The mission of our Christian Education program is to promote life-long learning and spiritual growth among all members of the congregation, under the guidance of the Holy Scriptures, in a safe and caring environment.
Read more about our educational offerings for children, youth, and adults below.
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UPCOMING FAMILY EVENTS
Introducing: Monthly Book Discussion
Join us on March 31 at 11:30am!
The Board of Christian Education will be hosting a monthly book discussion on the last Wednesday evening of each month. Whether you’re an avid reader or you’re okay with skimming and hearing spoilers, we would love for you to participate! Our book selection for the month of March will be Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. According to goodreads.com, “In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.”
To obtain a copy of the book, please contact the office and we will help you find a copy for a discounted rate or for free!
Please RSVP to the book discussion meeting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and be on the lookout in the bulletin & email blasts for meeting details!
Our children's program is open to children through 5th grade. We offer nursery care during our Sunday morning service for children 0-3 years old and a Sunday School program during the school year for children ages 4 through 5th grade. Children are invited to attend the first part of worship with their families, come up to the chancel for a brief Children's Message, then go upstairs to Sunday School for the remainder of the service.
Each year, the children present a Christmas Program - a retelling of the Christmas Story through drama and music - and help lead worship on Children's Sunday at the end of the year. All are welcome to participate!
The youth ministry at UCP is open to all 6th-12th graders. Our mission is to join in fellowship with one another, challenge each other as we grow in our faith, and go out and serve the world in Jesus' name. Our Youth Group meets on occasional Sundays after our morning 10:00 worship service. We hope you'll join us! For more information, please contact Leta Williams.
There are several opportunities for fellowship and spiritual growth throughout the year, including outreach projects, committee work, book clubs, and other gatherings. To get involved, please contact Rev. Dr. Jimmy Reader.