First Church will observe the annual Children’s Sabbath on Sunday, Oct. 21 during the 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. worship services. This year’s theme is, “Realizing Dr. King’s Vision for Every Child: Lives of Hope, Not Despair.” The United Methodist Church designates a Children’s Sabbath each October. The national observance encourages congregations to renew and live…

Children ages three through sixth grade and their families are invited to attend the fall session of the Wonderful Wednesday family fellowship program. This unique program, held weekly on Wednesdays, provides Bible study and fun activities for children, and allows families to spend quality time together. The fall session starts October 17. Meetings last from…

First Church invites children in grades one through six to be a part of this exciting ministry as we praise God through ringing! Ringers and their parents are asked to attend an organizational meeting and the first rehearsal on Sunday, Sep. 23, in the Music Room (behind Fellowship Hall) immediately following the 10:45 a.m. service….

Registrations are still being accepted for the 2018 Vacation Bible School at First Church. Go to: http://rrr.cokesburyvbs.com/fumchurch to register your child today. VBS will be held from Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, from 9:00 a.m. to noon daily. Children ages 3 through entering sixth grade can engage in a fun Bible adventure, with…

Registration is now open for the 2018 Vacation Bible School at First Church. Go to: http://rrr.cokesburyvbs.com/fumchurch. to register your child today. VBS will be held from Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, from 9:00 a.m. to noon daily. Children ages 3 through entering sixth grade can engage in a fun Bible adventure, with games,…

First Church maintains a Children’s Library with a variety of Christian-based books. In light of recent tragic events, First Church prayerfully invites parents and adults to browse the library and consider checking out books written to help children understand and cope with sad things. Specifically, First Church offers the following children’s books: Worry, Worry Go…

Come experience the passion and power of the Easter story. First Church will put on its annual Passion Play on Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The Passion Play re-enacts the events of Holy Week, beginning with Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and concluding with his crucifixion and resurrection. The live performance,…

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, June 11 to 15, 2018, from 9 a.m. to noon daily. All area children ages 3 through entering sixth grade are invited and encouraged to attend. Students entering seventh to 12th grades can volunteer as classroom helpers. Daily lessons are supported with Bible…

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