by Steve Payne.
Education program is fast growing at KUPC. We offer a variety of Sunday
School classes ranging from the 3 year old class to the adult classes.
Our church year encompasses great opportunities for the children such as
Vacation Bible School and Prayed for the World. In addition to these
Christian Education opportunities, KUPC provides many other fellowship
events throughout the year such as the Winter Sleepover. Come worship with us and join our growing force of
children and adults serving God.
Christian Education is a
ministry priority at KUPC. There are Church School classes for all ages
on Sunday morning beginning at 9:30am. Attention is paid to age
appropriate material and multiple intelligence learning as lessons are
for children through age 3 is provided each Sunday. The Nursery is
designed to be a warm and nurturing atmosphere to welcome the youngest
members of God's family. The children enjoy a Bible story, craft,
music, and snack during the Sunday School hour
Rotation Model Sunday School
program is designed for elementary age children. Nine to Twelve Bible
stories are studied in age-appropriate depth each year in a format of
storytelling, art, science, games, computer activities, drama, video and
cooking. A rotation of teachers and volunteers lead the classes.
focus on more advanced Bible passages and their application to life.
meets each Sunday morning.
Outside the Church School Hour there are a wide range of educational
opportunities available for children, youth and adults at KUPC.
This group is a mission based program for children in K-5th grade. The
group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 5:45pm to 7:30pm.
Programs are thematic and culminate with a monthly mission emphasis.
These classes are a three part series of Communion Preparation for
children and their parents or adult sponsors. Classes are offered in
the fall of each year and are open to children in 1st - 6th grades.
Participants are led in age-appropriate study of Baptism and Communion
by the Director of Christian Education. The finale of the
class is the opportunity for the class to prepare the Communion bread
for the worshipping community.
Confirmation Classes are offered yearly for youth in 7th grade and
older. The classes meet monthly October through May with two additional
weekend retreats and a service project. Youth who complete the classes
and choose to join the church by public profession of faith are
confirmed on Pentecost Sunday.
Prayers for the World
This is a summer program for children in grades 1 - 6 that
affords a more detailed look at missions of the Church. Children
are engaged in a variety of activities focusing on one particular
mission in June, July, and August.
The KUPC Youth Group is an opportunity for Middle School and Senior
High Youth to gather for fellowship, service and growth. A monthly
schedule is published with opportunities for meetings and projects.
Outreach by the group includes outings, mission trips, retreats and
The Women's Bible Study meets weekly on Friday at 9:30am in the Cleek
Parlor at the church. This group enjoys an intensive Bible study and
fellowship time. Their studies are varied and are selected by the
Men's Breakfast Group
meets weekly at 8:00am at the Smoke House. Lectionary readings are
discussed over breakfast.
Rally Day Sept. 7th, 2008
The Great KUPC
Vacation Bible School