Children and Youth

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” (Matt. 19:14)

Worship: Children are a joyful and integral part of our community. Children of all ages are always invited to every worship service, and the natural energy and sounds of children are welcome here on Sunday mornings. Special children’s bulletins are available from ushers and are also placed in the “pray ground” area to help guide children’s worship experience. All people, including children of every age, are invited to partake of communion.

Crawlers through age 3 are welcome to be in the “pray ground” in the front of the church with their parents.  The “pray ground” is a soft space where our youngest members can play while having a front seat at our worship service.  We ask that a parent sit with the child in the space to oversee their child. We ask that families bring their own toys or books while St. Thomas’ provides sanitizing materials.  Clorox wipes and hand sanitizer will be available.  We also ask those children over 2 wear masks while inside the church building.

CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS WELCOME IN OUR CHURCH SERVICES.  We welcome the joyful noises that small children make!