Christian Education

Yearly events

The following are some of the yearly events organized by our committee:

May - Youth service,

Confirmation & Reception

June - Teacher Appreciation Brunch

September - Rally day, Confirmation retreat

October - First Communion, Bible Presentations and Acolyte training

Sept-May - Sunday School and Confirmation classes

December - Christmas pageant

Godly Play!

Godly Play® is really a young people’s church service. It parallels what we do in “regular church". We have scripture, we understand what part of the church year we are in, and we have a “feast” or communal celebration.  It is amazing experiential learning!

You ALL are invited to check out Godly Play® as helpers, observers or participants.  You are also invited to find youngsters who will learn all about church in a fun and joyful way and bring them to us on Sunday mornings. 

Anyone wishing to provide funds for our Sunday School Godly Play® initiative, please make checks payable to St. John’s, with “CE curriculum” in the memo line and place in the offering plate. 

With Godly Play®, we tell Bible stories to children and encourage them to enter into the stories. This helps them wonder about them and relate them to their personal experiences. (Feel free to check out their website)!

Sunday School

Here you will meet the teachers and find information on our programs and events. Please contact Kerry Anderson, Youth Director or Jeanne Hendricks, Committee Chair, with any questions or to volunteer.

Sunday School Teachers and Staff

Kerry Anderson - Youth Director

Sunday School opening


Heather Earle/Madelyn Harris

Kindergarten and 1st grade

Heather Earle/Madelyn Harris

2nd and 3rd grade

Michele Snead & Melinda Dishong

4th grade/First Communion

Shirley Mueller/Wendy Myers

5th and 6th grade

Shirley Mueller/Wendy Myers 


Confirmation class

Jess Freeman

Attendance sheets and offering

Jeanne Hendricks

Christmas pageant

Fran Halley & Kerry Anderson

Adult class

John Halley

Sunday School Outreach:

We are pleased to report that the first Sunday collections and the loose change collections were again donated to Glade Run. Glade Run is a youth group home in Zelienople with whom we have “partnered” for many years.

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Perrysville 2020

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