Here are the Christian Education opportunities that are currently available:
Sunday School for All Ages
Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Curriculum based, discussion oriented.
We meet every Tuesday as we study a book of the Bible. These classes meet at 1:30 and 6:30 pm.
Friendly Circle/Women's Bible Study
First Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Group involves Bible study and works of charity and service.
Member care and study that reflects the task of caring for Christ's body - Every other Thursday at 1:30 p.m. This group also studies scripture and serves communion to our local nursing home once a month.
Wednesdays before Easter - 6:30 p.m. An in depth, seven week study on key themes of the Christian faith.
Pilgrim Fellowship (teens)
Every other Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Our PF group involves conversation, building Christian friendship, learning to live biblically in today's world, addressing important topics, as well as learning to live out the mission of Christ. We also have a lot of fun as we enjoy being together!
Kids for Christ (K-6th grade)
Our Kids for Christ gathering is a safe, non-competitive place where kids enjoy music, imagination, creativity, discovery, story, play, creating things with their hands, and friendship all in a loving Christian environment where kids are seen to bear the image of the God who created them. Needless to say, this is a very popular and growing group in our community. The KFC group also includes a children's bell choir that performs in church worship and community events. KFC meets every Wednesday from 3:30 - 4:30 during the school year. All kids are invited.
Vacation Bible School (K-6th)
Week-long summer program teaching core truths of the Bible to children K-6th in a fun and creative way.
We meet once a month on a Saturday for an hour with children ages 2 - kindergarten to sing songs, teach Bible stores, play games and do crafts. This ministry is open as well to those in the community.
For teens in 9th grade or above desiring to confirm their Christian faith under the spiritual guidance of our pastor. Our confirmation program is a two year program. Students learn the beliefs and practices of Christianity in in highly interactive and creative way.
This is a ladies gathering on the 2nd Monday of the month for a time of prayer and inspiration which includes a time of food and fellowship.
P.E.T.S. (Puppeteers Evangelizing and Teaching Salvation)
Using a variety of puppets and individuals both in-front of and behind the stage through skits, songs, balloons, gospel illusions and object lessons to present and/or reinforce the Gospel message at church and in the community. The purpose is both for discipleship (teaching) and evangelism. This ministry assists with children sermons, Vacation Bible School, Beginner's Club, KFC and other special programs/services in the church and community.
New Members Class
We regularly offer a class for those interested in church membership.
Pastoral and Pre-marital Counseling
Upon Request (marriage open only to a man and a woman, and we require a waiting period and pre-marital counseling). Click here to read our position paper on Homosexuals and the Christian Fellowship.
C.I.A. (Christians in Action)
This is a young adult ministry that meets once a month at 6:30 pm for prayer, study, food and fellowship.
V.I.P. (Victors in Prayer)
We gather corporately in the front of the sanctuary to pray for the world, our country, our leaders, our missionaries and any other needs that may arise. These sessions are held on Sunday mornings at 8:30 am (9:30 am during the summer months).
Here are some ways we are striving to be a mission-shaped congregation: