Date and

Church Season

Word of the Week and Lesson

Epiphany Season – Memory Verses

“Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.”  (Matthew 5:16)


Aaronic/Priestly Blessing: Numbers 6: 24-26

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’


January 8, 2023


A Light to the Nations (“Light”)


January 15, 2023

Eucharist – Introduction to Communion

The Lamb of God (“Follow”) John 1: 29-42

We will go in church for the Communion Service – Celebration of Brian’s Ordination


January 22, 2023

Eucharist – Communion Recognition Lesson 1

(Belonging - Baptism: We Belong to God’s Family) Matthew 3:13-17

9:30am Pealing of the Bells – every 4th Sunday Kids and families are encouraged to participate.


January 29, 2023


(Annual meeting)

Eucharist - Communion Recognition Lesson 2

 (Last Supper – Significance of the Eucharist) Matthew 26:26-29

Kids will start their Communion Banners


February 5

Eucharist - Communion Recognition Lesson 3

(Eucharistic Service Rite II – Part 1: The Word of God)

Book of Common Prayer

Plus-bake Communion Bread with Pastor Kathie in Upper Hall Kitchen


February 12

Eucharist - Communion Recognition Lesson 4

(Eucharistic Service Rite II – Part 2: The Celebration of Holy Communion) Book of Common Prayer

Tour of Church Altar with Fr. Brian after 10am service


February 19

Communion Recognition Sunday

All kids and families will actively participate and be recognized during in the 10am Worship Service.


February 26

Pretzel Sunday – Family Sunday

Kids will learn about Lent and make pretzels for the whole congregation!


March 5

Lenten Series – Prayer Focus

Jesus and Nicodemus (Whirl Lectionary) John 3:1-17


March 12

Lenten Series – Prayer Focus

Woman at the Well (Whirl Lectionary)

John 4:5-42


March 19

Lenten Series – Prayer Focus

Samuel Anoints David (Whirl Lectionary)

1 Samuel 16:1-13


March 26

Lenten Series – Prayer Focus

Jesus Raises Lazarus (Whirl Lectionary)

John 11:1-45


April 2

Palm Sunday – Holy Week Lesson

Big Fill – prepare for Easter Egg Hunt


April 9

Easter Sunday

Easter Egg Hunt after 8am and 10 am services


April 16

Blessing of the Animals – Sunday School Kids will participate in Worship Service


April 23

Caring for God’s Creation

(Earth Day Lesson)


Experiments in Faith Series

 Curriculum Tagline: I can trust God because He is always faithful!

 Main Idea: The Bible is full of stories of people who have shown incredible faith in God. Kids will learn about these examples of faith as well as learn some cool science experiments to help them remember each story.

Memory Verse: “Faith is being sure of what we hope for. It is being sure of what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1


April 30

Experiment in Faith 1 – Noah (Genesis 6:9-22)

Kids will name something that is hard to trust God to do.

Experiment: Rainbow in a Bottle


May 7

Experiment in Faith 2 – Abram (Genesis 12:1-5)

Kids will name something they think God is asking them to do.

Experiment: Magnetic Cereal


May 14

Honor your Mother – Ruth 1

Happy Mother’s Day Lesson

(Mother’s Day)


May 21

Parting of the Red Sea (Exodus 14:15-29)

 Kids will ask God to help them with a tough situation.

Experiment: Candle sucks up water into a glass.


May 28

Pentecost Sunday – International Day

Elijah Calls Fire from Heaven (1 Kings 18:22-39)

Kids will name an area of peer pressure that’s hard to resist and pray for God to help them.

Experiment: A Balloon survives being pressed against a bed of nails.


June 4

Peter Walks on Water (Matthew 14:22-33)

Kids will be challenged to give their hearts to Jesus.

Experiment: Floating Bowling Ball.


June 11

Ice Cream Sundae Sunday – end of school year


July 10 -14

Vacation Bible Adventure and Extended Afternoon Camp

Stellar – Shine Jesus’ Light