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For children baptized in The Christian Community, and for those whose parents choose it, the Sunday Service for Children and religious instruction keep alive and renew children’s awareness of their origin in the spirit, their heavenly home. Attendance begins around age seven, leading to Confirmation at age fourteen. 

Read more about the Sunday Service for Children: http://www.thechristiancommunity.org/children-youth/ 
 
SUNDAYS

Children's Program at 9:15 am
Beginning at 9:15 am, children and parents are warmly welcome to gather in the community room of the church in Devon, to pray and sing together and hear a story followed by Sunday Service for Children at 10:00 am.  

Service for Children at 10:00am
The Service for Children takes place on most Sundays. During festival times, a story hour may also be offered. Childcare is usually available so that parents can attend the service for adults at 10:30am. Please check the Events and Program page for information on specific times and locations for special activities for children. 

Michaelmas
Sunday, September 29, Michaelmas Day 
Michaelmas Story and Festival 9:15 a.m. All children are welcome to bring a flower. 1st graders to stand at the altar for the 1st time. After the service, we will have a festive potluck followed by Games of Courage, Balance and Aim!

Sunday, October 20  - Marionette Play for all ages, 9:15 am 
Mother Holle fairy tale will be performed during our Children's Program at 9:15 am on this Sunday followed by the Sunday Service for Children at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome!

Advent Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 22 at 9:15 am - Children's story around the Advent Garden followed by Sunday Service for Children at 10:00 am
The Advent Sundays are the time when we can begin to actively prepare for the Holy Nights when we celebrate the birth of the Christ child. For the Advent Garden, we ask that each child come prepared with something to decorate the garden. 
December 1, bring a stone
December 8, bring a plant
December 15, bring an animal
December 22, bring a shepherd or an angel


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