First Church will offer its popular Wonderful Wednesday family fellowship program again this fall, with a modified format to observe COVID-19 safety protocols. The fall session of Wonderful Wednesday will run for four weeks from Oct. 28 to Nov. 18. The program begins at 4:45 p.m. with a Bible lesson and craft. Do you like…

First Church is excited to announce a new virtual format for VBS this summer. The dates are July 13 to 17, starting at 9:00 a.m. This year’s theme, Knights of North Castle: Quest for the King’s Armor, invites children to be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power by exploring how…

The Children’s Department of First Church invites families to download “My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule,” a fun resource for children to complete while the public is under quarantine. The time capsule consists of a packet that prompts children to record the history they are living through with family photos, journaling, and news clippings. Children also…

Join us for Camp Sunday on March 15! Learn more about the many opportunities for church camp this summer, and how to register. First Church firmly believes in the benefits of a church camp experience. Set in beautiful woods and natural surroundings, camp provides a distraction from video games, television and the general rushed pace…

First Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Monday to Friday, July 13 to 17 from 9 a.m. to noon daily. All area children ages 4 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 stories,…

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 spring session starts January 22 and concludes with…

First Church invites families with children of all ages to participate in the Summer Family Challenge starting in June and continuing through August. The Summer Family Challenge encourages families to make memories spending time together doing a variety of activities. Pick up a Summer Family Challenge packet at the display across from the Welcome Desk….

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…

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