For Children

Children are a welcome and vital part of our community. Our children's ministry aims to give them a church home where they are called by name and discover discipleship and and grow in love of God and others. 

With special times on Sundays and Wednesdays, and through our weekday preschool, we share Christian values and themes in a variety of ways — through songs, drama, crafts and service. We also give parents tools and resources to help them guide their child’s spiritual development.
 
Children are welcome in all worship services. Your child can attend age-appropriate Church School classes, and are encouraged to participate in other programs within the church.

If you have any questions or would like to get connected, click here to contact Anne Lowrance, director of children's ministries, or reach Anne at 704-804-7593.

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Sundays

Child Care
8:30 a.m. to noon
EW 1st floor

Summer Sunday School (May 28 through September 3)

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
EW 1st floor – meet in classrooms
EW 207 – one class for grades 1-5 (rising)

A Different Schedule for Sunday School in the summer

Unlike many churches, Covenant does not cancel Sunday School during the summer months, but  combines classes and shifts leadership to volunteers in order to give regular teachers a well-deserved break.  Enjoy your summertime and please consider serving one Sunday in one of the ways listed below:

FIRST FLOOR – Early Childhood (combined 2-K)

Bible story & singing at 10-10:15 a.m. (1 volunteer) or 11:15-11:30 a.m. (1 volunteer)

SECOND FLOORElementary (combined rising 1st-5th grades)

9:30 a.m.  Children attend worship with their families and check in at the electronic monitor in the sanctuary narthex.  Following the “children’s message” (1 volunteer shepherd) escorts kids to EW207 for a lesson (1 volunteer teacher). Parent pick up from EW207.

11:00 a.m. – K-5 Child Care provided on 1st floor in room EW120. Elementary kids may serve as junior shepherds, assisting with lesson and activities.

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Wednesdays

Open Picnic Table – June 7, July 12, August 2

5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  BYO picnic supper and join all ages on the circle for food and fellowship.  Early Childhood Committee provides ice cream and popsicles.

Coffee & Chaos

Preschoolers and parents are invited to meet in the gym for play and chat throughout the summer.

Coffee provided.  June 1 and July 6, 10 to 11:30 a.m. 

Vacation Bible School
August 7 to 11, 2017
9 a.m. to noon
Registration is full but we have started a wait list in case you missed the deadline to sign up.  Any adult who volunteers all 5 days can send your kids free!  Contact annawsims@yahoo.com.

Lively laughter, sweet songs and, OK, even a few infant cries, rise from the first floor of the Education Wing, a place where our youngest children make their first church friends, hear their first Bible stories and sing their first songs about God's love. Within the safe, nurturing environment, the seeds of faith are planted and begin to grow.

Each Sunday children enjoy interactive activities, cultivating their gifts while engaging in discoveries from God's Word. In a nurturing environment that includes singing, prayer, role play, scripture and leadership opportunities, children learn about God's faithfulness and the love of Jesus Christ. Christian service and stewardship also are emphasized through a variety of opportunities.

• Sings quarterly in traditional and contemporary worship and during Lessons & Carols. Presents a lively musical concert in the spring. • Open to all children in grades K-2 • Rehearsals are Sundays 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. in EW207.

 

Join us at Covenant Presbyterian Preschool, located in the heart of Dilworth and treasured for decades by parents across Charlotte as a leading pre-Kindergarten home for their children. We're proud that our school offers both a high-quality learning experience and one that's grounded in the conviction that every child is created and loved by God.

• Sings joyfully and plays hand chimes in traditional and contemporary worship quarterly and during seasonal services. Presents a lively musical concert in the spring. • Open to all children in grades 3-5. • Rehearsals are Sundays 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. in EW322.