Special Fall Events for Children at Ascension

sign children's ministriesSeptember 15 – Welcome Back Sunday

• Children and parents join in the procession as we welcome everyone back from the summer.

• Children’s Gospel lesson returns at start of service

• Juice and cookie hour right after service with celebration of Jennifer Passard’s anniversary with the children

September 29 – Rogation Sunday

• Special service including the Blessing of the Gardens with children planting of new bulbs and an outdoor fellowship after service

October 6 – The Blessing of the Animals after service in front garden

• Come join us for this special celebration of all creatures great and small. (Big kids needed to help with animals at treat table)

• Get your photo taken with your favorite pet

October (date to be announced) – Halloween fun

• Event in the front vestibule and gardens (This will take place on the day the neighborhood is celebrating Halloween.)

November 17 – Special Children’s Eucharist at the big table in church

• Mother Shelley to share with all the kids an up close look at what goes on under the veil at the table during service and teach the basics of communion in the Episcopal Church.

December 1 – Beginning of Advent

• The children lead into the mystery of the birth of Christ as they light the Advent candles each week in celebration of our faith as Christians.

December 21 – Live Nativity in the Vestibule and front gardens