Children's and Youth Ministries
Welcome to JaM Time!
All children grades Pre-K to 5th grade are invited to JaM Time at 9:45 am to learn about God and develop a relationship with Jesus Christ. We use the "252" curriculum to dig into the Bible using art, science, games, drama, music, and video workshops.
Learn more about our Children's Ministry by visiting these links:
Our strategy, Think Orange
PreK through 5th grade, 252 Basics
Nursery care is available every Sunday morning from 8:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Ages: Infant to 2 years.
Our Nursery staff provide a short lesson using Play & Worship by Group Publishing as a means to introduce the toddlers to JAM.
For more information, please contact Jenny Babb at email@example.com.
CATALYST (Mid & SR High)
Catalyst, our youth group (ages 6-12th grade), will resume meeting on Sunday, Sept 9th, during the 9:45 service. Catalyst explores subjects that are relevant to the faith journey of youth grades 6-12. We provide 2 different options for this group. They will meet during the 9:45 service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, and from 6-7:30 pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.
Schedule for September 2018 is as follows:
Sept 9th 9:45 am,
Sept 16th 6-7:30 pm,
Sept 23rd 9:45 am.
Registration now open for Confirmation 2018
Confirmation classes will begin on October 14th If you have a youth in grades 6-12, and you would like to register them for confirmation, please register them at the link below:
Classes will begin in October and take place during the 9:45 service on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays of the month. Confirmation will take place in April 2019.
MISSION TRIP INFORMATION
If your High School or College student has a heart for global mission work, there are a few days left to join the Mission Guatemala team over Spring Break 2018 at a reasonable price. Another youth group from Texas will be joining us at the River House in Panajachel. If you've been looking for a way to grow your relationship with your High Schooler in a meaningful way, come along with your child for an inspiring experience!
CLICK HERE for more information on Mission Guatemala.
Genesis meets at 7pm on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday of each month. Genesis is open to all high school youth and young adults who are interested in deepening their relationship with Christ. Please contact Cathy Westbury at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
2018 Fall Retreat dates will be announced this summer!
We have partnered with Camp MoVal for the past 15 years for our high school, middle school, and confirmation retreat weekends.
Camp MoVal, nestled amid rolling hills a few miles west of Union, Mo., is a Camp and Retreat Center operated by the Missouri Mid-South Conference of the United Church of Christ. As an outdoor ministries and worship experience, they provide a safe, sacred space where all guests feel welcome.
Camp MoVal's outdoor ministry programs serve hundreds of campers and their families through extensive summer camp programs. They also serve as a site for additional Missouri Mid-South Conference programs throughout the spring and fall.
Camp MoVal is located on 280 acres that includes beautiful forest, native prairie, streams and a lake. Facilities include a dining and meeting hall, four lakeside cabins, two retreat lodges, two rustic camping villages, high and low ropes courses, a boat and fishing dock, game and archery fields, hiking trails, a high ropes course, and more.
2018 Youth Mission Trip
We are excited to announce the details of this years Youth Mission Trip!
Youth grades 6-12 are invited to join us as we partner with Student Life Camps in Lookout Mountain, GA. We will be staying on the Covenant College Campus, and doing mission work within the local community. Throughout the week there will also be small group Bible Study, sand volleyball, swimming, hiking, large group worship, and lots more all on this beautiful campus. Dates are June 7-11, registration to open soon!
For more information on Student Life, visit www.studentlife.com/about-us/who-we-are.