Ministries


Church Childcare Center


Our Church Childcare Development Center offers full time Christian Childcare for infants through Pre-K.  In this environment children learn how to pray and they enjoy Bible stories, while also learning the basics to prepare for Kindergarten.  Students who graduate from the Church Childcare Center are some of the best prepared upon entering Lonoke Primary School.  Hours are 6:30am to 6pm Monday through Friday.
 
Our Development Center wants to engage kids through top level curriculum, Biblical teaching and engaged play.  It is our goal that each kid is ready to enter Kindergarten with a Biblical, educational and social foundation that will ensure success. To get more information about how to enroll a child in the center, please contact churchchildcarecenter@gmail.com.
 
 
''My name is Stephanie Studer. I am from DeValls Bluff. I am married to David Studer, the minister at Palm Street Church of Christ. We have lived in Lonoke for 5 years. We have two children and one grandchild. Our son is 23 and married. He is in the Navy and is stationed at Twentynine Palms, CA. He and his wife, Alyssa, have a 4 month old daughter, Harper. David and I have a daughter who is 20 years old and lives at home with us. She works full time and goes to UALR full time. My husband and I have been foster parents for 4 years. I am passionate about making lives better for children. I am excited to be here working in the childcare center and cannot wait to fill this building with the sounds of children again!'' 


Music


The New Horizons Praise Band leads church members to connect with God through music that speaks to today's culture. Led by Jason and Renee Grady, this group welcomes new musicians as the balance of instruments and voices permit. Additionally, they sometimes coordinate special "guest appearances" for musicians who are not able to participate on a weekly basis. New Horizons band meets for practice on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Contact Jason or Renee Grady for more information.
 
The Chancel Choir meets at 6:30 on Wednesdays from Fall to Summer. This group covers a variety of musical styles of classical music as well as gospel and more contemporary music. Greg Taylor is the contact for this group.
 
The Handbell Choir meets at 5:30 Wednesday evenings from Fall to Spring. Positions are available for newcomers to hand bells as well as more experienced players. Greg Taylor is the contact for this group.
 
Complementary Violin Lessons are offered by Estella Evans at 4:30 on Wednesdays, from fall to summer. Most students are adults but Mrs. Evans welcomes students ages 7 and up. Beth Mooney at the church office can help those considering this ministry to get in touch with Estella.


Youth Group


United Methodist Youth meets Wednesdays 5:30 to 6:30.  It is a great time of fellowship and learning for youth Junior High through High School.  Youth enjoy supper, a devotional and other activities for fun, mission, and spiritual growth. Once a month the youth enjoy off-campus activities such as serving at a soup kitchen, paintball, or spiritual retreats and worships services.

Currently the church is seeking a new youth director For more information about this position contact the church office here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


United Methodist Men


The United Methodist Men meets as needed for service to the church or the community, as well as for spiritual revival and fellowship.  This men's group for all ages is just starting at FUMC Lonoke.  For more information contact Danny Wright.