Our children’s ministry is designed to help K-12 students grow their faith, their character, and their relationships.

Our children’s ministry is designed to help K-12 students grow their faith, their character, and their relationships.

Christian Education for Children

Christian Education for children takes a high priority at East Church. Our smallest infants and toddlers are cared for in our Noah’s Ark nursery, located on the second floor. Sunday school is offered during our 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service for children ages Kindergarten through 5th grade, also located on the second floor. Registration happens at the beginning of every school year, but is not necessary to participate. All children are welcome.

Our Summer Arts Camp for Children is led by former Civic Theatre director, Penelope Notter.  Each summer for a week children grades K-5 spend a week exploring a Biblical topic and devising a production that is presented to the congregation during Sunday morning worship.

Questions about children’s worship can be directed to our Director of Christian Education for Children,
Becca Johnson, beccajohnson858@gmail.com.

Youth Ministry

East Church has a long history of supporting their youth groups, consisting of youth in 6th to 12th grade. ECCYG is all about connecting and building bridges between the generations as well as serving within the community. We meet every Sunday for fun, fellowship, and learning.

Confirmation Classes are scheduled for students in high school about every other year.  Youth in high school meet approximately 10 times during the program year to learn more about the Christian Church, the United Church of Christ, East Church and what it means to declare oneself a member of God’s church.

Questions about youth programming can be directed to our Director of Youth Ministries, Bren Elliott, belliott.eastchurchgr@gmail.com.

See photos and what our youth have been up to.

Adult Education

Periodic opportunities for adult learning include:

  • DISCIPLE Bible Study: Beginning in the fall, this series reads through 80% of the Bible over 9 months.
  • Short-term Bible Study
  • Sunday Afternoons at the Movies: A casual group that attends a film and then discusses the show over a meal.
  • Adult Forum:  topical discussions that meet periodically

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