United Church of Christ at Valley Forge

45 Walker Road | Wayne, PA 19087


 


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The United Church of Christ
at Valley Forge

We are a welcoming, open church family that is very glad to have your children worship and learn with us.  Christian education of our children is an important focus for the church.


The Sunday School curriculum for all ages is centered on God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. All our classes are led by a core of dedicated church members with two adults per class.


In addition to Sunday School, the children are encouraged to participate in the worship experience by volunteering to light the Christ candle, assist with ushering duties and participate in the children’s and youth choirs.


The Sunday school program is organized in the following format:


Infant/toddler – care is available for the entire hour of worship, staffed by a paid caregiver or by a church volunteer. During the summer, there is no caregiver, but the room is open for parents to be with their child, and there is a speaker in the room, so the parent can still listen to the worship service.


Elementary Sunday school – classes for pre-K through 4th grade


Middle school Sunday school – classes for 5th through 8th grade.


Confirmation class – meets once every other year, sometimes once every third year for students in 8th grade and higher.


Each Sunday school lesson, regardless of which age-level, is centered around a Bible story. The themes in that story are then highlighted by the activities and discussions in the class. The elementary and middle school classes are designed to take place within the time frame of the worship service.  All children and youth experience the beginning of the worship service with their family, and after Children’s Sharing Time, midway through the service, the children and youth leave worship for their classes.  Of course, the children and youth are always welcome to remain in worship with their families for the entire service, if desired.


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