For the Care of Children
Almighty God, heavenly Father, you have blessed us with the joy and care of children: Give us calm strength and patient wisdom as we bring them up, that we may teach them to love whatever is just and true and good, following the example of our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Sunday School in the Park!!
I am VERY excited that we are continuing Sunday School In The Park at Mt. Lebanon Main Park! Last week was our first meeting and everyone had such a good time being together!! Sunday School in the park will continue through Sunday, May 16th.
Over the next couple of weeks, WE ARE GOING TO BE MAKING A BANNER FOR THE MAY 23RD PENTECOST CELEBRATION AT PETERSWOOD AMPHITHEATER! Please make sure your kiddos wear something that you won't mind if paint possibly drips on it. That said, I will have t-shirts to go over clothes if anyone forgets.
REGARDING COVID PROCEDURES:
*All of the kids will check in with Kristen near the big pavilion in the park, and they will be sent to the grassy area nearby to sit with their teachers. Christin Cooper will start us off with singing, and then teachers will take their classes to their class space for the afternoon (two classes can fit under the pavilion comfortable, and the other two classes will be on the sidewalk or grass nearby). Everyone will be required to wear well-fitting masks and stay socially distanced. The kids have done a really good job at wearing their masks over their noses and at staying socially distanced. I'm really proud of them-- they do better than a lot of adults I see out and about!
The following screening procedures should be done at home:
If your child has been told to quarantine (for example, if their class at school is quarantining them), please do not have your child attend Sunday School.
If your child has been feeling unwell in any way (runny nose, cough, fever, etc.) please do not have your child attend Sunday School.
If your child has been exposed to someone who is sick, please do not have your child attend Sunday School.
A Note on Class Spaces:
*We can fit two classes comfortably under the pavilion and the other two classes will be on the grass not far from that pavilion.
Make sure you have your child bring a chair or blanket to sit on each week!
SUNDAY SCHOOL WILL BE RAIN OR SHINE!!! In the case of rain, we will put two classes under the big pavilion, and we will plan to use the other shelters (as people will likely not be in the park if it’s raining).
Parents-- PLEASE STAY IN THE PARK, CLOSE BY, DURING SUNDAY SCHOOL. PreK-K and 1st-2nd grade classes will likely be over in about a half hour. The older kids may need a little more time to finish their lessons. Parents—once class is over, please return to your child’s group so that the teachers can hand them straight to you, rather than just releasing them into the park.
Once you have your children, they are more than welcome to go to the playground, and then everyone is invited to return to the pavilion at 4pm for worship. There will be a “pull out” Children’s Chapel with Mr. Choura and me and Christin Cooper at that service as well.
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Kristen Morgan at [email protected]. We are really enjoying this next leg in our journey through the pandemic. It is wonderful to be together again, and to be outside during this beautiful springtime!
HURRAY-- VBS 2021 IS COMING IN JUNE!
Calvary Camp Registration Has Begun!
"Calvary Camp is the ideal summer experience for kids not only to have a great time in a safe, nurturing environment, but to learn about independence, about their own talents, and about what it takes to live in community with others. Our staff members are some of the finest people you could meet, and quickly become role models and confidants for the campers who come to trust them and to look up to them. The vast majority of our staff members are former Calvary Camp campers who aspired to become like the staff members they had so admired. Calvary Camp really is all about fostering personal growth and developing children as moral, communal, and spiritual people."
Registration for Calvary Camp began Monday, April 5th, and it is filling up FAST!! Click Here to register for your child's favorite session!