Classes for Families

Plymouth Church’s Classes for Families walk families through important stages in faith formation and life. Our classes will empower people to share life experiences, connect with others who are in a similar stage in life, and grow as a community of faith.

our classes for families help us…

  • To bring people together through shared experiences, fostering relationships across the congregation
  • To offer information about sacraments and aspects of the UCC church as tools for spiritual growth
  • To empower members of the congregation and staff to share gifts and knowledge that are helpful and relevant
  • To recognize this good work through congregational blessings

Classes are taught by lay leaders, program staff, and Ministers.

Here are our 2017-2018 class offerings:

Our Baby, Our Family, Our Faith (three sessions, babies welcome, nursery available)
Oct. 8, 15, 22; 10:10-11:15 a.m., Children’s Library. Blessing: Oct. 29 at 9 a.m. worship

My Growing Toddler (Ages 2-3 years) (three sessions, children present at one session, childcare available)
Feb. 4, Feb. 11; 10:10-11:15 a.m.; Children’s Library. Blessing: Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. worship

Preparing for Kindergarten (two sessions, parents only, childcare available)
April 15, 22; 10:10-11:15 a.m., Children’s Library. Blessing: April 29 at 9 a.m. worship.

1st/2nd Grade: Communion and Me (1st & 2nd Grade, two sessions, parents attend)
Jan. 18, 25; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Waveland Hall. Blessing: Jan. 27 at Saturday worship.

Me and My Bible (Third Graders) (three sessions, parents attend, childcare offered)
October 5, 12, 19; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Room 303. Blessing: Oct. 22 at 9 a.m. worship

5th/6th Grade: Middle School: The Good, The Bad, The Unexpected (two sessions, parents attend)
April 11 & 18, 15; pizza served from 4:45-5:15 p.m. and class from 5:15-6:15 p.m.; Waveland Hall.

7th Grade: Finding Where I Fit (a pre-requisite offering to the Confirmation journey, families attend, childcare offered)
September 20, 27; 7-8:30 p.m.; Waveland Hall. Blessing: Oct. 1 at 9 a.m. worship.

8th Grade: Confirmation Capstone (two sessions, families attend, childcare offered)
April 18, 25; 7-8:30 p.m., Greenwood Room.

12th Grade: What’s Next? (two sessions)
February 4, 11, 18; 10-11:30 a.m., Greenwood Room. Blessing: Feb. 29 at 9 a.m. worship.

Intergenerational Class: The Nurtured Heart Approach to Parenting (one session, parents, caregivers, and grandparents, childcare offered) Saturday, Oct. 14; 9 a.m.-noon, Waveland Hall.

 

You may register online for current classes here.

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