Christian Education

Sunday Morning

8:45 am-11:45 am           Nursery Care Provided

Our nursery provides childcare in a loving, nurturing environment for infants through three-year-olds.  Nursery care is provided Sunday morning during Sunday school (9am-10am) and Worship (10:30am) from 8:45 am until 15 minutes after the completion of Worship approximately 11:45 am. On Wednesday nights, child care is provided from 6:00pm until 7:30pm during Midweek @ Midtown.

 

Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for each and every child.  If you have any questions about FPC’s child care, please call Pastor Jenni 402.345.5383.

Sunday Adult Classes

 

9:00 am – 10:00 am            The Present Word, led by Amy Rodie

                                                   “Our Love for God”

This quarter’s study begins with God’s demands for our complete and undivided love as shown in passages from Deuteronomy and Psalms. It proceeds with our response to God’s love in the advent of Christ and the Epistles’ interpretations of the nature and extent of our responses to God’s love in Christ. It concludes with passages from three of the Psalms expressing glorification of God. 

Children and Youth Sunday Classes

We offer a variety of age graded classes on Sunday mornings. These classes begin at 9:00 a.m.  You will find classes for Preschool; Kindergarten thru Grades K -2/5thgrades; Grades 6th -8th ; and Grades 9th -12th.

9:00 am-10:00 am             Preschool

Sunday School begins at 9:00 am in Millard Hall, the educational wing of our church.  The Preschool students, in a variety of ways, will learn more about Jesus.  Come, make new friends and learn with your friends. 

 9:00 am – 10:00 am            Grades K -2/5; 6-8      Sunday Morning Kids

Our Sunday School format is so much fun!! Our morning together begins at 9:00 am in the Temple as we gather, worship and head off on our adventures for the day. Each week we will experience the Bible story in a new and exciting ways through games, science, drama, computers and more…you won’t want to miss it!!

10:00-10:20 am – Children’s Choir (Millard Hall)

Every Sunday following Sunday School we will end our time together by making a joyful noise for the Lord! New this year from 10:00-10:20 we will have our children’s choir. This choir will perform every 4th Sunday during service and at other special services such as Palm Sunday. In order for this program to flourish it is critical for the youth to attend as many rehearsals as possible to ensure they feel comfortable with the material. I can’t wait to sing with you! AJ Baratta 

 

 

 

 

9:00 am -10:00 am                   Grades 9-12      Sunday Morning Youth

Sunday morning, at 9:00 a.m. our Youth will be studying God’s word using Feasting on the Word. Together we will explore our personal and communal identity in Jesus Christ through meaningful community – building experiences, engaging Bible study, and relevant learning activities. Biblical stories will come alive in new and creative ways. In response to God’s amazing, unconditional love, youth will be challenged to put their faith into action as they grow to understand themselves as Christ’s disciples.  YOU are definitely invited to join us and learn or review the word of God.

10:45 am        Godly Play | First Grade and Younger

All children are invited to participate in worship each Sunday morning. Younger children, following the children’s message, may exit to Millard Hall to participate in Godly Play.

What is Godly Play? Children have an innate sense of the presence of God. The Godly Play approach helps them to explore their faith through story, to gain religious language and to enhance their spiritual experience though wonder and play.

Calling All Tweens 4th – 8th grade!   4:12 pm – 6:30 pm 

 

After an incredible opening year 4:12 Tweens is back and ready for more. This unique group is 4th-8th graders. We will meet on the third Sunday of the month at 4:12 in the afternoon for fun, food, and other festivities. 

*4:12 Tweens comes from 1 Timothy 4:12 which says, “Don’t let anyone put you down because you’re young. Teach believers with your life: by word, by demeanor, by love, by faith, by integrity.”

 

 

Mid-Week

Midweek @ Midtown

Don’t forget that Midweek @ Midtown is Wednesday night.  This is the evening where dinner will be served from 5:45 pm-6:15 pm.  After dinner, at 6:20 pm, our children, youth and adult Bible programs begin.  Also remember to make a reservation for dinner.  Sign up on Sundays in Calvin Hall or call the church no later than Tuesday noon.

Midweek Kids    6:20 pm -7:30 pm  Grades K-6

Our Midweek Kids program starts again on September 11! Join us each week from 6:15 – 7:30 in Millard Hall for fun hands – on learning as we study the 10 Commandments.

Youth Group – 9th-12th Grade   6:20 pm – 7:30 pm

This year we have a few fun events planned as well as an opportunity to serve in our community. Keep an eye on the bulletin for more details.