All of us, regardless of age, are Meaning Makers!
Children in Worship
For the Parents of our Young Children, May we suggest...
- Relax! God put the wiggle in children; don't feel you have to suppress it in God's house. All are welcome!
- Sit toward the front where it is easier for your children to see and hear what's going on. They tire of seeing the backs of others' heads.
- Quietly explain the parts of the service and the actions of the priest, ushers, choir, etc.
- Sing the hymns, pray, and voice the responses. Children learn liturgical behavior by copying you.
- If you have to leave the service with your child, feel free to do so, but please come back. As Jesus said, "Let the children come to me."
- Remember that the way we welcome children in the church directly affects the way they respond to the church, to God, and to one another.
- Let them know that they are at home in his house of worship.
For the rest of our Church Family...
- The presence of children is a gift to the Church and they are reminder that our congregation is growing.
- Please welcome our children and give a smile of encouragement to their parents.
Opportunities for Children and Families
This summer we are reforming our Children and Family Ministry Team! These times have inspired us to think creatively about how to support children and families on their faith journey. We are leaning into gathering to worship together in meaningful ways that include celebrating milestones and feast days as well as reaching out in service to our wider community.
Interested in volunteering?
Email Kris Spilker
Please note that our Nursery and Sunday School programs remain closed at this time.