Family

Calvary Lutheran Prayground

At Calvary Lutheran Church, as Jesus did, we welcome children of all ages as integral members of the body of Christ, and we welcome the sounds and activity that accompany them! With this in mind, we have decided to try test out a new space designed for our children ages 3 and under, who don’t currently go to church school during the worship services, through a new space called The Pray-ground.

WHAT IS THE PRAYGROUND?

The Prayground is an area in one of the front corners of our worship spaces speci cally intended for families with

infants and toddlers, recognizing that small kids are often more engaged when they can see what’s going on. Small tables and chairs, soft toys and coloring sheets help to keep our littlest ones occupied.

WON’T THIS BE NOISY OR DISTRACTING FOR OTHERS?

Our hope is no, and certainly not any noisier than if those same kids were sitting in the pews! We are taking great care selecting play items that would keep the noise to a minimum. Just like worship is currently, there will be the occasional crying baby or noisy toddler, but as always, we will trust the parents to take their kids out when they get really disruptive. The pray-ground is not a drop off nursery care, we have the nursery for that! Instead this is intended to be a space for parents to sit with their children in an area designed for them!

 

Support the Prayground!

Here is the link to the Amazon Gift Registry to support the Playgrounds at Calvary. Be sure to login by going to smile.amazon.com and a percentage of your purchase is given back to Calvary!

 

If you have any questions or would like more information or would like to support the pray-ground in any way please contact Aaron Bye, Nichole Bye, pastoral staff as well as our council representative Joani Kilber. We thank you all as we experiment with a new and exciting way to welcome all to our worship services!

 


Education Registration

Sunday School, Wednesday School and Confirmation registration for the 2017-2018 school year has begun.

You may stop by the tables near the education office on Sunday or in the church office. Contact Jackie Spiros to register or you may register online.

SUNDAY & WEDNESDAY SCHOOL REGISTRATION

You can print out the Sunday School Registration Form 2017-18 and return it to Calvary with your payment or CLICK HERE to register online.

CONFIRMATION

You can print out the Confirmation Registration Form and return it to Calvary with your payment or CLICK HERE to register online.

Note *Sign up in the office is $1 less per child to cover the cost of online processing fees*


Baptism Classes

We welcome all to the baptism font at Calvary! – both young and old, both members and non-members. At Calvary, baptisms happen in worship, both Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

In preparation for baptism, we ask that you – the baptism family, and (if available) your sponsors – attend one of our Baptism orientation class, held monthly at Calvary. (Please note: you can attend the class anytime before the baptism event, even before your baby is born!)  We believe that this is important, not only to understand what it means to have your child baptized, but to connect with others who are in the same life-stage as you.

For more info, please read our Baptism Class Brochure. For any additional questions and to schedule your baptism, please contact Cathy in the church office (701-772-4897).

Here are the dates for our upcoming classes:

  • Tuesday, October 17, 5:30 p.m. led by Pastor Kristen
  • Tuesday, November 14, 5:30 p.m. led by Pastor Sonja