The children and youth of our congregation add to the vibrancy and joy of our community. St. Andrew’s offers a wide range of age-appropriate programming for our families to fit their needs. Programs include: Kids’ Place (childcare, 9:45am until the end of Sunday service), Kindergarten / Elementary Grades (9:45am until brought in to the service at the time of Peace), Holy Communion Preparation (1st and 2nd Grade), Children’s / Youth Choir, Vacation Bible School, Church School Message (weekly email message). Please contact the Rev. Catherine (Cat) Healy or Susan Jackson regarding these programs.
Programs include: Sixth & Seventh Graders: Welcome to Rite-13 (meets 9:45am Sundays, and once a month for an additional weekend evening or Sunday afternoon event), Eighth Graders: Exploring Confirmation at St. Andrew’s (5pm, Sunday Eucharist followed by class, ending 6:30pm), Ninth to Twelfth Grades: High School Youth Group (6pm, bi-weekly on Sunday nights), Youth Acolyte Program (for young adults eighth grade and older).
Wellesley College students at St. Andrew’s meet bi-weekly on Sunday nights for Bible study at 7:30pm and participate in other special events throughout the year. Students are encouraged to take part in other church activities as spiritual leaders and volunteers. The college student program offers a rich combination of retreats, special trips, and brunches and provides continued pastoral support and “coffee date” ministry. Contact the Rev. Margaret Schwarzer for further information.
Christian education is a foundation of our community at St. Andrew’s. With a wide range of learning experiences offered here, we welcome you to join us. Programs include: Christian Learning Series (9am on most Sundays, September through May), Bible Circle Square (10:30am, 2nd Tuesdays and 7pm on a Wednesday night), Men’s Bible Study (8am, 1st Saturdays), Reading Maven’s Book Club (7pm, 1st Mondays), Men’s Book Club (7:30pm, 1st Wednesdays). Please contact the Reverend Margaret Schwarzer regarding these programs.