Children’s Classes

GODLY PLAY & YOUTH GROUP

Godly Play is a Montessori-based approach to Christian faith formation. It was developed by an Episcopal priest, Jerome Berryman, and utilizes storytelling, story materials, art, and the creative process. Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us on Sunday mornings from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Here is the schedule of topics for the winter and spring.

AUGUST
August 18                 Blessing of the Backpacks

SEPTEMBER
September 8            Opening Celebration:  *Godly Play Lesson (As Sermon):Jonah, The Backward Prophet
*Special Presentation to Godly Play Class
*Ice Cream Sundae Bar following church
Blessing of the Animals following Coffee Hour

September 15         NO CLASS
*Annual Meeting and Church Picnic at Victoria Estates
*Activities and Crafts at Picnic

September 22         The Circle of the Church Year

September 29         Second Creation:  The Falling Apart

OCTOBER
October 6                 The Flood and the Ark

October 13               Service Project (Pack candy for GCDC)

October 20               NO CLASS Kanuga!

October 27               All Saints Day & Fall Celebration Activity
*Pumpkin Carving  (Youth Group), *Pumpkin Painting and Making Saint Puppets (Godly Play)

NOVEMBER
November 3            The Great Family

November 10          The Exodus

November 17          The Ten Best Ways

DECEMBER
December 1             Christmas Play Rehearsal

December 8             Christmas Play Rehearsal

December 15           Christmas Play Rehearsal

December 22           Christmas Play During Church
*Hot Chocolate and Cookies with St. Nicholas  After Church

December 29           Epiphany Pageant Rehearsal