Middle School Youth 2017 Mission Trip

Learn more at http://gablesucc.org/ms-mission/.

High School Youth 2017 Mission Trip

Learn more at http://gablesucc.org/hs-mission.

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Childcare

Our qualified childcare staff is here to take care of your children while you participate in worship, an education class, or even an informal church gathering. Each member of the childcare staff is background checked and CPR/AED+ First-Aid Certified. When reading The Good Tidings newsletter, check to see if childcare is available for an event you would like to intend. If you are not sure that childcare will be available, you can ask Pastor Megan by emailing her at MeganS@gablesucc.org and she will let you know.

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Childcare is available for infants to five-year-old children during our 9:00 a.m. chapel service. Children six and older are invited to attend this 45-minute service with their families. Childcare is available in our Nursery (Room 1) for infants and toddlers at our 11:00 a.m. worship service. Sunday School is available for children and youth from 3 to 18-years-old during our 11:00 a.m. worship. If you would like more information, please email Pastor Megan at MeganS@gablesucc.org.

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Musical opportunities for children and youth of all ages abound. Our Cherub Choir (K – Grade 2) and our Agape Choir (Grades 3 – 5) rehearse each Wednesday night, sing in worship once a month, and work together to produce our Christmas Eve and Spring Children’s musicals. Ms. Ashley and Ms. Alex are spirited and talented directors, and make our choirs inviting welcoming places for all! For more information you can go to the Children’s Choirs webpage or contact Dr. Ronald Morgan at RonM@gablesucc.org.

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Baptism

In the United Church of Christ, people are baptized either as children or adults. Baptism with water and the Holy Spirit is the mark of their acceptance into the care of Christ’s church, the sign and seal of their participation in God’s forgiveness and the beginning of their new growth into full Christian faith and life. If you are interested in having your child baptized, email Pastor Laurie at LaurieH@gablesucc.org.

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Vacation Bible Camp

Each year, Gables UCC hosts a Bible Camp for children in June. For more information about our Vacation Bible Camps or registration, you can contact Pastor Megan at MeganS@gablesucc.org or call her at 305.448.7421, ext. 119.

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Our Whole Lives

Our Whole Lives is a positive, comprehensive, and age-appropriate educational program that promotes sexual health. Its primary goals are to provide accurate, developmentally-appropriate information, to increase self esteem, to understand relationships with and toward others, to develop interpersonal skills including communication, decision making and problem solving, and to teach responsibility for personal health and safety. If you have any questions about Our Whole Lives, you can contact Pastor Megan at MeganS@gablesucc.org or call her at 305.448.7421, ext. 119.

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Girl Scout Troop 950

Girl Scout Troop 950 is looking forward to another great year. Our troop has grown- we now offer three levels of Girl Scouts: Juniors (4-5 grade), Brownies (2-3 grade) and Daisies (Kindergarten-1st grade). We have an awesome group of girls! We look forward to completing two Girl Scout journeys, weekend fun patch activities, community service projects, camping and selling cookies this year. If you are interested in joining, please contact Sidney Hartley (sidneyhartley@gmail.com) or Kim Prats (pratskimberly@yahoo.com). We meet twice per month for one hour. Parents are expected to be involved and attend activities with their girls.

Community Arts Program (CAP) Conservatory for the Arts

Our award winning Community Arts Program is a fantastic place for your children to learn music. You can find more information about the CAP Conservatory for the Arts at http://communityartsprogram.org.

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Sunday School

Youth, grades 6 through 12, are invited to attend classes using lessons from the Seasons of Spirit curriculum. During the worship service, at the time of passing of the peace, leave the sanctuary through the pulpit doors to attend age-specific classes.

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Confirmation

Confirmation is the program by which young people in 8th or 9th grade prepare to “confirm” the baptismal vows that their parents took for them when they were much younger. It is their chance to say “yes” to their baptism and for the church to say “yes” to their growing faith. For more information about our confirmation program, contact Pastor Laurie at LaurieH@gablesucc.org.

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Pizza and Movie Nights for Middle School

One Friday night of the month is designed for grades 6-8. Youth are welcome to arrive as early as 6:30 pm stay until 10:00 pm. Cost: $10 (includes pizza, snacks, and drinks).

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Our Whole Lives

Our Whole Lives is a positive, comprehensive, and age-appropriate educational program that promotes sexual health. Its primary goals are to provide accurate, developmentally-appropriate information, to increase self esteem, to understand relationships with and toward others, to develop interpersonal skills including communication, decision making and problem solving, and to teach responsibility for personal health and safety. For more information, please contact Pastor Megan at MeganS@gablesucc.org.

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Church Night-In

(Wednesday Nights beginning at 5:30 p.m. during the regular school year September – May)

Dinner Time. Join your friends for dinner in Fellowship Hall.

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High School Youth Group

High school students meet at Aunt Mollie’s Youth House on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm. Our weekly meetings will correspond with the dates of Church Night In dinners, and will finish at 9:00 pm.

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Middle School Youth Group

High school students meet at Aunt Mollie’s Youth House on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm. Our weekly meetings will correspond with the dates of Church Night In dinners, and will finish at 9:00 pm.

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Outreach Projects

A variety of outreach projects will be developed according to the interests of our youth. These will usually occur Saturday mornings or Sunday after church.

Community Arts Program (CAP) Conservatory for the Arts

Our CAP Conservatory for the Arts is a program for any youth to learn about music. Saturday music classes are offered, teaching a variety of instruments. For more information about the program, visit http://communityartsprogram.org.

If you would like more information regarding our programs for Children and Youth, please let Pastor Megan know by emailing her at MeganS@gablesucc.org.