The focus of Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Children’s Ministry is to bring together the entire church body in carrying out our God-given responsibility to bring up children in the “discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4) by encouraging parents and coming alongside them in the task of making disciples.
The goal of this ministry is to produce young men and women who:
Our ongoing ministry to accomplish these goals includes…
The children at Westminster are taught from Great Commission Publication’s “Show Me Jesus” curriculum. Great Commission Publications focuses on consistent, biblical, Reformed teaching. Sunday School is taught from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. each week.
Toddlers: Age 2-3: It’s vital to teach children the Bible at an early age. They will be introduced to the basic concept of what Christ has done for his people in a way that they can grasp.
Preschool: Age 4-5: Discovering the Creator through His creation, learning about the effects of the fall into sin, and meeting Jesus, sent to be the Savior is this year’s focus.
Younger Elementary: Grades 1-2: Including stories from both Old and New Testaments, children will be focused on obeying, knowing, serving, and growing in God’s grace.
Middle Elementary: Grades 3-4 Focusing on the whole a
scripture, students will study all of the elements of worship and the reason God seeks those who will worship Him in Spirit and in truth.
5th Grade: Students will begin the year with a study of Pilgrim’s Progress and the Biblical foundations for all that is taught in this classic novel. They will complete the year with the Communicant’s Class preparing them for the responsibilities of church membership.
6th-8th Grade: The Doctrines of our religion will be reviewed through and in depth study of the Westminster Shorter Catechism and Confession of Faith.
Westminster has 3 choirs for children:
Cherub Choir: Age 4-5
Celebration Singers: Grades 1-3
Westminster Singers: Grades 4-6
Visit the Music Ministry page for more information on these opportunities for chidren to worship God in song.
Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday before Easter at 10:30 am.
Vacation Bible School: June 18-22, 10am - 1pm daily, lunch provided. This year's theme is "Genesis Space Probe".