Children and Youth
Children have always been active and involved at Epiphany not only in Sunday School, but in our choirs, youth groups, church services -- serving as acolytes and readers of the Word -- and through our community outreach and social justice work. We have special programs throughout the year, from Vacation Bible School to the Christmas pageant.
In addition to reminding the grownups that we all have a little superhero inside of us, children are encouraged to be true to themselves and their beliefs, to engage with the world around them with the strength and support of our community, and to develop spiritually to their full potential.
Our in-person programs were put on pause as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with safety protocols in place, children have returned to Sunday School. New acolytes have been trained as we return to normal routines. And in the summer of 2021, we were even able to hold our ever-popular Vacation Bible School!
As with adults, children wear masks and practice social distancing. Vaccination is not required.
We have returned to in-person Sunday School!
Christian education is fundamental for children to learn about God's love and the teachings of Jesus as they begin their life of faith.
During Sunday School, children sing songs, learn Bible stories and explore how a lesson may apply to their own lives. Christian community is important throughout our lives, and Sunday School provides a …Read More »
Beginning at the age of 8, children of the parish are welcome to serve as Acolytes on Sunday mornings. By serving as acolytes, they learn to be leaders of worship, model good behavior, and assist very practically in serving at the altar.
Email the church office if your child is interested in becoming an acolyte.
The Church of the Epiphany Day School is a nurturing and inviting preschool on Manhattan’s Upper East Side that welcomes children of all faiths, ages 2.0 through 5.11 years of age.
Whether you are already a member of our school community or are a prospective parent interested in learning more, visit the Day School website to glimpse the spirit and commitment that defines our school.
Church of the Epiphany's 2021: Discovery on Adventure Island!
Dates: Monday, August 23 through Friday, August 27th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Ages 3-10 years old.
Registration is open and ends on Thursday, August 19th.
We're so excited to offer Vacation Bible School: Discovery on Adventure Island in-person this year! Discovery on Adventure …