Sunday Church School

      3 years old-4th grade      

 

Sunday School Registration


Sunday School Volunteer Interest Form 

 
Classes, Times, and Locations

Children who are 3 years old (and potty trained) as of September 1, 2017, through 4th grade are invited to register for Sunday Church School.  Members and non-members are welcome to register at any time during the year.

Classes are available during the 9, 10, and 11a services at our Minneapolis & West Campuses.

Students in 5th and 6th grade are invited to join us at The Way, our pre-Confirmation program on Sunday mornings.

Classes are held Rally Sunday, September 10 through May 20 (no classes December 17, 24, March 25,  or on Easter Sunday). Kids are welcome to enroll at any time during the year.

Teacher/classroom assignments will be emailed to families prior to Sundays we have class (once registrations are processed).

Believing, belonging, becoming...Sunday Church School at Mount Olivet establishes a dynamic partnership with families in the Christian education and faith development of their children.

The Sunday Church School experience is designed to familiarize children with the wonderful story of God's faithfulness centered in the Good News of the Gospel.

Photo of teacher with students.Sunday Church School for 3 years-Kindergarten uses Spark!, a biblically based, child-centered and age-appropriate curriculum.  Each week we continue to build on the fundamentals of faith, learning stories in the Bible and that we are all God's children and:

  • explore Bible lessons through storytelling, crafts, and dramatic play,
  • contribute to our Thanksgiving food drive,
  • share Christmas with neighbor families with Pastor Scott, and
  • sing during worship on two Sundays.

Sunday Church School for 1st-4th grades uses a custom-created scope and sequence that incorporates Science/Technology/Engineering/Math (STEM), writing, drama, worship leading, and art. Kids will apply what they learn in school Monday through Friday to explore the Bible on Sundays.

In 5th grade students advance into The Way, a unique spiritual adventure designed just for them - focusing on topics that relate to the important and changing "pre-teen" years.  This pre-Confirmation program is for 5th & 6th graders before Confirmation begins in 7th grade.

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Volunteer
To volunteer as a classroom assistant, substitute teacher, or superintendent (help teachers Sunday morning and pick up attendance from classrooms), please click here or contact Maxwell Jones (MPLS) or Tasha Holified (WEST).

Special Needs
For families with children with special needs, we offer Sunday Morning Friends at 11am at our Minneapolis campus. Dedicated individuals and professionals in the field volunteer on Sunday mornings to provide children with a loving and flexible Sunday School experience. Alternatively, if parents would rather have their child paired with an assistant in a typical classroom, we are happy to find a partner for your child.  Please contact Maxwell to start planning a successful and meaningful learning path for your child. 

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Apr
22
April 22
Sunday 4:30 PM
Family Bingo Night – Sunday, April 22nd – 4:30 -6 p.m. Mpls Campus $15/family – includes dinner.
You’re invited to bring your family for a fun game night in the Fellowship Hall. We’ll play a few rounds of bingo and conclude with a yummy dinner. Join us for this first of a kind spring family event! Register online.
Minneapolis: Fellowship Hall- Minneapolis
Apr
26
April 26
Thursday 9:45 AM
We will play, read, and sing at this weekly faith-based hour-long class developed by a children librarian and early childhood specialist. Babygarten focuses on reading, rhyming, and activities. It is more than a playgroup or storytime - Babygarten provides pre-literacy skills for children in a faith-based environment. Amy Porthan, early childhood educator and Minneapolis nursery coordinator, will guide parents with activities and discussion on how to include God and faith with their child. Cost: $72/6 week session (includes all materials) Questions: Amy Porthan 612.767.2224 amyp@mtolivet.org
Minneapolis: Nursery 1 year old Room 120/122/124
May
03
May 03
Thursday 9:45 AM
We will play, read, and sing at this weekly faith-based hour-long class developed by a children librarian and early childhood specialist. Babygarten focuses on reading, rhyming, and activities. It is more than a playgroup or storytime - Babygarten provides pre-literacy skills for children in a faith-based environment. Amy Porthan, early childhood educator and Minneapolis nursery coordinator, will guide parents with activities and discussion on how to include God and faith with their child. Cost: $72/6 week session (includes all materials) Questions: Amy Porthan 612.767.2224 amyp@mtolivet.org
Minneapolis: Classroom 296
May
09
May 09
Wednesday 10:00 AM
The Baby Bunch: A New Moms Group - Wednesdays, May 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 10 -11 a.m.
If you are a mom with a newborn to 6 month old – we invite you and your child to join the Baby Bunch! This group of mothers and babies will meet in the nursery at the Minneapolis Campus for fellowship, conversation, and a weekly devotion facilitated by Nursery Coordinator, Amy Porthan. No cost and no registration necessary. Questions? Please contact Amy Porthan, amyp@mtolivet.org or 612-767-2224.
Minneapolis: Usher/Brides Room 114
May
11
May 11
Friday 5:00 PM
Calling all 2nd and 3rd Graders! Are you heading to Cathedral of the Pines this summer or considering it? We have a great night planned for you to meet some of the counselors and fellow campers joining you. On May 11th, you’re invited to an overnight at the Mt. Olivet Retreat Center. Be prepared to swim, play games, and get excited about COP this summer! $45/child – includes accommodations and transportation (provided from Mpls and West Campuses). Register online. For questions contact Maxwell Jones (mjones@mtolivet.org ) or 612-767-2285 or Tasha Holifield (tashah@mtolivet.org) or 952-767-1504.
Minneapolis: No Room Needed
May
16
May 16
Wednesday 10:00 AM
The Baby Bunch: A New Moms Group - Wednesdays, May 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 10 -11 a.m.
If you are a mom with a newborn to 6 month old – we invite you and your child to join the Baby Bunch! This group of mothers and babies will meet in the nursery at the Minneapolis Campus for fellowship, conversation, and a weekly devotion facilitated by Nursery Coordinator, Amy Porthan. No cost and no registration necessary. Questions? Please contact Amy Porthan, amyp@mtolivet.org or 612-767-2224.
Minneapolis: Usher/Brides Room 114