Kids Ministry

Explore the ministry opportunities for your children at First Church

KIDZONE AT FIRST CHURCH

At First Church everything we do and teach in KidZone is carefully designed to help your child creatively learn about Jesus through interactive lessons, music and hands-on age-appropriate activities.

As we return to church following our Governor's "Stay at Home" order, all KidZone and nursery rooms will remain closed while we prepare a safe and clean environment. First Church is carefully watching what schools and other childcare facilities are doing in our community and plan to reopen this fall.

In the meantime, engage with KidZone at First Church by following along on social media for activities and join each weekend for KidZone and Little KidZone at-home worship experiences. These experiences, along with other family activities are sent via email to your inbox weekly. To sign up, send an email to [email protected]

MEET YOUR CHILDREN'S PASTORS

Bill Shepard

Children and Families Pastor

Tracey Harlan

Associate Children's Pastor

YOUR FIRST VISIT

Here’s what to expect when visiting KidZone for the first time:

First, find the area marked KidZone Check-in. This area is located at the Info Hub at the First Church Campus you’re visiting.

There, you will meet the First Church Welcome Team. They’ll check your child into the system, and one of a volunteer will lead your child to their age-appropriate classroom.

Upon checking in for the first time, you will be asked the following questions (NOTE: We value your privacy and will not share this information with anyone):

-Parent/guardian name(s)
-Email Address
-Child’s name
-Child’s birthdate
-Home address
-Phone number
-Any special instructions (allergies, special needs) for your children

To ensure safety, all First Church volunteers pass a background check before working with your child.

Plan your visit here.

HOW CHECK-IN WORKS

Before Service:

You can check-in your child at any KidZone Check-in area. After finding your child’s name in the database, you and your child will be given matching name tags that are exclusive to your family. Your child will be required to wear the name tag portion, you will reserve the matching tag.

After Service:

After the service is complete, you will return to your child’s classroom and show your child’s matching tag to the classroom leader and your child will be released back to you.

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS

KidZone WOW (Worship on Wednesdays) is for aged 3 years-5th grade (and our nursery for children ages 0-35 months, is also available during this time). KidZone WOW runs during adult programming at First Church on Wednesday nights.

No special registration is required for WOW. If your child has attended KidZone at least once, they’re all set. If you haven’t attended Pre-register now.

KidZone WOW at the Saint Joseph Campus is designed to magnify God and explore the Bible each and every week in creative, upbeat and dynamic ways!

Both Little KidZone and Big KidZone Clubhouse open at 6:15pm for drop off. Pickup happens at 8:05pm when adult programming is finished.

Check-in for KidZone WOW follows the same procedure as checkin for KidZone on Sunday morning.

 

GOT QUESTIONS?

If you have further questions about KidZone or visiting First Church with children, simply use the form below and get in touch with us!

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