Church Life: Sunday School


Growing up in the faith at Grace includes means attending Sunday School. worshiping with the congregation, and being part of the fun of church dinners, Vacation Bible School, Oktoberfest, and other special events.




Sunday School 

On Sunday, September 15, Sunday School meets for a "Joyful Worship" Sunday in the third-floor commons. Songs, games and activities will put imaginations to work as we talk about God's love and care for us and our joyful response.

Grace’s Sunday School welcomes all children from three-year-old preschoolers through fifth grade, including those with special needs. Children in grades 6-8 attend Confirmation classes.

Download the 2013-14 schedule and the annual CREC Newsletter for information on dates, themes and activities.

Julie Modrich, Grace's Children's Ministry Coordinator, is in charge of the Sunday School program, assisted by the members of the Children's Religious Education Committee.


Sunday School Curriculum

spark.jpgPreschoolers will follow the Spark Classroom model where classic Bible stories come to life with interactive Bible readings and engaging activities that get kids excited as they grow in God’s Word. This curriculum walks through key Old Testament and New Testament Bible stories using the beautiful Spark Story Bible, colorful take home lesson leaflets and a variety of multisensory activities that integrate Bible learning with life. We know your little ones will be engaged and entertained as they get to know Jesus!

Kindergarten through 4th grade will be taught using a Spark Rotation model. There are 4 rotations throughout the year. Each rotation is introduced at “Story Sunday” where all the children join together and stay in the commons to hear a story from one of our very own Elders or other adults from the congregation. For the 4-5 weeks following Story Sunday, the lessons will all focus on the rotation’s theme. This year we are excited to be using the Spark-Activate Faith curriculum again.

5th Graders will follow the Spark Lectionary model where each engaging theme connects the classroom to the specific scripture lesson read in church each Sunday. Learner Leaflets help 5th graders explore the Bible story themes in class and on their own. The year will begin with stories from Luke’s gospel, including hands-on activities and interesting facts to help kids see how the story relates to the world around them. 



Rally-Day-2009WEB.jpgVolunteer as a Teacher

Do you enjoy crafts or puppets, playing dress-up, playing games, or cooking? Can you take pictures or videos? Grace Sunday School depends on adult volunteers who share their special skills and interests with children as they explore the bible story. Volunteers teach the same lesson to a different group of children for four or five Sundays. You can choose a workshop or activity that interests you and co-teach with your spouse or a friend. To volunteer, contact Grace.




Sunday School and Confirmation Newsletter for 2013-14

Sunday School schedule for 2013-14

More Activities for Children and Families

Joyful Voices choir for children in grades 3-6 rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Vacation Bible School comes to Grace every summer, with an exciting week of evening activities, crafts, and bible stories.

Grace School provides a quality Christian education to children ages three through eighth grade.