Children's Milestone Events

Baptism

The Washed and Welcome Baptism class, held several times each year, is designed to give families and individuals an understanding of the sacrament of Holy Baptism and the importance of having a faith family to support them in their faith journey. Holy Baptism is open to everyone at any age and is scheduled individually after attending the Washed and Welcome Baptism class.
Contact: Gudrun Dunt

Kindergarten Milestone

If you have a child entering kindergarten this school year, you and your child are invited to this meaningful event. Receive a special blessing and Bible during a worship service and gain insight on how to support your child in this school transition.
Contact: Laura Freyman

My Bible

The My Bible milestone is a great event for parent and child to explore God’s Word in an exciting way. Your child will learn and experience the Bible in a fun and informative way that builds passion in scripture! All students receive a Spark Bible as a gift from St. John’s. This milestone is open to all children entering 3rd grade. This hands-on learning experience will be followed by a special Bible blessing at the 5 PM Saturday Evening Service followed by a reception to celebrate this special milestone.
Contact: Laura Freyman

Holy Communion

The Holy Communion milestone is an immersive opportunity for parent and child to experience the meaning of Holy Communion through history, the Church, and in our lives today. We encourage all eligible children to set aside time to be blessed through the sacrament of Holy Communion. The Holy Communion milestone is open to all students completing 4th through 7th grade. Leaders of the event include pastors and staff of St. John’s. During workshops, parents and children gather to experience instruction, discussion and hands-on activities centered around Holy Communion. Activities include an Upper Room experience (where guests experience traditional Passover foods), bread baking, chalice sculpting, and stole decorating. This milestone is completed with a special worship service with a reception following the service.
Contact: Laura Freyman