Children’s Sunday School meets at 10:15A on the lower level of the church. For children up to age two, we have a nursery staffed between 9:00A until the end of the Worship Service. Trained volunteer teachers and youth assistants engage the children in Bible stories, activities, crafts, music, and more. Sunday School is coordinated by Alix Wright, our Director of Children’s Ministries.
The Cherub class is for ages 3 and 4, meets every Sunday during the school year in Room B-26, from 10:15A to the 11:15. They learn stories about Jesus and God’s love, practice in their choir, and have a lot of fun.
The Kindergarten through 2nd-grade class meets in B24. They use the “A Joyful Path” curriculum to begin the talk about their faith journey. Sunday School goes from 10:15A until 11:15A, followed by a healthy snack and choir practice.
Our 3rd to 5th-grade class meets in the CE Center. The class studies one Bible story each month, with a three-week unit encompassing literature, art, and drama. Sunday School goes from 10:15A until 11:15A, followed by a healthy snack and choir practice.
The Middle School Class for youth in Grades 6-8 meets in room B-22 at 10:15A on Sundays. This takes a more in-depth look at the Bible.
Vacation Bible School is held for one week in the Summer. The hours are 9:00A to 12:30P with an optional extra hour for “lunch bunch”. VBS campers will share what they have learned throughout the week at the worship service the Sunday following VBS. Vacation Bible School is open to children age 4 through Grade 5.
The Cherub Choir is for preschoolers. They practice during their Sunday school class and sing in services.
The Revelation Singers, a choir for children starting in Kindergarten through seventh grade. They practice after Sunday School starting at 11:15A.
Bible Class for children in third grade and older is offered for six weeks in the fall.
An Advent Party is held on the first Sunday of Advent in Plymouth Hall following the worship service. Children enjoy games, crafts, decorating, treats, and music.
LOFT is our family fellowship group that meets to do multi-generational service projects every other month. In addition to these projects, LOFT also participates in two community brunches at Denver Inner City Parish at College View during the Christmas and Easter seasons. Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings is also held on the Monday before Thanksgiving. People of all ages are invited to help plan and prepare the brunch and to come enjoy a meal and activities with our friends at Denver Inner City Parish. Click here to learn more about LOFT.
Children’s Ministry Staff
Alix Wright – Director of Children’s Ministries
Alix is drawn to the UCC because of its passion for justice and inclusivity. She has been a member of First Plymouth since 2014 where she has worked closely with FP children, youth, and the Christian Education CAM. She graduated from Iliff in 2018 with a Masters in Divinity and is currently working toward ordination.
Katie Haas, Nursery Manager
Katie joined First Plymouth as a member in 2000 and has been a dedicated volunteer in the nursery ever since. Prior to volunteering in the First Plymouth nursery, she led the children’s story each Sunday for nearly a year at her prior Indiana Congregational church. While Katie is involved with many business opportunities in the Denver metro area, she is equally dedicated to sharing the nursery duties around the halls of First Plymouth as a member of the staff.