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Faith formation

The Purpose of the Faith Formation & Fellowship Core Ministry (FFFM) is to offer opportunities for all people in all stages of life to grow in their relationship with God and each other so that they may be transformed and live with Christ-like love and compassion.

We offer Faith Formation opportunities for a variety of age groups. We offer worship bags with age-appropriate activities and snacks so children can stay with their parents in the sanctuary.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • All of our Faith Formation leaders have had a background check.

  • All of our rooms have one adult leader.

  • Children in Kindergarten through Fifth grade begin the morning in with you in worship and leave for Godly Play after the children's time message.  Children meet their leaders in the back of the sanctuary and are taken to their rooms. Godly Play is over close to when worship is over. Please pick your children up from their room, but kindly wait outside until your child’s leader dismisses them to avoid disruptions.

  • Youth in 6th to 12th grade meet after worship in the Heritage Room by the fellowship hall for a faith-based discussion of today's issues.

  • For the safety of all our children, if you would like to visit your child’s room please arrange this ahead of time.

  • If you have questions, comments, or concerns please contact the Chair of FFFM, Terry Rosenberry.

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NURSERY

Our Nursery is available during our 10:00 a.m. service.

GODLY PLAY

​Our Godly Play program is for children, Kindergarten through fifth grade, to participate in Montessori-style worship.  Children have an innate sense of the presence of God.  The Godly Play approach helps them explore their faith through story, gain religious language, and enhance their spiritual experience through wonder and play.

Keep up with our lessons by watching the virtual stories below!

Godly Play

Godly Play

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Nursery
Godly Play: Kindergarten - 5th

YOUTH GROUP

Sixth through twelfth graders meet regularly after worship to engage in discussions that connect real life and faith.  

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Youth Group

tips for getting out the door on Sunday mornings

1.

Start on Saturday night. Lay out clothes for the morning and go to bed as if it’s a school night.

2.

Don’t worry about dressing everyone up, you’re welcome no matter what you wear.

3.

Have a special, but easy breakfast on Sunday mornings that everyone looks forward to.

4.

Tell everyone you’re leaving 15 minutes earlier than you actually plan to leave.

tips for parenting in the pew

Children's Toys

Bring a bag of quiet toys and snacks.

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Quietly explain to your children what is going on.

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If your child can read help them follow along during songs and readings.

Father's Kiss

Don’t worry about small noises your children make, they are welcome!