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Childcare is provided year-round during worship:

Children of all ages are always welcome in worship services, however, two childcare options are available depending on the age of the child.

  1. First, our nursery (Room 101) is open to children aged 0 to 3 years. The nursery is wonderfully furnished and is staffed by paid professionals. A silent paging system is used so that staff may reach you during the service if your child needs you. Baby changing tables are located in both of the downstairs bathrooms off of the Social Hall.

  2. Second, children ages 3-1st grade may leave the worship service with Ms. Sarah Dianne after "Time With Children" for Bridges to Worship, a story-oriented program which includes story time, snack, and a craft or game. We return to the sanctuary in time for the final hymn, and for communion. 

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Worship

Join us for worship on Sundays at 8:30am with weekly Communion, and 11am with Chancel Choir, Children's Choir, Handbells, and Communion on the first Sunday of the month. 

WELCOME TO FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Are you interested in learning more about First Church? Check out our Visitor FAQs or contact the church office.

YOU'RE INVITED to become a member of First Presbyterian Church on the second Sunday of the month. Learn more if you are interested in Belonging to FPC.

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Children's and Youth Ministry

Children’s and Youth Ministry

We are thrilled to welcome Cali Bronkema as our new Director of Children's and Youth Ministry! Cali will be with us beginning on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Children's/Youth Choir will resume on Sunday, September 15 from 9:30am-10am upstairs in the Rally Room.

At First Church, we partner with families to guide and nurture children and youth, providing plenty of ways to encourage kids to know and follow Jesus Christ and be faithful members of his church. Learn how we approach spiritual development of children and youth.