Article: Welcoming Children to Gathering 2019
This will be the first year that Children’s Programming will be offered as part of Gathering 2019: Diocesan Conference & 154th Convention.
It is God’s playfulness at work, that in preparing this inaugural program, our theme is “No longer strangers.” How wonderful to have a biblical vision of the power of the Spirit to unify all believers, as we add children to this time of fellowship. It is the desire of our whole children’s programming planning team to reveal to the children the many people, places, and parishes that make up our christian community. Not only do we recognize each other as “fellow citizens”, but our hope is... Read more
|Children's Program During Eucharist (includes pizza dinner)||4:30 pm|
|Extended Childcare during Celebration Dinner, ending at 8:15||6:45 pm|
|Children's Program Registration & Drop-off||8:45 am|
|Children's Program||9:00 am - 3:00 pm|
Children's Program Fees
|Children's Program During Fri. Eucharist + Pizza Dinner||$5|
|Extended Childcare During Fri. Celebration Dinner||Free|
|All Day Saturday Childcare & Children's Program||$10*|
|Children's Catered Lunch (optional)||$8|
*Saturday Childcare fees are capped at $40 per family.
During the Friday Eucharist children's program, a pizza dinner will be served. On Saturday, parents can purchase a catered kids meal. Their choices will be:
- Choice of chicken tenders or mac & cheese
- Carrot Sticks
Parents can let us know a child's dietary needs in the registration form. Also, parents can opt to bring meals for their child
All volunteers working in our Children's Program will need to have their current clearances per our Diocesan Child Abuse policy, and receive Ministry Safe Training. If you are interested in being a volunteer in our Children's Program, please contact Kiera Fuener.