FIRST KIDS – CHILDREN MINISTRY

 
 

Children are the heart of our church!

 
Our Nursery is open from  8:15am to 12:15pm
(for infants and toddlers during Sunday School & 11a worship service)
 
Sunday School Children preschool age-5th grade meet in one of our 3 Godly Play rooms.
  • 3-6 – prek3, prek4 & Kindergarden
  • 6-9 – 1st, 2nd, 3rd grade
  • 9-12 – 4th, 5th, 6th grade
 
Children’s Moment (11am service) all ages welcome to gather at the front of the sanctuary. After this time:
  • Children ages 2-4 may meet our Nursery Director in the back of the sanctuary to go onto Children’s Church.
  • Children ages 6 plus are encouraged to join family in worship and explore the worship bags.
 

First Kids Worship Bags

are canvas totes located on a rack in the back for the sanctuary full of color sheets, small busy toys and stickers. Parents may take one to the pew for their child during worship.
 
We also we have fun events for kidz to enjoy throughout the year, such as:
 

Easter Family Fun Day

a potluck after church followed by an Easter egg hunt and activities, typically falls on Palm Sunday.
 

Children’s Choir & Crafts

on Wednesdays, 6p-7p, in the choir room (meets when The Gathering meets). The Children’s Choir & Handbells perform monthly at the 11a traditional service.  
 

Children’s/Family Swim Time

swim, eat and play as a family during the summer in our pool. 
Each swim day is held from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with lifeguards on duty. Please bring your own flotation devices.
 

Friendtastic Fridays (Summer months)

a once a month event for parents and kids to have some fun together! Invite a friend and enjoy events such as dive in movie, bowling, and a night at Slinkees. Parental supervision is expected. For more information, contact the church office. 
 
Vacation Bible School
2018 Dates to be announced soon. 
 
 

Fall Fun Fest & Trunk-or-Treat 

is a fundraiser for our preschool and childcare that involves games, dinner and a silent auction. Trunk-or-Treat concludes the event and allows children to dress in costume and collect candy. These events are typically the week before Halloween. This year the event will be held on Saturday, October 28 from 10am-3pm.
Trunk or Treat will be from 2pm-3pm in the FUMCA side parking lot. 
 

Pumpkin Patch

the annual Pumpkin Patch is held in the grassy area across Jackson Street is turned into a pumpkin patch. Pumpkins are for sale and proceeds benefit church missions. The patch is open daily from 10a-6p Monday-Saturday and Sundays from 12:30pm-4:30pm, throughout the month of October. It makes a great photo op!
 

Advent Activities

Children and families participate in activities such as making a Family Advent Wreath in the 4-5 Sundays leading up to Christmas.