Children’s Ministries news for December 1, 2019

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On Sunday, December 1 2019, the First Sunday of Advent, Sunday School will begin with Sunday Breakfast Club in the Great Hall classroom at 9:30 a.m. Thank you to the Houghtons for hosting this week. Don’t forget to sign up for your turn by using this link:
The education and worship part of our children’s program will begin at 9:45 a.m. in the Undercroft. If you can, please join us and/or have your children join us as we begin the journey leading us to mystery of Christmas in the PreK-K classroom as we begin our celebration of Advent by exploring the theme of waiting in grades 1-6. 

A few additional bits of news:

  • This week, we will begin planning parts and service roles for the annual Children’s Pageant which will be part pageant/part prayer service as typically happens. Please try to have your children in attendance as much as possible during the month of December as this makes it easier for the grown-ups and the children.
  • On Saturday, December 7, 2019, as part of the St. Thomas’s Annual Bazaar, I will be hosting a fundraiser Pancake Breakfast Buffet. The buffet will include pancake bar, sausage, eggs, fruit, and drinks. Ticket prices at the door will be $5 per adult/older child and $3 per child under 10, 2 years and younger are free.  Please come if you can to enjoy good food and fellowship with family and friends and then stay to do some shopping at the bazaar!
  • All of St Thomas’s has  been invited to attend Faith and Family Day at the UD Basketball game on January 12, 2020. CREW, our youth group, will be attending as our meeting that day. Please let me know as soon as you can if you plan to attend as well. Advance ticket prices will be depend on the size of our group.

I look forward to seeing you all soon!
Blessings,Belinda Young-Payne, Director of Children’s Ministries