Children and Youth Ministry

Webpage Updated Sepetember 9, 2020

Faith Formation

Activities

Faith Formation Classes

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Every Wednesday

Mid-September 

through Mid-May. We will host via Zoom this year.

Spring Session

April 7 - May 12, every Wednesday

We are excited to share God's Word and the teaching of Jesus with you and your family. Sunday School is offered to students ages 3-12th grade.  3 year olds need to be potty trained or accompanied by a parent. 

Faith Formation Classes will be virtual this Fall. We will be offering a weekly video posted on Mondays on our website, that retells/explains the Bible story for the week. There are also take-home curriculum packets that go along with that story for your children to complete.

 

On Wednesdays, from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, we will have a Zoom class based on the lesson. All ages will begin together for the class, and then break out into age groups. Students are welcome to participate in any and all of these activities. The zoom information will be sent via email to your household. Packets can be picked up on Sunday, April 4th from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm.

 

Please contact our Faith Formation Director, Karolin Brechbill, for more information or to make individual arrangements for pick-up of curriculum (kbrechbill@christlc.org or 215-256-8738).

In-Person Activities

Easter Resurrection Egg Hunt

Saturday April 3rd

at 1:00 pm

Our event will be held outside, include a re-telling of the Easter story, and, of course, candy-filled eggs to find! All physical distance protocols will be adhered to, including mask-wearing. 

Tickets are FREE.

Please sign up so we are prepared with plenty of eggs. Call the office with any questions.

Youth Group

Youth Group at CLC provides opportunities for students in 7th-12th grade that emphasize three vital components: spiritual growth, volunteerism/service and relationship building. Our events include: MLK Day of Service, Service/Work Days, Mission Trips, Intergenerational Dinner, Youth Winter Retreat, Youth Sunday, ELCA National Youth Gathering, 30 Hour Famine, and fellowship opportunities (sleepovers, trampoline parks, bowling, game nights, etc).

Special Celebrations
for Sunday School Students
First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion instruction is offered to all 5th graders. Instruction is led by the 5th grade Sunday School teachers during the Sunday School Hour for 10 weeks leading into Holy Week.  Students receive their First Holy Communion on Holy Thursday at the evening worship service.

Confirmation

Confirmation Classes will be offered virtually via Zoom on alternating Sundays, from 12 noon-1:30 pm.

 

All eligible students (8th and 9th graders) should have received an email from Pastor Sellers. If you have not received information via email, please contact the church office (215-256-8738).

2021 Class dates: 3/7, 3/21, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16. Rite of Confirmation: 5/23.

CLC's Safe Place Policy

All volunteers and paid staff associated with children and/or youth of CLC are sreened utilitzing Policy Criminal Background Check and the PA State Abuse Background Check. Volunteers and staff are screened before they have interaction with the children, and then once every 60 months as per the PA State Laws, for the duration of their services. Paid staff are required to undergo FBI fingerprint screening as well, within the first month of their employment.

Learn more about CLC's exciting and active Youth Ministry!

Contact Karolin Brechbill

Email:  kbrechbill@christlc.org

Phone:  215-256-8738

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

Rev. Serena Sellers

2211 Mainland Road

Harleysville, PA 19438

P: 215.256.8738

E: clc@christlc.org

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