Christian Education

Christian Education is one of our largest and most important ministries at St. Barnabas.

Vacation Bible School will run from Sunday, June 2nd until Thursday June 6th.  The program will begin with dinner each day at 5:00 pm.  Lessons, songs, games and activities will be based on the curriculum called Who is My Neighbor?  We will finish by 7:00 pm each evening.  All ages through fifth grade can register.  A nursery is available for very young.  Youth volunteers from fifth grade and older are encouraged to help lead the activities.  The cost is $10 per student with a $25 maximum per family.  For more information, call the church office or email:  The registration form can be downloaded on the Forms page.  All are welcome!

Sunday School is offered for ages 2 through adult between the worship services (9:15-10:15am) each Sunday during the school year.  A curriculum is followed based on the age group for the nursery program through eighth grade.  High School students join together in their own Youth Room for faith discussions.

In addition, students occasionally participate in leading part of a worship service, assisting as greeters or singing to the congregation.

On the first Sunday of each month, all age groups meet together for an inter-generational event.  These events are great opportunities for families to participate in Christian Education together.

New participants are welcome anytime during the school year.  Contact the church office for more information.

Confirmation is a two year program for 7th & 8th graders, including a weekend retreat and a week long (optional) summer confirmation camp.  The class gathers weekly during the school year, on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30 PM.  Small and large group activities and multimedia are used as teaching tools.  Students participate in service projects within the congregation and in the community. Please complete our Confirmation Registration Form to enroll in the program.

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