Christian Education

It is the vision of the CE Committee to establish programs that bring to life Christ’s teachings. We believe in an environment that welcomes and nurtures everyone from the youngest to the oldest.

*Note: Our regular CE activities, such as Sunday school for children and adults, Kids Club and Youth Group (listed below) resume in September.

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Christian Ed programs

 

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Sunday School for children

September 10th 9:15am

Sunday School for Adults

September 10th 9:15am

Junior and Senior High Youth Group

September 17th 6:00pm

Kids Club

September 20th 4:45pm

Senior High Mission Trip

 

Sunday School

9:15 am Sundays

Using the Presbyterian Curriculum, Growing in Grace & Gratitude, Sunday school classes will explore the story of Moses. The children can have fun with art, science and other hands on experiences that will bring scripture to life. Be assured they won’t want to miss one week! The story will wrap up on Sunday, November 20th in a special worship service and fellowship time.

 
Sunday School for Adults

9:15 am Sunday in Kendall Lounge

Our Adult Ed Sunday school class does a variety of bible studies, using contemporary literature and videos. For more information on the current offering, contact David Zaiser.

Junior and Senior High Youth Group

Sundays 6-7:30 pm

6th – 12th Graders gather for games, fellowship, conversation and a brief devotional. Yearly events include community service and outreach, community building activities, biblical conversations, as well as a yearly retreat in the spring and a Mission Trip in the summer (for high schoolers).  Topics of conversations include, but are not limited to, their faith, movies, music, and the world in which they live. All denominations are invited to attend.

 

Kids Club

4:45–7:00pm Wednesday

Children in grades Pre-K through 6th come together midweek from September through May for dinner, games, crafts, stories, music and FUN.
Kids Club will kick off another great year on Wednesdays from 4:45–7:00pm.

Registration will begin at 4:45 pm. Contact Mary Maleski to register, or use the online registration form. All denominations are invited to attend.

 
Senior High Mission Trip

Youth in grades 9th – 12th grade are invited to attend a youth mission trip each summer. The youth have traveled as far as Alaska

and as close as our own back yard. The youth are required to attend youth

group and participate in fundraisers throughout the year in order to participate in this trip.

 

Youth Disciples

Wednesday Evenings: the month of July

6:00–9:00pm in Fellowship Hall/Youth Lounge

In July, youth in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in Youth Disciples. Each Wednesday, youth will gather for a different activity and time together, ending on July 28-29 with a sleep over at the church.

We ask each week for the youth attending to bring $5 to help offset the cost of dinner/activity. Please text Mary at 609-954-8977 to let her know when you are planning on attending. Our first gathering will be held on Wednesday, July 5th. In the past, this has been a loved summer activity. We hope if you are a youth that you will add this to your summer calendar so that you don’t miss the fun! Check Connections for each week’s planned activity!

 

Help Wanted

 

Did you ever wonder what ministry
God is calling you to?

This year, with so much growth, we need adults, both women and men, in all areas of Christian Education. Our Sunday School program has grown and we need teachers for K-3 and 4/5/6 grades.

We need table parents and shepherds for Kids Club on Wednesday evenings. We really would love a few men to step up to help with this ministry! It is a weekly commitment from September–May. However, we are flexible and understand that there are weeks that you will need to take off. Maybe you are not ready to take the leap to serving every week; we have two other options open: we would love to hear from you if you have a craft, skill, or hobby that you are willing to share with the Wednesday gathering, or if you are willing to be a substitute when one of our regulars take off.

This year with Kids Club we have a group of rising youth that want to keep coming but would like more youth oriented activities. I would love someone to help co-lead this group! It is a delightful smaller group that have been our regulars for few years now!

Youth Group is also looking for Youth Leaders to work with this growing ministry.

For all opportunities to serve, email Mary Maleski, our Director of Christian Education, or text her at 609-954-8977.

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