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) 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
     United Methodist Youth Fellowship: UMYF (6th – 12th grade) 1:30 pm-3:30 pm


All Church Work Day 9 am – 1 pm
November 11th — Turkey Dinner Bag Assembly
December 9th — Caroling

Community Engagement

Promise House Partnership
    November 9th Sleep Out

Upcoming Events:

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

December 3rd: SWAG rehearsal, Advent Event, LUNCH PROVIDED
December 9th: 
Church Work Day
December 10th: SWAG rehearsal, UMYF, LUNCH PROVIDED
December 17th: SWAG rehearsal, Ugly Sweater/White Elephant Gift Exchange, LUNCH PROVIDED
December 24th: Christmas Eve — No Meetings
December 31st: New Years Eve– No Meetings


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