Children will be dismissed to Sunday School after Children's Time to their classrooms (see below) and will return to their parents/guardians during announcements for the closing hymn.
Logistics and Safety Guidelines for Children's Sunday School
To help prepare for Sunday school we kindly ask that you make sure your child's profile is up-to-date in your MySaintsJohns account. If you don't have an account or need assistance please contact Jennifer Heath, our business administrator.
9:00 am Class
Preschool through 5th Grade Sunday school: Room 103
11:00 am Class
Preschool through 3rd Grade Sunday school: Room 103
You can read more about the Sunday school curriculum for this age below.
4th and 5th Grade Sunday school: Room 119
Our 4th and 5th graders will be in their own Sunday school classroom, learning how to use their Bible (provided in class).
Check-In/ Out Procedures:
Check-in computers will be located at the following areas:
- Outside the Childcare Room
- The Children's Check-in Area located in the main foyer
Please have your child wear the name tag printed.
Our Children's Ministry offers Sunday School classes, mission projects, special parenting classes and preschool education. In Children's Sunday we use Godly Play® materials to hear biblical stories. Godly Play® helps children learn to be in a Christian community, as well as nurtures personal growth in faith. Adults supporting children in Godly Play® seek to allow for wonder and creative expression in children that will help them be open to this awareness of God. The Godly Play curriculum engages what is most exciting about religious education: God inviting us into —and pursuing us in the midst of— Scripture and spiritual experience. Godly Play® practice teaches us to listen for God and to make authentic and creative responses to God’s call in our live
All of our Sunday school teachers have completed the Safe Gathering requirements by the Rio Texas Conference. This includes a background check and training in the safe sanctuary. Your child's safety while in Sunday school is very important to us.