Coming Soon to a Galaxy Near You…
Vacation Bible School
At St. Paul’s!
June 26-29, 2017
9am – 12pm
Ages 3 – 5th Grade
Registration fee: $25 per child/$80 max per family
Discover the incredible mysteries of the final frontier—right from your own backyard! Your telescope becomes a portal through which you encounter amazing and wonderful things designed by a Creator who is even bigger than the vastness of His creation. But the most amazing wonder to be discovered truly boggles the mind. The God who created everything there is—the knowable and the unknowable, the visible and the invisible—wants a relationship with you!
“Galactic Starveyors” VBS at St. Paul’s is designed for children aged 3 (as of March 1, 2017) – entering 5th grade. Families can register online at: https://kideventpro.lifeway.com/myChurch/?id=37895.
The registration fee is payable via the St. Paul’s E-Giving site. Registration must be complete to secure your child’s place at VBS.
Join us as we discover the God of the Universe!
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.”
St. Paul’s is a rapidly growing congregation with an abundance of young life! Join us as we live into Jesus’s commandment to welcome, teach, and nurture the faith of even the smallest of our St. Paul’s family. Children and youth will find a place to worship on Sundays. Find your child’s age group below, or contact Julia Peoples, Family Formation Coordinator, for more information (281-391-2785, ext. 705 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Nursery: The nursery is open each Sunday from 7:45am to 11:45am and offers a nurturing environment for our youngest to play with one another. The space and activities are designed for those 6 weeks to 3 years old. Each week the children in the nursery will hear a story and do a craft while also having plenty of time to play.
Children’s Chapel: Every Sunday the children of St. Paul’s are invited to begin the 10:30am service in the church, then separate out into their own special service after the Gospel lesson, and return to the church during “the Peace” for the Eucharist. In their short time together, the children mirror what is happening in “Big Church” with their own sermon, singing, and prayers. This way the children of St. Paul’s participate fully in the life of the liturgy while also having a message and prayers that are age appropriate.
Sunday School: All children and youth are invited to join Sunday School at 9:15am. For our younger children, we use the Godly Play curriculum. It is a program designed by the Episcopal Church and based on Montessori principles. For our older children and youth, we use Re:Form. It is a video based curriculum that features thought provoking questions, discussion, and hands-on learning.
Pre-K: Introduction to Godly Play in room 1
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade: Godly Play in room 3
3rd Grade – 5th Grade: Re:Form in room 15
6th Grade – 12th Grade: Re:Form in room 11
Youth: The Youth of St. Paul’s are a growing group of young people in 6th-12th grades. We believe that the youth are not just the Church of tomorrow but of today as well. Youth are involved in many aspects of parish life, including:
- Serving as Acolytes at the 10:30am worship services (4th Grade – 12th Grade)
- Participating in Sunday School and as Children’s Chapel helpers
- Holding periodic youth fellowship & outreach events
- Attending Diocesan events, including Happening and YES retreats at Camp Allen