Children are at the heart of life at Church of the Redeemer! Children learn about the word of God through our Children's Christian Education programs; they are involved in worship services, they play music in our services, and they form lifelong friendships with each other through their experiences.
For more information on formation opportunities for children and youth, contact Hannah Teetor, Minister for Children and Families, or Tommy Kirk, Children's Formation leader. And use the button below to sign up for our monthly Family Ministry eNews.
At Church of the Redeemer, we encourage diverse expression through worship. We are both an In-Person and Online Worshiping Community and this extends to our Children’s Liturgy.
At 11:00 a.m. children begin worship in our Banquet service, then 1st through 4th grades are invited to participate in the in-person Children's Liturgy, an age-appropriate mini-servic…Read More »
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we know now more than ever how vital this aspect of our lives is, for children and adults alike. It is more common today to hear about “self-care” not just as a hot topic, but because mental health concerns are on the rise. Often, our only solutions are to rely on ourselves to get better.
We know at Church of the Redeemer how essentia…Read More »
From September through May, Church of the Redeemer (CoR) Youth meet every Sunday at 10:05am for an hour to talk about scripture, current events, life, service, and leadership. We are committed to fulfilling the vision of Church of the Redeemer by building unity among high school students through authentic community, while growing together with youth and the larger church in the …
BEATs by CoR (Bridge for Early Adolescents and Teens) is a developmentally appropriate formation program for 5th through 8th graders. It focuses on "finding God in our every day," using real-world and relevant themes such as movies and popular songs to explore ideas of faith for “Tweens” and Early Teens.
Club CoR is a formation class for 1st through 4th graders that is designed to build community between the children. It includes ongoing elements that will become familiar each week, as well as new learning topics.
Led by Tommy Kirk, the class meets for an hour beginning at 10:05 am to experience and learn some aspect of who we are in Christ.
Godly Play is a Montessori-based program for 3 to 6 year-olds during the service that gives them an opportunity to learn foundational bible stories in a safe and welcoming environment that fosters discovery learning. The structure of the class parallels the church worship service with a greeting, music, and a story. Children are then brought into services to join their families f…Read More »
Our playroom, located directly behind the sanctuary, is a safe space for our youngest members of Church of the Redeemer, newborn through kindergarten-aged children (0-5). It is staffed by our trained childcare workers and volunteers during our 9:00 am Rite II Holy Eucharist, 10:00 am education hour, and 11:00 am Banquet service. And also open on Sundays from 8:45 am through 12:15…Read More »
Redeemer Preschool is a Christian preschool serving children ages 2½ to 5. Our children grow socially, spiritually and academically through a loving, hands-on, holistic curriculum that allows children to grow at their own speed and to just be children. The supportive teachers, developmentally appropriate curriculum, and weekly chapel time are fully integrated to provide children…Read More »
College students often feel homesick, isolated, or overwhelmed as they move through their studies and toward living in “the real world.” Our college students are an important part of the Church of the Redeemer community. Whether they live locally, or out of town, Church of the Redeemer wants to support these young adults as they seek an advanced education. This ministry was estab…Read More »