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CHILDREN & YOUTH

We believe that children are gifts from God. They bring their own spiritual gifts and perspectives, both giving and receiving ministry. They are an essential and integral part of the St. Peter’s community. Christian formation that is engaging, creative and welcoming fosters a deeper relationship with God, helps children connect their story to the larger Christian story and inspires service to the world in God’s name.

Family Worship

Although St. Peter’s welcomes children at all times, a special service for young children and their families takes place at 9 a.m. every Sunday during the school year. At this time, the service is usually in-person and occasionally virtual on Zoom. This service is designed to nurture children’s spiritual formation and growth through singing, stories and communion. If you’d like to be added to our email list to receive notices about the Family Worship, please sign up for our email newsletter here or contact Associate Rector Rev. Sarah Hedgis-Kligerman at [email protected].

Advent Worship  2022 Schedule

You and your family are invited to join us for Advent Family Worship at St. Peter’s! This Advent, we will explore the themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love by remembering that the story of Advent is about God taking on a physical body like ours. As we wait with anticipation and prepare for baby Jesus to be born this Advent season, we will discover the awesomeness of incarnation and what it means for God to move, act, and live with us.

All services in Advent will be in person. 

Advent I: Sunday, November 27
9 AM Parish House: Body, have HOPE! – Preparing for Baby Jesus
10 AM Rector’s Office: DIY Family Advent Wreath art activity

Advent II: Sunday, December 4
9 AM Parish House: Brain, practice PEACE! – Mary and Joseph’s stories
10 AM St. Peter’s School Auditorium: Pageant Rehearsal

Advent III: Sunday, December 11
11 AM Church Sanctuary: Christmas Pageant Sunday!
NO 9 AM service this Sunday. Please arrive by 10:45 AM for Pageant.

Advent IV: Sunday, December 18
9 AM Parish House: Self, feel JOY! – What does God’s party look like?
10 AM Parish House: Family Worship Christmas Party

Christmas Eve: Saturday, December 24
5 PM Churchyard: Outdoor Eucharist service with Children’s Christmas Story and Carol Singing

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