Children and Youth Formation

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Children and Youth Formation

Click here for Youth Confirmation information

Each child at Holy Trinity is encouraged and supported in the exploration of his or her own spirituality in an age-appropriate way. Our warm and welcoming environment creates a safe place for children to come to know God.

Sundays

Sunday Morning Family Worship Options
Children are always welcome in worship at Holy Trinity. For families with children, one-time paper bags are available at both the 9 and 11:15 a.m. services for our youngest members in baskets in the narthex. These bags contain children’s worship bulletins, pipe cleaners, and notepads. Please supply your own crayons or markers. 

Nursery Care: A warm and welcoming environment demonstrates God’s love to our youngest children. The nursery for Birth–Pre-K is located on the first floor of the Parish House in Room 105. Childcare is provided Sundays from 8:45–11 a.m. Registration required. Click here for the Infant & Toddler registration for Nursery, and Waitlist.

Children’s Chapel: Offered during the 9 a.m. service for children in Pre-K–2nd grade. Parents may drop children off from 8:45–9 a.m. in Broome Hall. Children hear a story, sing songs, and pray. Adult volunteers need to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Children join their parents at the Peace for Eucharist.

Sunday School Classes
Sunday school classes are held from 10–10:45 a.m. Kindergarten–2nd Grade will meet on the second floor of the Parish House in Room 210. 3rd–5th Grade will meet on the second floor of the Parish House in Room 211.The classes use Godly Play, which focuses on learning the sacred stories of our faith in such a way that the stories are inscribed on the children’s hearts. Adult volunteers need to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Special Events

Throughout the year, Holy Trinity holds special events for children and their families. Events include an All Saints’ Day celebration, Advent wreath making, Los Posadas, a Christmas pageant, Mardi Gras Carnival, preparation of ashes for Ash Wednesday, and an Easter egg hunt. For more information, go to the events calendar.

Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School will return to an in-person format June 13-16, 2022. The theme is Walk This Way. Open to children in rising Four Year Pre-K through rising Fifth Grade. Rising Sixth graders are invited to serve as Junior Shepherds at half price. Adults and older teens are also needed to help staff VBS. Children whose parent volunteers all four days attend free. There is a nursery for younger children of parent volunteers. Registration is due by Friday, May 27, 2022. Cost $50 per child until May 13, 2022 - $60 per child after May 13. Confidential scholarships available. Email   to volunteer. Register at this link: 
https://form.jotform.com/200584119849159

Milestones Education

He, She, We, and God for 5th and 6th Graders: This workshop for fifth and sixth graders and their parents will be held at Holy Trinity, April 29-30. Jenny Beaumont will be with us again as the facilitator along with Holy Trinity leaders. Click here for information for this year's event.

In-Person Vacation Bible School - Save the Date!
Vacation Bible School will return this summer to an in-person format. The dates are June 13-16, 2022, and the theme is Walk This Way. Open to children in rising Pre-K through rising Fifth Grade. Rising Sixth graders are invited to serve as junior shepherds. Adults and older teens are also needed to help staff VBS. Email   to volunteer. Registration will open at the end of February.

Youth Confirmation: Click here for an informative PowerPoint presentationTeens (9th grade and older) prepare for confirmation during four Sunday morning classes March 6–April 3, with an interest meeting via Zoom on Sunday, January 23, 10 a.m. Candidates are required to attend Shrove Tuesday.  Confirmation will be on June 12 at 10:30 a.m.