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Youth Christian Formation Grades 6-12


 Leader: Chris Abbott
Classroom E

Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time: 9:30 am

Youth Christian Formation – Grades 6-12
Christian Formation classes for youth in grades 6-12 will resume on Sunday, September 9th at 9:30 in classroom E on the second floor of the St. Mark’s education building.  The curricula for the class is titled Teen Text.  This curricula was selected with the guidance of the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at the Virginia Theological Seminary.  Teen Text is a lectionary based program that helps youth connect scripture with their lives.  In addition to the scripture lesson, the program includes occasional movie clips, classical and contemporary art, music, and poetry which connect our culture with scripture and everyday lives. 
 
St. Mark’s Christian Formation Calendar 2018-2019
 
August 26 – Blessing of the Backpacks
 
Fall Term – 10 weeks of instruction September 9 thru November 11
 
September 9 – First day of Christian Formation
 
Classes meet – September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11
 
September 16 – Bishop visit
 
Thanksgiving Break – November 18, 25
 
Advent Activities – December 2, 9, 16
 
No Classes – December 23 and 30
 
Early Spring Term – 8 weeks of instruction January 6 thru March 3
 
Classes Resume – January 6
 
Classes Meet – January 6, 13, 20, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3
 
St. Mark’s Annual Meeting – January 27, no classes meet
 
Spring Break – no classes meet March 10, 17
 
Late Spring Term – 7 weeks of instruction March 24 thru May 19
 
Classes Resume – March 24
 
Classes Meet – March 24, 31, April 7
 
No classes Palm Sunday April 14 and Easter April 21
 
Classes Resume – April 28
 
Classes Meet – April 28, May 5, 12, 19