Children's Sunday School
All Children and Youth Classes 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
Nursery (infants to 4 years old) – Room 305; 8:15 a.m. to Noon
Preschool (3 yrs, 4 yrs, and Pre-K) – Room 300
Teachers – Emily Maier, Sue Brownlee, Erika
Kindergarten & 1st Grade – Room 302
Teachers – Rachel Kelderman, Beth Reese (every other week) and Kelsey Woodward (every other week)
2nd and 3rd Grade – Room 304
Teachers – Bryan and Carol Litscher
4th through 6th Grade – Room 306
Teachers – Kathy Jacobson and Alice Burress
Youth (7th through 12th grades) – Room 313
Teachers – Brent and Kristin Koubas (September), Jennifer Kelly, Cindy Willson (October), Lindsey and Justin Sheeder (November)
Sunday school for 3 year-olds – 6th Grade is from 10:00 – 10:50 am each Sunday. Children are encouraged to be in fellowship with their peers in an exciting learning experience including Bible stories, crafts, worship, and praise music.
Children’s time in Church
Each Sunday children are invited to the front of the church for Young Disciple time.
Midweek Refuel (formerly Wednesday Night Live)
Held September through May on days that public schools are in session.
5:00 to 5:45 PM – Jubilation Youth Bells
5:00 to 5:30 PM – Christ Chimers – Room 311 – 2nd through 6th grade.
5:30 to 6:00 PM – Children’s Choir opportunities (Cherub Choir and Alleluia Choir) for ages Pre-K through 6th grade – Rooms 311, 306, and 304.
5:30 to 6:30 PM – Midweek Refuel Meal – Heritage Hall (1st floor) – A great meal for everyone! Freewill offering. Take home a leftover plate for a free will donation. High chairs and booster seats available for the little ones!
6:00 to 7:30 PM – Casual Café – While the children are in their activities, parents can “hang out” in the Café. Relax in a comfy chair or chat with your church family members. No formal program, just a place to sit back, check your email, and be casual.
6:15 to 7:30 PM – Nursery (infants to 4 years old) – Room 305
6:30 to 7:30 PM – Preschool Class – Room 300. Led by rotating teachers.
K through 1st Grade Class – Room 302. Led by Alice Burress
2nd & 3rd Grade Class – Room 306. Led by Lindsey Sheeder
Yada Yada Tween Team (4th through 6th grade) – Room 311. Led by Amy Jo Kerr
* New drop off/pick up policy. On Wednesday Nights, teachers will pick up children from Heritage Hall, so please do not send kids upstairs unattended. Children should stay with parents/guardians/an adult until education time at 6:30 PM. After classes, parents can pick up children in Heritage Hall.
Palm Sunday Children’s Parade
The children get to help the church celebrate Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem by waving palm branches.
Easter CelebrationPreparations will be scattered through the season of Lent with lessons on Jesus earthly ministry, resurrection and promise of salvation. Several butterfly crafts will enhance the lessons and will be collected and used to decorate the church for Easter.
Vacation Bible School Program
July 15-19, 2018. Children 3 years old – 6th Grade will enjoy a center rotation adventure into God’s word and love. Many adult and youth volunteers are needed to make this event happen, it is a great opportunity to be involved and have lots of fun! Friends, family, and community are invited to share the kids’ experience through a special program at the end of the week. Registration information will become available in the spring.
Annual Christmas Program
A wonderful time for the kids to present the Christmas story to the congregation. You truly don’t want to miss this wonderful event.
If you have questions about Children Sunday School or Activities, please call Morganne Reinboldt at 515-279-0826.