Children's Formation Fall 2020

Children’s Chapel 
Children hear a Bible story, learn about the Episcopal liturgy and the Bible, sing a song, and pray. Available every Sunday on St. John’s YouTube.

Weekly Children and Family E-Newsletter
The weekly newsletter contains prayers, the lectionary reading, craft suggestions, ways to serve, activity sheets, and more, to help families live out their faith not only on Sunday, but during the week. 

All the following in-person activities will be socially distanced. Masks required. Register below.

Tuesdays in the Garden

Yoga, Prayer, and Song

September 29, October 13, October 27, 
November 10, 4-5 p.m.
Cristin Kovacs, a certified yoga instructor, leads children ages 6 through 5th grade in yoga in the St. John’s Garden. We begin and 
end with prayer and song.
Click here to register for October 13. October 27. November 10.

Weaving God’s Promises 

September 22, 4-5 p.m.
Rebecca Wiegard, mom to three St. John’s girls, leads children, Pre-K through 5th grade, in weaving and retelling the story of baby Moses and the Pharoah’s daughter.
Click here to register.

Coloring the Psalms
October 6, 4-5 p.m.
The Psalms have provided comfort to people for millennia. Children, Pre-K through 5th grade, color the illustrated psalms while listening and singing along to kid-friendly songs.
Click here to register.

Halloween Decorating

October 20, 4-5 p.m.
Sunday school teacher Sara Brooks helps kids, Pre-K through 5th grade, decorate Halloween cookies, and yes, eat a few, and hear the stories behind All Saints Day and All Souls Day.
Click here to register.

African Safari: Adventure with God

November 17, 4-5 p.m.
Anne Logan Bass, mom to two St. John’s girls, shares photos of her experience in Africa with children Pre-K through 5th grade. The children complete a vacation Bible school-inspired safari-themed craft.
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Gratitude Trees

November 24, 4-5 p.m.
Right before Thanksgiving, the kids create a craft that helps them reflect on the gifts that God has given them, from family to games, from pie to baseball. 
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Pre-Youth Group (3rd-5th grade)

Plein Air Painting

September 27, 1-3 p.m.
Educator Cyndy Unwin teaches the kids to watercolor paint. They create their own stained-glass inspired crosses. Supplies provided.
Click here to register.

Puppet Pizzazz

November 22, 1-3 p.m.
A puppeteer entertains kids with a puppet show, before they create their own puppets and scripts to take home and entertain their families with. 
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Parents’ Night Out: 

Broadway on Jefferson and Elm Ave.
November 13, 6-8 p.m.
We roll out the red carpet for our St. John’s kids, while their parents enjoy a night out. Children, Pre-K to 5th grade, watch Shrek: The Musical. Dinner in prepackaged boxes provided. 
Click here to register.