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Kids & Teens

Children's Worship

Join Us For Children’s Worship!

Children’s Worship at First Congregational Church is designed for children in pre-K through 3rd grade to experience and learn about God in a way that is meaningful and engaging. The worship service takes place during adult worship, but in a specially designed worship center. Children attend the first part of adult worship with their parents and then are dismissed after children’s participation. Our approach uses a sensory motor style of storytelling as a primary means for encountering God. Other elements of worship are also practiced including songs of praise, offering, prayers, and response to God’s word.

Our goals for Children’s Worship are to

  • Give children a context to experience & praise God
  • Introduce children to the meaning & actions of corporate worship
  • Teach children about God through Bible stories
  • Allow children time to reflect & respond to God’s word
  • Children’s Worship is led by an adult volunteer. Greeters also assist the leader and may be parents, youth, or other congregation members.

    4th-6th graders are invited to join us for their own "tween" program. Designed to be a bridge between Children's Worship and Youth Sunday School, this program allows kids to explore the Bible and our faith in fun and engaging ways that are targeted to this special age group. Service projects are also a big part of the work the kids will be doing together.

    Beam Nursery

    Our nursery is staffed by 2 care givers each Sunday during worship. The nursery is available to children ages 6 weeks to 3 years old. We have plenty of toys and snacks for busy toddlers, as well as a comfy space for babies.

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