Children and Family Ministry
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Children are at the heart of life at 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.
Raising Children with Courage, Compassion, Connection
This fall, we are excited to offer this series by author Brené Brown and led by the Rev. Mary Laymon. Join us as we begin a journey to create wholehearted families that will help our children have the courage to be authentic, the compassion to love themselves and others, and the sense of connection that gives true purpose an…Read More »
Each year at the 4:00pm service on Christmas Eve the children of Redeemer put on a pageant depicting the Christmas story in place of the Liturgy of the Word.
Kids from age 3 through 4th grade are invited to be shepherds, sheep, stable animals, angels, magi, etc... Speaking and non-speaking parts are available.
Kids in 5th-8th grade are invited to be narrators or help with the ca…Read More »
The Playroom is a joyful place where professional childcare providers are available on Sundays from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. to look after our youngest parishioners (ages 0-2). Snacks such as goldfish, pretzels, and animal crackers are provided.
Godly Play is a Montessori-based program for 3 to 6 year olds during the 10:00 a.m. services 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 thei…Read More »
St. Francis Room is a class for older two year olds and younger three year olds that are ready for more structured play. Children can be dropped off in the playroom as early as 8:45 a.m. During services they will participate in biblical story time followed by coloring, crafts, and play. A light snack of pretzels, animal crackers, or goldfish may be provided.
Children can be picked…Read More »
Children’s Liturgy is an age-appropriate mini-service for 1st through 4th graders during the 10:00 am services. The kids are the leaders in this service, acting as readers, acolytes, and leading prayers as they learn the rhythms of our liturgy. Children begin in the Banquet or Sanctuary with their families before processing to the chapel for the worship experience. They rejoin…Read More »
Communion is a Sacrament feast that connects us to God and to one another.
Those wishing to learn more about The Sacrament of Holy Eucharist are invited to our Communion 101 class held periodically throughout the year. Father Phil, Brad, and Tommy host the class, typically on a Saturday from 10-2 (lunch provided).
The bread and wine remind us that we are all part of the bod…Read More »
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.
The class meets at 11:15 a.m. in the Parlor to experience and learn some aspect of who we are in Christ. Pickup is at 12:15 p.m.
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.
BEATs meets regularly for formation on Sundays at 11:15 a.m. in the Unde…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 »