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DOYLESTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

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CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

For infants up to 6th Grade. Scroll down to see all we offer!

Our dedicated staff of volunteers has completed the Community Protection Policy (CPP) program for the safety of your children.

 

OUR CHILDREN NEED YOU!

Wanted Childrens Ministry Volunteers

Please click on the links below to see how you can become a part of our dynamic DPC team!

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SUNDAYS DURING WORSHIP 8:30 & 11 AM

9:30 am Memorial Day through Labor Day

 

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TIME WITH THE CHILDREN

During worship, children focus on a Scripture verse, share joys and concerns, recite The Lord’s Prayer, and discuss ways faith can make a difference in their lives. After, children age 4 through first grade may go across our enclosed bridge walkway to Andrews Hall, room 203, for a time of age-appropriate worship. They return to the sanctuary during the final hymn, or prior to Communion or Baptism if either is taking place. Questions or would like to volunteer? Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sign up to help HERE.

 

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Up to age 3, Andrews Hall, Room 210

Our volunteers provide a loving, caring evironment.You may drop your children off prior to and pick up after service. We are located directly across our enclosed bridge walkway, in Andrews Hall. Interested in helping in the nursery? You may sign-up HERE.Thanks for volunteering!

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SUNDAY SCHOOL AGES 3 TO GRADE 6, 9:45-10:30 AM, ANDREWS HALL

Program year runs from September to May

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LITTLE LAMBS - Pre-school & Pre-K, Age 4-5

God's little lambs will begin to learn Scripture with a nurturing, dedicated group of teachers, using age appropriate lessons. We bring the Bible to life and share stories with your little ones in a fun, creative environment.

LIGHTHOUSE - Grades K-4 

Children visit a different workshop every Sunday. Over the course of four to five weeks, they will be immersed in a single biblical story as they move through the various workshops and come to know Christ in a whole new way so they may share his light with others.

CONNECT - Grades 5 & 6

Tweens focus on and reinforce a theme by watching a video that combines witty slap-stick humor with solid theology.They explore biblical text found throughout the Bible’s greatest stories and grow to understand and connect the narrative arc of the Bible—from Creation to New Creation. Every lesson follows a three-part sequence: See, Explore, and Make and Tweens ask questions, make connections, and reflect on what they have learned, as well as create games, art and more.

Each fifth Sunday we have a group event for Little Lambs, Lighthouse & Connect!

2018-19 Rotations for Grades K through 4:

September 16 - October 7 - Cain & Abel
October 14 - All Church School Event: Mad Science "Wacky Science" Program
October 21 - November 11 - The Greatest Commandment
November 18 - All Church School Event: TBD
November 25 - December 16 - Jesus' Birth through Joseph's Eyes
December 23 and 30 - NO CHURCH SCHOOL
January 6 - January 27 - God's Covenant with Abraham
February 3 - All Church School Event: Morning of Mission
February 10 - March 3 - Jesus Walks on Water
March 10 - All Church School Event: TBD
March 17 - April 7 - Psalm 23
April 14 - All Church School Event: Everything Easter!
April 21 - NO CHURCH SCHOOL
April 28 - May 19 - Doubting Thomas

Cain & Abel Workshop Descriptions:

Games: While playing the stomp balloon game, children will discuss the importance of "owning" the consequences of their actions with honesty since we are called as believers to embrace truth, which honors our Lord who is "the way, and the truth, and the life" (John 14:6a). They will also have a chance to share something that happened in their own life that may have been hard to be honest about.

Helping Hands: The children will do an experiment that will help to illustrate the condition of Abel's and Cain's hearts when they gave their gifts to God. Youth that have attended a mission trip will share their experience of giving their best to God and the impact it had on their faith.

Video: The children will watch segments of The Parent Trap (1998) and discuss how its themes relate to the story of Cain and Abel.

Art: The children will create works of the "heart" that express the emotions of Cain and Abel through color and art. 


 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT, GRADES 4, 5 & 6, 5:30-7:15 PM, ANDREWS HALL

Program year runs from September to May

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Who? Club 456 is for all current 4th, 5th & 6th graders. Friends of 456’ers are always welcome and new members can join anytime! We also love our Adult and Teen volunteers, and there are always many opportunities to help!

What? Our motto is food, fun, fellowship and faith! After a quick ice breaker, we jump into short lessons—MINIstries—that address an area of interest to our tweens through games, discussion, activities and art—any creative way to access scripture that is important to their understanding of the world. We then enjoy dinner and dessert in the Celtic Cross Room, where we like to focus on a mission initiative or upcoming event.Then we run, quite literally, to the gym, where we finish with games such as Scatterball, Nine Square, Gaga, etc. and sometimes special contests. IT. IS. SO. MUCH. FUN.

When? Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:15 pm/$5 meal fee for drop ins. We also do field trips and service projects!

5:15-5:30 Sign-in @ Gym

5:35-6:10 Ice Breakers, MINIstry and Discussion @ Teen Room 

6:10-6:40 Dinner and Dessert, Minute for Mission, Music @ Celtic Cross Room

6:45-7:15 GAMES!!!!!! @ Gym

Where? Drop off and pick up can be done at the “loop” (the alley behind Andrews Hall where the Gym double doors are), or by entering the main doors of Andrews Hall on Mechanics Street and proceeding down the staircase to the gym.

Why? We believe that learning about God through fun activities aimed at relationship building will create a solid foundation for a life long journey in Christ. Also, to quote the wisdom of Dr. Seuss, “these things are fun and fun is good.”

THE DETAILS:

Registration - Registration begins in August, but you can register any time! You may Register Online or pick up forms in the church office.

Fees - The cost of the program is $60 per semester, $110 for the year when paid in full, or $5 at the door. This fee covers all dinners, recreation, programs and supplies. Scholarships are available. Pay Online Here

Parent Participation - There are many opportunities for parents to be involved in the program, depending on your availability and talents. We need volunteers to help facilitate the activities and dinner, and for special field trips and service activities. More than anything, we need a meal volunteer each week to supply dinner and dessert for 20. For more info and to sign up Click Here!


 

BUDDY PROGRAM

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“Jesus said ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’” (Matthew 19:14)

The Christian Education Committee provides a Buddy Program for students who need assistance in the classroom and beyond. Our mission is to facilitate inclusion inside the life of the church for the individual with additional needs and for their family. Students who may benefit from accommodations will be assigned a buddy while remaining in the same classroom as their peers. Buddies will also be available during worship. If this ministry is something you would like to learn more about, or if you think your child could benefit from it, please contact the church office 215-348-3531. If you are interested in volunteering to serve as a Buddy one Sunday a month, please contact Megan Craig This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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