Ongoing Programs

Education Programs & Events at Emmanuel UMC

All programs and volunteers comply with our Child Safety Policy

Emmanuel United Methodist Church

 

 

 

 

 

2019-2020

 

Ongoing Sunday School for all ages: Sept – June

Elementary Sunday School

 

Sundays 9am-9:45am

 

Ages 4 – 6th Grade

 

Our Elementary Class learns through music, Bible reading, crafts, games, and more! Each class starts with a song and a group Bible reading. We then break into smaller groups for age-based

 

activities that reinforce the week’s Bible theme.

 

NEW this year will be Bible memory challenges and service projects that will allow us to share Jesus’ love with our community.

 

Service to the Church:

 

- Collecting prayer requests papers during the worship service.

- Acolyting for children in 6th grade.
 

Special Events throughout the year include Rally Day, Advent Faire, Christmas Program, Lenten Faire, Children and Youth Sunday and more!

 

Additional Information:

 

TEACHERS: Jillian DeJohn & Sarah Pitzrick

ROOM: 2nd floor, Room 203

DISMISSAL: Children will be escorted to the front hallway in front of the new Gathering Room to meet their parent/guardian.

 

 

 

GROOVE

 

1st & 3rd Sundays 9am-9:45am

 

Grades 7th – 12th

 

Groove is our NEW Junior/Senior High Sunday morning group which is intended to invite teens to learn the essentials of their faith, own their story, and engage the world in serving Jesus. Daily

 

readings and reflections are also encouraged.

 

NEW this year will be a rotating snack schedule for youth to bring a morning treat for the class. A schedule will be developed after the first meeting.

 

Service to the Church: Acolyting is available for all youth in this class who have been through the training.

 

Special Events throughout the year include Rally Day, Advent Faire, Christmas Program, Children and Youth Sunday and more!

 

Additional Information:

 

LEADERS: Kristin Foster with alternating assistants

 

YOUTH LEADER: Duane Barrow

 

ROOM: 2nd floor, Youth Room

 

DISMISSAL: Youth are dismissed from the classroom if parents have signed the consent form.

 

 

T.A.C.O.S.

 

2nd & 4th Sundays 11:30am-12:45pm

 

Grades 6th – 12th

 

T.A.C.O.S. is our Junior/Senior High youth group. The acronym stands for Totally Awesome Christians Offering Service. This is a group of youth who meet twice a month to grow in Christ and offer

 

service to church, community and world.

 

Service to the Church: Multiple opportunities to volunteer at events and work on projects.

 

Special Events throughout the year include fun events such as sleepovers, bowling, sporting events, fundraisers, baby sitting, holiday parties and more!

 

Additional Information:

 

LEADERS: Kristin & David Foster

 

YOUTH LEADER: Hailey Parker

 

ROOM: 2nd floor, Youth Room

 

DISMISSAL: Youth are dismissed from the classroom or front door once their parents have arrived to pick them up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADULT STUDIES

 

Sunday Mornings 8:45 – 9:30am

 

All are welcome!

 

 

Disciple Fast Track: Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study

Leader: Judy Johnson-Paonessa

Room: Basement, Large Meeting Room

 

Living the Questions: The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity

Leader: Pastor Darryl Barrow

Room: 1st floor, Pastor’s Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesdays 9:30am-11:30am

 

All are welcome!

 

Christian Believer: Knowing God With Heart and Mind

Leader: Joyce Hromowyk

Room: Basement, Large Meeting Room

 

Special Events Throughout the Year

  • Presentation of Bibles to 3rd Graders
  • Advent Fair
  • Children & Youth Sunday (young people of the church prepare & present the worship service)
  • Recognition of Graduates
  • Annual Block Party (sponsored by Good News, Health & Wholeness Team)
  • Multigenerational Projects & Events: gift bags to shut-ins, packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, making valentines & gifts for Community Breakfast guests, planting flowers around church.

 

Spring

Shrove Tuesday

Lenten Faire

Planting flowers around church

Summer

July 4th Parade Float (usually held July 3rd)

Vacation Bible School – last week of July

Classes for ages 4 yrs – 8th grade

 

Autumn

Sunday School Kick-Off Day – September

Winter

Packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

Christmas Caroling

Sunday School Christmas Program

Birthday Party for Jesus

 

 
 

Service Times

  • Sunday Worship - 10:00 a.m.
  • Sunday Class (September - May): Adults – 8:45 a.m.
  • Sunday Class (September - May): Children – 9 a.m.
  • Monday Evening Prayer & Healing Service (2nd Monday each month) - 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday Adult Bible Study (September - May) - 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church

75 East Ave.
Lockport, NY 14094