Children's Ministries





Youth Ministries





Adult Ministries









Children's Christian Education program offers numerous opportunities for Christian education and nurture, they include:

  • The Word with Children
  • Sunday School Classes
  • LOGOS Wednesday Evening Program
  • Summer Camps & Retreats
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Presbyterian Day Camp

See below for more details!

 

 

Youth Christian Education offers both Older and Younger youth many opportunities for Christian education and fellowship, they include:
    
  • Sunday School Classes
  • Presbyterian Youth Connection (Bible Study & Fellowship)
  • LOGOS Wednesday Evening Program
  • Confirmation Class
  • Mission Projects
  • Summer Camps & Retreats

See below for more details!

 


Adult Christian Education participants may choose from a variety of Sunday morning class topics including Bible and Theology, Peacemaking, as well as Prayer and Spirituality.

Additional options for adult Christian education and fellowship include:

  • Presbyterian Women's Bible Study
  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study
  • Adult Friendship Dinners
  • Bookmongers
  • Presbyterian Conferences & Retreats
See below for more details!
The Word With Children

During the service, the children in the sanctuary are invited up to the front to sit for a special short sermon that puts the context of the day's sermon in a format geared just for them.
Sunday Nursery

9:30am - 10:45am

Immanuel’s nursery is a place where each child receives loving care and attention in age appropriate rooms.  Children of all ages are welcome in worship, but the nursery is available for infants through 1st grade.
Sunday School

11:00am – Noon

Children and youth are provided age appropriate, Biblically based Christian Education and activities.  “Seasons of the Spirit” is the lectionary based curriculum used in classes for children and youth.
LOGOS

5:45pm – 8:00pm

LOGOS is a mid-week gathering focused on the nurture of youth and children.  LOGOS ordinarily meets 12 Wednesday evenings in the fall and 12 Wednesday evenings in the Winter.

There are four parts to the program:

  • Bible Study
  • Family Time (a meal)
  • Playtime
  • Worship (includes music)
The mission of LOGOS is to:

  • Build Christian relationships (faith is caught, not taught)
  • Nurture youth and children into a committed faith relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Prepare them for a lifetime of Christian discipleship
“Everyone is to treat everyone else as a child of God. No one has the right to treat anyone else as if they do not matter.”
Presbyterian Day Camp

Each summer Immanuel, in partnership with the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley, hosts a week-long day camp for Montgomery Area Presbyterians and friends.  It is staffed by the summer camp counselors and local volunteers.  Children and youth sing, play, have Bible Study, do crafts and mission projects while they build relationships with one another.
Vacation Bible School

Immanuel offers Vacation Bible School  one week during the summer.  It ordinarily is held Wednesday through Sunday on Wednesday thru Friday Evenings, Saturday Morning and Sunday Morning.  Children, youth and adults enjoy learning about God’s love and care for us, focused on a themed curriculum.
Summer Camps & Retreats

The children and youth of Immanuel actively participate in the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley’s Summer camping program.  While  the Presbytery is preparing to build a new camp  to accommodate all age groups at the Living River site on the Cahaba River, our camps and retreats are being held at rented camp facilities in the state.  Camps are offered for children and youth from grades 2 through 12 and are staffed by excellent counselors and camp directors.

Weekend Presbytery retreats are held for Elementary Aged Children, Jr. High and High School Youth.  They are are ordinarily held in the fall, winter and spring.
Sunday School

11:00am – Noon

Children and youth are provided age appropriate, Biblically based Christian Education and activities. “Seasons of the Spirit” is the lectionary based curriculum used in classes for children and youth.


LOGOS

5:45pm – 8:00pm

LOGOS is a mid-week gathering focused on the nurture of youth and children.  LOGOS ordinarily meets 12 Wednesday evenings in the fall and 12 Wednesday evenings in the Winter.

There are four parts to the program:

  • Bible Study
  • Family Time (a meal)
  • Playtime
  • Worship (includes music)
The mission of LOGOS is to:

  • Build Christian relationships (faith is caught, not taught)
  • Nurture youth and children into a committed faith relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Prepare them for a lifetime of Christian discipleship
“Everyone is to treat everyone else as a child of God. No one has the right to treat anyone else as if they do not matter.”
Presbyterian Youth Connection

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Youth in grades 6-8 and 9-12 meet each Sunday for dinner, programs and activities.  Our PYC strives to:

  • Call young people to be disciples of Jesus Christ
  • Respond to the needs and interests of young people
  • Work together in partnership, young people and adults
  • Be connected to the whole church, community and world
  • Be inclusive of all young people.

Members of our youth group actively participate in presbytery retreats and camps as well as Montreat Youth Conferences.  

 

Adult Sunday School Classes

Meet each Sunday, 11 a.m.. following Worship & Coffee/Fellowship Time.

Currently, the following Adult Sunday School classes are meeting:

Peacemaking Class (Library): Discussing "Healing the Heart of Democracy", by Parker J. Palmer

Pastor’s Class (C.E. Building): “Prayer and Spirituality,” currently studying "Dance of the Spirit", by Maria Harris

Presbyterian 101 Class (C.E. Building): Learn everything about the Presbyterian faith but were afraid to ask.


Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Ordinarily meets each Wednesday morning, 10:30 a.m. to Noon.

 


Monday Evening Bible Study

Ordinarily meets the last Monday evening of each month.
Choir Practice

Meets each Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm.  However, when LOGOS is in session, choir meets at 7:30 pm.
Sacred Harp Singers

Meets and rehearses for special services and announce opportunities to participate in community singing.
Bookmongers

Book Study Group, meets monthly, open to the community.
Open Hearts and Minds

An interfaith book study group which meets bi-monthly on the first and third Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 pm.