We are passionate about children and are committed to teaching them ways to know, love, and serve Jesus every day. You can expect a safe environment that offers fun, age appropriate and relevant programs for children from birth through 5th grade.
For kids ages 3-5th grade, you will find classes with friendly teachers who share creative and exciting ways to connect Biblical lessons with real life.
Children are invited to gather at the front of the sanctuary for “Children’s Moments,” a short, engaging message, within the first 15 minutes of worship and then followed by Children’s Church. While parents continue worship, Children’s Church provides another way for First UMC kids to learn about God and the Bible in a fun and supportive environment. For additional information, email our Children’s Education Director Marti Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (828) 524-3010.
Other activities throughout the year are designed to give children ways to connect with others in the congregation, from older students to older adults. Children are welcomed and encouraged to help with activities such as the 30 Hour Famine, annual missions bazaar, Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry, and other special events that connect all ages and generations.
Vacation Bible School
3 Day Camp with no Mosquitoes
- Registration for 3 days of "Camp with NO Mosquitoes," June 19, 20 & 21 is online. Click here to sign up for a fun three day event focused on learning and sharing God's Word.
For students who have completed the 4th and 5th grades.