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Childrens’ Programs

Children's Sunday School

Join Miss Katie on Sundays at 10:15 am via Zoom video conferencing for a Sunday School lesson for kids ages 3 to 5th grade. This week we continue our exploration of what God's Beloved Community looks like, and will explore our homes and our hospitality. Contact Katie McGervey for call-in instructions.

Sunday School FAQ

Who should come to Sunday School? 
Everyone in your household is Welcome, even the pets and stuffed friends!

Where do I find Zoom link? 
Contact Katie McGervey for the link - even at 10:14 am on Sunday morning!

Do I need to prepare for Sunday School?
No, just drop in!

How do we prepare to do crafts? 
Look at the Sunday School Basics attached here and prepare a container with some simple craft supplies.  One craft each week will be doable from this list.

Do I have to read the big handout?  What's in it? 
No, it contains background information; a coloring page and word search; craft instructions and things to print if needed for the second craft; and ideas to practice faith at home.

Sunday School Basics

Click here for the basic Sunday School outline for our program and what you need to have on hand to do our projects.

Sunday School Handouts and Activities

 

Sunday, May 31

 

Sunday, May 24

 

Sunday, May 17

 

Sunday, May 10

 

Sunday, May 3 

 

 


Children's Live@5

Enjoy these projects from St. Columba's Children's Minister Katie McGervey's Live@5 weekly program.

Watch May 13th video: "Let Your Light Shine"
Download Bible Scavenger Hunt Activity

 

Watch May 6th video
Download Bible Scavenger Hunt Activity


Join us Sundays

Prayers, Bible Story & Song

Join Amy Molina-Moore and friends for prayers, Bible story and song on Sunday mornings. Find us at StColumbas.online.church at 9:30 am or anytime on St. C's YouTube channel.


Moms!

All mothers are welcome to join Courtney Hundley in meditation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 2 pm.  Contact Alecia Brinkerhoff if you would like to join us.

Sign up for our weekly newsletter and receive all kinds of ideas about walking with your children on their faith journey.

Dads!

St. Columba’s Fathers' Group offers men with children at home and recent empty-nesters a community where we learn how to use God’s tools to build and develop our lives as fathers and leaders of young people. Join us on biweekly Sundays at 8 pm via Zoom, starting on April 5. Contact: Charles Molluzzo

Important Links

Holy Week in a Box: At Home Resources for Holy Week Download

Download these activity pages and have some fun:
Helping others coloring pages (2 of them)
Helping Others coloring page_1
Helping Others coloring page_2

Faith at Home: Spreading Kindness while physically distancing
Spreading Kindness activity page

Need some help with talking to your kids about Coronavirus?
BrainPOP COVID-19
Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus (NPR)
How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus:
Keeping your own anxiety in check is key
 (New York Times)
Talking to Teens and Tweens About Coronavirus (New York Times)
Free Meals for Students in the DMV (WJLA)