Christian Education (Church School)

Our Church School classes range in age from 2 to adult. We start at 9:00 with music class and then the children go to their individual church school classes.
 
The "Seasons of the Spirit" curriculum includes teaching the children a story, and once a month the children will “teach” this story to the congregation!
 
The children serve in the church as acolytes, ushers and greaters, providing the artwork for bulletin covers, participating in Vacation Bible School, leading the worship service for the annual Youth Sunday and performing in their annual Christmas Pageant during the worship service.
 
Our Church School staff is a caring network of teachers who lovingly teach the children about God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit (with some fun stuff too)!

Together with the entire Christian Education committee, they are devoted to raising up a child in the way (s)he should go.

Together with Faith
Lead with Faith
Reach out with Faith
Grow with Faith
 
The children like to 'do good' and support local, national and international mission projects. 

Local

They collected supplies for school kits and donated to Cornerstone Manor, a home for women and children. 

National

Proceeds from VBS 2010 were donated to Matter of Trust.  The children have also raised money to help wildlife affected by the Oil Spill in the Gulf. 

International

2012 Operation Christmas Child
Thank you!  Thank you!  Thank you!
 
Operation Christmas Child was a marvelous success thanks to your monetary donations and gifts of the boxes themselves.

The children and young people who went shopping had a riot (as well as the adults).  It was a wonderful time of fellowship and laughter for everyone who helped put boxes together.

We dropped off forty-two boxes and were able to send Samaritan’s Purse a check to cover ALL shipping expenses for them.

Our church  may be small in number, but we have the largest heart in Western New York.  Thank you for sharing your blessings with children around the world!
 
-  Christian Education Committee
-  Mission and Outreach Committee
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The children help to raise money to purchase animals for the "Faith Farm"  (Heifer International), and have contributed funds towards education in El Salvador.
 
 

"Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me; for the least among all of you is the greatest."
Luke 9:48