Safe Church Training
Safe Church Training will be offered on Saturday, May 17
, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 100 Miami Avenue, Terrace Park 45174
. There is no cost for the training, but there may be a charge for lunch. Register online
or call Heather Windle at 800.582.1712 ext. 113.
Volunteers Needed for Summer Art Camp
If you have a child that would like to register for the cathedral's summer art camp
, consider being a volunteer. As a volunteer, your child's camp fees will be waived. You must pass a background check and must be able to volunteer for the entire week of camp. The more adult volunteers we have, the more children will be able to attend the camp. To apply, contact Beth Mendez
Looking Ahead to the Summer
The Proctor Camp & Conference Center
in London, Ohio (southwest of Columbus), offers a series of camps throughout the summer, but the Family Ministries of Christ Church Cathedral has marked the family camp on June 6-8
as a time for families of the congregation to experience the fun together. Procter Camp provides a safe, inviting, and spacious rural setting that cultivates spiritual formation, models sustainable living, and celebrates God's love and reconciliation through hospitality, prayer, study, work and play.
This year we will be using the hotel like accommodations in Hobson Hall. Cost is $150 per adult and $75 per child. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Beth Mendez
for family summer camp.
Overview of the Children's Program
We are pleased to offer a Christian Formation program for children, ages three to 12, which adapts to their needs as they grow. We utilize the Montessori-based The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Classes run on Sundays, beginning at 9:45 a.m., September through May, and ending around 10:30 a.m. when the children join their parents and grandparents worshipping at the 10 a.m. liturgy for the distribution of Holy Communion.
Children learn about events in the Bible and the geography of the Holy Land. They learn about the liturgy and the meaning of Holy Communion. They learn about compassionate and loving service.
By accommodating various learning styles, we are able to support the spiritual development of all children. We build on the belief that children have a special capacity to experience the presence of God. The classrooms are warm, attractive and safe, while the lessons foster a sense of wonder and love for God.
Children meet in one of three classrooms, divided by level pre-kindergarten to kindergarten, first through third grade and fourth through sixth grade.