Children of Faith and Spritual Formation

 

Children's Liturgy of the Word (CLOW)
Beth Bruder (206) 524-8800 ext. 105. 

Children’s Liturgy of the Word is offered at 8:30 and 10:30 mass from September through mid-June.  This program allows children ages 4-12 the opportunity to leave the main assembly after the opening prayer and gather for a more age-appropriate and engaging proclamation and exploration of the Scriptures.


Sunday Morning Faith Formation Classes
Beth Bruder (206) 524-8800 ext. 105

Sunday morning faith formation classes for children in grades preschool—6 will meet 3-4 Sundays per month from late September through May. Classes are held from 9:30-10:20am in the Benincasa Center. We offer three classes: Preschool - K, 1st - 3rd grade,  and 4rd _ 6thgrade.

The younger children’s classes will use a curriculum called Godly Play.  The teachers and children will prayerfully and playfully explore parables, sacred stories, the sacraments, prayer and liturgy.

The older children’s class will thoughtfully and creatively explore our faith through the use of a 3-year curriculum called “Finding God.”

Registration Form for Sunday School

2017/2018 Sunday School Schedule

                              

Baptism

Fr. Mark Kiszelewski  (206) 524-8800 ext. 101
Fr. Mark meets with new parents to prepare them for the baptism of their children and for being effective Catholic parents. Baptism classes are scheduled as needed throughout the year.

 

First Reconciliation
First Reconciliation Schedule for 2018
Parent Meeting and Classes will be held in the Church Basement
 
Parent Meeting  Wednesday, January 03, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Class #1  Sunday, January 07, 2018 9:00-10:20 AM
Class #2  Sunday, January 21, 2018 9:00-10:20 AM
Class #3  Sunday, February 04, 2018 9:00-10:20 AM

Service and Brunch  Sunday, February 10, 2018 10:00 AM

2018 First Reconciliation Schedule

Elizabeth Bruder (206) 524-8800 ext.105
This program prepares children in second grade or higher (already baptized Catholic) for the Sacrament of First Reconciliation.

First Eucharist

First Eucharist will be celebrated at 5:00 PM Mass on Saturday, May 19, 2018
Elizabeth Bruder (206) 524-8800 ext. 105

This program prepares children in second or higher (already baptized Catholic) for the Sacrament of First Eucharist. Children will attend five Sunday morning classes in 2018 (March 25, April 15, April 22, April 29), Foot Washing Holy Thursday March 29, 2018 and and Friday afternoon class (May 18, 2018) to prepare to receive the sacrament on May 19, 2018. Our First Eucharist parent meeting will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7 pm in the church basement.

2018 First Eucharist Schedule

•  Parent Meeting  Monday March 19th at 7:00 PM in the church basement - one parent must attend this meeting.

1. Sunday  March 25  9:00 am - 10:20 am

2. Holy Thursday March 29 Foot Washing Service - in the church

3. Sunday April 15   9:00 am - 10:20 am

4. Sunday  April 22  9:00 am - 10:20 am

5. Sunday  April 29  9:00 am - 10:20 am

6. Sunday April 29  9:00 am - 10:20 am

8. Saturday  May 12  Banner Making and church tour  9-10:30 am

9. Friday  Rehearsal May 18th 3:30 - 5:30 (rehearsal with parents begins at 5:00)

Mass Saturday May 19, 2018 5:00 pm

 * Children need to attend all the classes to participate in the Sacrament. Please contact Beth if you have a conflict.

 

FIRST EUCHARIST SONGS TO PRACTICE

 

Vacation Bible School 
2018 DATES COMING SOON 9:00 am - 12:00 pm daily

Each summer children ages 4-12 are invited to participate in our Vacation Bible School (VBS) program. We are blessed to collaborate with Blessed Sacrament Parish on this event.  VBS is a fun-filled opportunity for children to grow in faith as they explore scripture through storytelling, drama, art, outdoor games, songs, and skits.

We need many volunteers to make VBS happen–adults and youth. We need people to help plan, create sets, set-up, and assist the week of VBS. High School and Jr. High volunteers are encouraged to participate as small group leaders.  Please contact Beth if you are able to volunteer.
 

 

Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC)
Beth Bruder (206) 524-8800 ext. 105

If there is interest, classes for children/youth in third grade or higher who are interested in joining the Catholic church will be held 2-3 times/month beginning in the fall and continuing through April. Classes will be scheduled on dates/times that are convenient for participants.

 

 

 

Vacation Bible School 
July 2018 DATES COMING SOON
9:00 am - 12:00 pm daily

 

 Sunday School Registration Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 First Reconciliation and First Eucharist registration form
2016-17

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