Activities for Children
Playgroup @ St Paul
St Paul Playgroup is a dynamic and thriving group for parents and their 0-4 year old children. It offers a range of stimulating activities for toddlers and an opportunity for parents to support and get to know each other.
When: each Tuesday during school terms
Time: 9:00am - 10.30am
Where: Church Hall
Cost: $2.00 per week
Special classes are run by the pastor to prepare young people for their first communion.
These are open to school children in Year 6 & 7
FIRST COMMUNION PREPARATION
First Communion preparation typically involves children aged 10 and upwards, but younger children may also be suitable candidates. If you would like to find out more and/or register your interest in being involved, please contact Pastor Greg or Naomi in the Church Office. Thank you!
St Paul runs annual classes with the pastor for students from Years 7-9 to discuss the basic teachings of the Lutheran Church of Australia. At the end of the course of lessons, the students have the opportunity to publicly declare their Christian faith.
What is Godly Play?
Children have the opportunity to go up to our Godly Play Room during our 10.00am Service.
Children first hear a message from a member of the congregation, then they are led upstairs to the Godly Play room. Here the children experience a beautifully crafted story from our team of storytellers and spend some time wondering what God may be trying to share with us about this story. Then they spend time either in creative response with a wide array of materials which can encourage them to think more deeply about the story or sharing a feast within the community. After prayers and a blessing the children return for the end of the service or to share communion with their families.
All people involved in ministry to children at St Paul are trained in Child Safe and have a current working with children police check.
Please assist us in this mission by considering undergoing this training to make our church as welcoming as possible for children and families.
For further information contact:
Child,Youth and Household Ministry Coordinator
Phone: 8262 4690; 0412 686 342
Email: [email protected]