Children’s Ministries

Your resource for discovering some of the many ways your children can learn more about Jesus and get involved in the life of First Church. 



Kids Alive! Sunday night programing will resume on November 7 with our new theme about Science. Our first lesson will be called “Piercing the Heart. God shows our need and gives us hope.” Please take some time and sit down to read the following verse with your child (or children); Hebrews 4:12. Preschool will meet at  4:15 p.m. in the Education Building followed by a meal at 5 p.m. for all children attending our Sunday night programming. Afterwards, our elementary-aged children will meet at 5:30.

Children’s Ministry Christmas Events

November 23- Landis and China Grove Christmas Parade – We will be riding in the parade. If your child (or children) are interested in participating, please let Miss know by November 16. 

November 28 – 4:15-5:15 p.m. – Advent Workshop: Families can come and make advent wreaths and nativity ornaments and learn about the Chrismon tree.

December 4 – 9-10:30 a.m. – Breakfast with Santa: Come and have pancakes, get your picture made with Santa and make a gingerbread house.

December 12 – 5:30 p.m. – Children’s Live Nativity: If your child would like to participate in this program please let Miss Sara know by November 14. There is a part for all the children. W will also need some adult help. Please let Miss Sara know if you can help.


To learn more about the current Children’s programming being offered at First Church, or how to sign-up for weekly updates from our Children’s Minister, email Sara Joines at or call 704-857-9713 ext. 12.