Children (preK – 6th grade) are encouraged to attend Sunday School. Class starts at 5 p.m. in the Fireside Room. During class, the children watch an animated Bible story video, talk about the story, and do a creative activity. At the end of class, the children join the congregation in church and receive a blessing. Sunday School takes place from September to June.
Nursery care is provided during the church services.
Confirmation, also known as the Affirmation of Baptism, is the time when a young adult publically affirms his or her embracing of the Christian faith as their own. Confirmation is generally for students in the 6th and 7th grades.
Confirmation is a two-year program at Bethania with Year One covering the highlights of the Old and New Testaments, and Year Two reviewing the basics of the Christian (the Lord’s Prayer, the Creed, the 10 Commandments, the Sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion) using Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. The classes are designed to be interactive, enjoyable, and a time for the young adult to safely ask any questions they may have. We blend in the importance of social ministry and the beginnings of responsible participation in church ministry.