Christian Formation Ministry

St. Andrew's offers a wide range of Christian Formation classes and activities for all ages. Unless noted below, many of these offerings occur during the fall, winter and spring (approximately mid-September through the third week of the following May). St. Andrew's offers alternative programming for children of Sunday School age during the summer months (late May through early September).

For Children

Children’s Program

REGISTERATION ONLINE FORM 

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Fall Schedule Coming Soon

 

Sunday Children’s Formation             

Formation Time (SS=Sunday School, CC=Children’s Chapel). *Children’s Formation starts at 10:25in the classrooms.

 

Wednesday Night Potluck and Activity

Starting back on Wednesday, September 7, 

6:00 - 6:25 Craft/Game

6:20 - 6:45 Potluck Meal

6:45 - 7:30 Choir Rehearsal / Study / Adult Fellowship

Sunday School

From ages 3 - 16, children have Sunday School starting at 10:25, five minutes before the 10:30 church service.  They join the service at the Peace just before Eucharist.   We use the Holy Moly curriculum.

Children's Chapel

One Sunday a month during the school year and every Sunday in the summer, children aged 3 - 7 have Children's Chapel where they have a story, children's liturgy, and singing.

Youth

St. Andrew's youth raised money for the Heifer project, have participated in service activities and gathered periodically prior to the Sunday Service.    

Joyful Noise - Children's Choir

St. Andrew's Joyful Noise sings in occassionally in church from September - April. Members are ages 4 - 11.  The choir practices Wednesday evenings after the family potluck in the Parish Hall at 6:00PM.

Family Potluck

Each Wednesday families of St. Andrew's gather for potluck from 6 - 7:30 p.m.  Members of the Joyful Noise Choir depart at 6:45 for their rehearsal and rejoin the rest at 7:15.

Adult Formation

Sunday Adult Forum

The Adult Forum meets from 9:30-10:20 am every Sunday from September through May. Discussions cover a wide range of topics. Each lesson is self-contained, so you may join at any time.

Adult Formation and Book Groups

St. Andrew's often offers occasional evening book discussion groups or similar activities from September through May. Additional information also may be found under the announcements on the front page of this website. 

Inquirer's Class

St. Andrew's offers an Inquirer's Class to help newcomers learn more about the Christian Faith and the Episcopal Church. This class often is of benefit to long-standing members of the parish as well! Look for an announcement regarding the start of the next class later this fall. 

Education for Ministry

The Education for Ministry (EfM) program is designed to help lay members of the church discover and develop their ministries. The St. Andrew's group has graduated ten members from the four-year course. We meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:45 - 9:15 pm in the Rectors' Lounge. Contact Lynne Slater for more information.