Spiritual Formation

The mission of our Children and Family Ministry is to help our youngest members learn how to love our neighbors by practicing the love that Jesus taught us through the scripture. Our hope is to provide FPC kids with the foundation to be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.

Lead by our Director of Children and Family Ministry, Katie Kindig, faith formation opportunities include toddler and preschool, through sixth grade. All programing is cohesive, specific to age as volunteer teachers adapt to each child’s needs for the most successful learning environment.

 

 

Children and Family Ministry

Katie Sina Kindig

Katie Sina Kindig

Director of Family Ministry

Katie Kindig is our Director of Family ministries. Her degree in Fine Arts is a unique gift to our program. She blends a vibrant energy and imagination with a compassionate love for children and youth. Our parents appreciate Katie’s weekly communication that keep us all informed of this dynamic ministry.

The Nursery

6 weeks – 4 years
Second Floor, open 9am – 11am
Professional Staff
Nursery students engage in free-play, a short Scripture lesson and organized activity time.
We ask that you assist with your student’s hand-washing upon arrival. We have hand sanitizer stations as well.
A nut-free snack is provided. Please bring a labeled water bottle and alternative snacks if needed. A changing table, with quiet room are also available.

Worship Arts Faith Formation Time

Pre-K – Grade 6
Students begin worship in the sanctuary with their families. Teachers will escort students who wish to participate in Worship Arts to the upper level following the “Worship Arts Blessing.” Parents pick up students in the Sanctuary hallway adjacent to the Cafe, immediately following the worship service (approx. 10:30am).

Connection Café

A time of fellowship and service
For Youth Grades 7 – 12
Students set-up and serve coffee and snacks to the congregation following worship.
Students begin worship with their families. During the final hymn they are invited to go to the café, located in the hallway alongside the Sanctuary.

Health Reminder: if your student has experienced a fever with in 24 Hours of Sunday or are symptomatic, please choose to worship at home for the protection of their friends.

Small Groups

Are you looking for an opportunity to get to know a few more fellow First Presbyterians? Perhaps you live alone and wish that you had a bit more personal contact, or maybe you have interests that you would like to explore with others. You may simply want to try out the experience of a small group of fellow Christians for whatever joy it might bring. Jesus urges us to “love” one another. That starts with the caring we share with those around us. If we have a common Father, then we are indeed sisters and brothers in the eyes of God.

If you think you would like to explore the small group experience, please contact us. Your expression of interest does not commit you to participating, it simply says that you would like to know more about connecting with others in our faith community.  If you are interested in learning more, fill out the form HERE

Sunday Mornings

The Sunday Exploration Hour –  10:45 – 11:45am.

Spiritual Formation for Adults – Grab a cup of coffee and join us for Bible study and Scripture-based discussion with leaders from our community.

Check the weekly worship guide for current topics.

Giving Opportunities

In 2022 we want to expand our support to families with youth and children. This includes moving Katie Kindig’s role from part-time to full-time as our Director of Family Ministries. Make your 2022 pledge HERE.

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