401-232-7575   office@orelc.org    54 Cedar Swamp Road  |  Smithfield  |  RI  |  02917
    Worship: 9:15 AM  |  Sunday School: 10:30 AM   

Christian Education


If Nursery Care is needed during Service, please talk with a Greeter. They will alert our volunteers that nursery care is being requested.

The room is located past the sitting area of the narthex on the right side.

If you need help locating the nursery, please ask an Usher or Greeter for assistance.

You’re Invited! Online Bible Study with District President Beinke.

Thursday evenings 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Go to: https://meet.goto.com/445850965

Phone: +1 (872) 240-3212, Access Code: 445-850-965.

Women’s Bible Study

Join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00PM beginning August 28, 2024 via ZOOM for an online Bible study from Concordia Publishing House entitled “Lifelight Foundations –Proverbs" and "Psalms" (two separate books & studies).  We will begin with the Book of Proverbs. 

Please register promptly with Kristin Jager or with Sue Smith before August 25. Cost of each study guide is $12, or $24 for both studies. Please make checks payable to ORELC, memo line: Bible Study.  Call the church office (232-7575) for more information. 

Sunday School & Confirmation 2024-25

Sunday School  is for children from age 3 through High School beginning on Rally Sunday, September 8, 2024 following Divine Service.

The Concordia Publishing House (CPH) Enduring Faith curriculum, allows the student to explore the Biblical  stories from the Old and New Testament, establishing a connection to Luther’s Small Catechism; preparing the student for Confirmation Instruction in the 6th grade.  Following Confirmation, Christian Education continues through the Junior and Senior High School years.

Classes are taught by adult(s) with post-confirmation assistants, who are passionate about teaching our children the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

The Sunday School year runs from September 2024 - June 2025 meeting weekly unless otherwise noted on the Sunday School Calendar. Parents of Sunday School children are encouraged to attend Adult Bible Class (ABC) during the Sunday School hour.

Please contact Keith Jager, Sunday School Superintendent at (christianed@orelc.org) with any inquiries/question. The church website (https://orelc.org/orelc-news/education) has more information; or please call the church office at 401-232-7575.