Children's & Youth Ministry

Register for the 2017-18 year here! All children and youth must be registered at the beginning of each year.

Advent Prep - Saturday, December 2

Join us for an evening of crafting, celebration, learning, and fellowship as we prepare for the season of Advent. Be there from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in Dagwell Hall to decorate Advent wreaths and enjoy a potluck meal. We'll provide the main dish, but please bring a side or dessert to share! Register HERE.

Youth Christmas Party - Friday, December 1

All youth, 6th-12th grade, are invited to this special First Friday where we'll create welcome bags for those moving into the St. Francis Apartments at Cathedral Square and enjoy the festivities of the holiday season as a youth community! We'll gather in the Welcome Center at 6:30 that evening and meet back there at 9:00. Please sign up HERE!

Christmas Eve For Families

Each year children are invited to place the nativity scene as a special part of our worship at the 1,3, & 5 pm. Christmas Eve services, especially tailored for families. Choristers are welcome to participate. We also need adults to help with each scene. Sign up HERE to help us celebrate the birth of Jesus in this special way!


Godly Play Core Training: Saturdays, November 18, & December 2

Godly Play is Montessori based model of Sunday School that helps children explore their faith through story while valuing process, openness, discovery, community, relationships, creativity, and imagination. Learning how to share sacred stories with children through Godly Play is a powerful experience that will help you engage more fully with the children in your ministry. Click here for more information about training content. 
St. John's has an urgent need for Story Tellers and Door People! Please consider making this wonderful ministry apart of your ministry! We are also excited to welcome others from the larger Christian community in Colorado.

Each session will be held at St. John's Cathedral (1350 N Washington St Denver, CO 80203). The cost is $155 a session, but please reach out to the Godly Play Foundation about scholarship information if needed. Lunch and snacks will be provided by St. John's. 


Sign up quickly because there are only 14 spaces! Registration can be found here: Parables and Liturgical Action.


Children's Ministry

Children come to us full of wonder and joy, and already knowing something about God. Our task is to nourish the seeds of God's love that have already been sown, and to help our children find ways to strengthen their relationship with God throughout their lives. We do this through the stories of the Bible and our Church, by encouraging their wonder and helping them discover their deep joy, by welcoming them fully into the Saint John's community, and by involving them in all that we do. Our children are full members of Saint John's Cathedral, and we cherish their presence here.

Youth Ministry

The goal of our youth program is to build a safe, supportive faith community that is centered on God and encourages youth to be their unique and God-made selves. This year Middle School Youth Group is focusing on how our special relationship with God, as God's children, help us engage communities and relationships in our lives. High School Youth Group will be building community through various service projects, including serving a meal at the Women's Homelessness Initiative and decorating the St. Francis Apartments for Christmas. Our youth are also ushers, acolytes, vergers, and children's chapel leaders. They participate in mission trips, retreats and our Cathedral Camp while forming relationships that can last a lifetime.


1350 Washington Street
Denver, CO 80203