October 10, 2015

Shrove Tuesday Celebration

Tuesday, February 28th

Mark your calendars for February 28th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and help us celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Join us for pancakes, pancake races, Mardi Gras crafts, and a live jazz band. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 per child. If you would like to help with this event, please contact Rhonda Sarrazin at rsarrazin@heavenlyrest.org.


SUNDAYS

Middle School Youth Group: Friends, Faith, and Fun  Meets during the Sunday school hour (9:35am-10:25am) beginning September 11. This group is open to youth in grades 6 & 7. The leaders for this Youth Group are the Rev. Robbie Pennoyer and Lindsey Counts and their focus is to develop Christian Community through fun activities and service projects. Learn more and register.

Godly Play: We are excited to offer Godly Play in the fall during Sunday school for younger children ages 3 to 5. Godly Play is a method of Christian Education and spiritual direction. The goal of Godly Play is to teach children the art of religious language through parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action, helping them to become more fully aware of the mystery of God’s presence in their lives.  In Godly Play we tell the Bible stories to children to encourage them to connect to their personal experience of God. Godly Play will begin on September 11 during the Sunday school hour from 9:35am until 10:25am. Register your child.

Tiny Tots Church: This program is for young children ages birth through 2 years. This is a program for infants, toddlers and their parents. It meets during the Sunday school hour (9:35am until 10:25am) in the nursery. Learn more and register.

Sparks Kids:
 Sunday School classes (9:35am until 10:25am) starting September 11 for grades 1 and 2:  Click here to register

Club 3, 4, 5:  Sunday School classes (9:35am until 10:25am) starting September 11 for grades 3 through 5:  Click here to register


WEEKDAY PLAYGROUPS

Baby Playgroup: Baby play group is open to infants and their caregivers meeting every Thursday beginning September 15. They will meet in the nursery from 9:30am to 1:00pm for free play with age appropriate toys. Learn more and register.

Toddler Playgroup: This play group will meet in the nursery every Friday beginning September 16 from 9:30am until 1:00pm. The group is open to young children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers for free play in an age appropriate environment. Learn more and register.


CHOIRS

Being in a choir provides both a singing and spiritual community for children and their families at our church. The combination of advanced musical training in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere with the spirituality and camaraderie of a church choir is unique. Many of our choristers have remained a loyal part of the program all the way through their graduation from high school. To learn more about Children’s Choir, see a schedule, or sign up – click here.

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Need a Prayer

PSALM 51
Open my lips, O Lord,
and my mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and renew a right spirit within me.

Cast me not away from your presence
and take not your holy Spirit from me.

Give me the joy of your saving help again
and sustain me with your bountiful Spirit.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen.