Welcome! Children are precious and the faith of children is a gift from God! Shaping that faith is the privilege of parents, family, and the faith community. Gloria Dei seeks to support families and offer faith-shaping experiences for children at every stage of their development. Check out our many programs for your family below.

Pat Derry leads our children's ministry programs and would be happy to answer any questions by phone 651-699-1378, ext. 3021 or by email.

Save the date! Vacation Bible School June 18-22 (Monday to Friday) from 9:00 am to noon. Registration begins by Easter.

Children's Ministry Volunteers Needed

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Sunday Mornings


Sunday School

Sunday Mornings at 9:30, Starts September 10

Programs for children from birth through 6th grade offered during the school year.

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Families of Faith

Sunday Events Throughout the Year

Parent and child gatherings offered for each grade level during the progam year.

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First communion

We offer communion instruction for children and their parents several times a year. First communion occurs any time after instruction, on the Sunday that the family decides.

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Baptism classes

At Gloria Dei, baptisms occur in the midst of our normal worship services. Families planning a baptism are invited to attend one of our upcoming classes.



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Service Opportunities

Share your time and talent

There are so many ways children and their families can volunteer.

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Children's Choirs

K-2nd grade, 3rd-6th grade

Our children's choirs sing during worship several times each year.

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Seasonal Programs


Vacation Bible School

June 18-22, 2018. Registration opens by Easter.

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Christmas Program

Children celebrate the season during this special program during Sunday Worship

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