January 27, 2015

Children's Events

Pajama Day Jan 25

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Pajama Day…Hooray!

January 25 |10:00am |Sunday School

On Sunday, January 25 all children and youth are invited to wear their favorite pajamas and enjoy a morning of fun together! Yes, you read it right! We will play games, have donuts, hot chocolate and learn about the love of Jesus on sleeping bags and pillows! There is one service at 10:00am with the church Annual meeting following the service. We will have plenty of time to learn and play so maybe this is a Sunday to invite a friend or two! Of course you don’t have to wear your PJ’s if that’s not your thing but there will be plenty of us who can’t wait! See you on Pajama Day!

Book Sunday February 8

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book_sundayCalling all Parkway children!  Book Sunday’s Coming!

Sunday, February 8 | 9:30 &11:00 Worship | Sanctuary

On Sunday, February 8 all Parkway UCC children will receive a book chosen for them! Make plans to be with us on Book Sunday at either service to receive the gift your church wants to give you, a book especially picked out for you!

Questions? Contact Barb Kuhlmann at barbk@parkwayucc.org

Advent Workshop and Soup Luncheon 11/30

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Advent Workshop and Soup Luncheon

Nov 30, 2014 | 11:15am | Fellowship Hall

Join us in the after our 5th Sunday Family Worship November 30 to make crafts for the holiday season. Mingle around the different booths for all types of activities and crafts. God’s Eyes will be special craft available. What a great way to kick off the holiday season in a special way!

Christmas Pageant 12/14

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The Christmas County Spelling Bee

December 14 | 11:00am | Sanctuary

The time has come and we are busy working on our Christmas pageant, The Christmas County Spelling Bee. Everyone will have the chance to have a special part. We will be working on music and parts on Sunday mornings, Wednesday Youth Nights and Voices of Grace will also participate. Your attendance in Sunday school is very important over the next month in order to learn songs and parts. Come one, come all! We will learn how to spell the many names of Jesus. Did you know there are at least 700 different names?


Christmas Pageant Rehearsals

Sunday, December 7 |9:30am| During Sunday School

Saturday, December 13 | 9:30-11:00am

This Sunday and next Saturday all children and youth will be working on our Christmas Pageant, The Christmas County Spelling Bee. Please make every effort to be there for both rehearsals. Rehearsal is so important in doing our very best! Our pageant will be performed on Sunday, December 14 at the 11:00am worship service. Thanks to all parents for helping make this happen. The children will never forget this experience!

Contact: Barb Kuhlmann at barbk@parkwayucc.org

Community Trunk or Treat Oct 25

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Saturday, October 25 | 5:30-7:00pm | Front Parking Lot

Hosted by the Youth Board, this family friendly event will feature face painting, pumpkin carving and plenty of food (hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy). Fill your trunk with Halloween candy, drive up and park. The parade of witches and Goblins are sure to show up! The Trunks will open for business at 6:15! Prizes for the best decorated trunk and best costume.

Don’t miss this awesome event and bring your friends!

Parkway Weekend Vacation Bible School: Blast Off VBS July 18 – 20

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July 18-19-20 | Friday 6:30pm – 8:45pm | Saturday 9:30am -12:30pm (lunch included) | Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm
Launching Kids on a Mission of God’s Love

A new inventive way to reach out to the children of Parkway and children in our community is coming this summer.Christian Education Commission is sponsoring a weekend Vacation Bible School! The final day of VBS works right into Sunday morning activities. Children will perform music at the11:00amservice, rehearsal and activities after children’s time in church. Ingrid Scharf and Carol Cobb are directing with a great staff providing music, games, projects with a purpose, and Bible stories.

The suggested fee is $15.00 for the first child and $10.00 for additional siblings.

Register online now!

Contact us for more information.

Help Homeless Veterans

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child decorating bagHelp Homeless Veterans

We are excited to announce that as part of VBS this summer, the children will be decorating and assembling bags of supplies for Homeless Veterans.  We would welcome the church to participate in this great project with us by donating the following items:


granola bars | lip balm | small containers of water or juice

small package of trail mix | sunblock | band-aids | small packs of tissues

toothbrushes | toothpaste | fruit snacks | gum


There will be a box in the gathering space for donations.

Thank You!

Parkway’s Annual Easter Sunday Egg Hunt

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easter_egg_hunt_promoParkway’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of Eggs. Dozens of Children. Over in Seconds.

Immediately following Easter morning worship, please join your child/ren (Infants – Grade 5) for our yearly egg-stravaganza.

Book Sunday February 9

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10-Must-Have-Childrens-Books-FOLLOWITFINDITBook Sunday February 9 | During Services

Book Sunday is when we give all of the children of our church a specially chosen book for them during worship. Jill Schatz has thoughtfully selected books according to each child’s age. What a wonderful gift our church gives!  Your child can come forward and be presented their very own book. Don’t miss this special time!

Christmas Pageant Sunday December 15

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pageant2012Christmas Pageant Sunday December 15 Rehearsal for the annual Christmas Pageant will be Sat, Dec 14 at 9:30-11:00am. Children will attend service December 15, 2013 at 9:30am for Children’s time, then come to Song practice, rehearsal, costuming, snack, and a movie while we wait until showtime at 11:20 during second service.