Children at St. Thomas
At St. Thomas, we know that children are inherently spiritual and that they experience God in ways that are rich and real. Children are a vital part of our church here and now, and we do not regard them as future members of St. Thomas! Although we have many offerings that are specifically for children, children participate with adults in almost everything we do as a church.
Our formation programs steep our children in the rich stories that are their Christian
For more information about our Children's programs, contact The Rev. Sarah Butler Ginolfi.
Children from age 4 through 2nd grade are welcome to participate in Godly Play, a Montessori-based curriculum designed to immerse children in Bible stories, discover their innately spiritual nature, and foster a sense of wonder. The Godly Play room opens at 9:00 am for a light breakfast and activities, and the Godly Play story time begins at 10:00 am. Children join their families in church for Communion.
For more information about Godly Play, contact Lisalynn Reed, Coordinator for Godly Play.
Children in 3rd through 5th grades are invited to be a part of Kids’ Club – a fun and energetic group that explores Bible stories through art, cooking, drama, video, science, computer labs and more! Kid’s Club opens with singing,
For more information about Godly Play, contact Kathleen Higgins, Coordinator for Kids' Club.
We welcome children of every age to worship in our 8am and 10:30 am worship services. St. Thomas is a very family-friendly church and we invite the whole family to worship together during our services. You will often see children serving in worship as acolytes, readers, or singing in Choristers, our children’s choir.
Childcare is offered