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 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. This spring’s introduction will take place on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Bibles will then be presented following the breakfast during the 10:00 am worship service. 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 on February 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. 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 at 10:00 a.m. 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 on September 29, 2019 starting at 11:30 a.m. Older children who have not received a Bible are also welcome to participate with a parent.  Presentation of the Bibles will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

First communion

Parents and 3rd-graders are invited to participate in First Communion Instruction on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 11:15-2:00 p.m. Children and parents attend a workshop together before the child receives First Communion. Lunch will be provided!  To attend, please submit the form below.  First Communion will then be celebrated on Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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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 2020 is Sunday, May 31. 

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