Children Ministries

Director of Children & Educational Ministries:   Katie Sparks

Children's Choir

The children's choir rehearses during a portion of the worship services (they are dismissed after the sermon).

Sunday School for Children and Youth

Kindergarten:  Children learn about God’s love and important people of the Bible through stories, arts and crafts, games, and more!  Children will memorize Bible verses through age appropriate activity books.
Teachers- Barb Pinder and Mary Ann Schimdt  Location- Room 28

Preschool:  This year our preschool class will be for children age 2-pre-kindergarten. This class will incorporate music, games, stories, and crafts to teach the children about God’s love for them.
Teachers– Jane Kovicak and Susan Zimmer
Location- Room 21

First and Second Grade:  Students learn God’s love and the major tenants of the Christian faith through fun dramas, hand’s on projects, and other age appropriate activities.  Students will come home with Bible activities to entertain the whole the family!
Teachers- Kim Edler, Diane Mauk, and Linda Renshaw
Location- Room 1

Third and Fourth Grade:   Students learn about how to show God’s love to others through stories, dramas, hand’s on projects, and science experiments.  Weekly activities will take children back to Biblical times and provide them with life-long Bible skills.
Teachers- Karen Gravatt and Larry Gaultney
Location- Room 31

Fifth and Sixth Grade: Students will come to a better of understanding of God and what God calls them to be through stories and hand’s on projects.  Weekly discussions will help prepare students to enter the youth group in a confident manner.
Teachers- Marlene and Bob Gautsch 
Location- Room 32

Eighth Grade and High School: This discussion based class focuses on different areas of interest in the lives of teens and how it relates to the Bible.  This class also helps teens rely on the Lord when they are struggling.
Teachers- Kelly and Bret Eddinger  
Location- Basement Youth Room

Confirmation Class:  Led by our director of youth ministry, this class will prepare students (7th- 12th grade) wishing to become a member of the church. 
Teacher- Sandy Wherry 
Location- Room 30

 Adult Classes:

Choir Study:  This class will meet at a special time (TBA) to fulfill the needs of the choir, but is open to everyone.  Participants will complete 4-6 week studies and learn through open discussion.
Teacher- Lorretta Brockell

Faith Link:  United Methodist Church beliefs are applied to current faith issues and world events.  Christians are motivated to consider their own personal views on contemporary issues.  Teacher- Rick Ceresini and George Leathrum

In the Light of Faith:  Using 4-6 week DVD studies and group discussions, participants will approach topics such as questions of faith and living our life through a Godly perspective.
Teacher- Heidi Gaultney and Andrea Funke

Tradition and Wisdom: This discussion style Bible study follows “The New International Lesson Annual.”
Teachers- Murray Thompson and Ivan Mehoskey

Uppity Women of the Bible:  This women’s class engages women in an open discussion about the spectacular women of the Bible and about topics related to everyday life.
Teacher- Kim Artrip

 *Nursery is available for children ages 2 years and younger during the Sunday School hour.

Scouts

Cub Scouts Pack 443

Cub Scouts Pack 443 is looking for new scouts. Boys in grades 1 through 5 are welcome to join!

Boy Scouts Troop 443

Troop 443 is the largest Boy Scouts troop in Cecil County. Boys in grades 6 and older are welcome to join!

Page updated:  08/21/2016