Calvary Sunday School

We are very thankful that we have a vibrant Sunday School for children from Pre-K through the 6th grade.


Dedicated teachers provide an enjoyable learning experience for our children. We use a lectionary-based curriculum by Hearts Alive that follows the Biblical readings for the day, which allows our students to have an excellent Christian education in a fun and exciting manner. Our aim is to have a Sunday school program that builds faith and character and will serve our youth for life.


Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m., just before the 10:00 a.m. service. At about 10:30 a.m., Sunday School concludes and children join their parent(s) or guardian(s) midway through the Holy Communion service.

Rite 13

Rite 13 is the first segment of the larger Journey to Adulthood curriculum. Created for youth aged 12 or 13 and in grades 7 or 8, this program is specifically designed to encourage faith formation for teens. 

Rite 13 uses Bible study, prayer, rites of passage, service projects and creative, developmentally appropriate lessons arranged within categories of Self, Society, and Spirituality. The program creates a safe haven in which to explore new ideas, new interests, and new abilities.

2022 Sunday School dates

September 11, 18, 25

October 2, 9, 16, 23

October 30 – Children’s Service*

November 6, 13, 20

December 4, 11, 18

*Children’s Service: In lieu of Sunday School, children serve as readers and ushers at the 10:00 a.m. service.

Nursery Care is available for infants through age 3 Sundays from 9:45 to 11:00 a.m., September through May. 


Special Activities this year include Trunk or Treat and Family Nights (dinner and games for parents and their children)


Outreach is an important part of Christian Formation. Our Sunday School classes provide holiday gifts for children at School 30 in Buffalo, and collect can tabs to support the Ronald McDonald House.


Please note: We follow all Covid-19 precautions for Sunday School, Nursery, and our special events. This includes maintaining appropriate social distance, wearing masks, providing individual supplies instead of sharing, and cleaning areas in use.


You and your children are always most welcome at Calvary Episcopal Church.

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Questions? Contact the church office at (716) 633-7800.

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