Welcome to another exciting faith-filled year of Church School at First Presbyterian Church. Kick-Off Sunday, the first day of Church School, will be held on September 9th from 9:15-10:15am in the Fellowship Hall. Our theme for this year is Wisdom and will be carried throughout the church this year. There will be activities for the entire family and information about upcoming events.
Preschool Children-kindergarten We offer Christian education for Preschool through Kindergarten children Sunday Mornings from 9:15-10:15am The children learn Bible stories and Christian concepts through creative use of art, storytelling, and play. Children may start preschool Church school as soon as they turn 3.
Preschool Bibles We again will be honoring our preschool children (3year-old and above class) with a children’s bible. Children who are 3 or will turn 3 during the 2018-2019 school year will be receiving their very own children’s bible on Sunday, September 16 during the worship Service. Please let me know if your child will be present and how you wish their name to appear in the bible by September 9.
1st Grade-6th Grade Sunday School Rotation Church School is used for the children in 1st-6th grade. Using the Workshop Rotation Model, children learn and experience bible stories and Christian concepts through child-friendly multi-media such as art, drama, music, games, food, puppets, and storytelling. Each class begins in the Gathering Room at 9:15am with a large group opening and ends at 10:15am.
7th Grade-9th Grade Sunday School Youth Sunday School is offered Sunday Mornings from 9:15-10:15am. The class will discuss Old Testament and New Testament stories as well as explore the connections between their daily lives and the Bible lessons. Each class begins in the Gathering Room at 9:15am with a large group opening and ends at 10:15am.
10th Grade-12th Grade Sunday School Youth Sunday School is offered Sunday Mornings from 9:15-10:15am. A variety of topics and Bible stories are discussed to help adolescents through their faith journey.
Confirmation Class Confirmation is a preparation for young people in our congregation to affirm their faith and become an active member of the church. Confirmation is open to anyone who is interested and 8th grade and above. An information meeting about Confirmation will be held Wednesday, September 5th at 6:30pm in the Parlor for parents and students interested in joining the class this year or just have questions about the program.
PYA Presbyterian Youth Association is the name of the Youth Group here at First Presbyterian Church. Students in 5th through 12th grades are welcome to participate. PYA meets on Sundays. We engage in discussions about what and how God is working in our lives as a teenager. We also discuss struggles and difficulties growing up a Christian in today’s world and engage in mission activities each month.
Click here to find Church School registration forms. Completed forms may be returned to the Fellowship Hall on Kick-Off Sunday September 9th. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer at the church office. We are looking forward to seeing everyone in September for a magnificent year of learning and growing in the unconditional love God provides for us.
The Christian Education Team