Sundays: 8:30am and 11:15am and 6:00pm
Wednesdays: 12:15pm and 6:30pm

Children's Ministry

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.


Children's Programs

Sunday School: Sunday School Classes for infants through 5th graders meet at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday morning.

Children's Sermon

Children join a pastor at the front of the church during the 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. worship services for a sermon and prayer.

Children's Church

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 Thornwell room 107 for a lesson.

Sunday Night Kids Club 

Children (1st-5th grade) are dismissed from the 6:00 p.m. worship service, after the children's sermon to Club classes. Club meets September - May. Our final meeting for this spring will be Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Centerpoint Kids
Activities start at 6:15 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.

Summer Centerpoint Kids   K4 - 5th graders - Thornwell

During the school year, K4-2nd graders attend catechism classes where they have a lesson, reciting time, and craft. 3rd-5th graders attend missions club where they learn about missionaries all around the world. 

Children's Publications

1. Kids @ First - Monthly newsletter mailed to 1st-5th graders.

2. Children's Worship Bulletins - Self-serve racks in the narthex hold bulletins for Beginning Readers and Readers. Bulletins provide activies that support the scripture passage and sermon topic.

Children's Yearly Events

Vacation Bible SchoolJune 2017. Four-year-olds through fifth graders will enjoy Bible lessons, games, music, snacks, and a mission project. Space is limited.

Bonclarken Summer Camps - Session I and Session II in July 2017. Application forms are available at

Parents' Night Out - An event held occasionally throughout the year.


Nursery Information 

Children's Ministry Staff

Hannah Lampman - Children's Ministries Coordinator

799-9062, Ext. 237

Beth Grider - Nursery Coordinator

799-9062, Ext. 233

Sharmin Barrett - Elementary Assistant

799-9062, Ext. 367

Blakely Dunbar - Preschool Assistant

799-9062, Ext. 251

This page last updated May 19, 2017.