Children, Youth, and Family Fall Kick-Off

September 9, 2021

Kick-Off Sunday is September 12!

It's time! It's time! We are so excited to kick off our 2021-22 Children, Youth, and Family Sunday programming. Here's what you need to know...

  • September 12: Blessing of the Backpacks & Briefcases - Kids and Teachers are back to school! We would like to offer a Blessing to all of our students, from the "littles" through the graduate students, and to our Teachers and school employees. Whether you physically bring your backpack or briefcase to church or not, we will offer a blessing to all those returning to school.
  • Volunteering on Sundays - Hey King Avenue Families! Sunday morning children’s programming begins on September 12th. There are still opportunities for you to volunteer in this dynamic ministry by leading youth Sunday School or learning Godly Play storytelling. Contact Gwen at if you are interested in learning more.

  • Beginning September 12: Worship Connections - During worship, we welcome our friends age 4 - Grade 3 to join us for Worship Connections (note: 1st Sunday of the month, children will remain in worship with their families for Family Sunday). Grade 4 and up to remain in worship with their families. We are hopeful to be able to offer nursery care for our King Avenue children under age 4 this fall. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we prepare a safe environment for these children. If you have any questions about Worship Connections or Sunday School, please contact If you have questions about nursery care, please contact Please refer to the next announcement item for all of the Sunday morning programming for Children, Youth, and Families.

  • Sundays: Children, Youth and Family Ministry -
    -Worship Connections 9:00 & 11:00 for ages 4 through grade 3 (Room L4, lower level)
    -NO Worship Connections on Communion Sundays (1st Sunday), but participate in NEW Family Communion Sundays.
    -Sunday School Hour 10:00 - Godly Play 4 year and KG (L4)
    -Sunday School Hour 10:00 - Godly Play Grades 1-3 (L5)
    -Sunday School Hour 10:00 - Family Godly Play (Chapel)
    -Sunday School Hour 10:00 - Chrysalis Club Grades 4-5 (NEW classroom L4+)
    -Sunday School Hour 10:00 - C.O.R.E. Youth Grades 6t-12 (Donnenwirth)
    -Sunday School Hour 10:00 - Real People, Real Parenting Small Group (Fireside Room)