SUNDAY SCHOOL (9:30 am - Sanctuary then classes) Sunday School is an important part of our worship and spiritual life at Ebenezer United Church. We follow an on-line curriculum “The Whole People of God” with material for nursery, beginner, primary, junior, and youth. The children are part of worship each Sunday in the sanctuary, until after story time. A welcoming mural (created by our own Kathryn Vinson), leading to the Sunday School is a visual reminder that Jesus loves us and calls us to his embrace, regardless of our age. Each week we begin with a gathering of all the children to celebrate birthdays, make our offering, sing and learn before breaking into our respective classes. Our offerings support the world-wide Salvation Army, frequently Red Cross Emergency Funds and activities for our youth group. Share Sunday takes place on the last Sunday of each month. At this service the children lead in the Life and Times of our Church, welcoming everyone, making announcements and collecting & dedicating the gifts that are later delivered to the Bowmanville Salvation Army. We also conduct the White Gift Service in early December and the Sunday School Anniversary Service in June. It is our intent to provide a biblical basis on which our children can grow in faith, make connections with others, and have fun while becoming active members of our church family. You are invited to join us beginning upstairs in the sanctuary at 9:30 and then downstairs for the remainder of the hour.
EBENEZER SUNDAY SCHOOL 175TH ANNIVERSARY June 9th, 2019
On a beautiful June day, 2019, a special service was held in the sanctuary at 1:30 pm to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Sunday School. Many past members of the Sunday School, family and friends joined us for this occasion. Our youth and one younger student did an amazing job of conducting the service based on our theme “Back To The Future.” Special gospel music was provided by “Second Chance Trio” and pianist Jayne Todd. Marilyn Down provided a humorous and interesting look at our Sunday School of the past before Leah Bourgeois, youth leader, introduced our guest speaker Rev. David Jones, one of our former ministers. David’s theme was “Precious Memories and A Firm Foundation.” It was a powerful sermon and one that will be remembered not only by our youth but everyone in attendance. Charlotte Hughes, Sunday School Coordinator, thanked all those for their participation and help and everyone for coming to help share our celebration. A special anniversary cake was cut by our Sunday School children and the oldest living superintendent, Lloyd Down, followed by an enjoyable time of fellowship and much reminiscing.
Ebenezer United Church, 1669 Courtice Rd., Courtice, ON L1E 2M9 Phone: (905)436-1258