Please note that many of the Youth Programs at St. Matthew have been altered during the pandemic. Some programs continue but you should contact the church office at (717) 637-7101 for up to date information.
In addition to Sunday School, there are other opportunities for children and youth from three years old to sixth grade to be involved at St. Matthew.
There is a very active music program which begins with Music Makers for children ages 3 to 5. Primary Choir for Kindergarten through grade 2, and Junior Choir for grades 3 through 6. Visit MUSIC on our website to learn more about our children’s choirs and the rehearsal times.
Mini-Minister Puppets is an exciting and fun ministry. Children in sixth grade are eligible to participate in this group which is also composed of youth in grades 7-12. You can also find more information about our puppets by visiting MUSIC on this website.
There are church-wide events throughout the year that have entertainment for children, and some are specifically planned for children. For example: Breakfast at the Manger is planned for children and held during Sunday School in December. On Palm Sunday, there is an Easter Egg Hunt which is held after a church-wide lunch. At the Advent Social in December, a favorite entertainment for children was a “live story” of The Polar Express. These are just 3 examples. Be sure to check the News section of this website so that you don’t miss one of these fun events.