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

Kid's Connection

Check out Kid's Connection each Sunday morning from 9:15 to 10:15 am:

  • Toddler Class – Room 108
  • Preschool Class – Room 111
  • Elementary Class - Meet in room 208 for large group then move to age appropriate small groups


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.


R & R (Refresh and Renew on Sunday)

Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 6:00 we have snack supper.

  • Children meet at 5:30 pm for snack supper followed by Bible activities.
  • This semester children K-6th grades will be working on music and skits for a Children led worship service October 22, 2017.


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. 

R & R - Refresh and Renew on Wednesdays
R & R is a church-wide program on Wednesday evenings with specific activities for children including Bible study, games and choir. Children Kindergarten - 6th grade meet Wednesdays at 5:30 pm for snack supper followed by age appropriate Bible lessons and activities. Children in 6th grade may participate in confirmation classes lead by Pastor Sally Bevill. 

Sunday School Connections
Sunday School Connections 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" in June each 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.


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 - Austin Hoyle
Office Manager & Financial Secretary - Teresa Cain
Caretaker - Renee Chouccoli
Treasurer - Stephen Spangler
Music Minister - Open Position
Children and Family Ministries Director - Open Position
Youth Director - Terry Wong
Communications/Technology - Shelley Plett
Preschool - Nancy Biggers
Pianist/Organist - Ann Perrier

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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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