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Children’s Programs

Sunday School and Playgroup

Sunday School and the Playgroup meet from 10:15 am to 11:00 am, following the 9:30 am Early Church service.

At St. Ann’s Sunday School, K-6 children enjoy Bible stories and creative projects that are part of the journey toward faith. Mo. Kate Salisbury creates a lively curriculum that includes reading, praying, singing, and hand-on projects. The 2019 spring semester is rich in the arts and, during Lent, focuses on Noah and the Ark from a number of angles while creating puppets and masks for our Palm Sunday procession. The Lenten schedule is as follows:

March 17 – Puppet-making with Mo. Kate
March 24 – Panel-making with Ben Cowan for his Journey of Small Shifts installation
March 31 – Paper mâché mask-making with local artists from MAPS
April 7 – Finishing Artists Workshop
April 14 – Palm Sunday Procession
April 21 – Happy Easter! Egg Hunt in the garden


PlaygroupThe Sunday Playgroup for newborn-Pre-K, meets at the same time as Sunday School and is led by led by parent Tasha Richards in the Parish Hall where young children and their parents are invited to enjoy stories, songs and projects just for them. The format includes open play and a weekly reading and craft project that focuses on the Sunday School theme in an age appropriate way. Once a month, St. Ann’s Early Church musician Laura Moore joins the group to lead a sing-a-long!

Adult Education Opportunity for Adults

On selected Sundays from 10:15 am to 11:00 am, while children attend Sunday School, adults are invited to an in-depth exploration of the season’s Gospel readings and themes with the Rev. Craig Townsend and seminarian Chris Lee. During Lent, St. Ann’s Reimagining the Possible preaching series features four guest preachers for the 11:15 service, who will be available to speak with parents after the 9:30 am service.

Children’s Choir: A choir meets once a month to learn and rehearse music for special performances at Early Church and other occasions.

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