Children
Classes for ages 3-5 years, K-1 grade, 2-3 grade, and 4-5 grade meet at 9:30 am upstairs in the education building and use a variety of active learning resources to meet the needs of the specific age levels. Nursery care is available for children under 3.

Worship Kits with games and activities, are available in worship each Sunday to help children understand the service. There is also a special children's message each week.

Junior Church for children in grades K-5 is held on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month during regular worship.

Children's Sabbath is a Sunday worship service led by the children of the congregation held each year in October. This service is planned and led by the children, often including prayers or responsive readings written by the children.

Vacation Bible School is held every summer. Activities for ages 4 through5th grade include music, crafts, games, and Bible study.

Family Fun Activities occur throughout the year and include the Annual Church Picnic, Neighborhood Pool Party, and other special outings that families can do together.

Please contact the church office if you have any questions about the Children's Department at Otterbein, at 304-263-0342.






Youth
The youth meet each Sunday morning at 9:30AM in the basement for Sunday School.  Anyone in grades 6-12 is welcome to join the FUN :)

We have Youth Night on Sunday evenings from September--May from 4:30-6:00 PM.  In the summer, we have a modified schedule!!

Our Youth Department is very active!  We do service projects for our local community, fundraisers twice per year, and every January we attend ROCK YOUTH RETREAT in Ocean City, MD.  We do an activiity EVERY month for youth and friends!  These include lock-ins at the church, dinners out, Six Flags America, tubing at Whitetail Resort, retreats and much, much more!  Our youth help with Vacation Bible School every summer, participate in a grocery challenge for the local food bank and take over the worship service each spring for YOUTH SUNDAY!!
 
Please contact the church office if you have any questions about the Youth Department at Otterbein, at 304-263-0342.


 

Adult
Adult classes begin each Sunday at 9:30 am with opening in the Assembly Room. Visitors are welcome in all adult Sunday School Classes.
 
Christian P. Newcomer Class - Meets in the former Library off the assembly room and uses the International Lesson Series Bible Study. Class contact is Gary Raines.

Loyalty-Friendship Class - For women, is located to the RIGHT inside the back door of the church and uses the International Lesson Series Bible Study. Class contact is Sue Davis.

Gruver Class - Located to the LEFT inside the back door of the church and uses a different teacher each week in their study of the International Lesson Series Bible Study. Class contact is Emily Waters.

Men's Bible Class - For men, is located in the chapel near the sanctuary and uses the International Lesson Series Bible Study. Class contact is Wayne Grove.

Seekers Class - is located in the Parlor and uses a variety of curricula and group discussions to explore their faith. Class contact is Sarah Corwin-Roach.

5th Sunday Program - In months that have 5 Sundays, all of the adult Sunday School classes come together on the 5th Sunday for a special program.

Prime Time Fellowship Fellowship for adults over the age of 50 that meets for covered dish lunch and program the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

For more information about Adult programs at Otterbein, please see Nancy Gregory or Janet Deter or contact the Church Office at secretary@otterbeinumc.net or by phone at          304-263-0342.