Children’s Ministries at First Church is dedicated to growing spiritually healthy families by partnering with parents. Together we provide experiences in worship, service, fellowship and studying the Bible, so all children can learn what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ.
Sunday School for Preschool-4th Grade
Sunday Mornings, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Bible Stories, Small Group/Large Group Format
Each week children of all ages hear and experience the Bible in a small group/large group format. Storytellers creatively present the Bible story in a large group while dedicated teachers strive to build relationships through small group discussion and activities. Preschool Curriculum: Deep Blue; Elementary Curriculum: Digging Into Discipleship
Kid Connect/Choir for K-4th – Fall Session Starts September 11
Choir, Worship Arts Classes, Bible Study
Kids participate in choir, worship, class experiences and fellowship.
This mid-week program is designed to encourage kids to grow in their faith through small groups, creative worship art classes and meaningful worship. Opportunities in the past have been: Dance, Play N Pray, Girl Time, Art, Recorders, Violin, Book Club and more. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
Third Grade Bible Blast
Third graders are invited to learn more about their Bibles through a 6 week Bible class. They look at how the Bible came to be, learn the books of the Bible, hear about and experience festivals and traditions in the Bible and learn to make their Bible their own.
First Church follows Safe Sanctuaries procedures to create an environment in which children, youth and the adults who work with them have boundaries of safe space.
Lisa Bond, Director of Children and Family Ministries
Email Lisa, 850-432-1434
Lisa joined the staff of First United Methodist Church in the fall of 2008. She has a B.A. in Christian Education from Huntingdon College. In addition to working at First Church, she currently serves on the Treehouse Board of the Pensacola Little Theater (Children’s Theatre Program) and volunteers at her children’s schools. She is married to Bill Bond and has three children, Connor, Mary and Caroline.
The Children’s Department is located in our two story Education Building. The Education Building provides a kid friendly atmosphere for children to worship, learn and grow. The nursery, classrooms, and Methodist Children’s Academy (MCA) are on the first floor of the Education Building. The second floor has additional meeting space for children including Children’s Library, art room, Children’s Worship Room and more.