November 24, 2014

Children

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Sunday School 
Sunday School is offered for children of all ages at 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings.  Bring your child for a fun morning of learning, singing, and making connections with our Church family.

Postcards were previously mailed to families indicating each child's Sunday School classroom and teaching team.  If you did not receive one, or if you have questions, please contact Anne Cullen at cullena@christchurchcharlotte.org or 704-714-6944, or Emily Kalmbach at kalmbache@christchurchcharlotte.org or 704-714-6956. 


Discovery Eucharist
11:15 AM Every Sunday in All Saints' Hall

This worship service is designed for families with young children. It is abbreviated in length, but not in liturgical content. The homily is written specifically for children, the creeds and prayers are worded for young minds, and the hymns/songs are easy to sing.

"Discovery" is a wonderful way to attend church as a family and introduce our youngest parishioners to the beauty of worshiping together.

Children also serve as our “Young Ministers” each Sunday by helping light altar candles, dress clergy in stoles, carry the cross, etc. All fall dates are currently full, but if you would like to receive notice when a spot opens or have first access to the winter sign-up sheet, please email vestk@christchurchcharlotte.org.   View the fall Young Minister sign-up schedule»


Godly Play
8:40 AM Every Sunday in M213

This program for children ages 3+ presents the stories of the Bible in a creative, multi-sensory approach.  Godly Play was inspired by a Montessori teaching style and asks “wondering questions” of the children to encourage imaginative thinking. Parents bring their children to our story room before 8:45 AM worship, and we bring them back to meet you near the conclusion of the service.  Contact Katherine Vest at vestk@christchurchcharlotte.org .if you have questions. 


   

4th and 5th Grade Jr. Youth Connect (JYC) (back to top)

JYC offers one signature event each month to promote fellowship, spiritual growth, service, and FUN. We hope your 4th or 5th grader will come CONNECT with us this school year!  Questions may be directed to Katherine Vest at vestk@christchurchcharlotte.org.

Upcoming JYC Events:

Sunday, December 28, 4:00- 7:00 PM
We are offering a BONUS JYC event this month, preparing ofr Room in the Inn at The Church. We will set up, help with dinner, and dine with our guests. This is a great activity for the lull between Christmas and New Year's, and is good for the soul too. For more information, contact Katherine Vest at vestk@christchurchcharlotte.org.


 

Rock the Church

We believe the best way to learn music is to make music. Since Sunday morning is often the time when most of our children are on campus, we will offer Rock the Church as a formational element of learning God’s love.

Rock the Church aims to teach students how to learn and perform music. The song selection will vary widely, from upbeat to gospel/blues, to the traditional Lord’s Prayer and Doxology. Directed by our entire music team, this core music curriculum aligns with the Episcopal Lectionary, giving our children an opportunity to sing and pray together in the context of the larger community at Christ Church.

Video of Rock the Church on Sunday, September 21»


 

Advent Festival 
Sunday, November 30, 10:00 – 11:00 AM

In lieu of Sunday School, we dedicate the first Sunday of Advent to preparing our hearts and minds for the season. This is a wonderful opportunity for grandparents and godparents! Three activities will be set up in All Saints’ Hall: craft stations for children to create their own Jesse Tree ornaments, advent wreath making for your home with fresh greenery, and gift wrapping for Duff, TN. Note: If you have a miniature tree from last year or a wire advent wreath form, PLEASE BRING IT WITH YOU!


"A Surprising Christmas Pageant"
Sunday, December 14, 10:00 AM in All Saints' Hall

Do you think you can be surprised by the Christmas story? Join us for this year’s pageant and find out!
Our four-year-old Sunday Schoolers through third graders are the stars of the show. 

Register Four-year-old Sunday Schoolers through Second Graders»

Register Third Graders»

Questions?  Contact Katherine Vest, vestk@christchurchcharlotte.org  or 704-714-6941.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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