SUNDAY SCHOOL

 

St. John's Sunday School

Since 1915 the children of St. John's have been the happy heart of our church community. We are an exuberant and reverent place where children learn confidence in their connection to God, grow it, maintain it, and pass it on through our Lord, Jesus Christ.


Sunday School is currently online!

Click here to visit us at St. John's for Kids on Facebook or on our website

Courtney Callahan

Director of Outreach and Children's Ministry

Cell (516) 514-2684 and Office (516) 671-3226

courtneycallahan@yahoo.com

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What happens on Sundays and where do we go? (when Diocesan Guidelines permit)

Nursery - 10:15 am to 12:00 pm - 2nd Floor of St. John's Little Learners

Sunday School - 10:30 am - Children's Chapel

Lambs (ages 3 to 7) - 10:40 am - Craft Room

Youth (ages 8 to 13) - 10:30 am - 2nd Floor Little Learners

Coffee Hour - You may meet your children in the Parish Hall for coffee hour

Sunday Night Lights! - 5:00 pm

Super spirited and casual with all kids helping at the Altar

5:15 pm - Boys and Girls and the Bible (ages 3 to 9) and Girls and God (grades 3-12th)

5:45 pm - Pizza Supper and Community Outreach

6:00 pm - Home!

Sunday School Leadership

Sunday School Parent Chairs: Jaime and Howie Posillico

Sunday Night Lights! Team: Sarah Blundin, Meg Woodhouse, Corrie Decker, Susan Moore and Alexis McAndrew

Christingle Nativity Pageant Co-Chairs: Diana Fredericks and Lindsay Fox

Glen Cove Public Housing Christmas Party: Lindsay Fox, Jaime Posillico, Sarah Blundin, Beth Blake Day, Diana Fredericks, Corrie Decker

Summer Sunday School Chair: Virginia Apple

Sunday School Fathers: John Fredericks

New Members: Stephanie Clark, Susan Moore, Alexis McAndrew

Thistle & Spoon Outreach: Diana and John Fredericks

St. Georges Friendship Ministry: Allison and Jay Aston

Friends of St. John's Soap for Hope: Lindsay Fox, Nitika Moran

Special Events Projects: Catherine and Scott Willard

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Children's Special Events

Christingle Christmas Pageant – Christmas Eve – 4:00 pm (when Diocesan Guidelines permit)

Christingle first appeared at a Moravian Church in Germany in 1747. The Minister, John De Watteville, gave the children at the Christmas Eve service an orange topped with a lit candle representing The Christ Child as the light of the world. His final prayer of this first service was, “Lord Jesus, kindle a flame in these children’s hearts, that theirs like Thine become”. Thereafter this custom went to England then ‘round the world and eventually landed in Lattingtown! Here at St. John’s we have a Christingle Christmas Pageant every Christmas Eve with children and families, celebrating the birth of the Baby Jesus.

Easter Egg Hunt – Easter Sunday – Following the 10:30 am Service

After Easter worship, children are invited to hunt for Easter eggs in the St. John’s Memorial Garden. Volunteers are always needed to hide the eggs and help with eager young hunters.

Please contact Courtney Callahan at courtneycallahan@yahoo.com for more information.

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