Whether together or apart, we help families to raise children who
love God and love others.
Register for Faith Formation
Sunday Morning Faith Building
For children ages 3 years through 4th grade
Beginning Sunday, September 19 through May 22
Children start the morning in worship with their families and leave for Faith Building or Children's Chapel (the 1st Sunday of each month) following the Word for Children.
Held on the first Sunday each month, beginning Sunday, October 3 through May 1.
Children start the morning in worship with their families, following the Word for Children, they will head to the Chapel for "Children's Chapel" where each month we will explore a element of worship. From Communion to Confession to Passing the Peace to Baptism and Hymns, each month we will learn about the different parts of worship.
- Children will return to the Sanctuary during the "Gathering Song" and join their families and participate in Communion.
Sunday Faith Building
Held on the 2nd through 5th Sunday each month, beginning Sunday, September 19 through May 22.
Children start the morning in worship with their families, following the Word for Children, they will head to their classrooms on the 2nd floor for a time of Bible lessons and exploration using PCUSA's new "Follow Me" curriculum.
- We ask that parents and caregivers pick up their children in their classrooms following worship.
Wednesday Night Live!
Spent your Wednesday evenings at First Pres!
Beginning Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Carol Choir (children in 2nd through 5th grade)
4:15 - 5:00PM
Cherub Choir (ages 4 years to 1st grade)
5:00 - 5:30PM
Wednesday Evening Faith Building
5:30 - 7:00PM
Come and go as you please, and bring your friends and family for a catered supper and fellowship held outdoors (church parking lot).
6:00 - 6:30PM
For ages 3 years to 4th grade
After children have their supper, they are invited to faith building and fun using the Godly Play method to explore Bible stories while parents and caregivers enjoy fellowship at Wednesday Night Supper.
Wednesday Night Suppers
Due to the risks of COVID-19, First Pres Nursery is currently unavailable. Your health and safety are our number one priority, and the nursery will reopen when we can provide the safest environment for all.
Each summer, First Pres hosts a Vacation Bible School for church and community families to come together and explore Bible stories through a variety of activities. If you are interested in getting involved to help plan our next VBS, please contact Sarah Seccombe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer PlayGround Church
10:00 a.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day
Children, families and the young at heart are all invited to join us at the playground where we will play for a while before gathering together to explore a bible verse or story and respond with additional outdoor games and crafts.
Children's Special Events
Save the dates for these Children & Family Church Events!
12 - Homecoming
19 - Faith Building begins!
26 - Kindergarten Bible Sunday
TBD - Trunk or Treat
28 - Advent Wreath Making & Dinner
5 - Joy Ride Advent Scavenger Hunt
11 - Christmas Pageant Rehearsal
12 - Caroling with Clint
19 - Christmas Pageant
6 - Dinner & Trivia Night
27 - Children's Musical
2 - Ash Wednesday
14 - Maundy Thursday Dinner Church
22 - Senior Sunday & Fly-Up Sunday
Our First Pres children and families enjoying learning about God and growing their faith together.