Coker Kids 

Coker Kids

The vision of Coker Kids is to plant the seeds of Christian love, to offer ways of nurturing children to grow, not only physical but spiritually. We want children to know God loves them and that they can have fun as they discover His love. Watching the seeds grow in the children is an amazing journey!

Coker Kids: Join us Online

If you would like to be added to the ministry grid classrooms please email Wendy Pearson.


Discovery Kids (Coker Kids Sunday School) | Sundays
Weekly- In-Person at 9:30 AM & 11 AM (Note: 11 AM is after Kids Worship)
Coker Kids are invited to join us on campus at 9:30 AM & 11 AM on Sundays (Note: Nursery will be open for those under 5). For details on the schedule, curriculum, and room numbers contact Mrs. Wendy at:
Kids Worship | In-person | 11 AM
Coker Kids will meet in the Coker Sanctuary on arrival (look for the Kids Worship chalkboard sign) and after Children’s time during the 11 AM service, will continue with Discovery Kids lessons in the Upstairs Rector, where they will stay until picked up by their parent.
New Kids are always welcome!! Reach out to Mrs. Wendy at and she’ll be sure to share what you can expect from each Coker Kids Gathering, where to meet (in person or online), etc! You are welcome here!!


Contact Mrs. Carla: for details on upcoming mission outreach opportunities.

Extreme Kids…..Missions from the heart for kids 3rd – 5th grade. Kids can make a difference by helping change the world.


Wednesday Evenings | 6:30 – 7:40 PM | Upstairs Rector
Coker’s Discovery Kids is an exciting, in-person, series of classes where TECHNOLOGY meets the BIBLE! Using various platforms and mediums of technology, both on-line and IRL, kids will learn to examine Bible stories and retell them in new and exciting ways! God gave us all the SPARK of creativity, so we should foster it in our kids. Every month we will dive into a different specialty!
For details on the schedule, curriculum, room numbers and log-in information, contact Mrs. Wendy at:

May Kid’s Club | May 6th

Families, join us on May 6, 2022 as we celebrate the women in our life! Celebrate in the comfort of your home as a family!
Enjoy a craft, an interactive family activity, ideas of how to honor the women in your lives and watching a movie together!
Porch Drops of all the supplies to have a fun family night will be Thursday, May 5, 2022. Please indicate the number of family members when you sign up.
For more information:


CHILDREN’S & YOUTH CHOIRS’ MUSICAL – Sunday, May 15 at 3pm, Coker Sanctuary “The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit” (The story of David and Goliath). Come enjoy this musical adaptation of a beloved story. Starring members of the Coker Children’s & Youth Choirs and directed by Valerie Thompson. Our show is at 3pm in the sanctuary with an ice cream social in the gym after. For additional details contact Valerie at: 


Coker’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) | June 27-30, 2022
8:45 AM-12:15 PM Each Day | Coker’s Campus | Registration HERE

Coker Kids! Those who are finishing kinder to those finishing 5th grade. Join us as we learn about God’s ability to provide. The theme this year is FOOD TRUCKS! Our Coker Kids AKA “Chefs” will be guided each day by the food truck’s Top Chef and DJ Cupcake to learn about the Daily Special- a familiar prayer that teaches us to turn to God to meet our needs and how we can depend on God to take care of us. Registration opens April 3rd, space is limited.

$10 Per Child
$10 T-Shirt (Optional- Deadline to order is June 5th)
$5 MP3 Music Downloads (Optional)

Please contact Carla at to volunteer or ask questions.
To Register Click HERE


AO Sports Camp | June 27-30, 12:10-4 PM Daily
Coker UMC, 231 E North Loop Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA
We will be located at the Cokerpark

Looking for something fun for your kiddos this summer? AO Sports Camp is the place! Your little ones are welcome to come from VBS to the Sports Camp (or come directly to the Sports Camp even if not attending VBS). This will be a Sports Camp with traditions and games that are unique to AO Sports. AO’s expertise and high energy makes the time enjoyable and enriching for campers.

Register for AO Sports Camp CLICK HERE 

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The nursery ministry serves children 3 months-kindergarten during all Sunday church worship services. For special events, we serve children ages 3 months -5th grade. While children are in the nursery, they are led in Bible-centered and age-appropriate Bible lessons.

Our nursery staff is trained in First Aid and CPR, as well as the Child, Youth and Vulnerable Adult Safety Policy of Coker UMC.

To Register your child for Nursery on Easter Sunday, Click HERE

Children’s Choir (Kindergarten – 5th grade)

Coker Kids Choir | Wednesdays 5:30-6:00pm in person in the Choir Room (Sanctuary building). |  5:30 – 6 PM
*All Coker Kids in grades kinder – 5th, are welcome in the Children’s Choir. For more information contact Choir Director Valerie Thompson, 


On June 9, 2018, a new Child, Youth, and Vulnerable Adult safety policy and accompanying procedures went into effect for ALL Rio Texas Churches (including Coker UMC). Every adult who works with children, youth, and/or vulnerable adults (Staff, Volunteer, Clergy, or Lay) must be certified through the new TRUSTed con Confianza certification process. This includes, but not limited to, those who volunteer with the food pantry, Eagle Pass, ERT, mission trips etc.  If you fall into any of these categories please contact Cheryl Kendall, for more information to get trained.

Want More?

For more information, contact:

Cheryl Kendall, Director of Family Ministries
210-494-3455 x1227 |

Wendy Pearson, Coker Kids Associate
210-494-3455 x1259 |

Carla Waldschmidt, Coker Kids Associate
210-494-3455 x 1231|

Michelle Doucette, Nursery Supervisor

LisaMarie Resendez, Family Ministries Coordinator
210-494-3455 x 1272| 


Nursery Release Form
Coker Kids Release Form

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