Children's Ministry

First Church is a reconciling church where all God’s children are welcome and accepted.
We are a
community where children can discover God, experience God's love, and learn to share that love with others.

Children's Sunday School

Pre-K thru 5th grade

Sunday mornings bring opportunities for children to experience God's love through lessons and activities at both campuses.

Youth 3.12

A night for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders

to join Youth Group once a month

at West Campus 5:30 - 7:00 pm. It's a time for us to share a meal/snack, play games, experience God and explore our faith.

We will take a break for the summer and will return Aug 21st.

Learning to use my Bible

All 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are invited to join us for a 4-week session where we will journey through the bible, play games and explore our faith.

A New class will begin February 2023.

For incoming K-6th grade

July 18-22

9- 12pm

Food Truck Party VBS invites kids to get on a roll with God and "Cook up Some Fun!" while at the same time reminding them that everything we have comes from God. By turning to God in prayer, all our daily needs are met.

Together Time

Birth - age 5

We will take a break for the summer and plan to return in the Fall.

Together Time is a play group for kids 5 and under that meets on the 1st and 3rd Wed of the month at West Campus during the school year. Parents and caregivers stay to socialize and make connections while letting their kids play and make new friends.

Easy ways to Volunteer

  • Be a Sunday School leader or helper

  • Provide snacks or meals for

Youth 3.12

Summer camp registration is now open! Click the Camp Chippewa link above to get more info.

Scholarships are available.

Ask Julie for details

Camp Chippewa is a United Methodist Camp open to all God's Children. Located outside of Ottawa, KS

Julie Hutchinson

Director of Children's Discipleship

First United Methodist Church


946 Vermont Street


West Campus

867 Highway 40