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CHRISTIAN EDUCATION / FAITH FORMATION

Our Christian Education programs invite people of all ages to participate in the ministries and missions of Christian faith.  These programs include Sunday church school, learning center events, adult education opportunities, second hour activities (following Sunday worship), youth fellowship and service programs, and confirmation instruction for ninth graders.

This September we will be using a curriculum published by Illustrated Children’s Ministry and is titled—An Illustrated Invitation: Joining God at Work in the World. This 12-week curriculum is geared toward children from preschool to sixth grade where participants will engage with biblical stories in both the Hebrew scriptures and New Testament to explore ways we join God at work in the world.

The lessons are designed to be no-prep and easily adaptable to varying ages and class sizes.  This is especially important during this time of transition when we will be seeking volunteers to assist with teaching.

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CHURCH SCHOOL

Church School is offered Sunday mornings, from September through mid June, for children ages kindergarten through grade 8.  Children generally begin their Sunday morning in Worship with their families, and leave for church school at a designated time.  Child care is available for infants, toddlers and preschoolers in our Toddler Room.

hiringFirst Church is hiring a Coordinator of Faith Formation and Congregational Care.  This person will work as a partner to develop and implement programs with a focus on opportunities for members of all ages to experience the love of God, to grow in faith and to demonstrate faith in mission and service to others.  The position requires experience working with youth, young adults and families in Faith Formation (Christian Education) or other related field; effective communication skills (verbal, written and through technology),  the ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with members and friends of the congregation and a BS Degree or equivalent.   The job entails 12-15 hours per week, 3 Sundays per month (1st Sunday in worship; 2nd & 3rd Sunday with children). Schedule to be determined in collaboration with Minister. This is an hourly position

If you know of someone who would be interested, please contact Rev. Margret for more information or send information to fccjob830@gmail.com.