FIRST CHURCH CONGREGATIONAL
Infants and Toddlers
(3 months to 2 years)
Professional Babysitter with Parent Helpers every Sunday from 10-11:30 a.m.
Through play, bible stories, art, music, and prayer to activate faith. Children start in classroom at 10:15 a.m.
Biblical based rotation model with storytelling, art, music, games, and cooking. Children leave Sanctuary with teachers after 10:15 a.m. Service Children's Message.
Children meet at 10:15 for faith formation through community service project activities, also opportunitis to attend different houses of worship.
(K- 3rd Grade)
Rehearsal Sundays, September - June, Thursdays 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel. More...
First Sunday Communion
All Children are welcome to start in their classes at 10:15 a.m. and come into the Sanctuary to take communion with their families.
High Road Sunday Nights (Youth Group)
Meetings at 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Rhodes Hall for fellowship and fun. (Currently meeting outside at the fire pit)
High School Service Trip
(9th Grade and UP!)
The First Church Youth Group (and friends!) will continue to build their relationshop with the Lakota people of the Cheyenne River Tribe Reservation through the Simply Smiles Organization.
Middle School Service Trip
A Safe space and loving community for LGBTQIA+ teens and friends. Fridays at 4:00 p.m. on ZOOM. Please contact the Rev. Vanessa Rose for more information.
Youth explore their faith as they disceern their next step in serving in disciplship as members of First Church.
EVENTS FOR FAMILIES
SERVICE PROJECT SUNDAYS
We get together to celebrate the beginning of a church School year, and welcome new and returning families to our worship services.
Third graders receive their bibles and participate in a bible workshop with one of our pastors.
ADVENT FAMILY WORKSHOP
We gather for a potluck meal and to decorate our Reverse Advent Box.
The children in Disciple Road hosts christmas eve worship service and retell the story of Christ’s birth.
MARDI GRAS PANCAKE DINNER & LENTEN GIVING BOXES
Annual Family Celebration to begin Lent through creating Lenten Giving Boxes and Fundraise for coming Youth Service Trips.
EASTER EGG HUNT
Annual Easter Egg Hunt between the 9am and 11am worship services for children ages 10 and under.
A gathering to celebrate the end of the church school year.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
A week long summer program where children experience God through crafts, play, music and more.
One Sunday out of the month our youth gather to craft, bake, or volunteer for a local nonprofits First Church proudly supports.
TRICK OR TREAT FOR OPERATION HOPE
Reverse Trick or Treating where families sign up to have can goods collected for Operation Hope that the youth groups retrieve in custome.
CAR WASH FUNDRAISER
An annual Service Trip fundraiser that takes place during Celebration Sunday which invites all youth both attending and supporting the trip to listen to some tunes and wash some cars.
DEACON'S FUND PAST DINNER
A fundraiser for the church Deacon's Fund supported by the Youth Group of the church so it can continue to help those stuggling in our community.
COMMUNITY SING-ALONG HOSTED BY THE YOUTH GROUP
An event to unite people regardless of background or age into community through song.
JOINING THE GENERATIONS
A Middle Road program in which younger and elder congregation members are paired together to learn from one another about the faith community they share.
GREEN EGGS & HAM BREAKFAST
A celebration of St. Patrick's Day and the Birthday of Dr. Sesus through green colored food and the share of classic children's books.
TRIP TO YOUTH REVIVAL
Youth are invited to travel to the CTUCC Youth Revival along with First Church's Pastors to learn about their faith community with others their age.