FIRST CHURCH KIDS 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.
SUNDAYS FOR FAMILIES
We offer Sunday morning nursery for infant – 2 years old as well Sunday School opportunities at 9:30am for Pre-K through 12th Grade.
FREE! KID CONNECT AT NIGHT
August 25 – December 1 | 5:30 – 7:15pm
All Children, (completed Kindergarten- 4th Grade) are invited to join us for Choir and FREE small group program on Wednesday nights.
NEW! PRESCHOOL CHOIR
August 25 – December 1 | 5:30 – 7:15pm
3 and 4 year olds (as of September 1 of the current year) are invited to join this special choir program just for them on Wednesday Nights, from 5:30-6:00pm! They will participate in fun musical activities that will prepare them for the elementary program. This is a fun, informal, introduction to choir. Registration is required for choir. They will have the option to go to nursery after choir for those parents participating in Wednesday Night classes.
sunday MINISTRY PROGRAMS
(Infant – 4 years)
We offer Sunday Morning nursery for Infants – 4 years old during Worship services and our Sunday School hour. All of our nurseries are staffed with trained and paid employees. MORE INFO
PRESCHOOL SUNDAY SCHOOL
(3 – 4 years, completed VPK)
We offer Sunday School for preschool age children on Sundays from 9:30 – 10:30am. We will worship God through music, bible stories, faith formation activities, and fellowship!
ELEMENTARY SUNDAY SCHOOL
(K – 4th Grade, completed)
K-4th graders are invited to join their friends and teachers for Sunday School from 9:30-10:30 am. We will worship God through music, bible stories, faith formation activities, and fellowship!
SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAMS
KINDERGARTEN WORSHIP READINESS
During the Kindergarten year, all Kindergarteners are encouraged to participate fully in worship, attend a worship readiness class and will receive their very own Kindergarten Bible.
THIRD GRADE BIBLE BLAST
All third graders will get to join Mrs. Lisa for a special class on The Bible – where it came from, how it is put together, and how to use it! This class takes place during the school year on Sundays at 9:30am.
FOURTH GRADE CHILL TIME
All fourth graders are invited to Join Mrs. Lisa and Mrs. Sarah once a week during the school year for after school faith sharing, fellowship, and a special treat.
We offer choir opportunities for kindergarten through 4th Grade on Wednesdays afternoons during the school year. Contact Rev. Rick Branch for more info. Click HERE to register.
KidConnect is our Wednesday afternoon Choir and Small Groups program for Kindergarten-Fourth graders. This will be a time they will experience choir, participate in a great extracurricular class, and develop relationships in a small group setting. This program takes place during the school year. Click HERE to register.
CLASSES & GROUPS FOR PARENTS
WORSHIPING WITH CHILDREN
Worshiping with Children is a once a year class in September for parents and children of all ages and is taught by Lisa Bond, Director of Children’s Ministry and Christian Education. This class offers insight into making the worship experience most beneficial for both children and their parents. MORE INFO
Community Groups are intimate groups that commit to meet and connect with each other. They encourage one another to grow in their understanding of the Gospel as they live out their faith. MORE INFO
CAMPS & RETREATS
In addition to our weekly activities and ministry programs, we offer various camp and retreat opportunities just for kids throughout the year, including a yearly Vacation Bible School.
SERVE WITH FIRST CHURCH KIDS
First Church Kids would like you to join in the excitement and joy of serving children! There are wonderful opportunities available to reach the children of FUMC with your gifts, your presence, your prayer and your service.
Want to learn more? Contact SHicks@FUMCPensacola.com. We would be happy to talk with you.