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Children’s Christian Education Programs

He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.  Mark 10:14

Splash-a program designed to welcome parents and children into a life of faith in our church community during the first 24 months of life.  A monthly communication newsletter and materials are provided. Contact Jeanne Rowe for more information.

Welcome to Worship is designed to welcome and assist second graders into full worship participation with the community of believers. Second graders and a parent/guardian are invited to this special opportunity in the Fall to investigate and explore the who, where, and why’s of Worship within the Presbyterian tradition.

Third Grade Bible Discovery teaches third graders and their parent/guardian the foundational tools for exploring the bible for a life long journey of reading and study. The program includes a child/parent session and then the children have the opportunity for additional learning and games. Bibles will be distributed to all third graders in our worship services on the following Sunday. Contact Allison Kelly with questions.

PCPC Retreat at Cedarkirk is an opportunity to enjoy God’s gift of creation through playing games, building relationships, and worshipping together along the Alafia River. The weekend will also provide the opportunity to canoe, zip-line, swim, hunt for sharks teeth, go for walks, or just sit in a rocking chair. Watch for dates in the Upcoming Events.

Stone Soup and the Living Nativity on the first Sunday in Advent help children and families prepare for the Christmas season in a meaningful way. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Gym, stations will be set up for families to make Advent Wreaths, gingerbread nativities, ornaments, and much more! A simple supper is served in Fellowship Hall 5:00-6:00 p.m. Children wishing to participate in the Living Nativity are invited to the game room for costuming at 5:30 p.m. The Living Nativity begins on the lawn outside of the sanctuary at 6:15 p.m.

Project Christmas is an inter-generational service opportunity. We begin with a light lunch at 12:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall and then together we package 10,000 meals to be shipped around the world.

Intergenerational Lenten Fair And Pancake Breakfast is held in Fellowship Hall on a Sunday at the beginning of Lent  to enjoy delicious pancakes and explore spiritual practices that help disciples of every age explore and find meaning in Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Season.

God’s Gift of Human Sexuality is a workshop for 4th/5th grade girls and 5th grade boys along with their parents designed to address puberty and vocabulary for conversations around sexuality as a gift from God. A pre-meeting for parents will take place prior to the class.

Word, Ritual, & Symbol: A Holy Week Experience is a way for children and families to prepare together for a meaningful participation in Holy Week and Easter services.  The program will explore the stories of Holy Week in interactive and age-appropriate ways. A shared meal at 6:00 will conclude the experience.

Family Movie Nights are a free Bi-Annual event held on a Friday evening at 5:30 pm in the Fall and Spring in Fellowship Hall.  It is an opportunity to spend time together with other families in the church and watch a “G” or “PG” movie.

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