group with joyful spiritual practice at the beginning. During Chapel there’s a brief “prayer & share” time before activities.
Monthly Schedule:
First Wednesday: Art
Second Wednesday: Outdoor/indoor sport/games
Third Wednesday: Outdoor/indoor sport/games
Fourth Wednesday: Service

Middle School Youth Group (MSYG)—Grades 5 and 6
Wednesdays from 5–6 p.m. Meet at the Warwick Manse
(417 Warwick Road in Kenilworth)
Engage in fun and games, orange snacks, and a chance to pray for ourselves and each other!

Music Ministry for Children and Youth

Kenilworth Union Church offers music ministry options for all ages.

Click here to view all the Kenilworth Union Church ensembles here.

During 10 a.m. worship, childcare is available in classroom 12 for children ages six months through age three. There is no charge for this service but please let Greta Connor know you are coming.

Preschool, Kindergarten, Grades 1–2

Engage with the stories of God through Godly Play. Worship and praise God through song in children’s chapel time.

Third Grade

A milestone year at Kenilworth Union Church when children are invited to learn scripture by heart that they will encounter throughout their lives; the Ten Commandments, the 23rd Psalm, the Beatitudes, the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus’ Greatest Commandment, and the Books of the Bible. The year culminates in the presentation of a personalized Bible during worship.

Fourth Grade

Learn to use the Bible, engage more deeply with the stories of God and how they relate to life.

Fifth and Sixth Grades

Study the historical and cultural context of scripture, explore what it means to follow Christ in everyday life.