Jesus said “Let the children come to me.” At First Church, we extend this same welcome. Our Christian Education program begins with our Pre-K/Kindergarten program and continues with Church School for grades 1-6, and Confirmation classes for grades 7-8. Our children are invited to become members of First Church through Confirmation at [more…]
Babies, toddlers and children in preschool through kindergarten are welcome to join us in our Preschool room on the second floor. A short Christian lesson is presented each week, along with a collaborating activity and also some time for play. The room is staffed with a lead teacher and assistant [more…]
Children in grades 1-6 will travel to church school together each week, led by Lead Teacher Carolyn McGarr. The children always begin in worship and remain in the service until they are invited to follow their teacher to church school. Occasionally the group works together on a mission-based project.
Confirmation is a two year program which begins in 7th grade. At the end of these two years, students are invited to affirm their baptisms and become members of First Church. The Celebration of Confirmation usually take place during a chosen worship service in May or early June. Each confirmation student [more…]