Summer Activity Guide 2024

Church Pinic

Sunday, March 26th    |    3:30 p.m.    |    South Lichtenberger Park (6615 Kilconnell Drive)
Gathering to share a meal is an important part of growing in relationship and community. On Sunday, May 26th the church will be gathering at South Lichtenberger Park (6615 Kilconnell Drive) for an afternoon of community, food and fun! This is a great opportunity for us to be the church out in the community so please invite your friends and neighbors! We will start gathering around 3:30 p.m. with plans on eating around 5:00 p.m. Bring your own lawn chairs and something delicious to share. The church will provide disposable plates, silverware, and cups along with five-gallon containers of water and lemonade and tables for the potluck contents. There is a newly remodeled playground, cornhole, horseshoes, sand-volleyball pit, restrooms, and plenty of places to set up in the shade. Please contact me at (916) 539-0146 if you have any questions. See you there!

– Ben Harrell
Children’s Music Workshop

June 24th-28th & July 1st-5th    |    Elk Grove United Methodist Church
The Elk Grove UMC has invited our children kindergarten thru just finished 6th grade to participate in their musical workshop. They have been performing these musicals under the direction of Mary Popish since 1992. My children and grandchildren have participated along with many others from our congregations since that time. The dates are weekdays starting Monday June 24th thru Friday July 5th rehearsal times are 3 hours a day, time of day to be determined due to school schedules, at the Elk Grove UMC. In those 2 weeks the children will learn a full musical including singing, dancing and speaking parts. The musical will be performed on Sunday July 7th during their worship services. The cost is $50 for the first child and $40 for a second child. You can sign up on the Elk Grove UMC website. The musical is a great way for children to share the good news of Jesus! If you have questions please feel free to contact me Linda Harrell.

  • June 24th – 28th & July 1st – 5th
  • Performance: Sunday, July 7th
  • Cost: $50 for the first child and $40 for a second child
  • Register: On the Elk Grove UMC website: Registration Link
The musical is a great way for children to share the good news of Jesus! If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at (916) 539-1486.

– Linda Harrell
Shasta Children’s Camp

June 25th-28th    |    Shasta Methodist Camp Near Mt. Shasta, CA
Shasta Camp has been described as “The best week of my life” by more than one child who attended. 4th – 8th Graders are invited to attend each year, and high schoolers are invited to serve as Junior Counselors. Shasta Camp is a four-day experience that includes fun, fellowship, music, loads of activities, and, most importantly, a connection with our savior, Jesus Christ. Children, youth, and adults alike get to experience the never-ending, never-failing love, mercy, and grace of God.

  • June 25th-28th
  • Campers need to be between grades 4th-8th. The cost is $180 per camper. Scholarships are available.
  • Volunteer Staff opportunities for adults and teenagers are also available.
  • Registration is through the Los Altos UMC website: Registration Link
I’ll see you at Camp!

– Pastor Dave Samelson, Senior Pastor at Los Altos UMC
Vacation Bible School

July 8th-12th    |    Point Pleasant UMC
Camp Firelight! A Summer Camp Adventure with God. more infromation coming soon!
  • July 8th-12th
  • 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Daily
  • Inviting Pre-K to just finished 6th grade to attend
  • Registration will open up at the end of May.
If you would like to volunteer or donate, please contact Celeste at (916) 804-8044.