Children of all ages will find a welcoming and nurturing home at St. Peter’s in the Woods, where we come together to learn about God, make friends and have fun!
Children are warmly welcomed at any of our worship services. If helpful, we have worship activity supplies for younger children to enjoy during the service.
Children of all ages are also welcome to receive Holy Communion. When we baptize children, we welcome them into the family of God, as full members of God’s church. Once we are baptized, regardless of age, we are welcome to receive Communion. If you would prefer for your child to receive a blessing, please let the priest know when you come up for communion.
Family Friendly Worship
From Children’s Chapel to Messy Church and Cocoa and Compline, we create unique monthly outdoor worship spaces that are welcoming to all yet especially geared towards our children and families. Check the calendar and join us!
Youth in grades 6 - 12 are invited to explore their faith, form friendships and have fun all while in a group formed just for them. We are a welcoming, active group that enjoys coming together.
Kids ages 9 and older are invited to consider being an acolyte, assisting the priests in worship. Acolytes are a vital part of our worship team. Serving as an acolyte is a wonderful way to experience church and get to know other kids.
If you’d like a place for your little one to enjoy while you enjoy worship, Noah’s Nursery is a joyful, warm and caring space led by trained, professional childcare providers. We work closely with our parents to ensure that children are comfortable and happy so all can enjoy their Sunday morning experience.
Children's Chapel meets on the first and third Sundays of the month at 10:00 a.m. Geared for pre-K through grade 4, Children's Chapel includes songs, games, prayers and other fun activities. We meet in the Narthex, spend time outdoors (except during inclement weather). Children's Chapel runs the entire length of the service.
We look forward to seeing you on Sunday!