Fall 2018 Christian Education Schedule

Sundays (Starting Sept. 9)

9 am:

Nursery: Nursery care is available for your little ones from 9am-Noon.

Children/Youth:

  • Godly Play 1: An introductory Godly Play experience for Pre-schoolers and Lower Elementary Schoolers. The Godly Play approach helps children explore their faith through story, to gain religious language and to enhance their spiritual experience though wonder and play. Based on Montessori principles and developed using a spiral curriculum, Godly Play provides a unique, individualized Christian foundation to each child. (Lower Level, Godly Play Room 1)
  • Godly Play 2: The spiral curriculum deepens in this Godly Play class for upper elementary schoolers. Children are exposed to more and more stories from Scripture and Tradition. They are also invited into deeper methods of theological reflection. This class is the perfect foundation for a Christian life and is a wonderful place to bring life’s burning questions. (Lower Level, Godly Play Room 2)
  • Youth Sunday School: Using a variety of resources, Middle and High schoolers explore the lectionary scripture of the day and apply it to their own lives. About half way through, middle schoolers and high schoolers separate by age group to have some more focused discussion with a mentor. (Lower Level, Youth Room)

Adults:

  • Adult Bible Study (Upper Level, Vestry Room) Led by Brian Schafer
  • Forum Series: “What Happened at General Convention?” – Join Mo. Meghan in discussing the business of the 2018 General Convention in Austin. Find out what’s happening in the larger church! September 9 & 16th. (Main Level, Library).
  • The Wired Word: Lectionary and Headlines: After Mo. Meghan’s forum series, there will be a break before another forum starts up! This is the time to explore the Lectionary passages side-by-side with today’s headlines. These self-studies will be available in the Library every Sunday, for those that wish to participate in an unmoderated discussion. (Library)
  • Choir:  Make a joyful noise! Do you have an aptitude and love for music? Do you want to lift your voice unto the Lord? Consider joining the choir! The choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. (Upper Level, Choir Room)

11:15 am – All Are Welcome:

Coffee and Conversation: Join us after the 7:30am and 10am services for some informal conversation and a cup of coffee! 

Adults:

  • BCP and Me: Dr. Richard Gildrie continues his in-depth exploration of the Book of Common Prayer. Bring your questions and try to stump him! This class will increase your appreciation of our beloved Prayer Book and its theology. (Upper Level, Vestry Room)
  • Adult Bell Choir:  Ring out! Join the bell choir and help provide music for our special services. This vibrant music ministry is perfect for anyone that wants to help some angels get their wings. 😉 Contact Director, Jeff Morrow, for more information. (Upper Level, Bell Choir)

4 pm

Youth

  • Youth Bell Choir: This is the handbell choir for youth. Youth Handbells works with the fundamentals of handbell ringing. ALL youth are welcome to join whether or not they have any previous handbell or music experience. Youth handbells usually play for worship once or twice a quarter. Contact Lisa Mejeun for more information. (Upper Level, Bell Choir)

Mondays

12 Noon

  • Adult Bible Study! Join us at Trinity for a sack-lunch (or take out of your choice!) to discuss the upcoming Sunday lectionary passages! Contact Mo. Meghan meghan@trinityparish.com

6 PM

  • EfM (Education for Ministry) Adult Class

Wednesday Evenings @ Trinity (starting Sept. 12)

5:45pm 

  • The Gathering: Greet your friends and neighbors in the name of the Lord! Come in and get settled for a filling (both physically and spiritually!) evening!

6 pm

  • Dinner is served! A catered supper is provided by members Jim Vickers and Brian Schafer. The food is NOT TO BE MISSED! A suggested minimum donation of $5/Individual, $20.family.

6:45 pm

Children/Youth:

  • Nursery: Babies-Kindergarten – A small, age appropriate craft of project will be offered.
  • Mystery Class: While we assess the number of elementary schoolers we have at Wednesday nights, as well as their interests, we’ll be developing something special just for this age group. So if your family and your elementary schooler will be coming on Wednesday, please let us know! Contact Bethany Kelly at bethany@trinityparish.com or Paul Laugeness at plaugeness@gmail.com 
  • Youth Group – Middle schoolers and High Schoolers exploring spirituality and community through fun and fellowship. Interim Youth Minister, Rex Cummings, will be mentoring the youth group on Wednesday nights, as well as planning some great activities throughout the year!

Adults:

  • Book Study led by Dr. Gildrie
  • General Convention Discussions Continued: (September 12 & 19) Continue the Sunday conversation about the happenings of our denomination with Mother Meg! (DC/Parish Hall)
  • The Way of Love: (October) Presiding Bishop Curry has invited the whole church to take up The Way of Love, a “rule of life” focused on practices for Jesus-Centered Life. Join us on Wednesday to find out more about engaging The Way of Love, developing and following a rule of life, walking with others, the Jesus Movement, and more. (DC/Parish Hall)
  • Adult Class, Alpha Mike Dale will be leading this class for those who would like to explore basic questions about the Christian faith through discussion in a friendly and open environment. All are welcome.  (Upper Level, Vestry Room)

7 pm

  • Adult Choir:  Make a joyful noise! Do you have an aptitude and love for music? Do you want to lift your voice unto the Lord? Consider joining the choir! The choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings. (Upper Level, Choir Room)

All Ages:

7:45 pm

  • Compline: Wrap up the evening by reuniting as a family for Compline, the Episcopal version of “bedtime prayers.” This brief, monastic-style service will leave you feeling completely at peace and ready to face the rest of the week with Christ at your side. Not to be missed. 
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