We offer a wide range of programs for children and welcome your family to participate in any way that is of interest!
Our program for children 1 1/2 to 5 years of age is designed to offer the first safe, caring foundation away from home.
Classes for preschool to 12th grade meet at 9:45am on Sunday. Children join in "Godly Play" after the children's moment in the 11:00am service.
We have 2 musical choirs for children:
The Cherubs Choir is 3 year olds through kindergarten
The B-Sharps Choir is 1st-6th grades
Children's choirs meet on Monday afternoons & all children are welcome.
Vacation Bible School
Every summer, we transform our church into a weeklong adventure for kids to grow in their relationship with God. VBS usually takes place the 3rd week of July.
A caring and trained nursery staff is available during all services and many events.
St. Stephen's also hosts many children's activities including:
Upcoming events for children & families: (Visit our church calendar for more events and happenings)
Sat. Apr. 20 or Sun. Apr. 21 – service project for children and families in support of Earth Day.
Sun. Apr. 28 – Children's Sunday, including musical performance of "Malice in the Palace" at the 11:00 am worship service.
Sat. May 4 – Children and Families 2nd annual Overnight Camping Trip. Late afternoon through Sunday morning, with a cookout, fun activities, campfire songs and s'mores, and an outdoor worship service.
Fri. May 17 – Friday Fun Night (for 3rd – 6th graders). Spring Gardening.
Sometimes it can be difficult to talk to children in the wake of tragedy. Here is a link with several resources to help talk to children about violence.