CrossWalk, St. Andrew’s Sunday morning program for 4-year-olds through 5th graders, will begin again on Rally Day, Sunday, September 8, 2019. Teachers concentrate on one Bible story each month in CrossWalk, exploring its themes through workshops such as art, video, science, drama, games, and cooking. During the fall, CrossWalk students, teachers, and shepherds will be focusing on three Old Testament figures – Elisha, Nehemiah, and Jonah – who helped to further God’s plan for God’s Kingdom. Kids will see a video about the transfer of power from Elijah to Elisha. They will make a feast as they share Nehemiah’s joy at being reunited with scripture after exile. And there may just be a whale big enough to hold Jonah and several children at one time as they hear the story of the prophet’s disobedience. We are still seeking teachers and shepherds for the new CrossWalk year. Come join this exciting program and deepen YOUR faith as you lead St. Andrew’s children in theirs. In September, CrossWalk begins each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. in Room 104 on the first floor of the education building.
Infant – Age 2. Our caregivers are delighted to be entrusted with St. Andrew’s youngest members in our clean, safe, and inviting Infant Nursery. Room 13
Age 3. Our young preschoolers hear bible stories, color, work on craft activities, and play with their friends, all under the loving care of our team of teachers in Room 12.
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Kirk Night: September 18 - November 20
Kirk Night, named for the Scottish word for church, is St. Andrew's mid-week program for all ages. Kirk Night begins each week with supper at 5:45 p.m. The cost for the meal is $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for children. Menus are listed in the Events section. Programs begin at 6:30.
Art class: Children in first through fifth grades work on art projects in Room 103 on the first floor of the education building from 6:30-7:30. This group is led by Beth Lyon-Suhring.
Bells: Jubilee Bells is St. Andrew’s beginning hand bell choir. Minimum age is 2nd grade. Jubilee Bells meets in the choir room on Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:00. Celebration Bells is St. Andrew’s advanced hand bell choir for experienced ringers, 5th grade through adult. Celebration Bells meets in the choir room on Wednesdays from 7:00-7:45.
Children’s Choir: Music Makers, St. Andrew’s children’s choir for ages 4-6, meets to sing and share, and they regularly perform for morning worship. They practice in Room 14 behind the sanctuary on Wednesdays during Kirk Night from 6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Chimes: In Children’s Chimes, children ages 5-8 learn to read music, play an instrument, and share music in worship. The chimes choir meets in Room 14 on Wednesdays during Kirk Night from 7:00 - 7:30.
Childcare: Childcare is available for infants through 3 year olds. 4 and 5 year olds may attend the nursery if parents are in class or practice. Older children must either be in a class or with their parents during the 6:30-7:30 time period.