Christ Episcopal Church

University District + Seattle WA

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We believe children are full members of the body of Christ.

Kids and babies are welcome in the service. There is an open play area in the front left of the sanctuary stocked with books, coloring supplies and room to wiggle around.

We try to find ways for all our members, no matter their age, to participate in liturgical practices, grow in their spiritual awareness, and serve others.

Teachers, childcare workers, and volunteers are background-checked and follow the diocese's Safegaurding God's Children guidelines.

Nursery (3 and under)

We run a staffed nursery from 9am-11:30am on Sunday mornings. There is also childcare during the adult catechumenate group on Sunday evenings (begins October 14).

Sunday School (age 4 to grade 5)

At the Sunday 10am service, after the opening songs and prayers, we have a special sending-out prayer and kids have the option of attending their own story and crafts time during the service's readings and sermon. They re-join their families before communion.

EPIC (grades 6 to 12)

Teens meet in the upstairs lounge during the first half of the 10am service for open-ended discussions, games, and donuts.