Families and Children

Helping families to be a place of love, allowing every family member to be fully who God created them to be.

The staff at Christ & St. Luke’s is committed to fostering community and faith for families and our youngest members of our parish. Our Family & Children’s Ministry is in place to facilitate an inclusive environment where families grow together in intelligent formation and enjoyable fellowship. Designated ministry events are held monthly throughout the year to provide education and community building opportunities.

For our children, this ministry will reveal the importance of fellowship in their spiritual life, provide an environment for dynamic learning, and integrate them into the full life of the parish. Our Children Chapel meets every Sunday during the 10:15am service. Children’s Chapel is a safe and nurturing place for children to build their own faith and fellowship together. We are committed to a child-centered faith experience focused on the developmental needs of the child. We hope to support and cherish each child along their faith journey.

Check out our family and children events below or contact Gizelle Moran for more information.

Please note that not all events may be listed on the calendar below. Check the main calendar for a full listing of events, or contact the church office with any questions.

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September 2018

Faith, Family, and Feasting

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Christ & St. Luke’s, 560 West Olney Road
Norfolk, VA 23507 United States
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Join us as we explore strengths-based parenting by identifying and understanding your children’s strengths and talents, and where they thrive while also uncovering your own innate talents to effectively apply to your parenting style. Please bring a dish to share for our potluck dinner. Childcare is provided. For more information contact Gizelle Moran.

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October 2018

National Acolyte Festival and Verger Weekend

October 5 - October 6
Christ & St. Luke’s, 560 West Olney Road
Norfolk, VA 23507 United States
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Join acolytes from across the United States for a morning service of re-dedication and Holy Eucharist at Washington National Cathedral. Workshops in the afternoon offer enrichment and instruction. For more information contact the Church Office. Get more info at cathedral.org.

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Blessing of the Animals

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Christ & St. Luke’s, 560 West Olney Road
Norfolk, VA 23507 United States
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Join us for this special service where each animal will receive an individual blessing. The Blessing will begin outside in the Lychgate Garden and then move inside the Church for the blessing. All species are welcome, but we do ask that they be either on a leash or in a carrier for safety’s sake. For those animals unable to travel, or for companions who have died, we are happy to say a symbolic blessing over a photo or other remembrance.

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Get Connected Picnic

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Christ & St. Luke’s, 560 West Olney Road
Norfolk, VA 23507 United States
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Join us for a family photo of the Christ & St. Luke’s community after both services. After the 10:15 a.m. service, lunch will be served on the lawn. We will provide fried chicken and drinks. Please bring a side dish or dessert. The food will be served in Lloyd Hall and tables will be set up on the lawn under a tent. Fun activities for the children!

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