To partner with families in building a biblical foundation for spiritual growth leading to saving faith in Jesus Christ.
Children are an important part of First Presbyterian Church. We partner with families to provide nurturing, meaningful, and enjoyable experiences through which each child can learn of God's love.
K4 and K5 children are dismissed from the 11:15 a.m. worship service following the Doxology. Teachers meet them in the narthex and accompany the children to the Education Building Room 103 for a lesson. Parents pickup their children in Room 103 after the service.
Sunday Night Kids Club
We are excited to welcome back Sunday Night Kids Club. 1st – 5th grade children are dismissed from the 6:00 p.m. worship service after the children's sermon. Children will have a large group music and Bible lesson time with a small group activity. Club meets in the Education Building Room 212 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. during September through May.
Children's Choirs- Spring 2021
All children K4-6th grade are welcome to participate in children’s choirs. Cherub Choir, K4-K5, meets on Sunday nights during the Evening Worship service. Primary and Junior choirs meet on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:30 pm. In keeping with school policies, masks are required from 1st-5th grade children. For children K4&K5, masks are worn are during singing.
List of choirs:
K4-K5 – Cherubs Choir - Currently meets Sunday nights, pick up after service in classroom
1st-3rd Grade – Primary Choir led by Courtney Trent- Wednesdays, meets in Education Building Room 212
4th-6th Grade – Junior Choir led by Ann Forrest Bowers -Wednesdays, meets in the Smith Chapel
All Primary Choir and Junior Choir members will be picked up in the Family Life Center at 5:20 pm.
This room will be opened for all Sunday service hours including 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., & 6:00 p.m. The family room will be located in room 102 of the Education Building. Only one parent will be allowed in the family room with their nursery-age child while the other parent goes to the worship service. This room is only for children who are five years old or younger. No youth or older children will be allowed. Parents are to watch their own children. There will be limited toys. Masks are encouraged for all adults.
Children's Sunday School classes for infant-5th grade meet at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday morning.
Nursery is offered for infants-3 years old during the 8:30am service, the 10:00am Sunday School hour, the 11:15am service and the 6:00pm service.
This outdoor scouting program is for boys 1st through 12th grade. Troops meet August through April. For more information contact Ed Schooler at [email protected]
American Heritage Girls
Units for girls K5-12th grade, meet twice a month late August to April. This scouting program seeks to "Build women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country". For more information contact Tracy Taylor at [email protected]
The Children's Library
Our children’s library provides books, DVDs, and CDs for children and youth. The children’s library is located in Education Room 101.
Kids @ First
Monthly newsletter mailed to 1st-5th graders.
Children's Worship Bulletins
Self-serve racks in the narthex hold bulletins for Beginning Readers and Readers. Bulletins provide activities that support the scripture passage and sermon topic.