Sunday Morning - Children* Godly Play is for our younger parishioners from age 1 to 5th grade under the direction of Miss Dani. Godly play is “an imaginative approach to working with children, an approach that supports, challenges, nourishes, and guides their spiritual quest.” http://www.godlyplayfoundation.org
Sunday Morning - Junior High* The youth, sixth through ninth grade, are under the guidance of Miss Colleen. They are using the Episcopal based curriculum "Weaving God's Promise" which is designed to help them grow spiritually, to understand the Episcopal Church and its teachings, and to learn about the Bible scriptures. The curriculum utilizes different learning styles to actively involve the youth.Other resources relevant to the youth of today are used as well. Their studies also include discussions on serving the community and participating in outreach projects.
Wednesday Evening – Children and Youth* The Wednesday evening Christian Formation for youth and children begins at 5:30 with a meal and a time for fellowship. The children and youth are then divided into 2 groups with Miss Shyanne leading the pre-school through 5th grade group using programs from “Christian Ministry” and Miss Colleen guiding the youth with “Weaving God’s Promise” and other relevant materials. Miss Dani, the Children and Youth Christian Formation Director, is the aide for both classes.
*Each class of Christian Formation for our children and youth have at least two adults who have been or are scheduled to be certified in Safe Guarding God’s People, Safe Guarding God’s Children, or both certifications.
Sunday Morning – Adult During the fall of 2018, the adult Christian formation offering for adults on Sundays will focus on “Life in Christ – Life in Community.” Following Jesus leads us to communal living and life-long discipleship as we live into our union with Christ through our baptism. The class will be a combination of lecture, reflection, and discussion on aspects of our common and personal lives in Christ. The schedule of topics for our classes are as follows: September 9 – Community Part 1 September 16 – Community Part 2 September 23 – Baptism Part 1 September 30 – Baptism Part 2 October 7 – Eucharist Part 1 October 14 – Eucharist Part 2 October 21 – Ministry in, with, and through Christ October 28 – Generosity November 4 – The Communion of the Saints November 11 – The Bible, The Commandments, and The Creeds November 18 – Communal Prayer: The Book of Common Prayer November 25 – Bishop Hector’s visit, No Christian Formation December 2 – The Church Year December 9 – Personal Prayer (& Rule of Life) December 16 – Becoming Incarnate: The Church as Witness and in Mission
Thursday Evening - Adult A Bible study group meets on Thursdays at 6:00 in the Parish Hall and is open to all denominations. Check out our Facebook page to see what is being studied each week.