Children

Parents and children sit together in worship until the children are excused for Sunday School classes at 9:45 AM.

Nursery Room – Birth thru Toddlers. Loving nursery care is available every Sunday during worship for infants and toddlers. The Nursery is adjacent to the Sanctuary so that parents can see and hear the worship service as infants rest or play.

Cool Kid’s Class Room 1 – 3 and 4 year-old Small Group.  Children hear Bible stories, play games, and learn about God’s love. Contact Sheryl Enock or Susanne Nagata for more information.

Explorer’s Room 3 – Kindergarten through 3rd Grade Small Group.  Children discover Bible stories, learn about God’s love, and how to follow Jesus through story-telling, making art projects, and playing games. Contact Rev. Janet Cromwell for more information.

Trekker’s Room 2 – 4th through 8th Grade Small Group.   This is an opportunity for our younger youth to read Bible passages, grow in faith, participate in service projects and learn to lead in worship.  Contact Sharon Kinoshita-Gill or Mike Dote for more information.

Youth Room (second floor) – 9th through 12th Grade Small Group- Youth in Grades 9-12 meet in the Youth Room on the second floor. Together they learn life skills through studying scripture and class discussion. Contact Dave Cook for more information.

Family Worship – Parents, children and youth worship together on the first Sunday of each month in the Sanctuary.  Young children enjoy “Activity Bags” that are filled with coloring pages, puzzles, and crayons during Family Worship. Small groups are not held on Family Worship Sundays.

Christian Education & Family Ministries Team – This team of church leaders and teachers meets to plan educational program and fun activities for children, youth, and families.  The Team meets quarterly to plan for the new year.

Kizuna Discovery Camp – June 24-28, 2019.  Kizuna sponsors a cultural summer camp for elementary and middle school students that builds a foundation of Japanese American culture and heritage.  Please visit the Kizuna website or call 213-973-4465.  

Vacation Bible School – July 15-19, 2019. Reserve your space for this year’s VBS by contacting the church office at 310-479-1379 or Rev. Janet Cromwell.

 

A Special Message to Parents

Periodically Rev. Janet Cromwell sends an e-Newsletter to parents of our children and youth with updated information on activities and special events. If you would like to receive these periodic e-Newsletters, please contact Rev. Janet at 310-479-1379 ext 102.  She will gladly send you the latest information pertaining to Children’s and Youth Ministry!

Volunteers who supervise groups of children and youth are required to complete the Safe Gatherings process, which includes training and background checks.