Children (Age 3 through 5th Grade)

Sunday School

First Church believes that all children are a special blessing from God and that, as a church family, it is our responsibility to do all that we can to increase their faith, confirm their hope, and encourage them in love.

We offer weekly Sunday School classes during the school year for children ages 5 through 5th grade from 10:45-11:30 a.m. in Wesley Hall. Our teachers use the Cokesbury Celebrate Wonder Curriculum to engage children’s natural sense of curiosity to help them understand God’s love. Our programs on Sunday mornings and other special events expose children to Biblical truths in order to help them become the people that God created them to be using:

  • Storytelling or Drama
  • Art
  • Science
  • Games

Third Grade through Fifth Grade

Special opportunities for our older elementary aged children include:

  • Acolyte program for 3rd through 5th graders to serve at 10:30 a.m. Worship
  • Bible Mentor Program and Bibles presented to 3rd through 5th graders

Family Ministry Events

Child-friendly events  for fun and fellowship are held during the year for children and their parents.   Events for our Family Ministry Programs during the year have included:

  • Movie Nights
  • Food Pantry Shopping
  • Assisting with PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter)  homeless shelter
  • Serving a meal for Feed My Starving Children
  • Baking cookies for mission fundraiser
  • Trunk or Treat for a special mission project
  • Lenten programs
  • Family game nights

Upcoming Events:

Join us for five action-packed Vacation Bible School sessions. We will meet every Wednesday in June from 5:30-7:00 p.m. – dinner will be served each week. Cost: $10 per child. For more information and to register click Here:

Please check Announcements and the Events page for current events.

To reduce the risk of child abuse in the church,  the General Conference of the United Methodist Church adopted a Safe Sanctuaries resolution in 1996. Click Here to see our policy.