Christ Episcopal Church

University District + Seattle WA

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We believe children are full members of the body of Christ.

Kids and babies are welcome in the service. There is an open play area in the front left of the sanctuary stocked with books, coloring supplies and room to wiggle around.

We try to find ways for all our members, no matter their age, to participate in liturgical practices, grow in their spiritual awareness, and serve others.

Sunday School (age 4 to grade 5) and Nursery (3 and under)

At the Sunday 10am service—after enjoying the opening prayers and songs—kids have the option of attending their own story and crafts time while the "big church" has readings and a sermon. They re-join their families before communion. We also run a staffed nursery during this time. Teachers and volunteers are background-checked and follow the diocese's Safegaurding God's Children guidelines.

EPIC (grades 6 to 12)

Teens meet in the upstairs lounge during the first half of the 10am service for open-ended discussions, games, and donuts.