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Children + Family

Contact Pastor Dan for more information.

How will your kids make sense of the world?  

At OSLC, we work to give kids a set of experiences, stories, and tools that will serve as a foundation for the growth of their faith throughout their lives.  We seek to inspire children to understand their world and try to make it better.  

Ongoing Activities

Kids' Sunday Adventure 

Our Sunday morning education classes meet from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on most Sundays during the school year.

We offer children's education in the form of a story-based program. Preschoolers through 5th graders experience the ancient stories that give shape to faith, get to know each other, and practice what it means to follow Jesus.

Education Class Schedule, click here.

To fill out a Children and Youth Enrollment Form online, click here.



 Worship with Children at OSLC

Worship Service - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 

We believe that corporate worship is an important part of children's faith development, and we encourage you to share worship with your children.  Children of all ages are an important part of all our services and often assist in the service by presenting music, reading or serving Communion. We seek to make worship a meaningful time for all members of our community, including our children.  

Why worship with your children?

  • Children learn to worship by worshiping with the congregation Sunday after Sunday 
  • Children learn they belong to God and are welcome in God's church 
  • They discover that they are valued as individuals by God and by God's people at church 
  • They build a fund of memorable, shared experiences of a Christian community, from which they may draw when they are older 
  • They are enriched by the beauty of music and art as expressions of praise and as a human response to God 
  • They hear stories from the Bible read and interpreted 
  • They begin to see Christian worship as one place where God may speak to them 


Milestone Program 

Our milestone program offers age-appropriate experiences that help immerse kids into the life of faith. Each experience is integrated and celebrated within our shared worship life. For more information, contact Pr. Dan Senter at dan@oslc.net.

Currently, the milestones offered are:

  • Preschool - My Church (an exploration of the church facility)
  • Kindergarten - Worship (a guided introduction to the worship experience)
  • 1st Grade - Prayer (an introduction to many different types of prayer)
  • 2nd Grade - Communion (Communion instruction and service) 
  • 3rd Grade - Bible (an overview of the Bible, its evolution, and how to use it)
  • 4th Grade - Social Action (a project where we care for others) 
  • 5th Grade - Remembering Baptism (a study of Baptism history)

Milestone Schedule, click here.


Family Programs

Christmas Eve Family Service

We gather around bonfires in the Courtyard on December 24 and enjoy hot chocolate, apple cider, and festive Christmas music.  Then all enter the Sanctuary to celebrate the birth of Jesus as the coming of the Christ for our time.  

Easter Egg Hunt

We offer two services on Easter Sunday. Meet us in the Courtyard after the 9:30 service (approximately 10:30 a.m.) for our annual Easter Egg Hunt for young children through 5th grade. Look for location signs depending on the weather. Rain or shine the Easter Egg Hunt will happen!

Also, watch for other church-wide events on our home page and elsewhere. All of our events and programs are designed to be inclusive of families, either by inviting children to participate or by providing childcare. 

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