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Christian education

Christian Education

Christian Education

We offer programs for all ages

Christian education is a life-long journey. As a community of faith we continue to learn from each other, from our faith journeys and from various perspectives on what it means to be a disciple of Christ.

We invite you to become a part of this journey

Please refer all questions about our Christian Education Programs to Carol Roselli-Rasmussen, Director of Christian Education at carolrr@upcgl.org or at (847) 223-8131.

Sunday Morning Service Times

8:15:  Worship Service

9:15: Christian Education for all ages

10:30:  Worship Service with childcare/Sunday School (age 3-second grade)

Adult Christian Education

Beginning on January 13, 2019 : Simon Peter, Flawed but Faithful Disciple.

  • Sunday mornings from 9:15am-10:15am
  • Room 106
  • Carol R-R, Facilitator
  • Books available for $13.50 each

Youth Christian Education

  • Confirmation meets in Room 101 on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:15am and is open to 7th and 8th graders.
  • Senior High youth are invited to attend the Adult Sunday morning program(s).

Children’s Sunday School

9:15 a.m. Education Hour

  • Nursery care for infants through 3-year-olds who are not yet potty trained
  • BibleZone, our preschool-K class which is self-contained
  • Journeys in Faith (JIF), our multi-intelligence based Sunday school with three workshops each month where children, 1st through 6th grades, are engaged in the Bible story
    • Storytelling, arts and crafts, cooking, drama and games
    • This year’s JIF theme is A Witness to God’s Presence beginning with CREATION!
    • Unity Sunday is celebrated the last Sunday of each month where all our children, 3 years old through 6th grade, gather to celebrate a mission.
    • Children’s Choir meets the first 15 minutes of JIF in the Sanctuary.

10:30 a.m. Worship Service

  • Nursery care for infants through 3-year-olds who are not yet potty trained
  • UPC Kids! Sunday school for 3-year-olds through second graders