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Children's Sabbath

Each October, St. John's celebrates Children's Sabbath, a special worship service associated with the Children's Defense Fund. The Children's Sabbath is led by the children of the church and focuses on young people in our community and in other parts of the world. Please be sure to join us for this special Sunday in October as we honor children everywhere!

Children’s and Youth Basketball

Check back in the fall of 2018 for next season's basketball information.

Mother's Day

Every Mother’s Day, all babies who have been born since Mother’s Day of the previous year are honored during the 11:00 worship service.

Art Camp

2018 Art Camp dates/camps are now available. For more information, click here.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School is a highlight of each summer. VBS 2018 will take place June 10-14 (6-7:30 pm) and will conclude with a family picnic on the evening of the 14th. To see some of what we do at VBS click here. To register for VBS (deadline is May 20), click here.

Summer Skills Camp

Skills Camp: This is a fun physical education camp for children ages 4-6 that we host every summer. The kids enjoy lots of movement and activity in the gym as they play age appropriate games that further develop their motor skills. Skills Camp registration is open through May 20. To register, click here.

Everything Else!

Annual events are provided for children of all ages including a Birthday Party for Jesus, a Children’s Fall Carnival, an Easter Egg Hunt and a Children’s Christmas Tree that is decorated each Advent season by the children.

Children in 3rd-5th grades participate in monthly mission projects around the church and community in iServe. Projects have included the York County CROP Walk, sorting clothing at a community clothing closet, projects around our church, random acts of kindness, spending time with the children at the Children's Attention Home, and taking care of our special care members with yard work, cards, care packages, homemade gifts, and baked treats.

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