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Faith Development: Children

Children's Threads
April 9 - Lesson 24

April 23 - Lesson 43

Upcoming Events

5th Grade Bridge Retreat: May 20 - 21, Camp Gravatt, Aiken SC
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 28
This year’s theme is Whoa… What? Wow! This retreat allows 5th graders to experience a shorter version of a youth retreat with children their own age. Cost: $80. Register online by Friday, April 28. Please let
Hedrick Lewis, 282.3103, know if your child plans to attend.

Vacation Bible School: June 12 - 16, 9:00 AM - 12 noon, Parish House
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 8
Children in rising K4 - 3rd grade will enjoy a traditional VBS with a fun theme titled Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God! Children in rising 4th - 6th grade will once again go out into the Greenville community to help others through service projects at a variety of agencies. Cost: $25. Register online. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, contact
Hedrick Lewis, 282.3103.

Mother's Bible Study Group: Thursdays, 9:15 - 10:15 AM, Graham Library
Starting March 23, the group will be focusing on community service and striving to be good neighbors. We will take part in service projects in Graham Library on March 23 and 30, April 6, 20, 27, and May 4. We will learn about local nonprofits and use our time to assist these nonprofits. Any mom is welcome to join us at any time. We understand moms are busy and might not be able to attend every Thursday - we are happy to have you when you can attend! Childcare will be provided. Contact
Hedrick Lewis, 282.3103, for more information.

Sunday Morning Offerings

Childcare

Infants - K5: 9:15 AM - 12 noon, Parish House, 1st Floor
We provide a safe, warm and unconditionally loving environment for the children entrusted to our care. We offer stories, activities, a snack and when the weather permits, children will enjoy one of the outdoor play areas. Older children have an age-specific worship service led by volunteer coordinators. Contact Hedrick Lewis for questions about the nursery or if you would like to volunteer.

Preschool and Kindergarten/Primer (K3 - K5)

FaithSteps: Begins September 11, 10:15 AM, Parish House, Room 127
A worship alternative for children in K3 - K5/Primer during the 10:30 AM service. Teams of parents lead a chapel service, crafts, games, and serve a light snack.

Children’s Church: Begins September 11, 10:30 - 11:45 AM, ASC, Room 104
An age appropriate worship service geared toward K5 - 2nd graders. The children join one of our clergy and our children’s choir director for a Bible lesson and music. They return to the main worship space in time for Eucharist with their family.

Sunday School: 9:30 - 10:15 AM, Parish House, First Floor
Weaving God’s Promises is a brand new approach to preschool and elementary Sunday School. The curriculum’s foundation is rooted in the liturgical year with emphasis on worship, education and service as threefold components of Christian living. Children become engaged through prayer, story, multiple activities according to age level, and are taught connections to Episcopal traditions and the seasons of the church year. 

Grades 1 - 5

Children’s Church: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM, Room 104
An age appropriate worship service geared toward children in K5 – 2nd grade, held as part of the 10:30 AM service in the All Saints Center. The children join one of our clergy and our children’s choir director for a Bible lesson and music. They return to the church service in time for Eucharist with their family.

Sunday School: 9:30 - 10:15 AM, Parish House, Second Floor
Weaving God’s Promises is a brand new approach to preschool and elementary Sunday School. The curriculum’s foundation is rooted in the liturgical year with emphasis on worship, education and service as threefold components of Christian living. Children become engaged through prayer, story, multiple activities according to age level, and are taught connections to Episcopal traditions and the seasons of the church year.    

Photo Release

We love taking photos and videos during Christ Church events to build community among parishioners and further the ministry. These photos and/or videos may be used in the Sunday bulletin, weekly eblast, on our website, in various publications and on social media websites. If you would not like us to use a photo of your child, please email Hedrick Lewis.

Allergies

On occasion we will serve a special snack in Sunday School or FaithSteps. If your child has a food allergy that we should be aware of please contact Hedrick Lewis


Additional Photos of Children's Events

More Information

Learn more about Athletics and our Music Ministry opportunities for children.

Get Connected: Email Hedrick Lewis, Director of Children's Ministries

Christ Church Episcopal Preschool 

Offers full and half day programs year round, serving children from birth to K5. We are pleased to be in a newly renovated, beautiful space in the Christ Church parish house, offering our parishioners and community an inviting school environment filled with light, love and learning.