Family Ministry at NUC

For information about our summer camps, visit our Summer Camp page

Welcome to Family, Children and Youth Ministries at Norval UC! During this time of social distancing we are doing what we can to stay connected. We hope that you find resources and opportunities here to connect, explore and grow in faith with us! 

Kids Church in-person! We are starting a parallel “Kids Church” on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. “Kids Church” will be in the Playroom @ NUC (classroom immediate to the left of the front doors). Please sign your children in when you arrive. Parents are welcome to stay with their kids or to go into our regular worship space after drop off.  You can pick up your children on your way out of the building. Please RSVP if you plan to attend:

Faith@Home: A weekly e-newsletter with resources for the whole family is available by request. Email Jen Auger to be added to our subscription list. 

Check out our Digital Advent Calendar!! An activity and a video for every day through the month on December leading up to Christmas. Access it here on our Family Resource PageNUC2021

Kids & Youth Choir: Join Deb Hopper on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. to sing and have fun! All ages welcome, no skill or experience necessary. Rehearsals follow all health guidelines. Performances will be recorded.

Facebook Groups: Join our NUC Kids Church or our Online Youth Group Facebook groups for access to resources, ideas, and an opportunity to share how you are spending this time with others!

Kids Church Resource Page: We have set up a password protected page for access to family resources, downloads and our photo gallery. If you would like access to this material, please email Jen for the key.

Sunday Mornings

Kids’ Church

We are starting to return to in person children’s ministry. Children and families can participate in a parallel Kids Church in the playroom at NUC on Sunday mornings from 10-11 a.m.

Past Kids Church @ Home videos remain available on our Facebook and YouTube channels.

Nursery Care 

Separate nursery care is not yet available on Sundays, but little ones are welcome to join us in our Kids Church area.

Kids & Youth Choir

Does your young person like to sing? This young group of enthusiasts meets Saturday mornings at 9:20 a.m. with Deb Hopper No special skills required, just a desire to make music together.

Youth Ministry 

Some of our regular Youth Programming is still on hold as we navigate our way through social distancing. However, come join us for some special events to connect and have fun together. Email Jen to find out what is coming up next!

Friday Youth Night (Grade 8+)

We’re back! The 4th Friday of each month 7-9 p.m. Join us for a movie, games, community building and service.

Jr Youth Night (Grade 3-7)

Currently on hold. The 3rd Friday of each month from September to June, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Join us for conversation, fun and games.

Summer Camp Leadership Program

Every summer youth from Grade 7 and up are invited to join our leadership training through our summer camps program. This is a great opportunity for youth to develop skills, discover passions, and serve their community. Find more information here (link)

Family Events

Providing space to be family together is important to us. Family to us includes parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbours and friends! When we connect together across generations we strengthen the support systems around our children and youth.

Stone Soup Sundays

Currently on hold. These special lunches invite us to bring what we have to share with one another. We gather after worship throughout the year to share a meal, run some themed activities, and build community together. Next Stone Soup Sunday is TBD.

Family Nights

Currently on hold. A fun night out with the family – join us for a movie night, or a games night. Meet new people and spend quality time with the young people in our lives. Next Family Night is TBD.

Summer Camps

Our Summer Camps are a vibrant way that we connect with children throughout our community! Check out our NUC Summer Day Camps for information about our upcoming season and how you can be a part!