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Nursery, Children and Youth

Your children are welcome in worship, including all their sounds and squiggles, and we encourage families to choose a place where children can see and hear easily.

 Nursery and Sunday School - suspended for the time being

Infants and toddlers are welcome in the Nursery beginning at 9:00 a.m. most Sundays.  The Nursery closes following the
10:15 a.m. Service.  Our background-certified and trained nursery staff is available every Sunday throughout the year.

Children and Youth throughout the program year (September through mid-June):

Godly Play - 4 years old through 4th grade  (see COVID-time resources below)
B'Tweens - 5th and 6th grades
Rite 13 - 7th and 8th grades
J2A - 9th and 10th grades
4WARD - 11th and 12th grades
Youth Group/Youth Ministry  (Information Below)

Children's Chapel - Fall 2021

We invite children of all ages to join us on the Peace Patio (following the opening prayer) for Children’s Chapel.  Programming is targeted for children ages 3-10, but younger children are welcome to join with a parent, and older children are welcome to join as helpers.  There they hear the Bible story of the day and share their responses.  The children join their parents in church in time for Holy Eucharist and the remainder of the service.

All adults and Children age two and up will be required to wear a mask and maintain appropriate distancing during Children’s Chapel.  Please make sure that you plan ahead for personal needs, as bathrooms will only be available on an emergency basis.  The program will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

 Youth Group/Youth Ministry 

Students in the B'Tweens, Rite 13, J2A and 4WARD classes are invited to attend outdoor events to be held on the church grounds one Saturday each month, an opportunity to gather in person for fellowship and friendship. Parents and members of the Youth Committee are invited to attend and are encouraged to be chaperones/co-facilitators

Please make certain that attendees are free of COVID symptoms (no fever; no contact with COVID-positive friends or family, etc.); COVID mitigation protocol and Safe Church practices will be strictly adhered to. Parents will be contacted by phone and email as early as possible on the day of the event in case of postponement due to inclement weather.