Children’s Holiday Events

Advent Season 2021
Crèche Lighting and Advent Festival – Dec. 5th
Children of all ages are invited to the crèche lighting, which starts at 10:45 A.M. in the Garden, to commemorate the beginning of the Advent season. At 11:00 a.m. children in 5k – 7th grade are invited downstairs to Watson Hall for a morning of Advent-themed crafts. Infants through 4s will go to the 2nd floor, where crafts will be provided as well. All children attending this event in Watson Hall will be escorted back to their parents in the sanctuary prior to the congregational meeting. Children in childcare on the 2nd floor can be picked up following the congregational meeting.


Children’s Christmas Pageant Dec. 24:

Children 4-years-old through 7th grade are invited to celebrate Advent and Christmas by participating in the 2021 Brick Church Christmas Pageant. The pageant is an opportunity for children to offer worship leadership and be our Christmas storytellers. To participate in one of the many roles offered, please register below.  We also welcome older youth to help with lighting and staging. Registration is due Monday, November 22ndCasting is decided on a first come basis (whomever sends in their registration first) with older children receiving preference.

Pageant Rehearsal Schedule
Sunday, December 12, 1:30 p.m. .: Rehearsal I – 3rd grade and up
Sunday, December 19, 1:30 p.m.: Rehearsal II – 3rd grade and up
Friday, December 24, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Final Rehearsal – All Participants
Friday, December 24, 4:00 p.m. – Pageant 

Advent Festival and Creche Lighting
Sunday, Dec 5th, 11 a.m.

Lent Season 2022

Lent Kits
The Brick Church Children’s Ministry will be providing Lent Kits for 3-year-olds – 7th graders, containing supplies to celebrate the season of Lent. The Lent Kits are now available for pick up at the 92nd street church entrance during normal operating hours. They will contain supplies for the Ash Wednesday Seed Planting Event (February 17th), supplies for the Palm Sunday Project (March 28th), a family devotional, and a One Great Hour of Sharing Lent giving calendar and fish bank. 
Ash Wednesday Seed Planting Zoom
Join the Children’s Ministry Committee for the Ash Wednesday Seed planting at 4:30pm on Wednesday February 17th.  We will decorate flower pots and plant seeds together as we  talk about how seeds are a symbol of Lent that we can watch grow as we prepare for Easter.

Supplies for the seed planting will be available for pick up starting on Monday Feb. 15th in the Lent kits or supply your own flower pot (and decorations for it!), seeds, and potting soil.

Palm Sunday Project
Continue the celebration of Lent on Zoom with our annual Palm Sunday Project! Join us on Zoom for crafts and celebration!