"Grounded in faith and guided by the Holy Spirit, we are sent as faithful ambassadors to reflect the hope of salvation through Jesus Christ."

Children's Ministry

HPC Kids
Karen Shumaker

Know. Experience. Connect.
At HPC, we want to give our kids a foundation for a lifelong faith that will stick with them no matter where life takes them. We do this by helping kids to…

Karen Shumaker

Karen Shumaker
Director of Christian Education
724-443-3201 x304

Special Events

Spooky, Scary, Ceramics!

Spooky Ceramics

With Halloween just around the corner it’s the perfect time to get into the season by hand crafting your own decorations! The theme is Halloween, but what you create is up to you! We will have some examples for our students that need a little creative encouragement.

This four week course (2, 9, 16 & 23) will take place at Hosanna Industries Gibsonia location. We will be constructing our pieces, cleaning, them, and glazing them. Please register on their website. Questions, contact Emily Cadenhead or call (724) 770-0262.

All are welcome!

Wednesday, October 16th 6:00p - 8:00p

Christmas Musical rehearsals

Kids of the Kingdom

HPC Christmas Musical rehearsals are just around the corner! Rehearsals for Kindergarteners though 5th graders and older will begin on Sunday, October 20th. New this year, there will be opportunities for preschoolers to be involved as well as for kids who are in 6th grade or older. I’ve attached a rehearsal schedule. All rehearsals will be held on Sunday evenings except for two dress rehearsals that will be on Saturday mornings in December.

If you’d like to learn more, please feel free to contact our Director of Music, Kathy Sawyer.

A full rehearsal schedule can be downloaded here or we'll update the list below month to month.

  • Sunday, October 20th - 5:15p - 6:00p - All involved in musical (except pre-K)
  • Sunday, October 27th - 5:15p - 6:00p - All involved in musical (except pre-K)

Getting to Know Your Bible

Getting to Know Your Bible

Our "Getting to Know Your Bible" classes are starting up for 2nd graders and their parents. The first class is for PARENTS ONLY and will happen on Sunday, October 20th from 7:00p - 8:00p. We’d love it if at least one parent per child was able to participate. One of the important things you’ll be doing during this first class is writing a dedication to your son or daughter in the Bible that you’ll be giving to him or her during one of the worship services on Sunday, Oct 27th.
Here are all of the important dates for you to keep in mind:

  • Sunday, October 20th 7:00p - 8:00p - Parents only
  • Sunday, October 27th at 9:30a or 11:00a - Parents present Bibles to their 2nd graders during the worship service of their choice
  • Sunday, November 3rd at 11:00a - Class #1 for kids and parents
  • Sunday, November 10th at 11:00a - Class #2 for kids and parents
  • Sunday, November 17th at 11:00a - Class #3 for kids and parents

Weekly Program Information

Sunday Morning Programs HPC Kids I (9:30a) HPC Kids II (11:00a) Parent Resources What the Kids are Learning During Sunday Classes? Favorite Bibles and Bible Storybooks: Holiday Favorites: Dealing with Tough Questions: Sunday Evening Programs

HPC Kids Evening – 2nd & 4th Sundays of every month from 6:00p - 7:30p. This runs from September through April.

Special Event Info

In addition to our regular weekly programs, we have a number of special programs throughout the year that seek to provide students with unique opportunities to experience their faith. Please check our Events page for more information.

The Church Office is open daily (M-F) from 9:00a - 4:30p. However, if you need to stop by a little later, please call ahead and let us know. Members of the church staff are often available after 4:30p.

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