Sunday school classes take place for children pre-K through 11th grade between 10:45 and 11:30 in the Parish Hall, September through May. The children are divided into age-appropriate classes, each of which is led by two adults.
Pre-K through Grade 1 – Godly Play
Godly play is an imaginative approach to Christian Formation that engages children through story and play. Questions invite the children to “wonder” about the story and what it might mean. Founded on the Montessori principles of learning, this curriculum allows children to make theological meaning out of their lives, and deepen their understanding of God’s love and God’s work in the world. Godly Play has a Montessori foundation with 40+ years of research and practice.
Grades 2-7 – Spark Faith – Lectionary
Students in grades 2-7 will study the Scriptural narrative at age-appropriate levels. Classes are structured around the lectionary readings for each week, so that students and teachers study the texts of the lessons that were just heard during worship. Games, crafts, discussions – all of these held in an atmosphere that respects the faith of children, and invites their questions and insights.