Marking the Milestones of Faith

Just as we recognize significant milestones in our everyday life, Alleluia recognizes significant milestones in our young peoples’ lives as well. Faith Milestone events include a workshop for parents and children, along with recognition during worship. We are looking to continue to build on these Faith Milestones. Current Milestone events include:

Just as we recognize significant milestones in our everyday life, Alleluia recognizes significant milestones in our young peoples’ lives as well. Faith Milestone events include a workshop for parents and children, along with recognition during worship. We are looking to continue to build on these Faith Milestones. Current Milestone events include:

Preschool Welcome & Bible Presentation

This introduction to Sunday School happens in May and is a way to introduce preschoolers and their parents to Sunday School. Parents and children will also explore the Spark Story Bible together as parents learn how to engage their children in the biblical story. Bibles will then be presented following the breakfast during the 10:00 am worship service. This spring’s event will take place in Spring of 2020. To attend, please submit the form below.

KinderGARTEN-1ST GRADE LORD’S PRAYER RETREAT

Kindergarten - 1st grade children are invited to a special breakfast and presentation on the Lord's Prayer in February 2020. Parents and their children will gather for breakfast as we learn together about the Lord's Prayer. Prayer books will then be presented to the children during worship. Contact Jen Teachout for more information or sign up below.

 2nd-Grade Bibles

Children receive a regular Bible that they can use throughout Sunday School and Confirmation. Parents and children then learn together about their Bibles at a short workshop. The Bible Workshop will take place in September 2019. Older children who have not received a Bible are also welcome to participate with a parent. 

First communion

Parents and 3rd-graders are invited to participate in First Communion Instruction. Children and parents attend a workshop together before the child receives First Communion. The First Communion Retreat will be held in Spring 2020.   Lunch will be provided!  To attend, please submit the form below. 

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AFFIRMATION OF BAPTISM

Following a 4-year Confirmation program, youth in 9th grade affirm their baptismal promises on the last Saturday of October -- Reformation Weekend. This celebration is not an ending for our young people, but a new beginning in their faith journey as they are welcomed as adults into the life and ministry of the church. 

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blessing of high school graduates

In May of each year, we recognize graduating seniors and celebrate this milestone in their lives with a special blessing and gift during worship. Parents are encouraged to send a graduation and baby picture for slide show honoring our graduates. The date for 2019 is Sunday, June 2. 

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