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Christian Nurture, Education & Fellowship

 

 

"We are a Community Seeking to Share God's Love"  

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION FOR ALL AGES

 

 

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SUNDAY SCHOOL

 

The Christian Education programs for children include a church school for those from age 3 through Confirmation in grade 9.

Church School Registration Form

For Kindergarten through Eighth graders


 Sundays (September - June) - 10:30 - 11:35 am - newcomers welcome any time!

 

 

Resources For Parents, Children, and Youth

 
Sermons 4 Kids a lesson and activities you can do at home.

Sparkhouse has a weekly lesson to do while at home 

 
Faithful Families At Home 15 easy family-friendly prayers and activities
A great resource for parents to continue "Church School" while apart.
 
 

 

Nursery
 

 The Nursery Room is locatied off the main Fellowship Hall. It is open during worship and fellowship times (unstaffed). The room has a stocked changing table for infants as well as activity items for our youngest children. There is a speaker in the room which allows you to listen in on the worship service.


Learning Goals
Parents are encouraged to support the church school teachers by working with their children at home  on the following learning goals:

 

Pre-Kindergarten: Prayers & Graces


Kindergarten / First Grade: The Lord's Prayer & Gloria Patria


Second Grade / Third Grade: Doxology, Baptism, Psalm 23

 

Fourth Grade / Fifth Grade:  Basic Bible Skills Know the  books of the Bible, Ten Commandments, Jesus' Great Commission

 

Sixth, Seventh & Eight Grade: Psalm 100, Holy Week, Order of Worship,
Sacraments of the Church, Liturgical Seasons of the year.

 

 

Confirmation Program (for Ninth Graders and older)

 

Our Congregation uses a program that is mentor-based confirmation program that pairs confirmands with adult mentors and guides them through a variety of learning experiences that will strengthen the student's understanding of the faith while connecting him or her with the community of believers in a personal way. It can be used as a stand-alone program, or in conjunction with your current curriculum as a special experiential unit.

 

 

An “apprenticeship” approach to confirmation pairs adult mentors from the congregation with confirmation students. It includes a series of learning experiences where adult mentors and confirmands are both teachers and learners at the same time. We also have confirmands attend worship with churches of other traditions as well as a Jewish synagogue and an Islamic service to have a broad, rich experience that will last a lifetime. Confirmands also write their own statement of faith. Confirmation is on Pentecost Sunday by tradition.

 

 

Elements of the Program
So what exactly is Making Disciples? It is a 13-session confirmation mentoring program.

Topics explore the basics of Christian faith:
God

Jesus
The Holy Spirit
Worship
The Bible
Gifts
Ministry
Baptism
Spiritual Life
Death and Resurrection
The Church

 

 Want more details about this program? click here

 

 

 




We have a wonderful Church Library in the Office Area!

We have novels, reference and non-fiction titles

we also have a youth and children's library.

Check it out!

Joan Temple, Librarian

 

 



 

 

We are a "SafeConduct" Church

We follow SafeConduct Guidelines.

 

 

We subscribe to generally accepted SafeConduct principles and practices for those working with children and youth particularly. We have developed a SafeConduct Policy in our congregation and for use by the programs that we sponsor. All who serve with children and/or youth must have a background check.

 

Click Here for a copy of the Policy

 

Click Here for a copy of the Disclosure Form for those who work with children and youth.

 

 



FELLOWSHIP

 

Our congregation not only loves to worship and serve and learn, they love to be together supporting one another in good times and bad. Each month activities for families and for adults take place to continue to foster the relationships that are important in a community.

 

Some events have included:

 

Progressive Supper

 

Christmas Caroling to homebound community members

 

A Road Rally and dinner

 

Special Presentations for all ages

 

Ice Skating

 

Family Movie Nights

 

Family Hayride 

 

Please refer to the church newsletter for updated information. 

 

 

 

 

 

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