Children/Youth Spring/ Summer Dates

Save these Special Dates!  

(more dates continually added, so please check back!)

Want to host a gathering this spring or summer at your favorite park or at your house?  Please let Alice know and she’ll add it to the NYAPC children’s/ youth calendar! 

Sunday, April 10, 2 pm:  Upper Elementary/ Middle School Bowling! @ Bowl America Inc. @ Falls Church.  140 South Maple Avenue Falls Church.  For more information, please see Evite or contact Molly Wagner.

Saturday, April 9 Rescheduled for Saturday April 16 (predicted freezing rain on April 9 wouldn’t be a very fun time.):   Saturday morning Park Play!  In hopeimgres-3s that the weather will be warm … for the spring and summer months, we are restarting our time of play in local parks.  This time is especially geared for those with children ages 0- 5 years, though older children and families are most welcome.  For this gathering Pastor Alice will provide bagels and coffee.  We will be at Bluemont Park in Arlington, VA from 10 am – 11:30 am.  There is a large children’s playground, fields and a creek.  Hope to see you! Please RSVP to Alice (

Saturday, April 23:  Game Night @ the NYAPC,  6-8 pm! Join your fellow NYAPCers for a intergenerational night of friendly competition – from Apples to Apples to Twister, from Bananagrams to Scrabble. Pizza and snacks served.  Organized by the Nurture Cluster.

Wednesday May 4, 5 pm:  Confirmation Students — Final Statements of Faith due to Alice by email (

Tuesday May 8, 7 pm: Confirmation Students present Statements of Faith to Session to be received into membership; sponsors and parents encouraged to attend.

Sunday, May 22, 10 am:  Last regular day for Academic Year for Sunday School for Children, PreK-grade 4

Sunday, May 22, 10 am:  All Children Sunday School Project to end the Sunday School year — Personal Care Kits and Clothing Closet Help for the Radcliffe Room!

Sunday, May 29:  Single Service Sunday begins — Service only at 10 am through Sept 4. (Back to 2 services on Sept 11)

Sunday, June 5:  Congregational Meeting after the 10 am service.

Sunday, June 12:  Last Sunday School + Youth Sunday Rehearsal for Academic Year Middle School/ High School


Saturday, June 18:  Youth Sunday Rehearsal, 9:30 am -12:30 pm in the Sanctuary.  Pizza served at 12:30 pm.  All youth (middle and high schoolers) are expected to attend!

Sunday, June 19:  Youth Sunday!  Confirmation Students received in worship! Single service at 10 am.

Sunday, June 19:  All Church Picnic and Time to Honor Teachers and Confirmation Students at Bluemont Park in  Arlington, VA (reservations requests are in now) to celebrate Youth Sunday, Sunday School Teachers, Fathers, and everything else! (about 11:45 am – 2 pm)

Saturday-Sunday, August 6-7:  Middle and High School Youth Local Mission Trip and Retreat at the Pilgrimage at the Church of the Pilgrims near Dupont Circle.  We will gather at 9 am on Saturday August 6 @ the Pilgrimage and depart on Sunday August 7 @ 8 pm.  We will stay 1 night.  To RSVP and for more information on this opportunity, email Alice.

Sunday, September 11:  Intergenerational Congregational Sunday to welcome back the school year!

Sunday, September 18:  Sunday School classes for all ages resumes at 10 am.

(Friday, 28)Saturday-Sunday,October, 29-30:  All Church Retreat!