JAM 
Jesus And Me
Kids + Missions
Our Mission is to share Jesus. We share Jesus through Missions.
 
 
for ages 3 yr-6, and 7-12th grade.*
*includes Confirmation for 7-8th
 
JAM is fun to be God’s kid
Jam is Improv. Worship. Mission.  Learning. Doing. 
JAM is us.  
 
JAM 2021-2022 Schedule
 

Wednesdays.

During School Year.*

5:45-6:15 pm: Dinner

6:15-6:45 pm: JAM Worship

6:45-7:30 pm: JAM classes & Adult Small Group*JAM will not meet when the LeSueur-Henderson school closes due to weather related conditions. 
CONFIRMATION
 
Confirmation 7-8th grade.
Is part of the JAM program.
 
Students learn through:
Worship. 
Small groups.
Assignments.
Missions
Overnight retreats.
Faith Mentors. 
ADULT VOLUNTEERS MAKE JAM, JAM!  
JAM needs Adults. 
 
It is on the job training.
Learn with the kids.
Simple. 
Fun. 
 
Adults can do: 
Check-in
Small groups/classes
Crafts
Meal
 
Music
Chaperones for Youth and Missions.
 
 
CURRICULUM: PreK-6th  
NEW THIS YEAR: CELEBRATE WONDER
 
 ‘Celebrate Wonder’ is the newest United Methodist Curriculum for grades Pre-K through 6th gradeClick for more information.
CURRICULUM: 7-12th 
Classroom teaching, discussion, activities. 
 
Faith Milestones
 
Pre-K & K: Learn a Table Prayer to use at meal time. Begin understanding the Christmas and Easter stories. Learn to share and help others. 
 
1st & 2nd gr: Learn the Lord’s Prayer and Kids’ Creed along with simple faith statements. Be able to recite a memory verse and name five characters from the Bible. Learn to love others. 
 
3rd & 4th gr: Learn about the books the Bible. Know how to find them and where they are located using the Table of Contents. Know ten Bible stories. Help with simple mission activities.  
 
5th & 6th gr: Recite the books of the Old and New Testament in order. Know 15 Bible stories. Understand the deeper meaning of Easter and Christmas. Role model for younger children. Do Mission projects with their family or other adults 
 
7th-8th gr: Be able to say a fill-in-the-blank prayer, find scriptures, know the books of the Bible, basic church history, and Wesley concepts of grace and service. By the end of 8th grade, students should be able to write their faith statements and be ready for Confirmation. They should be a role model for younger students and their peers. Attendance at  retreats and mission events are required for those being confirmed. 
 
9th-12th gr: Be able to say a Spontaneous Prayer. Mentor younger students. Be a role model for other teens. Support one another at school and extra-curricular activities.  Assist with worship. Attend overnight mission trips. Offer leadership.