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.
A Message from our new Director of Children's Formation
A Message from our new Minister for Youth and Families
Welcome to our Family at Home Resource Center!
Check in here regularly for resources and ideas targeted by age groups for you and your family to use at home together.
Be sure to visit these pages for weekly children's formation programs.
Worship for Families
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- Each week we'll give you a challenge.
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- Be entered to win a cool prize!
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FORMA is the network of Episcopal formation and family ministry leaders.
Every WEEKDAY Forma's Faith @ Home provides five short, intergenerational resources, inviting people to WATCH, LISTEN, READ, DO, and PRAY.
Each SUNDAY Forma's Faith @ Home provides lectionary based reflections for families and friends broken down by age groups:
- Adult and Small Child…
Each week Mr. Tommy chooses a fun, family activity geared toward our Club CoR and Children's Liturgy age groups (grades 1-4), but accessible to all! The videos are timeless, so feel free to go back and view posts from week's past when you need a pick-me-up or a conversation starter for your kids!
Our Family Ministry sponsors SUMMER FAMILY GATHERINGS in August each year. The parties are offered so that parents can get to know other families in similar life stages to their own! These evenings of fun and fellowship also provide Information about our formation programs and an opportunity to get to know the Family Ministry Team. Parents are invited to attend the party that be…Read More »
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 »
During the school year, each week on Wednesdays, the Redeemer Preschool participates in Chapel with "Coach Brad" – Redeemer Minister for Families Brad Gough. Please check out the spring's chapel lessons below and join us again in the fall for more Chapel with Coach Brad.
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 »
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 »