Children’s Ministry
Our dedicated Children's Ministry staff and volunteers teach GOD'S WORD through Bible messages, songs, crafts, games, music/songs, prayer, and other age-appropriate activities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-age children. Each month the children will focus on a particular theme where they will be engaged in the teachings surrounding that theme. It is our goal, by teaching different aspects of one monthly theme each week, the children will gain a strong understanding of God's love through pivotal Bible lessons. These lessons are based on "The Gospel Project" and "Worship, Word & Way." We welcome your children to any of these opportunities.

Sunday mornings:
Sunday School: 9:00 – 10:00am
Snacks: 10:00- 10:20am
Junior Church: Occurs after "A Time for God's Children" message, during the 10:30am Sunday church service.

The classrooms are as follows:
"The Ark" for babies, toddlers & preschoolers
"The Garden" for our elementary-age kiddos

For more information about the Children's Ministry, please contact Sara Robinson, Children's Ministry Director at

Sunday School & Junior Church*
Lessons for "The Garden". For K - 5th graders - 9-10am.
The God Who Changes Us
Who changes us?
The Holy Spirit changes us to be like Jesus for God’s glory.

Bible Verse
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17

April 22
Children of God
When we trust in Jesus, God gives us the Holy Spirit and makes us His children.
Romans 8:12-39

April 29
A Transformed Mind
God wants us to show friendship and love to one another.
Romans 12:1-18; 1 Corinthians 1:9; Philippians 1:3-7

May 6
The Fruit of the Spirit
The Holy Spirit changes the way we think and act to be more like Jesus.
Galatians 5:16-26
Sunday school provided at 9:00am. Nursery care provided for babies – 3 years olds. Junior Church will not be offered; instead we encourage children to participate in worship with their families.

May 13
The Armor of God
God gives us what we need to stand strong against evil.
Ephesians 6:10-19

May 20
A Cheerful Giver
God is generous to us, so we can be generous to others.
2 Corinthians 8:1-15; 9:6-15

May 27
Heros of Faith
The Bible tells us about people who lived by faith.
Hebrews 11:1 – 12:2

Lessons for “The Ark”. For babies – 4 year olds.
Lesson plans from All-in-One Bible Fun

MAY ~ JUNE 2018
Galatians 5:22-23

LOVE is kind.
1 Corinthians 13:4
(We can show love to others. 1 Corinthians 13)

Sing for JOY to the Lord, all the earth.
Psalm 98:4
(We celebrate with joy because we know Jesus is alive! Matthew 28:1-10)

Happy are those who work for PEACE.
Matthew 5:9
(God wants us to work for peace, like Abigail. 1 Samuel 25:2-43)

Joshua 22:5
(We can be faithful and do what God wants us to do, like young King Josiah. 2 Kings 22:1 ~ 23:5)

Be PATIENT and wait for the Lord to act.
Psalm 37:7
(We can be patient and trust God, like Abraham and Sarah. Genesis 17:1-16; 18:1-15; 21:1-7)

Be KIND to one another.
Ephesians 4:32
(We can be kind to one another. Jesus showed kindness when he healed the paralyzed man. Matthew 12:9-14; Mark 3:1-6; Luke 6:6-11)

God loves a cheerful giver. (GENEROSITY)
2 Corinthians 9:7
(We can cheerfully give to others. We learn from the poor woman who gave her two coins. Mark 12:41-44; Luke 21:1-4)

Let your GENTLENESS be known to everyone.
Philippians 4:5
(We can be gentle and kind to others, as we learn about the Good Shepherd caring for his sheep. Psalm 23)

Let us choose what is right. (SELF-CONTROL)
Job 34:4
(We can choose what is right, like Daniel. Daniel 1:1-20)

*Lesson topics are provided on the bulletin boards near the Children's Ministry classrooms and also on the church website, All Children's Ministry staff have completed background checks and certifications in CPR and First Aid.

Children's Music Ministry
Singing and handbell ringing opportunities are taught in preparation of special events throughout the year. This allows the children to further express their love for Jesus and God, our Creator, through music.

Children's Pew Packs
Canvas bags are filled with Christian stories, coloring books, and quiet activities, which can be borrowed during the worship service. They're available at the Sanctuary entrances.
8:55am: Fellowship Hall Prayer Time
9-10am: Sunday School for All Ages
10:30-11:30am: Worship for All Ages
11:30am: Fellowship
7:30-8:30am: Men's Ministry
June 4-8 - 9am-12pm
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1: Operations Ministry at 7pm
2: Prayer Group in Fellowship Hall - 10:30-11:30am
3: National Day of Prayer
3: Presbytery COM Meeting
6: Ministry Meetings - 12pm
8: Faith Circle Women’s Ministry in Chapel at 10:30am
8: Personnel Meeting - 7-8:30am
12: Blueberry Picking - Southern Hill Farms - Clermont (carpool from church) - 9am
13: Mother’s Day
13: Worship Service at 10:30am
13: Fellowship Time in Fellowship Hall at 11:30am
15: Bridge Builders in Fellowship Hall - 10-11:30am
16: Youth Group at Gaffney’s - 5:30-7:30am
20: Day of Pentecost
27: Trinity Sunday
27: Session Meeting at 12:30pm
28: Memorial Day Bar-B-Que at 4pm

"Bridge Builders"
"A Time to Sew"
Ministries sponsored by the Fellowship & Education Committee
My College Bible Seach Engine Z88.3 PCUSA
Ryan J. Gaffney, Pastor
118 East Par Street
Orlando, FL 32804