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Christian Formation for Children

Children are an important part of the St. Patrick’s community.

Christian formation begins in our bright and newly painted nursery! Children through age four are welcomed at 9:00 a.m. The nursery is available through the 10:30a.m. service however all children are welcome in the sanctuary. We offer a Cry Room for those times when little ones need more space to move around. Contact Fr. Dick Game for more information.

Christian Formation for School Age Children

The curriculum we have chosen is “Living the Good News” which is an Episcopal curriculum with lessons based on the Lectionary, usually the Gospel reading.  The lessons and activities are appropriate to the maturity of the child.  The Liturgy of the Word will then be familiar as it is read again during the service. When all members of the family have been exposed to the same lesson, a basis for further discussion during the week is established!

We are excited to have our Director of Music, Nathan Medley, develop the musical talents of our children.

  • Little Lambs – Room 6: Ages 3 and 4 begin in the Nursery, and then move next door to an adjoining room for a half hour of story, craft, and music, after which they return to the nursery for additional play time.

  • Agape – Room 4: Kindergarten through Fourth Graders meet and use the curriculum “Living the Good News” and building community. They will have the lesson, activities, music and will be able to retell favorite stories using the Godly Play manipulatives. Plan to bring them from 9:00-10:15 a.m. for this lovely morning of sharing God’s love.

  • Club 56 – Room 7: Fifth and Sixth graders meet and use the curriculum “Living the Good News,” building community, and preparing to move into St. Pat’s youth program the following year.  Teachers design fun “field trips” around the church as part of the lesson.

We invite all children to join us from 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. for this fun and engaging learning process at St. Patrick’s.