Christian Education 

General Objective of the CE Committee: To equip each person, child and adult, in the congregation with sufficient knowledge of the Bible, the doctrine, and purpose of the church; to enable each person to grow in the Christian faith, to function as an active, knowledgeable member and to share his faith competently with others.

Under the guidance of the Session, the CE committee directs and supports many services at New Sterling. The Sunday School, Nursery, Children's Church, and VBS programs are our main focus. Additionally, the CE committee provides Bible study curriculum guidance to small groups and individuals and tries to maintain a small library and a list of recommended study material. 

child careNursery I  (0-2 years)

A crib and toddler nursery is provided during all worship services.  Nursery care is also provided for children age two and under during the Sunday school hour. 'Children's Church' is provided for children age three to six during Sunday morning worship.

membershipNursery II - Elementary
(3 years - 6th grade)

The current curriculum is published by Great Commission Publications. Their Show Me Jesus curriculum is designed to help the student grow in Biblical knowledge and learn how to live out their faith in God's world.

membershipJunior High (grades 7-9)

Again we use curriculum published by Great Commission Publications. The Show Me Jesus - Youth curriculum builds on the Bible's unifying theme of God's covenant. Students trace the development of the covenant from Genesis to Revelation and discover God's unfolding plan, fulfilled by Jesus, to save his people.

membershipSenior High (grades 10-12)

For the senior high students we use a mix of studies from Great Commission Publications and others to reinforce earlier lessons and build the student's character.




Adults choose from three offered classes each quarter. The courses run 13 weeks and choices usually include 1) A book of the Bible, 2) The ARP Adult Quarterly, and 3) a 'life application' study.


 Young Adult Class

Adult Class - Ken Hauck & Jeff McNeely -  Rejoice and Tremble by Michael Reeves                         

Tony Harper's Class  - Tony Haper - In the Footsteps of the Savior by Max Lucado