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Rainbow Prayer Rubric

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 [...]

Live Nativity Planning

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 [...]

Parenting In Faith Series

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 [...]

FAQs About Sunday School

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 [...]

2022 Vacation Bible School Success!

By Greta Connor, Director of Children and Family Ministry We are so grateful that we could resume the VBS tradition after a two-year hiatus due to COVID. Our VBS was small but mighty this year. With 17 campers, ranging in age from kindergarten–4th grade, and three high school volunteers. The smaller group allowed us [...]

With Gratitude for Children’s Day

The Revered Christine V. Hides On Sunday we worshiped God and presented the third graders with their Bibles after a year of learning scripture by heart. Fifth and sixth graders' service projects were dedicated to God in the offering and 14 received their service milestone bowls after completing three projects (see the compost [...]

Exciting Staff Updates!

We are pleased to announce that Greta Connor will now serve full time as the Director of Children and Family Ministries at Kenilworth Union Church. Greta has been an essential part of our ministry for the last two and a half years keeping us organized, sharing her creative genius, and working with our youngest [...]