Sunday School

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Children are a vital part of our community and our life together. We believe in their ability to know God and respond to him in faith. Because that is true we have a responsibility and an opportunity to participate, together with families in their spiritual formation. We work hard creating stimulating, relational, and safe environments that help to nurture an understanding of the story of God and their place in the midst of that story. We also expect them to grow in their ability to respond to God and participate in the life and mission of this community.

2016-2017 Sunday School Registration <– Link to the 2016-2017 Sunday School Registration Form

“Bounce Back To Sunday School” – a celebration for the new 2015-16 school year starting!

Children worship with us in a variety of ways on Sunday mornings. At our 10:00 am gathering, we offer care and Christian formation for infants through 12th graders.

Here’s what you can expect:

Preschool (Cottage Class) and Pre-K & Kindergarten (3-5 year olds)
We value developmental, age-appropriate, and hands-on learning. The children will participate in music, movement, games, centers, storytelling, and art, as they explore the story of God.

Grade school (1st – 6th grade)
Children begin each week in our Sanctuary for the first part of the worship service and a children’s lesson which is led by our Pastor. They then proceed to their classrooms where they are taught lessons based on our lectionary readings. The curriculum, “Seasons of the Spirit”, allows the teachers the flexibility to work with many different media and follows the same readings the Pastor is building his Sermons on every week. Children will learn about the different seasons of our liturgical calendar and celebrate communion throughout the year as well.

Youth (7th – 12th)
Our desire is to come alongside our kids as they grow in their personal faith lives. We want to connect with them about their questions and life issues. We foster an environment where they can grow in the spiritual practices of prayer, study, friendship, serving, and giving, among many others.

7th -8th grade
During the 9:30 am service, 7th-8th grade students will gather in the lower level classrooms for a time of sharing, activities through interactive worship and learning, and prayer, alongside several adult volunteers. Confirmation: From October through May, the 8th graders are invited to participate in the “Confirmation” class.

9th -12th grade
The Senior High Sunday Gathering meets in the youth room weekly. The curriculum, “Seasons of the Spirit”, allows the teachers the flexibility to work with many different media and follows the same readings the Pastor is building his Sermons on every week. Children will learn about the different seasons of our liturgical calendar and celebrate communion throughout the year as well.

See our Youth Group link for more information regarding fun & exciting activities for Jr. & Sr. High YG.

More Video Links to Youth Programs:

Christmas Pageant (Sunday School Kids) 2016 – Slideshow  <– Click on Link
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Annual Children’s Christmas Pageant Video 2014 <– Click on Link
{Note: Be sure to click on HD and Full-Screen for best viewing!}