Children and Youth
“Don’t let anyone look down on you because of your youth, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love and in purity.” 1 Timothy 4:12
St. John’s Children's and Youth Ministry is a fun, vibrant community of young people in grades 5 through 12 who, along with their adult mentors, are learning to grow in Christ and to live out their faith through fellowship and mission. They are a diverse mix of young people from all neighborhoods of Jacksonville. They are also involved with youth activities in the Diocese of Florida. The Journey to Adulthood curriculum forms the basis of St. John's youth Christian formation program. It is a complete program of spiritual formation which employs the use Bible study, prayer, rites of passage, and outreach ministries for grades 5-12. Led by the Rev. Linda Rosengren, Deacon for Liturgy and Formation and Liesl Gavronsky-Howsare, Children, Youth & Families Minister.
Children 4 years and older are invited to join this power hour that is packed with fun, games, music, and lessons centered around stories from the Old and New Testaments. Each child is encouraged to learn and share as they grow together in Christ.
Rooms 103 & 104
The St. John's Cathedral Youth Group meets on Sundays. We enjoy lunch together in Burwell Court at 11:30 a.m. and then some time for fellowship and fun. Lunch is provided. If you would like to join us, please contact Liesl Gavronsky-Howsare.
Youth Volunteer Team
Forrest Andrews Jr
During the 10 a.m. service, children are invited to follow the cross before the Gospel reading to Cummings Chapel for some fun songs, worship and learning. The children return to the service during The Peace.
Our Children and Youth ministries recognize that there is more than one way to play, and one way to learn, in God's kingdom. And, right now, we are learning in-person and online! We have an amazing team of children’s and youth teachers. The volunteers below do a phenomenal job at bringing the church to our children and youth. Check out our online lessons.
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We haven't forgotten about parents! All parents are invited to join Deacon Linda Rosengren for coffee and conversation at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings. We meet in the Cathedral House Lobby.
The Hakimian Family Nursery is open to children age three months to four years of ageevery Sunday morning from 9 to 11:15 a.m. The nursery is located on the first floor of the Cathedral House, just behind the receptionist's office. Staffed by highly trained teachers, the nursery provides a loving and safe environment that allows parents to attend services and special events witho…Read More »