Tag Archive for Christian Education

This Summer: Children’s Church

While our 9:15 am Sunday School will take a break over the summer, our popular Children’s Church program will continue through July, taking a short break in August. Children’s Church, for children from age 2 years through sixth grade, teaches our way of worship. The children experience the rhythm and structure of a traditional Sunday…

The Historical Books: A 6 Week Exploration

Starting November 13th, the Adult Sunday School class will begin a 6 week exploration through the historical books of the Bible. Covering 12 books and roughly 800 years of Israel’s history, we will begin with the fulfillment of God’s promise for the possession of the land, and then delve into the reigns of judges and…

Weekly Christian Education

Our Sunday School has classes each Sunday at 9:30 am for Adults and Children;  following Sunday School is our 10:30 worship service and a Children’s Church and the Catechesis program. A synopsis of each class and a class schedule follows: Pre-K through Kindergarten: Tru Wonder In this class your children will: Explore: They engage in tactile exploration stations as they…

Our New Sunday School Program

You have been hearing from me about the new Children’s Education program for a while now. The time is upon us! This coming Sunday, September 20, we will begin Sunday School at 9:15 and Children’s Church/Catechesis at 10:30. One of the greatest charges we have as the Church is raising the next generation, our children,…

Our Ordinary Work

A Christianity Today article appeared last week regarding the shocking undercover Planned Parenthood videos. Since we have young readership, I will not get into the details, but suffice it to say, it is a serious wake-up call for conscientious people all across the political spectrum. The article describes the nature of what occurred together with…

A True Home

As our children grow, it is easy to see how important it is for them to have a nurturing and loving home. The world outside will teach them about how unfair and painful life can be. For a child to be able to go home after an episode of bullying and teasing and find a…

Confirmation Classes Begin January 13, 2013

All that are eligible to receive instruction and to be Confirmed this year, are invited to join us in the Library on Sunday, January 13 from 9:05 AM—10:15 AM as we begin this new phase of our journey into discipleship in Christ. These classes will meet each Sunday through February 17, and there will be one additional class on Saturday morning, February 23, from 9 AM-11AM.

New Adult Education Series

This September, we will begin a new format for adult Christian education. It will consist of 4 – 6 week sessions on topics that are relevant and (we hope!) will be transformative in the lives of the St. Thomas’ Community. In between series, we will offer occasional Hot Topics classes. We will bring in knowledgable…

Confirmation Classes Begin Sunday May 20

The Rite of Confirmation is the means by which a baptized Christian receives additional grace from God the Holy Spirit to make and fulfill a mature commitment to accept Jesus Christ as his or her Savior and Lord. From the time of its origin in the Acts of the Apostles (8:14-17) until today, countless men…