Church School

Age 3 - 5th Grade

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Choose your Time & Place

Good Shepherd offers church school at both campuses for kids Age 3-Grade 5, beginning September 15-May 17. New families can join anytime!

Madison Campus

8:30 & 10:00 am on Sundays

Verona Campus

9:00 & 10:30 am on Sundays

Faith Resources at home

We have resources available at gslcwi.com/kids-connect to use with your children at home during the Safer at Home order. You will find bible stories, devotions, music and movement activities and more!

Learn more about Church School

Children Begin in Worship
Children are an important part of our worship community. Families stop in the lobby to check their children into church school, and then begin worship together. Following the children’s message, kids are welcomed to age appropriate church school classrooms.  Parents meet their children in the classroom after worship.

Serving at Church School
Church School classrooms are volunteer led. There are many opportunities to participate in your child’s church school experience – teaching, assisting, prepping materials. To volunteer, contact Joanne Zastrow jzastrow@gslcwi.com

Parent Guide
Additional information is available in the Parent Guide including an overview of what a morning of church school looks like at Good Shepherd, bible presentations and workshops and how we praise God through music.

Classroom Maps
Find your child’s classroom at our Madison Campus or Verona Campus.

Church School Calendar
View weekly lessons, special happenings and worship with family days.

About our Programs

Spark Their Faith! Age 3-Grade 2
Our younger classes use a Bible learning curriculum called “Spark!” – a lively look at the most important and best loved stories of the Bible! And your family can follow along at home, because every child is provided with a Spark Story Bible.

Bible Deep Dive! Grades 3-5
For our older classes we use a combination of curriculum from “Spark!” and “Holy Moly!” Class time includes thought provoking video Bible stories. A variety of interactive Bible activities and projects encourage kids to engage with the Bible story and promotes discussion in class and at home. Three times a year this group will also participate in service projects during church school time. A NIrV Adventure Bible is provided for each student.

Learning God’s Word through Music All Grades
Once a month children will meet as a large group to praise God through music. Learn songs with your children through a Spotify Playlist or click here for music and lyrics.

Worship with Family Days

About once a month we have “Worship with Family Days”. There is no church school on these days. It is an opportunity for families to enjoy worship together. We will not have church school on the following days in the 2019/2020 school year:

October 27, 2019
December 1, 2019
December 29, 2019
January 19, 2020
February 23, 2020
March 22, 2020
March 29, 2020
April 12, 2020

Have a question?

If you’d like to know more about a specific program, we’d be happy to connect you with a member of our staff.
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