Schedule:

9:30 AM (SUNDAY SCHOOL)

  • Nursery  available for infants – 2 year olds
  • Promotion Sunday for Children & Youth
  • Adult Sunday School Open House

10:30 AM (WORSHIP)

  • Graduating Acolytes – Recognition
  • Worship Class – 1st Graders
  • Children’s Church – 3K, 4K and Kindergarteners

11:30 AM

  • Meeting for Youth Handbells
  • Sign ups for Acolytes, K2 and Children’s Choirs (front lawn)

5:30 PM

  • PYC ORIENTATION

 

Classes/Program Descriptions:

 

NURSERY – We provide Nursery for our children that are 6 weeks – 2 years during Sunday School and Worship!

PROMOTION SUNDAY for Children & Youth – On August 16th our children move up to their new grade at church! We will be serving yummy treats this morning in their Sunday School classrooms! Parents are asked to pick up PreK & Elem children from their SS classrooms by 10:20am each morning! All youth 6th – 12th grades meet in the youth room with Kim Stewart for breakfast and a chance to hear about what Sunday School will have in store for you this year.  If you have not been in the routine of Sunday School this is the time to start!

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE – August 16th & 23rd our Adult Sunday School classrooms will be opening their doors the first 20 minutes to welcome new friends into their classes! So if you haven’t found a Sunday School Class yet, now is the time to explore!  Amy will be in the upstairs hallway and Carrie will be downstairs hallway of the Education Building starting at 9:20 if you have any questions!

GRADUATING ACOLYTES – We will be recognizing our graduating acolytes during worship for the completion of the acolyte program on August 16th! 6th Graders should meet in the Sanctuary at 10am to practice.

CHILDREN’S CHURCH – Parents if you have a child going into 3K Preschool, starting August 16th they get to come to worship with you and begin going to Children’s Church! You are WELCOME to join them in Children’s Church on their first Sunday until they’ve adapted to their new routine! Children will leave after the children’s message for their own lesson, offering and snack and craft or activity and return during the last hymn!

WORSHIP CLASS – As 1st graders move up from Children’s Church and join us during Worship, we offer a 3 week class that starts on August 16th to help both you and the children with the transition!  Children will go to Children’s Church on Aug. 16th like normal, they will separate out from the younger kids for their own introduction to worship lesson and return with the other children during the last hymn! The following 2 Sundays they will meet in the Sanctuary during Sunday School for their class and sit with Henri and Amy during worship! On Sept 6th they will begin sitting with their parents.  For tips and other helpful information about this class, contact Amy Rawlings.

PYC ORIENTATION – All youth aged 6th – 12th grades bring your whole family for dinner and time to hear about what PYC has to offer for you this year.  We will hear long range plans, learn trips from Youth who know all about PYC, meet youth advisors, sign up parent volunteers, update waivers and register for our Back to School Retreat. Bring: Your current insurance card or a front and back copy (we will have a copier available),  your Calendar, $45 for the Back to School Retreat, your whole family!

WEDNESDAY AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS – The Wednesday afterschool programs (Acolytes, K2, and Children’s Choir) start back September 9th. Acolytes & K2 Classes begin with Open gym time each Wednesday from 3:00 – 3:40, Classes and Snack begin at 3:45 and finish at 4:45. Choir begins at 4:45 and finishes at 5:30. We will have a sign up table after worship today! Sign ups are due by Sept 6th!

HANDBELLS – Adult Handbells start back September 23rd, 6-6:45pm. Also, following worship on Sunday, August 16th, there will be a brief meeting for anyone who would like to play Youth Handbells this Fall. The Youth Handbell Choir is open to all 6th through 12th graders. No experience is necessary for either choir! Contact Mandy for more details!

MIDWEEK – Our Midweek programs will start back on September 16th with the PYC Family Night! Classes will go through October 28th. We will have another family night to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child on November 4th and our Thanksgiving Dinner will be on November 18th.

There is lots more going on at Central!!!

Make sure to check out the bulletin and the newsletter each week to stay up to date with what’s happening!