• South Park & Patterson Roads
  • Bethel Park, PA 15102
  • Main Office: 412-835-7140
  • Email: ruthfred@ruthfred.org

Children's Programs

grades preschool through 6th


Childcare is available for the 8:30 and 11:00 o'clock Sunday services.

The sign-up sheet for volunteers is on the bulletin board beside the nursery door.



Kid's Time is for K-6 graders. We have a great time learning about God through Bible drama, large-group games, crafts, and more! Come join us this fall!

We'll be starting September 13th, from 6:45-8:00pm and will continue until January 31st, every Wednesday evening at the same time.

PARENTS: There are groups and Bible studies for your whole family on Wednesday night. We would encourage you not just to send your kids but to get involved as well!

Any questions please call Lauren Compel 412-780-8618 or Jen Carlson 412-737-2779 or send questions to VBS_laurencompel@yahoo.com

Click here for registration


Sunday School

Sunday school is offered every Sunday morning at 9:45 am for ages 2 and up.


The preschool is a Christian ministry of Ruthfred Lutheran Church. We instruct children ages 3 and 4 in all areas of mental, social, and spiritual development.

Click for more information


Children's Choir

Through our children's choir, our young people realize a special opportunity to praise God through music.

Click for more information
  • The choir is open to students 1st grade through 6th.
  • Practices are each Wednesday between 5:45pm and 6:45pm, beginning on Sept. 19th and ending on May 12th.

Vacation Bible School

As an evangelical outreach to the community and as an additional educational opportunity for our congregation, VBS is held each summer in August. Volunteers are always needed.

Click for more information
  • VBS 2017 will be held July 31st—August 4th, 9am to noon. Only 4 year-olds through 8th graders may attend.
  • Registration: There is no registration fee. Online registration is highly recommended and will close Friday July 28th. Walk-in registration will start Monday, July 31st at 8:30am. CLICK TO REGISTER