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



CHILDREN'S HANDBOOK: Family Guide 2017

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 Fathers: John 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 and Emily and Lawrence Chu

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

 Baldwin Smith * John Argenti  * Scott Cragg * Emily Chu * 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



Children's Guide to Valentine's Outreach & Lent Schedule 


St. John's of Lattingtown 2018


Sunday January 28th


Sunday School- 10:30 am & 5 pm


Children’s Apple Ministry Valentine’s Edition


we will decorate and begin stuffing 250 Valentine’s bags + lesson


For the Soup Kitchen, Men’s Shelter, Glen Cove Senior Center and Finley School Family Pantry




Sunday February 4th


Sunday School-10:30 am


Evensong and Sunday School- 5 pm


Valentine’s Bags decorating and stuffing + lesson




Sunday February 11th


Shrove Tuesday on Sunday!  Double header!




Sunday School-10:30 am


Valentine cookie decorating factory in Parish Hall


Shrove Sunday Parish Pancake Breakfast-11:30 am


hosted by the Youth, Confirmation & Sunday School Children




Sunday Night Light's Pancake Supper-4:45 pm


Thistle & Spoon Family Night at the men’s shelter-6:00 pm


Valentine cookie decorating factory in the Parish Hall

 and Pancake supper hosted by youth and Confirmation class prep


6 pm Shelter volunteers leave to serve at Glen Cove Men's Shelter




February 14th


Ash Wednesday Services: 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm


                                Families are invited to join Father Mark and Father Stephen


at the Locust Valley train station at 7:45 am sharp as they distribute ashes to our commuting neighbors.


Love Thy Neighbor Valentine’s Breakfast for Pantry Guests in Parish Hall- 9:00 am




Sunday March 25th


Palm Sunday


Blessing of the Palms and The Passion 10:30 am


Parishioners of all ages are invited to sign up for parts in the live reading of The Passion of Our Lord




March 29th Maundy Thursday


Foot washing service- children and youth- 7:00 pm




March 30th Good Friday


Good Friday Children’s Service ages 2-9 4:30 pm & Good Friday Service Youth 7:00 pm

                                                            More Holy Week coming.....



Can't get to the 10:30AM Service and Sunday School? We heard you!

Sunday Night Lights!

Chaired by Julie Zarou

2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays of each month


5:00 pm Lights On!

Sunday School

Parents may stay and help with dinner prep and chat or drop kids off

5:40 pm  Halftime

Dinner Church

6:15 pm Light's Out!


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"First Sundays"

 Bring your whole family the first Sunday of each month!

5:00 pm

Choral Evensong and Sunday School

Our Parish Choir and Choral Scholars will sing this Evening Prayer

5:45 pm

Dinner Church

6:15 pm 

Communal Worship with Father Stephen

6:30 pm 


Begins Sunday October 1st!

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 Thistle & Spoon 

 Feeding and uplifting the hungry and the homeless



Family Night

 Friendship Dinners at the Glen Cove Men's Shelter

 5:00 PM Sunday School & Prep in our church kitchen

6:00 PM Set-up and serve at the shelter

 (You may pick one or both options)


 Chaired by


Diana and John Fredericks & Stephanie and Fred Clark


RSVP  and


Family Night + Sunday Night Lights!

Sunday January 21st

 Sunday February 11th

 Sunday March 11th


*Children may attend Sunday School at 5:00PM  *  Youth may help teach or help in kitchen *



Confirmation Classes


St. John's of Lattingtown Boys & Girls 7th and 8th Grades

with The Reverend Stephen Tamke, Curate


Sunday October 22nd 12:00 PM-1:00PM

Sunday November 12th 12:00PM -1:00PM

Wednesday November 15th (make-up class) 5:00PM t-6:00PM

Sunday January 12:00PM -1:00PM

Sunday February 11th 12:00PM-1:00PM

Sunday March 11th 12:00PM-1:00PM

Wednesday March 14th (make-up class) 5:00PM to 6:00PM

*Confirmation Families are asked to join the Thistle&Spoon Friendship Dinners at the Men's Shelter

Confirmation at the Cathedral of the Incarnation Garden City

Saturday April 21st at 11:00 AM

Confirmation Luncheon to follow at the home of one of our Confirmation families


Canterbury Choir

Our St. John's of Lattingtown Boys & Girls Choir

Grades 1st-8th

(No previous singing experience is necessary)

Rehearsals: Every Wednesday 4:15pm  to 5:15pm

Chris Brayne, Director of Music




Community Youth Choir


Grades 6th-12th

From Bayville to the Brookvilles, Locust Valley to Sea Cliff, Glen Cove to Glen Head

Chris Brayne, Choir Director

with generous support from Episcopal Ministries of Long Island



Acolyte Program

Open to all St. John's of Lattingtown Boys & Girls  Ages: 1st-12th grades

Acolyte Training

The "Second Sunday" of each month during Coffee Hour


Donna George + Father Stephen


                     What Happens on Sundays & Where do I go?

Nursery - Doves,  Ages 0 to 3

The Nursery is open from 10:20 till Noon every Sunday.
Infants up to age 3.  Children's Chapel 2nd floor of Old Rectory

Children I - Lambs,  Ages 4-6

Mrs. Powers * Garden of Eden Craft room * Second floor of the old Rectory.

Children II - Angels, Ages 7-9

Miss Courtney * New Jesus Room * Across the patio from Children's Chapel * 2nd floor


Youth - Camels, 10 and up!

New Jesus Room * Camel Corner * Across the patio from Children's Chapel.


Clergy Instruction 

Father Mark and Father Stephen will visit with the children and youth during Sunday School on alternating Sundays.


Coffee Hour!

In the Parish Hall immediately after the service



Courtney Callahan
Director of Outreach & Children's Ministry

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

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