Our Religious Education Classes
Classes meet during the worship service,
from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Nursery: We provide loving care in our comfortable nursery for infants to 3- year olds. We have toys, books, highchairs, changing table and baby beds.
Caregivers are Kelly Kitchens and Jennifer Langin.
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
Curriculum: “Chalice Children” is a program designed to help children learn about their church and congregation through concrete experiences with its people and places. Chalice Children focuses its goals around the three “A’s” of affection, acceptance, and achievement.
Teachers: Tabitha Ayres, Cathy Kline and Joyce Shepherd
3rd through 5th Grades
Curriculum: “Rainbow Children” This is an anti-bias, pro-diversity curriculum that addresses racial and ethnic prejudice while affirming the inherent worth and beauty of the child, the family, the community, and the diversity of humankind. Beginning with the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child, it celebrates the differences and commonalities of all people.
Teacher: Maggie Dorsey
6th through 8th Grades
Curriculum: “Amazing Grace: Exploring Right and Wrong” – This curriculum intends to help middle-school students understand right and wrong and act on their new understanding. It aims to equip them to move safely and productively through the middle school and high school years, when they will be continually tugged toward both ends of the ethics continuum.
Teachers: Karen Gallegly, Laura Herzog and Rose Moroz
Curriculum: This class is designed to engage the youth in setting goals, making plans, and stepping into leadership roles. Our high school students take an active role in determining what happens during their time together. This group provides a forum where questions, ideas, opinions and information can be shared in a safe and respectful manner.
Teachers: Rose Moroz, Jodi Ruffner and Amy Weber