hbj Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Plan to be present on December 9, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary and bring your extended family, friends, and neighbors to hear the replaying/retelling of the story of our Savior’s birth in “Just A Little Christmas
Your child is invited to be a participant in this worship service this year! This year’s presentation is called Just a Little Christmas and Debby Shaw will be serving as our HBJ coordinator. If you have further questions regarding this event, please contact Debby Shaw at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Judi Irwin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
We Three Kings (3 soloists)
Silent Night
It is important that participants be available and present at the 3 rehearsals, listed below:
Sunday, December 2 from 9:30 - 10:30am - Pick up for Kidz Church in Kirk Hall
Saturday, December 8 from 10 - 11:30am – Dress rehearsal in Sanctuary
Sunday, December 9 from 9:30 - 10:30am – Pick up for Kidz Church in Kirk Hall
Sunday, December 9 at 6pm. – Happy Birthday, Jesus! in the Sanctuary (children arrive at 5:30 p.m.)
Please contact us to advise of your child’s interest in participating no later than November 4, since character parts will be assigned to children on or before November 11. If your child is musical, these are the songs which are needed to fulfill the message. Please let us know if your child can help us out musically—singing or playing an instrument! Additional musical selections which add to the telling of the first Christmas are welcomed!

Away In A Manger – Children’s Worship – preschool and kindergarten children)

Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem
The First Noel
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
We Three Kings (3 soloists)
Silent Night

It is important that participants be available and present at the 3 rehearsals, listed below:
Sunday, December 2 from 9:30 - 10:30am - Pick up for Kidz Church in Kirk Hall
Saturday, December 8 from 10 - 11:30am – Dress rehearsal in Sanctuary
Sunday, December 9 from 9:30 - 10:30am – Pick up for Kidz Church in Kirk Hall
Sunday, December 9 at 6pm – Happy Birthday, Jesus! in the Sanctuary (children arrive at 5:30 p.m.)

 

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 Elementary (K-5th Grade) KidzChurch

 
I Am New! Get first time info at the KidMin page.


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9:30am Hour -
Please check in your child at the Welcome Center Kiosk, where your child will receive a name tag and you will receive a “pick up ticket”. A greeter is stationed at the Welcome Center kiosk to assist you. (First time attendees are asked to complete a CCPC KidMin Registration/Parent Authorization Form advising us of any allergies, authorizing permission for your child to participate in our onsite activities and providing us with other important information. See form below.) After check in, please take your child into the Sanctuary to begin worship as a family. Early in the service our Pastor will welcome children forward to hear a “Message for Young Disciples,” after which Elementary (K-5th grade) children will exit down the center or outside aisles of the Sanctuary into the back of the church where they will be greeted by our KidzChurch ministry partners and proceed downstairs to the Kidz Church Activity Area for worship, a Bible lesson, and supporting activities.


Staff: Judi Irwin, serves CCPC as our Director of Children’s Ministries. Judi serves as the Large Group Leader in Kidz Church, delivering the Bible teaching each week. Our curriculum is “Kid Connection,” with a large group/small group format.
Small Group Leaders and Elementary Ministry Partners:
K-1st grade: Debby Shaw (KidMin Team), Mary Jane McDonough and assistants: Heidi Mangold and Hannah Gorsuch
2nd/3rd grades: Jessica Nixon and VACANCY
4th/5th grades: Cindy Wojcik and VACANCY
Sandy Nixon: serves as our Kidz Church Coordinator.
Kaya Pierce: assists periodically as Large Group Leader and serves as KidMin Mission Specialist.
Audio Visual Technicians are needed on a rotating basis – 1 week per month.


+ 11:00am HourElementary students worship in the Sanctuary with their families. Worship activity nags are available for their use. Please see an Usher.

+ 5:00pm Hour - Elementary students worship in the Chapel with their families

     Newsletter & Forms      Milestones
  • Parenting Christian Kids Newsletter - Here
  • First Time Registration Form - Here
  • Parent Authorization & Photo Release - Here
  • Children's Music - Here
  • Bible Basics Blitz and Bible Presentations. (3rd grader students and any 4th or 5th grade students who have not previously participated). This series of 5-6 classes is scheduled for January and February 2018 on Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Email invitations will be sent to parents of qualifying students. An informational parent meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Kidz Church Activity Area. Attendance of parents of participating students is required. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • Preteen Passage. E-mailed and postal invitations will be issued to parents of students completing the 5th grade and entering middle school. This event transitions from our KidMin to our Youth Ministry and is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, 2018. Due to the nature of this event, RSVP’s are required.

  

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           Preschool (Ages 31/2 - Pre-K 5 years)

    

I Am New! Get first time info at the KidMin page.


+ 9:30am Worship Hour - Please check in your child at the Welcome Center Kiosk, where your child will receive a name tag and you will receive a “pick up ticket”. A greeter is stationed at the Welcome Center kiosk to assist you. (First time attendees please go to the KidMin page and review the detailed info sheet.) Children begin the hour in the Sanctuary with families and then after the Pastor's Children's Message will follow their teachers to their classroom Room 104.
- Attendance will be taken from the Kiosk check-ins to be sure preschool child in attendance is in the room.
- A Bible lesson with supporting activities will be the activities of the morning. Our curriculum is “Dwell: Play”. You may pick up your child in Room 104 following worship. Please have your pick up ticket available.

+ 11:00am Worship Hour - Children attending the 11am service will worship with their families. Children's worship activity bags are available for our children's use during worship service. Please see an usher. After checking in, preschoolers through 5th grade may join their parents in the Sanctuary. (Quiet activities are available in a cabinet under the screen in Ballard Hall for families with wiggly children who still want to engage with the service that is being shown closed-circuit on the screen.)

+ 5:00pm Worship Hour - PRESCHOOL CHILDREN, 5 years and under have the option of a multi-aged experience during the 5pm service in Room 102 of the Main Church Building. Before 5pm please drop off and sign in your child. At 6 p.m. please pick up your child from room 102. A Bible Story, supporting activity, snack and free play are provided during the hour. Children are always welcomed in Worship in the Chapel!

          Newsletter & Forms         Milestones
  • Parenting Christian Kids Newsletter - Here
  • First Time Registration Form - Here
  • Parent Authorization & Photo Release - Here
  • Our Kindergarten Milestone is celebrated before the beginning of the school year each August. Email invitations are issued to parents of children who are entering Kindergarten. Children will experience this celebration with a prayer of blessing and a very special token to be attached to their backpack for school, that communicates that we here at CCPC are praying for them as they enter school.

 

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                Infants and Toddlers
     (Infant, Crawler & Toddler ages birth to 3+ years)

  

I Am New! Get first time info HERE.
9:30 a.m. Infant & Toddler
Infant/Crawler Nursery: Located in the main hall of the Academy and is for children birth to 24 months. A small snack is provided to children who are developmentally able. R. Ann Shurgin is our Nursery Caregiver in Room 112.

Club Toddler:  Toddler (our toddler nursery for ages 2 - 3 1/2 years in room 102) offers a weekly Bible Lesson from our “God Loves Me” curriculum. Take home cards are provided to families, weekly, to review the Bible story at home. Club Toddler is open from 9:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. in room 102 each Sunday.

The transitioning of children 3+ years old into the 9:30am preschool Sunday School class will be initiated by
our Director of Children's Ministries with the Preschool Milestone. Contact Judi Irwin for more information.

11:00 a.m. Nursery Care - (birth – 3 1/2 years)
Infants/Crawlers/Toddlers in Room 112, located in the main hall of the Academy

5:00 p.m. - Preschool Children
Children 5 years and under have the option of a multi-aged experience during the 5 p.m. service in Room 102 of the Main Church Building. Before 5 p.m. please drop off and sign in your child. Then at 6 p.m. please pick up your child from room 102. A Bible Story (from “God Loves Me”), a supporting activity, snack and free play are provided during the hour. Children are always welcomed in Worship in the Chapel!

Staffing
Sarah Ables, joyfully serves as our Nursery Coordinator and KidMin Generalist. Sarah oversees the overall operation of our Infant, Toddler and Preschool ministries. You may contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Our Caregiver on Sunday mornings in room 112 and in room 102 at 5:00pm is R. Ann Shurgin. Additionally, many faithful members of CCPC assist as ministry partners in the nursery and Club Toddler rooms. These friends have undergone a Criminal Background Check and been instructed in the Children and Youth Protection Policy educating them in all policies pertaining to our KidMin.

Newsletter & Forms Milestone
  • Parenting Christian Kids Newsletter - Here
  • First Time Registration Form - Here
  • Parent Authorization & Photo Release - Here
  • Club Toddler children are transitioned as a group into the Preschool Sunday School class at approximately 3 ½ years of age. This is our Preschool Milestone and it is initiated by Judi Irwin, our Director of Children’s Ministries. E-mail invitations are issued to the qualifying students 1-2 times per year.

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What is the meaning of baptism for babies, children, youth and adults? What REALLY happens at Baptism? Understand baptism from a Reformed/Presbyterian point of view beginning with the command of Jesus to "baptize in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit." Parents requesting baptism are asked to attend this class. Church Elders who are responsible for our spiritual growth will participate as leaders.

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Daily Scripture

  • Psalm 119:143
    “Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands give me delight.”

Saturday Night
6:00pm - Sanctuary - Casual
(moving to Sunday 1/6/2019)
Sunday
Traditional Worship - Sanctuary
8:00 - 9:30 - 11:00
Contemporary Worship - 9:30am - Kirk Hall
     Starts January 6, 2019
Casual Worship - Chapel
5:00pm 

Directions
975 S. Sunbury Rd.
Westerville, OH  43081

614-882-2347
EMAIL@ccpc.us