Christ Episcopal Church of Avon 35 Harris Rd, Avon, CT06001 The family-oriented Christ Episcopal Church of Avon is located on Harris Road, near West Avon Road. Originally…More established in the neighboring town of Unionville, according to the church website, the church was relocated to Avon in 1961. Worshipping members of the church come from Farmington Valley towns, such as Avon, Farmington, Unionville, Collinsville, Burlington and Simsbury. Most of the church members are traditional Episcopalians, however, there are also member of other religious backgrounds, such as Roman Catholic, Baptist, Lutheran and Congregational. Father Halsey "Chip" Stevens leads the Sunday worship services.
The Christ Church Nursery School is located on Harris Road at Christ Episcopal Church.
Nursery school children…More are ages three and four. The non-sectarian nursery school is a non-profit organization.
The curriculum includes hands-on, child-directed and teacher-directed activities intended to stimulate the cognitive, verbal, social, artistic, imaginative, emotional and physical areas of development. According to the nursery school website, the children "learn through their play" and develop social skills.
The school keeps the parents involved and there is frequent communication with parents through newsletters, informal conversations and conferences.
Tricia Fryer is the director and head teacher; Diana Hacker is the registrar; Jennifer Wall is chairperson of the board.