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 Megan Cochran, Youth Minister.
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.
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 »