Morning Sunday School Classes:
Word/Share/Prayer is offered each Sunday morning in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a.m. Please come, share a cup of coffee, and participate in this young adult led class.
Nursery - meets in room 201 and 202. Paid staff along with volunteers create a nuturing and Christ-centered experience. Nursery is open during Sunday School and both worship services
Pre-School - Kindergarten: meet in room 207 and use the Workshop Rotation Curriculum. Leaders: April Goodman, Beth Milchuck, Carol Parker, Jenny Fleming, Barbara Tierney.
First – 2nd grade meet together in room 209. They will be using the Workshop Rotation Curriculum – a dynamic educational approach that explores Bible stories through multiple intelligences. Each Bible story will be approached through art, science, creative drama, music, and cooking! Teachers specializing in each discipline will rotate through the weeks, along with “shepherds” to guide the children. Leaders: Elizabeth Allen, Jane Whitehurst, Janis Guzzo, Judy Shelton, Sandy Irving, Suzanne Smith, Janet Cherry. Barbara Tierney - coordinator.
Grades 3, 4, 5: Long-time member and teacher Yevonne Brannon leads this group in Room 100. The class will focus on Old and New Testament stories; learning the books of the Bible and Bible verses. They practice the Kyrie, Doxology, Lord’s Prayer, Gloria Patri, and Apostle’s Creed, allowing them to participate fully in worship.
Youth: Grades 6-12 meet in Room 106. We will be using the Faith Questions Study entitled Understanding the Bible in a discussion-based exploration of issues faced by today's teens. Blythe Clifford and Mac Winslow lead this group.
Parlor Class: Church parlor. This class for adults focuses on Bible scripture using the Uniform Lesson Series The Present Word. The overall topic for fall 2015 is "The Christian Community Comes Alive" and uses the book of Acts. Leaders are Keith Cassel, Ruth Craven, Jack Gebbie, and Christine Thomson. All ages welcome.
Forum Class: Room 101. This discussion-based class is for adults who enjoy lively interchanges on a broad range of topics from current events to selected Bible passages. Harris Cummings and others teach this class. This fall the class will look at scripture related to the sacraments. Juliann updates members on current topics and other issue regarding the class. All adults are welcome
Sunday Afternoon Classes:
Social Justice Forum: This group meets in the Library at 3:30 for an action period with study beginning at 4:00. This group welcomes youth and adults of all ages. Joette Steger and Sandy Irving lead this group with other volunteers. Topics vary throughout the year.
Youth Sunday School: Grades 6-12 meet in Room 106 at 4:00 pm and use the PCUSA curricula Feasting on the Word, designed to address the questions and concerns of this age group through discussion and reflection. Holly Webster leads this group.
Youth Fellowship: Youth in grades 6-12 meet each Sunday evening 6:30 - 8:00 for a shared meal, study and activities designed to enhance their recognition of and understanding of God's work in their lives and their work in the lives of others. Tama Eller is the youth director.