Intentional Faith Development

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Preschool - Hear the Word  
Contact: Rev. Michael Peschke, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday Mornings: Nursery-8:30-12 noon Rm#134, 
Sunday Morning Growth Group 9:40 a.m. Rm# 125
From the beginning, children are always hearing, learning, and growing.  Utilizing the Bible Foundations curriculum, our Nursery and Preschool Sunday School program shares the Word of God with the smallest Children of God, in a uniquely age appropriate way.  Through the use of song and dance, craft and story, Preschool Children birth-preschool will hear the Words of God each Sunday morning.

Wednesday Nights: 6-7 p.m. Rm # 129 & 127
During Wednesday Night Live, our Preschool Children age 3 and up have the opportunity to work on a craft, designed to illustrate the bible story for that week.

Annually: 
Preschool Vacation Bible School: ages 3-5, Summer.  A three day experience of God’s word in song, creative play, arts, story and snack! 


School Age - Search The Word  
Contact: Shannon Carlisle, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday Mornings: Sunday Morning Growth Group 9:40 a.m.
     Kinder & 1st - Rm#128
     2nd & 3rd grade - Rm# 127   
     4th & 5th grade - Rm# 124
Building on the foundation laid in Preschool, our School Age Children continue to Hear, Know and Do the Word of God as they learn that all parts of life can be lifted up in Worship to God.  Utilizing the Worship KidStyle curriculum, your child will search the Word of God, and Worship thu Crafts, Worship thu Dramatic Play, Worship thu Games, thru Exploration and Discovery during Sunday Morning Growth Groups.

Wednesday Nights: 6-7 p.m. Rm # 126
During Wednesday Night Live, Children 1st-5th grade have the opportunity to work on a craft, continuing the Bible Story discussed during Sunday School.

Annually:

  • School Age Vacation Bible School: ages Kinder-5th grade, Summer: A five day experience of Gods word in song, creative play, arts, story, science and snack. 
  • District Camp: 4th-12th grade, Summer.  A 5 day time apart to study, play and praise.  Lakeview Retreat Center

 Confirmation Class - Claim the Word 
Contact: Rev. Michael Peschke associatepastor@dpumc.org

Annually: February through April 2013
DPUMC'S Confirmation Class is a 9 week class focusing on the next step in faith development- Claiming the Name of Jesus Christ. Participants will discover; Who is God?, Who am I?, Who is Jesus Christ?, Who is the Holy Spirit?, and What does this mean for me? This class is open to youth 6th grade and older.      

Youth 7th-12th grade - Live the Word
Contact: Susy McAdams, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Sunday Mornings: Sunday Morning Growth Groups 9:40 a.m. in the Family Life Center
                                   (6th thru 12th grade)
Now that the Words of God have been heard, searched, and claimed our youth focus on what it looks like to Live the Word of God each and every day. Focusing on life application bible study, your teen will learn put faith into practice. 
 
Sunday Nights: United Methodist Youth Fellowship, 5:30 p.m. (7th thru 12th grade)
Life as a teen can be busy, over full and stressful. Join us on Sunday nights as we take a breath, play and praise God together. 
 
Wednesday Nights: 6-7 p.m. (6th thru 12th grade)
During Wednesday Night Live, our teens gather together to study the Mission Field, and what it means to put Words into Service.
 
Annually:
· District Camp: 4th-12th grade, Summer. A 5 day time apart to study, play and praise. Lakeview Retreat Center
· U.M.ARMY: 9th-12th grade, Summer: A 7 day mission trip within Texas designed to serve people in need and promote spiritual growth and leadership development in youth.
· B.I.G.H.O.U.S.E,:7th-8th grade, Summer: A 5 day mission trip within Texas designed to prepare youth to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ, by providing opportunity to be in mission to churches in need everywhere .