Children's CE theme 2015-2016

 Programs for Children


Discipleship Jr flierJr Disciples Kindergarten through 5th graders, Wednesday nights, 5:30 a.m. -7:00 a.m.  beginning on October 12, 2016.  Don’t miss out on our mid-week program for elementary school children.  This fall we will begin our Jr Disciples program with the theme “Fruits of the Spirit.”  Children will eat, play and learn together.  Each week begins with a shared meal where we get to know each other and can talk about what we remember from the week before.    We then move to choir with Geoffrey Bell, games and crafts all focused on the bible lesson of the week.  Plus, each week there is a take home portion for the learning to continue all week long!  Scroll to the bottom of this page for our online registration form.

Friday Fun Nights

Fun for all ages! Set aside time to come to church and just have fun.  Whether it is a game night, art class or your favorite movie, families can come together for faith and fellowship. Program is from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, simple meal will be provided.

September 16:  Family Lego Night.  Legos and Tacos!

November 4:  Family Game night.  Bring your favorite game to play with other families.

January 13:  Family Movie night.  Enjoy dinner and a movie with your family and ours.

March 3:  Family Fun Birthday Celebration.  Celebrate Dr Seuss’s birthday.

May 12: Family Lego Night.  Legos and Tacos returns.


Music Camp, June 26-30, 2017

Children spend a week learning all about music – different instruments, different songs, lots of fun. For more information contact the Geoffrey Bell at

Vacation Bible School, July 24-28, 2017

This year we are heading to Rome! Our VBS program is Rome, Paul and the Underground Church.  Each day we will meet from 9:00-12:00. Registration forms are available at the church office beginning May 1, on line registration will be available beginning May 15, 2017.  Children must be 4 by September 1, 2017 to attend. If you have any questions please contact the director of Children’s Ministries at


For more information about any of our children’s programs, click here to contact our Director of Children’s Ministries


Church League Basketball for Children and Youth

Basketball LeaguePlease note: As of the 2013-14 season, church league basketball is no longer sponsored by Newport News Parks and Recreation.  Hidenwood and several other churches have organized a league on their own. If you would like more information or to help with this new organization, please contact us: 757-596-1151.

Children and youth ages 8-15 may participate in coed church league basketball at Hidenwood Presbyterian. The divisions are as follows:

Juniors, ages 8-10; Intermediates, ages 11-12; Seniors, ages 13 -15

Practices are held on Saturdays, October-December; games begin in January and are played on Tuesday and Thursday nights and a few Saturdays.  Other churches in the league include First Baptist Church Denbigh, St. Andrew’s Episcopal in Hilton, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, and more.