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Exploring the Sacraments
Fall, 2013 - Check back for dates
Exploring the Sacraments provides families the tools and time to understand and experience the richness of Baptism and Holy Communion. These two sacraments are at the core of discipleship for Lutheran Christians, so it's important that we grow in our understanding.
Children (ages 4 to 5th grade) and their parents remember and celebrate God's promise in Baptism, and explore God's invitation to receive bread and wine during communion. Hands-on, experiential and active learning make this a great experience for children and parents alike. If a child is asking questions about Holy Communion, or if a parent is wondering if their child should commune fully, (rather than receive a spoken blessing) then it's time to take advantage of this course. This class is only offered once a year and is the way we welcome our children to the table!
This course understands that home and congregation work together to form faith in our children. A parent or other significant adult participates together with the child in each learning session, while reading and discussion take place at home as well. The course includes one parent meeting and two, 2½ hour classes, dates and times will be determined at the parent meetings, as well as the work to be completed at home as a family.