I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you. Ephesians 1:18
We provide many opportunities for spiritual learning and growth here at St. Paul's. You are invited to join at any time!
Sunday School (Kids for Christ) - Sundays at 9:15 a.m.-10:15a.m. -- We have classes starting at the three-year-old level all the way to High School Youth. Classes are now enjoying the brand new classrooms the Lord has given us. We begin each week or at the start of the year with a gathering of all the classes in the Church for an opening and then break up into our individual classes with age appropriate materials centered in Jesus' love for all His children.
Adult Bible Study - Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the "Upper Room" We meet in comfortable settings and always welcome all comers! People are never forced to read or speak out loud and friendly discussion is always welcome. Monday night Bible Study is also an option. We meet at 7:00pm in the "Upper Room" as well.
St. Paul's Community Nursery School - Weekday mornings September through May. We have a nursery school program in existence for over forty five years, fully licensed by the state of Connecticut, and taught by a staff that includes college graduate from UConn and a head teacher with a degree in early childhood education from St. Joseph's College plus a degree in nutrition from Cornell University. Four-year-olds meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and three-year-olds meet Tuesday and Thursday. For more information call our registrar Janice Becker at (860)379-6417or the school at (860)379-3172.
Confirmation Class - For teenagers in 7th and 8th grade - This is an intense time of growth in the Lord for our young teens. Taught by Vicar Martinal, we examine the basics of the faith and the issues teens face in light of God's love and the answers He gives us in His Word. For more information on Confirmation call Vicar Martinal. .A new class will begin in Sept.
Vacation Bible School - Our summertime growth in the Lord includes a week of Vacation Bible School for pre-schoolers through 6th grade with many teens and adults comprising the staff. Pre-school to 4th grade. This year's (2013) topic will be "Tell it on the Mountain-Where Jesus Christ is Lord"
Prayer Ministry - If you would like to grow in your ability to pray and have an effective prayer life, join us on Wednesdays at 6:30 PM for worship where we include a brief time of prayer for the world, our nation, our community, Church, and our personal needs plus the needs of others in our lives. Prayer does change things.
WOW Ė Women of the Word Ė Please join us as we continue to study Sarai/Sarah. We move from the mother of all the living to the mother of nations. Saraiís decisions affect our modern world more than we often realize. Letís dig deep into this womanís life and see how her life can lead us to a closer walk with God. We meet Thursdays at 7:30PM.