Village Lutheran Church in Bronxville recently celebrated early first communion for 10 children in the congregation.
Pictured from left: Chloe Pinto; Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell, Senior Pastor; Elizabeth Parson; Ashley Long; Ryan Martin; Jadyn Horin; Crispin Luangisa; Andrew Clausen; Anthony J. Masella Jr.; Rev. Roy Minnix III, Associate Pastor/Campus Pastor; Samuel Decker; Joshua Coombs. Photo courtesy of Village Lutheran Church.
After attending with a parent or guardian four classes presented by Senior Pastor Robert Hartwell, the students finished the instruction with a celebratory first communion lock-in on March 23. The lock-in consisted of games, devotions and banner making in preparation of First Communion Sunday.
Receiving their first communion at the service on March 25 were students from Bronxville, Mt. Vernon, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Pelham, Scarsdale, and the Bronx.
Village Lutheran Church is at 172 White Plains Road in Bronxville. For more information, call 914-337-0207 or visit www.vlc-ny.org.