Kids are welcome to move around in the sanctuary, make noise & explore. There are ways to help out: lighting candles, ringing the bell, reading, or helping with the offering. Let the greeter know if a little one would like to help! Kids have a corner of the sanctuary designed with them in mind, however families and children are welcome to sit anywhere in the sanctuary. There is a peace garden outside where children can play as well as a playground. There is a changing table in the hallway bathroom. Clergy and all adults working with children receive Safeguarding God’s Children training to protect children from abuse. Look for a coloring page in the back of the bulletin. Please let us know how we can best support your family.
Here are just a few ideas for our young ones learning, growing, and exploring at home these days.
Activity 1: Draw God
No one alive has ever seen God, so we can only imagine what she/he/they/it looks like. Here’s what some other kids have imagined:
During Quarantine, Rev. Erin recorded a series of her favorite books (featuring some cameos from baby Ursa!). These can be accessed through St. George’s Youtube page here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkYPxxnxHIQ&list=PLY4gvRpZDXHqrIvrZbrp9ghEZkapc5nMj