Education - Children

Helping children come close to God to discover who God is, who we are, and what it means to be a part of God’s Story and community of Faith.


Welcome to Story Quest!

Are you ready for an adventure of a lifetime? Children, guides (teachers and assistants), and parents are invited on a journey through God’s Story - exploring what God has to say to us, each in a way that God made us!



Contact Gina Dawson, Director of Christian Education

301-881-1881, ext. 2006


Summer Sunday School Runs June 16 to September 1, 2019, 10:00am

Children, age birth through 4 (young 4s)

You are invited to the Nursery to hang out with Ms. Tessa and helper throughout the summer. There is lots of playtime, music, and goldfish!

Children, age 4 (older 4s) through 9

Come to our One-Room Sunday School where we will be exploring some of Jesus’ teachings, stories, and people he met during his ministry. Go to worship first and after the Time with Children come down the hall to the classroom.

Older Elementary and Teens, age 10 to 17

You are invited to worship with the congregation at either of our worship services.

woman with toddler

Infants & Toddlers

Sundays, 8:30-11:30am, Rooms 102

You can feel comfortable knowing that your infants and toddlers are in a safe and loving environment. Our excellent caregivers play with and care for your children. We have one caregiver who is there every week, plus volunteers from our congregation. The Nursery is located on the first floor.

teacher reading to young children
Story Quest!

Preschool & Kindergarten (ages 3-5)

Sundays, 10:00am, Rooms 105. Go to Worship first - we will be dismissed to class after the Time With Children.

Join Ms. Roberta & Mr. Roland as we have lots of fun learning and growing together as children of God. This is a place where you feel the love of God! We will use our Beginner’s Bible as a source for our lessons together.

Jan-Mar, Love Rules All - Jesus said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has chosen me to bring good news…” Jesus did not have much use for customs and rules – social customs and etiquette, ethnic constraints, religious rules, money influence. He was not fazed by people questioning his ideas. There was only one “rule” he lived by – “to love God with all our being and to love our neighbors as ourselves.”

Mar 31-Apr 14, “Jesus and What God is Doing” - As we prepare for the Easter, we will Remember through the Last Supper, Celebrate with the waving of palms, and Worship because of what God has done through Easter.

children looking through the bible
Story Quest!

1st - 4th Grade

Sundays, 10:00am, Rooms 203. Go to Worship first - we will be dismissed to class after the Time With Children.

From the beginning to the promise of a Messiah, this winter we will be making our way through some of the New Testament stories to see what we can discover about God, ourselves, and the people of the Bible. We begin with the coming of Jesus, and continue with stories from his life and interactions with people he met along his journey.

Along the way we’ll learn about prayer and experience prayer in a variety of ways. How do we talk with God? We’ll learn some new songs that help us with the story and we will be learning more about how to use and read our Bibles. And, as always, the kids help us tell the story.

group of middle school youth
Crossroads: An Older Elementary/Middle School Question Study

5th-8th Grade

Sundays, 10:00am, in Room 205

Remember when you were little and you were so curious that used to ask “Why, why, why…?” Maybe you don’t, but your parents do! For some reason, we don’t do that as much, but why? Are we not curious anymore? Do we not still have questions about life, about growing up, about the world around us? This year, let’s have some fun asking questions! With goofy videos, a weird anti-workbook, and a group of strange friends and guides, let’s tackle some serious questions and see what we learn. In 2019, you can choose which questions from the anti-workbook you’d like to tackle with the group. Keep asking why!

Jan-Jun, Your Choice - It’s your turn to choose the questions we will discuss. From the anti-workbook, the kids will choose which questions they would like to tackle.


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