In lieu of a sermon during Sunday worship, the children of First UCC Northfield performed Elijah! God’s Faithful Prophet (a musical by Mark Patterson) for the congregation. Thanks for the time and talent provided by all of the children in the cast, the sound and visual crew, and directors Janet Lewis Muth and Kaara Maki-Waller.
View the photos [...]
Kids of all ages are invited to join in the fun at the First UCC Easter Egg Hunt! The search for treasures will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 30th. We’ll gather by the east steps, and then children will be directed to areas that have been divided by age groups. All are invited [...]
There will be an informational meeting for high school youth and their parents on Tuesday, January 8th at 7:00 pm in the church’s Big Room downstairs. Confirmation classes will begin on January 13th, and will be held from 9:15 – 10:15 on Sunday mornings in the youth room. Confirmation Sunday will be May 12th.
Expecting a post-Christmas slump? Has December been crazy? Need a party? (Who doesn’t?) Then don’t miss F.A.S.T. Families on January 6th at 9:15 am in the Assembly Room! We will celebrate the season with an “Epiphany Party” that is sure to be a meaningful, educational, and tremendously fun way to recognize this church holiday. Don’t miss it! Everyone welcome!
F.A.S.T. (Faith And Service Together) happens at 9:15 AM EVERY Sunday for children age 3 – grade 5! The first Sunday of the month (F.A.S.T. Families) is always a large group gathering, where children and their families all gather together in the Assembly Room for song, story, and a reflection [...]
A photo album of this weekend’s events is posted on our Facebook page.
Sunday, September 16:
9:15 am – F.A.S.T. kickoff in the Assembly room for all families with children age 3 through grade 5. At 9:30, the children will disperse to their respective classrooms, while Pastor Todd holds a parent orientation. An information sheet about F.A.S.T. is attached to this email.
The middle school youth and [...]
Be sure and mark your calendars for 9:15 a.m. on 9/16 and we’ll plan on seeing you in the Assembly Room to kick-off an exciting new year of faith formation. Be sure and take a look at this information about F.A.S.T. We look forward to seeing you and growing in faith and service together.
We’re happy to report that ten high school youth and their adult leaders had a successful week in Chicago. The trip combined service at six different community agencies, sightseeing, learning how to navigate through Chicago and attending a Sunday service at Trinity United Church of Christ. You can hear more about the trip [...]
Our Faith Formation rooms could use some donations! Please check out the list below.
Faith Formation Wish List
Floor rugs 12 small rag rugs small icons (ex: symbols, stones) pillows (large enough for a child to sit on) picture frames reading lamps National Geographic magazines, specifically ones that include images of children
We need you! We are still in need of many teachers and helpers in order to hold Sunday school this summer. We MUST have one adult teacher and one adult helper each Sunday (though a third helper would be very useful). We will not hold Sunday school on a given Sunday if two [...]
Summer Sunday School begins June 17 and runs through August 26th. We will not have Sunday school the first Sunday of each month due to communion, and also on July 22nd (Pilgrim Point weekend). This is a multi-age class for preschool through grade 3. We need one teacher and one helper each week, and we invite you [...]
The earth day celebration of 2012, hosted by First UCC, kicked off to a great start with a sustainable gardening project organized by the high school youth group. Partnering up with a Carleton-based program called “Free Food, Help Yourself”, high-school aged youth constructed two raised-bed gardens full of vegetables which can be enjoyed by [...]
We have several opportunities each week for children to participate in the life of our church! These Junior Usher jobs include bulletin helpers, candle lighters, and offering ushers. We welcome involvement by children of all ages, and you can find more information and a sign-up sheet on the Children and Youth bulletin board near [...]
This is a FINAL invitation to join the 2012 Mission trip to Chicago which will take place in August. We are opening up the registration to 14 year olds – High School Seniors since we have a few additional spaces.
Registration closes THIS SUNDAY, February 26th. After this date we can not guarantee there will [...]