Children’s Ministries

Children’s Ministries at First Pres are a blast, with fun opportunities that walk with kids on their faith journey through 5th Grade.

Children are excited to meet God in a very kid way—with age-appropriate lessons, exciting and meaningful worship, and lots of play and joy. They love to see God at work in their lives through Sunday morning worship programs—Ignite and Inspire, a mid-week experience—Spark, and a summer VBS.

Nursery | Kids' Church, Age 2.5-K | Kids' Church, Grade 1-5

During worship on Sunday mornings, children love to take part in their own age-appropriate worship experience.

Nursery

0 – 2 years old

The nursery shows our youngest kids God’s love and care that starts from birth. Children age 2 are encouraged to join the leaders for 20 minutes during the service where they can sing, play, and read the Bible. We have adapted the program to your child’s developmental stage.

Kids’ Church

Age 2.5- K

Here, kids love to discover God loves them, made them, and has a plan for them. They hear an exciting story from the Bible, sing high energy songs with big motions, do fun activities, and circle up for prayer time. And of course Kids’ Church wouldn’t be complete without snack and a little play time squeezed in!

Kids’ Church

1st – 5th

Kids Church of 1st -5th is an upbeat worship experience where kids learn to live out their faith. Children start the morning in a group led by volunteers. They participate in energetic music, intentional teaching, and small groups for fun activities, prayer, and discussion.

Spark

Wednesdays, 3:45-5:30.

This popular after-school program that takes place on Wednesdays throughout the school year. Students in 1st-5th grades gather for worship, small groups, and specials which include all kinds of fun games, activities, art projects and more. Through these weekly gatherings, children learn about God’s big love for them.
We are excited for another great year at Spark. 2022-2023 registration is now full. If you have any questions about Spark, please reach out to Kristen Symons.

Vacation Bible School

VBS at First Pres is a highlight of June. We invite all children in the community to join us next summer for a fun week learning about Jesus! VBS is for rising Kindergarten – 5th graders. Preschool VBS is offered for children who turn 4 before June 1, 2022.

David Profitt

Director of Children’s Ministries

David leads Children’s Ministries at First Pres. He is passionate about creating playful, fun experiences for children to meet God and discover the work He is doing in their lives.

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Kristen Symons

Associate Director of Children’s Ministries

Kristen works with David to lead and build out the robust Children’s Ministries programs. She wants all children to know that Jesus loves them everywhere, all the time.

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This ministry offers a loving education to prepare children age 2-kindergarten to succeed in school and beyond.