Our Sunday School Classes
At GSUCC, children are a vital part of what it means to be the church. Our Sunday school program has our own created curriculum, which is aimed at being social justice oriented, Christian spirituality based, and community service focused. We have six week “units” in which we explore a theological theme, while walking kids through the steps of partnering in ministry with a community organization. Over the six weeks, they will learn about a need in our community, tie that need to the stories of scripture and history, participate in relevant spiritual practices, research how to help, involve the whole church, and then put their plan into action through service with a community partner!
Over the school year, we cover five units:
- “Animals are God’s Beloved Creation” – partnering with Wake County Animal Center
- “Food, Farms, and Faith” – partnering with the Carying Place
- “How to Be a Good Neighbor” – partnering with Heartfields
- “Mental Health and Contemplative Practices” – partnering with the Avila Center
- “Student Choice”
As part of our Sunday school program, our children and their families are invited to volunteer with us at a number of local community partners in collaboration with what our students have been learning.
There are two classes available – our elementary class (K-5th Grade) and our youth class (Middle and High School). Childcare is also available in our nursery for children younger than five.
Elementary aged children and younger are to be picked up from Sunday school and the nursery promptly following the worship service. Children will not be dismissed from the education building unless they are with an adult family member.
Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during fellowship time and after the worship service. There is a playground behind the education building if children need a space to play.