Student and Family Ministries

The Student and Family Ministries at Oak Lawn UMC is focused on creating engaging, challenging, and empowering opportunities for children from birth through high school, and their families. We are focused on strengthening discipleship, encouraging and empowering ministry with others, and participating and creating opportunities for community engagement.


Sunday School (10:00-10:50 am)
We offer three age-appropriate lectionary-based curriculum classes.

     Elementary Class Kindergarten-4th grade 
     Middle School Class 5th grade- 8th grade 
     High School Class 9th grade- 12th grade 

     Preschool Sunday School beginning September 3, Pre-K Sunday School will meet during our 11 am Service and will use an        age-appropriate lectionary-based curriculum.

Regular Sunday Afternoon Schedule (calendar below):
     Student Worship Arts Group: SWAG (3rd grade and up) 12:45 pm-1:45 pm
     United Methodist Youth Fellowship: UMYF (6th – 12th grade) 1:45 pm-3:30 pm


All Church Work Day 9 am – 1 pm
October 14th — Sneaker Sunday Set Up
November 11th — Turkey Dinner Bag Assembly
December 9th — Caroling

Community Engagement

Sam Houston Elementary School Partnership

    October 1 – 15 Soccer Supplies collection: soccer balls, small goals, gift cards to sports stores

Trunk or Treat in partnership with Cathedral of Hope
    October 29th 4:30 – 7:30 pm @ Cathedral of Hope   Sign Up to help today!

Promise House Partnership
    November 9th Sleep Out

Upcoming Events:

October 1st: World Communion Sunday: SWAG leads in Worship, regular afternoon schedule LUNCH PROVIDED
October 8th: 
October 14th: Church Work Day 
October 15th: 
Regular afternoon schedule, Mission Trip Info Meeting, LUNCH PROVIDED
October 22nd: 
Regular afternoon schedule, BRING A SACK LUNCH
October 29th: 
SWAG regular rehearsal, Trunk or Treat with Cathedral of Hope – click here for more info!

November 5th: SWAG rehearsal, no UMYF, SNACK PROVIDED
November 11th: Church Work Day
November 12th: Regular afternoon schedule, BRING A SACK LUNCH
November 19th: Regular afternoon schedule, Meal Packing Event, LUNCH PROVIDED
November 26th: Thanksgiving Weekend – No Meetings


Questions? Ideas? Want to volunteer? Contact Heather Gottas,