CHILDREN'S FAITH FORMATION
NEWS & INFORMATION
published on June 11, 2021


Sunday Morning
Children's Programs
for June 13:


Just Kids Church Time during 10:00 AM Worship


Children will leave in-person worship after the
Recognition of High School Graduates.

Visiting children must be escorted to the program area in Parish Hall
by an adult family member.

Children and program facilitators are required to wear face masks.

If the weather is nice we will go outside to work in the garden etc.,
so please send your child(ren) dressed to get messed.
A water bottle, sun hat are also recommended.



Zoom Church School at 9:00 AM

This online alternative will continue to be offered through the month of June. However we encourage families, who are comfortable doing so,
to join us for our in our in-person programs.

Zoom Church school invite will be sent via email on Saturday.




SUMMER FUN - ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Wednesday Evening June 23*
from 6:30 to 7:30

bring your family, friends, blanket or chair, and appetite

If you plan to attend - Please RSVP to Dawn Marchand by Sunday June 20 and let us know the number of people in your group.

*Rain Date: June 30*


ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITY

Be a part of Cheshire's
"Summer of Sunflowers"

The Coalition for a Sustainable Cheshire is encouraging individuals, families and organizations to plant sunflowers. Our Church School kids will plant sunflowers for the Whiting House Garden. Why not plant some at home too! You can find information on where to get free seeds, Beginning May 1, on the Coalition for a Sustainable Cheshire Facebook Page.
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In-person Children & Youth Ministry Programs

Covid-19 related best practices

  • Program facilitators will wear a face masks.
  • Participating children (age 3 and older) and youth will wear a face mask.
  • Participants will have access to handwashing and / or hand sanitizer.
  • When meeting inside, windows will be open for ventilation.

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Youth Group Schedule and Contact Information


Stepping Stones Youth Group for young people in Grades 5 and 6.
Due to Covid this group is not currently meeting.
For general information about Stepping Stones, please email Dawn Marchand, Acting Director of Christian Education.


6th, 7th & 8th Grade Youth Group:
This group typically meets* on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 5:00pm.
Meeting confirmation and details, including whether the group will meet via Zoom or in person, will be sent via email. For more information please contact Todd Syrzyniarz, Director of Youth Ministry.


*Youth Groups do not meet during school vacation or on holidays. Changes to the regular schedule will be communicated via Email.

When Acolytes carry the flame into the worship service,
it symbolizes the light of God's presence among us.

Serving as an Acolyte is a wonderful faith formation opportunity
for youth in grades 4 through 9.
(We look forward to resuming the Acolyte Ministry when it is safe to do so.)


Contact and Other Information

Questions or Comments
Please do not hesitate to email, text or call Dawn Marchand (860-481-9850)
with any questions about the events and information included in this E-blast or any of our Faith Formation Programs.


Join our Facebook Group for Church School families.
Share information, pictures and posts that only invited members can see.
To join email Dawn Marchand using this link and request an invite.
(This is a private closed group. )