Christian Education

After three days they found the child Jesus in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. (Luke 2:46)


Christ Church Detroit has an excellent children and young peoples Sunday School program led by a dedicated team of church volunteers. We invite you to enroll your child in the appropriate class and take advantage of this great program. Classes meet in the Lower Level at 9:30 a.m. The Worship Center (ages 3-7) meets at 10:30 a.m. and brings the children into the main service at the Offertory for communion with their parents.

9:30 am  Sunday School  K-12 lower level, Adult -Cary

10:30   Worship Center in lower level 

Christ Church Children's Christian Education Sunday School Classes

   Nursery, Primary and Intermediate Areas

 People were also bringing babies to Jesus to have him touch them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these."(Luke 18:15-16)


9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. and 10:30a.m. - 11:45a.m. Nursery, 5 yrs old and under
Teach our youngest children about God and His love for all people. Children will engage in stimulating, interactive fun. Dancing, singing, and using colorful visuals will bring the stories of Jesus to life for them. Two shifts during Sunday School and church service.

9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Pre-school class, 3 & 4 yrs old
Using the FaithWeaver Sunday School curriculum that weaves love and learning together with Christ, Sunday School, Church worship, community, family life and daily living into continual Christian growth. Children will learn to have faith on their own.
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Pre-school & Kindergarten, 5 & 6 yrs old
The FaithWeaver curriculum continues its weaving of love and learning together with Christ using age appropriate activities in this second year program.
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Primary class, grades 1st & 2nd
FaithWeaver curriculum. Third year.
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Primary class, grades 3rd & 4th
FaithWeaver curriculum. Fourth year.
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m. Intermediate class, grades 5th & 6th
We are using the Episcopal Children Curriculum for our youth to re-energize and get a different experience. It incorporates and highlights Episcopal customs and practices, and it pays attention to the major feast days. The format is; the Gathering which is comprised of community building, hospitality and a welcome ; Introducing the Story is the heart of the session engaging youth's interest in the story through telling and discovering including, participation in an on-going project, and the Going Forth marks end of time teacher's and youth spend together, unhurried and reverent in tone.

 The Worship Center

10:30a.m. - 11:15a.m. Worship Center , Children ages 3-7yrs old
Worship Center is a special worship experience for young children. It calls for a structured time based on the order of worship found in our church--Assemble in God's Name, Proclaim God's Word, Give Thanks, Go in God's Name. There will be opportunity for the children to respond through art materials, re-telling the story to others, or working with the story materials. Teacher and children join the service for communion in a special procession marked by the playing of a selected song.

The Journey to Adulthood is a program of spiritual formation for young people.

 It falls into three distinct phases: 

Rite 13  - 
6th  to 8th grades
J2A  -  8th  to 10th  grades
YAC  -  11th & 12th grades

  Adult Education

 The crowds were astounded at Jesus’ teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. (Mark 1:22)


Bible Study on Sundays it is lead by a physician, who has graduated theological education and makes this an important and welcome ministry. 

Adult Forums are offered on Sundays from time to time throughout the year. We are currently educating ourselves on the Millennium Development Goals and have a number of forums scheduled throughout the program year.



Sacramental Instruction for baptism, confirmation and marriage is required by the canons and offered by the clergy whenever the need arises.




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