Christian Education

Nursery, Preschool, Sunday School, Avent West Children's Mentoring, Children, Youth, & Adult

Nursery 

Our trained nursery employees, along with congregational volunteers, create a nurturing and Christ-centered experience as the children ages birth through three years of age begin to develop their worship routines. Located in room 201, the nursery is open from 9:15 to 12:00 noon for morning Sunday School and Worship.

Sunday School

VBS Craft The Church School, or known to most as Sunday School meets every Sunday morning at 9:30 in the Education Building which is located to the left as one faces the church. Throughout the year, most of the classes focus on the Presbyterian curriculum entitled We Believe, while some participate in special study themes. Outside the summer months, a variety of classes are available for kids of all ages.

Learn more about ongoing Sunday School options.

Rally Day marks the start of a new year in Western Boulevard Christian Education. It is when all programs resume regular meetings, excluding holidays, until traditional schools are out for the summer. Beginning mid June, our Church School goes into the summer schedule. Check the upcoming events section of the Home Page to learn more about the summer schedule which is designed to accommodate family vacations. The fall schedule begins with Rally Day or Christian Education Sunday.

Children’s Ministry

? We offer a variety of options for children, including, a weekday pre-school, Sunday morning nursery, Sunday School classes for children of all ages, Children's Chapel, Children's Choir, Vacation Bible School.

Learn more about WBPC's programs for children.

Western Boulevard Presbyterian Preschool

This weekday preschool provides a number of classes for young children. Parents find classrooms inviting, teachers enthusiastic and dedicated, and atmosphere loving. For all of the information on the Preschool, see their webpage.

Youth Ministry

Youth Group Youth Group for children in grades 6-12 meets every Sunday evening from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm for dinner and fellowship. Delicious meals are prepared and served by members of the congregation after which youth participate in a program led by Youth Director, Anna Raab. At least one Mission opportunity is available each year, and middle and high school youth also have the opportunity to go to at least one Retreat with the Group as well.

Youth in 6th – 9th grade explore what it means to profess Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior in our confirmation class. During this time, most youth make the decision to join the church. Short-term confirmation classes are offered by the pastor between the two to three-year offerings.

Youth Sunday School meets in Room 106.
 

Adult Ministry

We also have a variety of programs running for adults, Presbyterian Women, Chancel Choir, Chancel Ringers, and 50+.

Learn more about our programs for adults.

AventWest Children's Mentoring

The focus of the efforts of the AventWest Community Development Corporation (AWCDC) is the operation of AventWest Children's Mentoring, an after-school tutoring program. We host students living in the AventWest community who are identified as needing both academic support and economic opportunity. They are transported from their homes to the program sites, provided supervised physical activity, a healthy snack or hot meal, academic assistance with homework and basic skills, and transported back home two evenings a week during the school year.

Weekday Preschool

The Western Boulevard Presbyterian Preschool, established in 1957, is a non-profit preschool serving 40 children age 18 months - 4 years old, Monday through Friday, 9:00–12:30 during the traditional school year. WBPP strives to provide a developmentally appropriate learning environment for young children socially, physically, intellectually, emotionally and spiritually. The preschool also promotes the sharing of cultures and family experiences to further develop each child’s acceptance of him/herself along with a positive awareness of others. WBPP is governed by a volunteer board of church members, the preschool director and parent representatives. Please visit wbpresbyterian.org/wbp-preschool for more information.

Library

The church is fortunate to have an attractive, well-stocked library on the main floor of the Educational Building. With its small conference table, it is an ideal setting for individual study or for a small group meeting.