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Children's Choirs & Programs

3 years through sixth grade

Learn, Sing, and Grow!

Designed as a fully integrated approach to teaching scripture and bible stories within the context of a musical experience, all children, birth through sixth grade, are offered musical and faith-building opportunities in these combined musical education and faith-formation programs. Through singing, and by participating in musical games with rhythm patterns and melodic instruments, our young singers are taught in a musical atmosphere where they are recognized as a loved child of God and an important part of our church family.

Sunday School & Choir

We are excited to announce an enhanced educational model for our children on Sunday mornings that combines the best of Choir Sunday School and Sunday School! This fall, our kids will get to be a part of a music and arts-based Sunday morning experience that involves Bible study taught by our pastors, singing as a choir, participating in worship services, playing percussion instruments, art, creative drama, movement, as well as small group discussions and games. All activities that help us discover new church friendships, create community, and develop our faith!  We invite all of our children into this rich and rewarding experience!

When children enroll in a Sunday School class they are also enrolling in one of Mount Olivet’s children’s choirs. Sunday School is on Sunday Morning at 9 or 10am at both the Mpls & West campus for children ages 3 through 6th graders.

Classes:
Cherub: Preschool age (3-5yrs)
Alleluia: Kindergarten & 1st grade
Hosanna: Grades 2 & 3
Chapel: Grades 4, 5, & 6

Register here

For more information about Sunday School, please contact Beverly Claflin by email or at 612.767.2263.

Please reach out with questions!

Beverly Claflin, Director of Worship & Music by email or at 612.767.2263 or Katy Michaletz, Director of Children & Family Ministry, by email, or at 612.767.2245.

Musikgarten

Each week in Musikgarten, children birth to three years of age, along with the adults who love them, gather to create and experience the magic of music in a safe and loving community. Join us as we sing, dance, wiggle, laugh, play instruments, and experience the joy that only music can provide!

Daytime and evening classes are led year-round by our licensed Musikgarten teachers, and families can purchase classroom resources to use at home if they wish.

Click here to register for our Fall sessions.

For more information, contact Colleen Roess at 612.767.2258 or by email.

God's Kids Sing! Creative Arts Summer Camp

God’s Kids Sing! is a fun-filled creative arts day camp offered each summer for children entering 1st through 6th grade. Participants will spend the week singing, moving, playing instruments, and making art projects in sessions led by professional educators and enthusiastic high school counselors. Bring a school friend and make some new ones – God’s Kids Sing! is tons of fun for everyone!

For more information about God’s Kids Sing!, please contact Beverly Claflin by email or at 612.767.2263.

We look forward to seeing you at GKS in the summer of 2022!

Meet Our Staff

Mary Broge, accompanist

 Dana Donnay, Director of Cherub (PreK) & Alleluia (K-1st) Sunday School, West Campus

Carah Hart, Director of Alleluia Sunday School (K-1st), Minneapolis Campus

Leah Reddy, Musikgarten Instructor

Colleen Roess, Director of Cherub Sunday School (PreK), Minneapolis Campus and Musikgarten Coordinator

Susan Steincross, accompanist

Kari Werdahl, Director of Hosanna (2nd-3rd) & Chapel (4th-6th) Sunday School, West Campus

Katie Widen, Director of Hosanna Sunday School (2nd-3rd), Minneapolis Campus

Rachel Wixson, Director of Chapel Sunday School (4th-6th) Minneapolis Campus

Darian Wohlrabe, accompanist