St. John's Sunday School

Since 1916 the children of St. John's have been the happy heart of our church community. We are an exuberant and reverent place where children learn confidence in their connection to God, grow it, maintain it, and pass it on through our Lord, Jesus Christ. 


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Sunday School meets every Sunday at 10:30 am and 5 pm





Scroll down for this year's OUTREACH opportunities!


Lindsay Fox and Nitika Moran teaming up to chair our new interfaith outreach program, Friends of St. Johns. It's teriffic!

Children’s Guide to St. John’s of Lattingtown 2018-2019

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Sunday School for Children & Youth

 9:30 am Early Sunday School

Simple lesson with video component and crafting for children of parishioners wishing to attend Faith Matters, or who have other church business and for children of choir members as well.

10:30 am Traditional Sunday School lead by the Clergy


  • Nursery: Infant up to 3
  • Doves: 3 to 6-year-olds
  • Lambs: 1st-6th Grades
  • Camels: 7th grade and up


10:30 am All meet in Children’s Chapel with Father Mark or Father Stephen

10:45 am Break into groups

11:05 am Camels join parish for the Eucharist

                 Lambs and Doves return to Children’s Chapel for Homily and Eucharist.



5:00 pm Sunday Night Lights!


  • Girls & God: 4th grade and up
  • Kids & The Bible: ages 3 to 7
  • Inward Bound: 2nd-8th grades
  • Friends of St. John's: interfaith outreach 

5:45 pm Pizza dinner in Guild Room

6:00 pm Ten minute Instructed Eucharist at the Church Altar (bimonthly)



Christingle: Nativity Pageant

  • Sunday, December 9
    Pizza & Pageant 12 noon to 1:00 pm
  • Sunday December 16
    Pizza & Pageant 12 noon to 1:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 23
    Pizza & Pageant 12 noon to 1:00 pm
  • Monday, December 24th
    Christingle 4:00 pm
    Please arrive at 3:00 pm for costuming
    or 3:30 pm if fully costumed


(Children not participating in Christingle will
keep to the regular curriculum at Sunday School.)



Confirmation Classes 2018-2019
with Father Stephen


Fall/Winter 2018:


  • October 21 @ 5:00 pm
  • October 24 @ 5:00 pm *
  • November 4 @ 5:00 pm
  • December 9 @ 5:00 pm


 Winter/Spring 2019:


  • January 27 @ 5:00 pm
  • February 6 @ 5:00 pm*
  • February 24 @ 5:00 pm
  • March 24 @ 9:30 am Confirmands Eucharist
  • April 7 @ 5:00 pm

* Indicates make-up class



Confirmation at the Cathedral


Saturday, May 11 @ 10:00 am




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                             What Happens on Sundays & Where do I go?



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Sunday School

Both morning and afternoon programs meet in the Children's Chapel, 2nd floor of the Rectory


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Coffee Hour

You may meet your children in the Parish Hall for coffee hour


           Family & Parent Outreach Opportunities 2018-2019



Thistle & Spoon

Outreach Dates 2018-2019

Chairs: Diana and John Fredericks

"Feeding the hungry, helping the homeless"


Thursday, November 15

Thistle & Spoon Thanksgiving

Grocery-to-go-bag prep @The North Shore Soup Kitchen 

1:30 pm

Leads: Sarah Blundin and Betsy Gahagen


Friday, December 14

Thistle & Spoon Christmas

Christmas party @The North Shore Soup Kitchen

10:30 am

Lead: Ellen McMillin


Tuesday, January 29

Sunday school dads @ the Glen Cove Men’s Shelter

6:15 pm to 7:30 pm

Lead: John Fredericks


Sunday, February 10

Thistle & Spoon Valentine’s

Cookie decorating for Glen Cove Senior Center Valentine’s luncheon @ St. John’s

10:30 am and 5 pm

Lead: Sarah Blundin


Monday Feb 11

Family Night @ The Glen Cove Men’s Shelter

Celebrating Valentine’s early with Restaurant night!

6:15 pm to 7:30 pm

Lead: Diana Fredericks


Tuesday, March 5

 Family Night @ the Glen Cove Men’s Shelter

 Celebrating Mardi Gras and Shrove Tuesday

 6:15pm to 7:30 pm

 Lead: Diana Fredericks

                                                         FRIENDS OF ST. JOHNS

                                                            OUTREACH DATES

                                                  Chairs Lindsay Fox & Nitika Moran




                                     “All faiths faithfully united in a common purpose—compassion.”       

Sunday Night Lights, back for our 3rd year, introduces “Friends of St. John’s”, our new interfaith outreach program where we come together to reach out to those in need in our community. Please join us here at
St. John’s of Lattingtown on Sunday nights for community outreach and supper




Sunday October 21


5:00pm to 5:45pm outreach project " >5:45 pm Pizza Supper


Socks & Supper! Kids socks drive




Sunday, November 18


5:00pm to 7:00pm


Open House with pizza supper


Thanksgiving Edition: Family Care Totes*




Wednesday, December 12


6:30 to 7:30


FOS Dinner @Glen Cove Men’s Shelter


donate dinner items, serve & cleanup




Sunday January 14


5:00 to 5:45 outreach project


5:45pm pizza supper


Mittens & Munchies! Kids mitten drive




Sunday February 10


5:00pm to 7:pm


Open house with pizza supper


Valentines Edition: Family Care Totes*




Sunday, May 5


5:00pm to 7:00 pm


Open House with Pizza supper


Summer Edition: Family Care Totes*


*Family Care Totes Info




Family Hygiene drive: All-purpose spray cleaner, glass cleaner, dish soap, sponges, paper towel, tissue paper, toilet paper, kitchen trash bags, band aids, Neosporin, Hair care, hair brushes, face wash and body soap, moisturizer, baby shampoo and wash, Dental care.




We would be grateful for natural products if possible. We are committed to donating socially conscious products that do no harm to the families we serve.




Distributed to Finley Middle School Pantry, EOC, Girls &Boys Clubs, North Shore Soup Kitchen, Glen Cove Men’s Shelter, Alberta Hersey Foundation and other groups in need which reflect our new partner’s outreach commitments.




We are keeping the March/April FOS date open to honor and include our partners outreach interests.





                              Sunday School Outreach


Sunday, November 4


Sunday School Christmas Book Drive


Book Drive runs November 4 through December 2.


You will be able to pick a local, South Side Chicago, Sioux-Cheyenne Reservation child from our list and purchase the appropriate books for them on The St. John’s of Lattingtown Sunday School Amazon Wish List—coming soon!


Lead: Jaime Posillico






Saturday, December 8


An Old Fashioned Christmas


The Sunday School’s second annual Christmas party for the families of The Economic Opportunity Council in the Parish Hall


4:00pm to 6:00pm


Leads: Jaimie Posillico, Lindsay Fox and Diana Fredericks


                               Love Thy Neighbor


Sunday, October 28


St. John’s Love Thy Neighbor’s second annual parish coat drive runs through December 2nd.

Please drop coats, hats, boots, gloves or mittens, snow pants and scarves for infants, children and adults in the Parish Hall

8:00 am to 12:00 pm Sundays or in office weekdays through December 2nd

Lead: Judy Wohrle




 Courtney Callahan


Director of Outreach & Children's Ministry


Cell (516) 514-2684  Office (516) 671-3226)


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Sunday School Leadership

Sunday School Parent Chairs: Jaime and Howie Posillico

Sunday Night Lights! Chair: Julie ZarouVestry

Christingle Nativity Pageant Co-Chairs: Diana Fredericks and Lindsay Fox

 Summer Sunday School Chair: Virginia Apple

 Baptism Families Liason: Ginger Chambless

 Volunteer Teachers: Jackie PowersVestry

Sunday School FathersJohn Fredericks Vestry

Thistle & Spoon 

Diana and John Fredericks and Stephanie and Fred Clark

St. Georges Friendship Ministry: Allison and Jay AstonVestry

Special Events Projects:

Catherine and Scott Willard 

Outreach Think Tank: new finance models and innovation for community wellness

 Baldwin Smith * John Argenti  * Scott Crag * Meg Morris

Sunday School Staff

Curate: The Reverend StephenTamke

Children's Choir: Chris Brayne, Director of Music

Acolyte Training: Donna George

Director of Children's Ministry: Courtney Callahan

Nursery: Alexandra Prieto and Ruth Gavino

Sunday School Assistants: Melissa Agreda, Ester Solano, Lyanne Solano 




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