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faith formation

children & families

At Fairmount we celebrate the imagination, energy, playfulness and curiosity of children as ways to explore the Spirit of God within them. As fully formed beings in the image of God, children have much to teach us about experiencing God's love.

Fairmount Faith Formation family registration: To register your family and children for nursery/toddler/preschool care or Music and Ministry fill out this form.

nursery, toddler & preschool care 8:15am-12:15pm

Infants and toddlers relate to God as they would a favorite blanket or stuffed animal, associating God with the love and security they experience from their parents and caregivers while at church. Our nursery is a rich and interesting environment of hands-on play planned just for young children. Our caregivers will know and greet your children by name, helping them to experience the love and grace of God during their care.

WE time (during the 11:00am worship service)

Each Sunday we ask that all children join their families for the beginning of worship until The Time for Young Disciples. After this point in worship, children preschool through third-grade will be invited to join Mrs. Lang, Amy Kim, and other shepherds for WE TIME (Worship Enrichment). We will sing songs, experience the scriptures, pray together, and have a time of worship. We will collect our offering and then re-join the congregation during the offering to sing the closing hymn and receive the benediction.

On the first Sunday of the month, Communion Sunday, we ask that all elementary-aged children remain in worship for the entire service.

Participation by children in these services is not only encouraged; it is vital to the energy and life of our worship. Pastors and staff will help create worship that specifically embraces all ages on these Sundays. As always, toddlers and children under four are welcome to be in the nursery anytime on Sunday mornings.

other opportunities to connect

family space monthly activities

Check the montly calendar for monthly activities for the whole family. It may be a meal, a service activity, fun, community building or a mix of all of this. The hope is to gather families to connect to one another and experience how God is moving amongst us.

parents night out

Once a month on the second Friday of each month our Nursery Staff along with Amy Kim and some fantastic volunteers will staff this evening of fun for kids birth-10 years of age while you take time for yourself. Parents Night runs from 6:00-9:00 pm and runs October-May. If you have older children that would like to come help, please contact Amy Kim.

Please register by going to the EVENTS PAGE click on Parents Night Out.

Parents Night out Dates for the eyar are October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13 & May 11.

crescendo choir

1st-8th graders Wednesday Nights from 5:15pm to 6:45pm

Rewards: spiritual growth, community involvement, friendship, confidence, musicianship, develop a good singing voice, vocal and instrumental enseble experience, and FUN! Come see our new music space!

Parents, have questions about crescendo choir?

Contact Barb Lang at blang@fairmountchurch.org

children's safety

Fairmount is committed to maintaining a safe environment in which children and youth are nurtured and instructed in the faith, and protected from abuse and neglect. Our Protection Policy has, as its goals, to protect children and youth in church programs, and to educate worker and care givers concerning abuse issues. Click HERE to read our child protection policy.

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