Children are welcome in worship. But we also have programs for children during worship. Our children’s programming is provided by our partners First Plymouth Congregational Church.
All children’s programs are located on the garden level of the building. Take the elevator to the basement or walk down the hall after you enter through the west entrance of the church. Feel free to ask the greeter at the west entrance or at the chapel entrance for assistance.
In addition to weekly Sunday school, children’s choir practices and nursery care, Calvary children are invited to participate in other special events offered through First Plymouth, such as Vacation Bible School each June, a Halloween party, Advent party, and family Christmas Eve service.
Nursery Care: Birth-age 3
Nursery care is available beginning at 9:30 AM and lasting until worship ends. Trained staff will care for your children, offering playtime, snack and plenty of TLC. During the summer months, children birth-age 5 are welcome in the nursery.
Directions: From the west entrance you will enter the building on the garden level. Walk down the short hall and turn right. You will pass a library and a large room with window. Wind around the curve and the nursery is on the left. Be sure to sign your child in and fill out the brief registration card during your first visit.
Sunday School: Ages 3-5
Sunday school is offered every Sunday during the school year during worship, which begins at 10:00 AM. Trained volunteer teachers lead children in singing, learning Bible stories, arts and crafts, and playtime.
Directions — Room #B-26: From the west entrance you will enter the building on the garden level. Walk down the short hall and turn left, then make a right. Walk down the hall and you should see a sign-in table. Sunday school teachers will greet you and your child.
1st through 4th grade:
The Early Elementary Class for children in first through fourth grades, meets in the CE Center most Sundays during the school year. Approximately one Sunday a month the Worship Service is intergenerational, allowing the children to experience the Worship Service with their parents. The class studies one Bible story each month, with a three-week unit encompassing literature, art, and drama. The final 25 minutes of every class session is devoted to music.
Directions — Room #: CE Center: From the west entrance you will enter the building on the garden level. Walk down the short hall and turn right. You will pass a library and a large room with a window, which is the CE Center. Around the curve is the entrance to the CE Center. Be sure to sign your child in.
5th through 8th Grade
The Middle Elementary Class for children in Grades 5-8 meets in room B-22 most Sundays during the school year. Approximately one Sunday per month, the children join their parents in worship. These intergenerational Sundays allow the children to experience the Worship Service with their families.
Directions — Room #: B-22: From the west entrance you will enter the building on the garden level. Walk down the short hall and turn right. The room is on the left.
Children’s Choirs (September – May)
Choirs practice during Sunday school.
The Cherub Choir is for preschoolers. They practice during their Sunday school class and sing in services twice a year during the family Christmas services and on Teacher Appreciation Sunday.
The Revelation Singers, a choir for children in grades one through seven, practices at 9:00 AM before the Worship Service in which they perform, as well as during their Sunday School class sessions during the school year. The Revelation Singers sing five times a year.
Summer Sleep Away Camp
The Denver Presbytery operates a camp and conference center near Allenpark, CO. Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center encompasses 285 acres, has 42 buildings, horse facilities, a low-elements challenge course, and access to the wilderness areas of the Roosevelt National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Park. During the summer, Highland offers several sleep-away options for children beginning in 3rd grade.