Children are special at First Presbyterian Church!
Jesus said, “permit the children to come to Me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” – Luke 18:16
Cibele Santos Almeida
Director of Children’s Ministry
Director of Music Ministry for Children & Youth
SUNDAYS FOR INFANTS THROUGH 5TH GRADE:
First Kids is a group of energetic children from nursery through 5th grade. We are blessed to have wonderful Sunday School teachers who make Bible stories come alive as they get to know each child.
Loving and guided nursery care is offered for babies up to 2 years of age during worship
DEEP BLUE SUNDAY SCHOOL – 9:45 AM:
Sunday School this year takes a new exciting turn as we introduce Deep Blue Sunday School! Deep Blue is the new awe-inspiring resource for children which includes adventure, exciting stories, science experiments, arts and crafts, animated video storytelling and active games – all combined into a living–faith experience that will help children discover what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ today!
L.A.M.B.S. Class (Living As My Bible Says)
3 – 4 – 5 + K – Room 113 Day School/Children’s wing
1st – 3rd grades – Room 216
(Life In God: Hope for Tomorrow)
4th – 5th grades – Room 215
TIME WITH THE CHILDREN & CHILDREN’S CHURCH – 11:00 AM:
We welcome and encourage children to join us in worship at the 11:00 a.m. service. Parents have the opportunity and privilege to worship with their children. After Time with the Children, children are invited to Children’s Church, where they participate in a structured time of age-appropriate worship. Pickup for ages 3-kindergarten is in Room 113 Day School/Children’s wing, elementary pickup is in the CE wing, 2nd floor.
SPARK YEAR ORANGE!
Spark Classroom walks through key Old Testament and New Testament Bible stories each year, in a two-year cycle. New Testament stories are presented in the winter and spring quarters. Christmas, Easter and Pentecost stories are included in the lesson sequence each year.
Click here for the winter curriculum
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
On Sunday, October 30, children packed shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, to share the love of Jesus with children worldwide.
W.O.W.! and HURRICANE RELIEF
On Wednesday, October 19, the WOW (We’re On Wednesdays) Kids For Christ! Children made pizza rolls for our community. FPC children did over 25 pizza rolls that will be given to our community. Handbell Choir, Music Choir and Bible Time were also held. It is a privilege to work with those 41 children on a Wednesday and 6 volunteers. It is wonderful to see the children from Nursery to 5th grade learning about Jesus’s love and serving our community.