The Syracuse Church of God starts the fall season with a full slate of activities for children, teens and adults.
The church offers activities for all youth of the community ages preschool through high school. Children, teens and their families are invited to a kid-friendly supper at 6 p.m. every Wednesday followed by age appropriate activities from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The fun-filled activities include lively Bible stories, games and crafts. Parents are welcome to stay or drop their kids off and pick them up at 7:30 p.m.
Youth classes are also available for ages preschool through high school at 10:15 a.m. on Sundays following morning worship service at 9 a.m. Starting Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m., the church will be starting up a Bible Quiz Team for middle school and high school youths. The Bible Quiz Team will compete with other churches at the regional and conference levels throughout the year. All children and youth are welcome to Wednesday and Sunday activities.
A new Sunday morning class for adults, called Back to the Basics, is being offered that reviews basic Christian beliefs based on truths found in the Bible. This class is ideal for new church goers and those who would like to refresh their knowledge. This class is held at 10:15 a.m. following the 9 a.m. worship service. In addition, two other adult classes are also offered – one class uses the David C. Cook quarterly studies and the other is an elective class that explores various topics throughout the year. Adults of all ages are invited to attend any of the three classes.
On Oct. 31, the church will host its annual “Trunk or Treat” in which church members will be parked in the church parking lot handing out candy from the trunk of their cars to trick-or-treaters. The event starts at 6 p.m. and includes carnival games, kettle corn and other festivities. All community children are invited to pass through the parking lot while out trick-or-treating on Halloween.
The church is located at 104 E. Washington St., one block north of the Syracuse Public Library. For more information on the Syracuse Church of God and its activities, call 574-457-2796, e-mail [email protected], or visit the church’s website.