FIRST KIDS – CHILDREN’S MINISTRY
 Erica Glass – Children’s Director

 

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 2 Godly Play rooms.
  • 3-7 
  • 7-11
 
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 5 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 kids 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 Music & Missions

on Wednesdays, 6p-7p, in the choir room (meets when The Gathering meets). 
 

SOS Sandwiches Oneness and Swimming

a time out for families to swim, eat and PLAY AS A FAMILY during the summer in our pool. 
Each swim day is held from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Please bring your own flotation devices. At least one parent must stay on campus during swim time. 
June 3, 10 & 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
 

Wednesday’s Witness (Summer months)

children will experience life as the hands and feet of Christ as they serve others in our community while being wrapped up in the fun and fellowship of summer. Weekly from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
June 6, 13, & 27
July 11,18, & 25
August 1
 
Vacation Bible School
June 18-22, 2018
9am – Noon
Register here
 

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. The 2018 dates will be announced soon. 
 

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.