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CHILDREN IN WORSHIP – “we all worship together as a community
At FCC, we encourage children to participate in worship and the sacraments. Services on the first Sunday of the month are designed for Multi-Generational worship.
Godly Play
– rooted in ancient storytelling but active Montessori pedagogy, is provided as an option for Preschool – Grade 1. Godly Play is offered at the 11 am service on ALL Sundays.
Kids’ Community Worship – is provided as a worship option. It is an opportunity for Preschool – Grade 5 children to explore worship themes using the multiple intelligences, developing skills to participate & understand worship in a child-friendly setting. Ubuntu’s, or older shepherds, develop leadership & service skills by partnering & modelling for our youngest. Follow the “hat” after Children’s Message.
When: Sundays, 8:45 am & 11:15 am
Summertime: Kid’s Summer Worship, 9:45 am
ContactDel Hokanson, Director of Children and Family Ministry, (719) 635.3549| Del@fcucc.org

FAITH FORMATION HOUR:
Sunday School“we all learn together as a community”
“Seasons of the Spirit,” a global, inclusive & ecumenical curriculum, is used to explore the teachings of the Bible in new and exciting ways that relate to modern life, including how God is revealed in science, the arts & technology. Children are developmentally divided by age into classes.20131110_102136
Third Grade Bible WorkshopA fun, 8-week session offered during the Faith Formation Hour each year to 3rd Grade students to increase understanding and appreciation of the Bible. The course concludes with a Sunday Bible presentation including a name ritual during a service.
Our Whole Lives: Sexuality & Faith Classes – The UCC affirms that sexuality and spirituality are inextricably connected and that both are gifts from God. This comprehensive & developmentally appropriate program is offered during the Faith Formation Hour every other year. Courses are facilitated by trained specialists. Offered for K/1, 5/6, 8/9, 11/12 and young adults.
When: Sundays, 9:45 am – 10:45 am, Sept-May
ContactDel Hokanson, Director of Children and Family Ministry, (719) 635.3549| Del@fcucc.org

NURSERY CARE
Care for children from birth to age 3 is provided each Sunday morning by a team of trained nursery attendants. Check bulletin for the availability of nursery/childcare for certain church events.
When: Sundays, 8:15 am-12:30 pm

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Rehearsals:(Preschool/Kindergarten/1st Grade) Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm  |(2nd/3rd/4th/5th Grade) Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Preschool/Kindergarten/1st Grade: This rehearsal includes learning the basics of vocal technique, playing musical instruments like boom whackers, hand chimes, percussion, as well as musical games and movement. This focused, thirty minute rehearsal is perfect for younger children who are just starting out in the world of music. They explore how music can be used to praise God and honor each other. Sometimes these students meet with the older students, and other times, these students meet separately to focus on age-appropriate music and skills.
2nd/3rd/4th/5th Grade: During the first 30 minutes of this rehearsal, students focus on singing and vocal technique. During the second half of the rehearsal, students are learning to play handbells and hand chimes. Throughout these rehearsals, students are learning music theory and technique, as well as having opportunities to play percussion instruments, create their own music, dance, sing in foreign languages & learn about other cultures all in a spirit of worship.
Contact: Mandy Todd, Director of Music and Arts, (719) 635.3549| Mandy@fcucc.org

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
A fun, inexpensive and exploratory week in the summer, filled with activities and imagination. Group & individual skill building tasks are based each year on a Biblical theme.
When: Typically 1 week in June