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Doylestown Presbyterian Church
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Come Join Us!

Lighthouse is our Sunday morning program
for children in grades K-4

Workshops are in Andrews Hall from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m.

Children will 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. Each fifth Sunday will be an “All Lighthouse” event for the whole group. They will come to know Christ in a whole new way so that they can share his light with others.  Please register here

Little Lambs logo 2NEW FOR 2017-18!

Our Preschool/Pre-K (ages 3 to 5) class is now called the Little Lambs. The same nurturing, fun class with the same dedicated group of teachers.

September 10 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall: Family Funfest to kickoff Church School (3 years to 6th grade)

October 15: All Lighthouse Event - Concert with Silly Joe

November 19: All Lighthouse Event - Mad Science "Fire and Ice"

February 4: All Lighthouse Event - Morning of Mission

March 11: All Lighthouse Event - Tie Dye Earth Day T-shirts (shirts provided)

April 22: All Lighthouse Event - Barn Nature Center

Rotation 1 - September 17-October 8

"Gratitude"

The CONNECT (5th/6th graders) class will participate in the rotation model for the first four weeks along with our Lighthouse classes in our "Gratitude" Rotation. First and second grades will combine to accommodate the four week schedule for this rotation only.  A brief description of each of the workshops in this rotation follows:

ART: Children will make their own "save-church-fun" banks while learning that God made us manager of money and possessions, and we are responsible for using them wisely. They will also understand that either we let God control our money and possessions or our money and possessions control us.

GAMES: The kids will play a penny game and also a Q&A relay to learn that Jesus taught us about God’s kingdom using parables and that God has given each of us special gifts and talents to use, not hoard. They will also discuss that God's faithful followers use their gifts to serve God and others and that everything in life is a gift from God so we must use our gifts (time, abilities, possessions) responsibly. 

VIDEO: We will watch the 1972 version of "The Lorax" to reinforce the idea that God created us to be stewards over the earth. Grades 3 through 6 will also watch and discuss the "God's Pie" video.

STORYTELLING: Classes will listen to and discuss "The Old Man and the Tree" with words by Vicki Wisenfeld and illustrations by Alison Wisenfeld and learn that a steward is a manager and has responsibilities.

 

CONNECT ... just for 5th & 6th graders!

CONNECT is moving up!

Class will be in Andrews Hall Room 203 on the second floor.

This year we will focus on the Old Testament with Units such as Beginnings, which is a journey through Genesis from Creation to the Tower of Babel, The Promise, which continues in Genesis and focuses on stories such as the Covenant and Joseph. Freedom takes us to Exodus with stories including Moses, Commandments and Promised Land. Kings and Prophets will take us into spring where we will study stories such as David and Solomon's Temple.

Every Connect lesson follows a three-part sequence: See, Explore, and Make. Each week, tweens focus on and reinforce a theme by watching a witty video, exploring biblical text, and creating projects that range from games to art and more.

Why Connect?

Connect explores the themes found throughout the Bible’s greatest stories and encourages preteens to see the narrative arc of the Bible—from Creation to New Creation.
Connect grows with preteens, helping them make sense of the Bible, and encouraging them to ask questions, make connections, and reflect.
Each lesson begins with a video that blends witty, slap-stick humor with solid theology, in a way that’s accessible to preteens.

If you have any questions or would like to be a part of the action, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Please register here

Lighthouse Rotations 2017-2018

Over the course of the 2017-2018 year, we will focus on the following seven rotations:

Rotation 1: Gratitude
September 17 – October 8, 2017

Rotation 2: Good Samaritan
October 22 – November 12, 2017

Rotation 3:  Angels Visit Shepherds
November 26 – December 17, 2017

Rotation 4: Exodus
January 7 – January 28, 2018

Rotation 5: John the Baptist
February 11 – March 4, 2018

Rotation 6: Ruth
March 18 – April 15, 2018

Rotation 7: Jesus Feeds 5000
April 29 – May 20, 2018