children

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me..."

Matthew 19:14

Children are an important part of First Presbyterian Church. We partner with families to provide nurturing, meaningful, and enjoyable experiences through which each child can learn of God's love.

Sunday Mornings

Sunday School

10:00 a.m. | Education Building

Nursery

8:30 a.m. | 10:00 a.m. | 11:15 a.m. | 6:00 p.m.
Education Building

Children's Church

11:15 a.m. | Education Building Room 103

Programs and Publications

Nursery

Nursery is offered for infants to 3-year-olds during the 8:30 a.m. service, and the 10:00 a.m. Sunday School hour, the 11:15 a.m. service, and the 6:00 p.m. service. 

Sunday School

Children's Sunday School classes for infants to 5th grade meet at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday morning in the Education Building. 

Children's Sermon

Children join a pastor at the front of the church during the 8:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. worship services for a sermon and prayer. 

Children's Church

K4 and K5 children are dismissed from the 11:15 a.m. worship service following the Doxology. Teachers meet them in the Narthex and accompany the children to the Education Building Room 103 for a lesson. Parents pick-up their children in Room 103 after the service. 

Sunday Night Kids' Club

1st-5th grade children are dismissed from the 6:00 p.m. worship service after the children's sermon. Children will have a large group music and Bible lesson time with a small group activity. Club meets in the Education Building Room 212 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. September - May. 

Centerpoint Kids

Nursery and programs for children infants-5th grade take place on Wednesday evenings during Centerpoint. They meet in the Education Building following dinner. 

Kids @ First

Monthly newsletter mailed to parents of 1st-5th graders.

Children's Library

Our Children's Library provides books, DVDs, and CDs for children and youth. The Children's Library is located in the Education Building Room 101.  

Children's Worship Bulletins

Self-serve racks in the Narthex hold bulletins for Beginning Readers and Readers. Bulletins provide activities that support the scripture passage and sermon topic.

Children's Ministry Staff

Hannah Lampman

Director of Children's Ministry
hlampman@firstprescolumbia.org 
(803) 799-9062, ext. 237

Beth Grider

Nursery Coordinator
bgrider@firstprescolumbia.org 
(803) 799-9062, ext.233

Blakely Dunbar

Children's Ministry Assistant
bdunbar@firstprescolumbia.org 
(803) 799-9062, ext.251