This is a great all-ages activity and a perfect way to share in the wonder of Christmas with your grandchildren, grandparents, neighbors, and friends.
The Reverend Christine V. Hides Our family craft activity was a joyful beginning to the Advent season! In addition to the tangible nativity set, we see the value of this intergenerational event, where families get to meet other families outside of their own children’s ages. One parent of a preschooler got a chance [...]
Sunday, Dec. 4, 3–5 p.m.
Participants will walk through three Bible scenes with live actors and live animals.
The Reverend Christine V. Hides We have noticed a particularly joyful worship in Schmidt Chapel these past few weeks! From singing our new and old songs, to sharing communion, to learning a new “prayers of the people," children’s worship has been a time of praise and learning. We are grateful for the 5–6th graders [...]
Greta Connor, Director of Children and Family Ministry Everyone was fed at Christ’s table Sunday in Schmidt Chapel. Approximately 75 children and youth experienced being loved and welcomed. This was our first World Communion Sunday since the pandemic and the first time for many children to share in this holy feast. Pastor [...]
Journey to Bethlehem It’s not too early to start planning for the Live Nativity on December 4! It is a long-held tradition for third graders to act as angels and shepherds for this lively event. Children and adult volunteers are needed. Please contact Greta Connor if you have questions or would like [...]
How do families find joy and peace in the busyness of family life? In response to the end of year survey, Christine Hides will lead two parenting in faith sessions this fall. We will use chapters from The Hopeful Family: Raising Resilient Kids in Uncertain Times, by Amelia Richardson Dress. Copies will be shared [...]
The Reverend Christine V. Hides Thanks to all who have registered! If you have not yet, please register all children in 6th grade and younger for Sunday school and Wednesday programs by Friday, September 16. Registration creates a safe, welcoming environment and minimizes the (often long) line for Worship and Family Festival [...]
The Reverend Christine V. Hides Are you ready for back-to-school? Whether you’re eager to start the year or clinging to the last weeks of summer, we invite you to join us for a Back to School Blessing for teachers, staff, parents, and students during 8:30 and 10 a.m. worship on Sunday, August 28. [...]
By The Reverend Christine V. Hides In these days full of anticipation for the start of school, we invite you to join us for a Back to School Blessing for teachers, staff, parents, and students during 8:30 and 10 a.m. worship on Sunday, August 28. With thanks and praise to God we will [...]