Getting Ready for Formation Station

posted Apr 7, 2016, 6:51 PM by Amelia Fannin   [ updated Apr 7, 2016, 7:38 PM ]
Grace Newton Childrens Chapel
We continued our preparation for Formation Station in Church School on Sunday. We spent Children's Chapel reminding each other that "respecting others honors God." We talked about the different ways we pray, move, sing, and speak in church and we shared the different options we have for entertaining ourselves without disturbing others.

Then in the Elementary Class (Firelight) we discussed some of the phrases and responses that we hear in church. "The Lord be with you! And also with you!" for example. We matched the responses with the phrases. Then we learned some of the different gestures and movements in church like kneeling, making the sign of the cross, and bowing.

We played a version of "Simon Says" with these movements in which the last person to make the correct gesture had to sit out. It was a high energy time of kneeling, genuflecting, and yelling "Amen!"