Youth Program

BABIES & TODDLER

During the worship service, babies and their parents are welcome in our Toddler Room: rocking chairs are available for nursing mothers; a change table is available in the Youth Room; toddler care is provided for toddlers aged 1 (walking) to 3 in the Toddler Room.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Sunday School (Sep – Jun)

Children from junior kindergarten to grade 10 attend Sunday school classes following the Gospel Light curriculum.

Summer Sunday School (Jul – Aug)

Children from kindergarten to grade 4 watch a Bible-based animated video; older children attend a Bible study.

FELLOWSHIP

Watch the Coming Events section of the website for dates and times!

Fun Days (Grade 1 and up)

Children get together monthly for a couple of hours of fun. The event includes a time for baking, a Scripture lesson and lots of time to just play.

Lunch & Games (Ages 10-16)

The Junior Youth Group meets four times a year in fellowship after the worship service and have lunch while they play board games.

Pizza & Devotions (Ages 16-22)

The Senior Youth Group meets monthly in the kitchen to make their individual-sized pizzas followed by devotions, group activities and prayer.

 WORSHIP

Watch the Coming Events section of the website for dates and times!

Family Service (last Sunday in Jan & Nov)

Youth, accompanied by a parent, lead various aspects of the Sunday worship service. The sermon is delivered by the Minister.

Youth Service (second Sunday in Jun)

Youth lead this Sunday worship service in prayer, praise and scripture reading.

Christmas Pageant (last Advent Sunday)

A Sunday worship service during which the younger children re-enact in full costume the Christmas Story culminating in a complete tableau of the Nativity scene. The older youth lead the worship service.

Sunday School Service (Jan, Mar, May, Nov)

An opportunity for the youth to learn about the worship service. Led by the Youth Leader, the format fosters interaction: youth lead prayer, read scripture and participate in a discussion instead of a sermon.

 MISSION & SERVICE

Heron Emergency Food Centre

In support of Heron Emergency Food Centre, the youth participate in a Youth Walkathon in October and serve a Chilli Lunch in February. Watch for the Youth Walkathon and Chilli Lunch announcements in the Coming Events section of the website!

Church Life

The Junior Youth contribute to church life by hosting Coffee Hour and by baking and selling cupcakes in support of the church.

Older Youth contribute by reading scripture, providing sound during the worship service, by caring for toddlers during worship services and by assisting Sunday school teachers.