301 First Street NW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
Worship Sunday at 9:30 am
Adult Forum – 11:00 AM Sunday, Community Room
Programs help our congregation understand God, our faith, our Scriptures, and our ability to care for our planet and fellow human beings. Topics include current events and controversies.
PreK – Kindergarten Age Children – Child Care Room
This class uses a curriculum aimed at helping children learn the basic stories of the bible and fundamental concepts of faith. Class meets every Sunday in the child care room.
Grade 1 and Up – Red Room (Corner Room)
This class helps kids continue to explore bible stories and how to live out our faith. It meets most Sundays, but not all. Dates for Fall 2017 are: September 10, 17, 24; October 15, 22, 29; every Sunday in November; December 3, 10, 17 (no class December 24 or 31).
Confirmation Class (Grades 6 and up) is taught every other year by Pastor Lori and meets on Sundays or Wednesdays, depending on students and schedules.
Around one Wednesday evening per month, children and youth are invited to gather for some Faith in Action activities. In the past, we have baked cakes and cookies for fellowship time, prepared freezer meals to be shared with people in need, and made dinner for residents at Cherry Ridge.
Camp Wyoming – Presbyterian Church Camp near Wyoming, Iowa
Camp Wyoming offers a variety of summer camp experiences for children and youth, Grade 1 through 12. Check out the camps they have to offer here. Our congregation feels so strongly about the benefit of church camp on growing faith, we will pay the entire cost of camp!
Vacation Bible School – each Summer, typically the second or third week in July
Together with the United Methodist Church and Seeds of Faith Lutheran, we put on a cooperative VBS program each year (held at at the UMC), Group Publishing’s Easy VBS. Held in the evenings (6:00pm – 8:35pm, Sunday – Thursday), the kids have a great time singing songs, making crafts, eating snacks, watching videos, and experiencing the Bible story.