Worship Sundays @ 9:00 and 10:30am - Sanctuary • Livestream @ 10:30

Children's Ministry

Ages 3 - 5th Grade
Sunday School
Sundays during the 10:30 a.m. service
Grades K - 5
SHINE! 
Wednesdays from 3:45-5:30 p.m.
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Our Mission Statement
Kids Ministry at First Pres partners with families to walk with children on their faith journey through 5th grade. We welcome them into a safe, loving environment where their faith is nurtured through songs, stories, play, active learning experiences and games. Our goal is to set God at work in their lives as we invite all generations into a growing life with Jesus Christ.
Director of Preschool and Kids Ministry
Chandra Gravit • Email Chandra

Sunday School

During the 2021-22 Sunday School year, we are using Cokesbury’s Celebrate Wonder curriculum which honors the spiritual life of children by engaging them in open-ended exploration and inquiry of the Bible. Through experiential activities, spiritual practices, and reflection, Celebrate Wonder serves as a Biblical guide to help children make meaning for their lives. It seeks to deepen children’s faith formation and to create a safe space to ask big questions and claim their spiritual identity as children of God. Each week in Sunday School, students will share a Bible lesson through storytelling, crafts and games as they strengthen their faith together. Face masks are required during indoor Sunday School. Sunday school classes make use of our beautiful outdoor grounds as much as possible.

Celebrate Wonder with us!
Age 3 through 5th Grade
Sundays during the 10:30 a.m. service
Laying the foundation for faith and growth together.
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Midweek

LOGOS is a place where church is fun and everyone matters. It offers a weekly opportunity to develop Christian relationships beyond Sunday morning.

Kindergarten – 8th grade students will experience fun, fellowship and growth in Christian faith through Bible Study, games, crafts, a family style dinner, mission projects and worship.
GRADES K-8
Wednesdays 5:00 – 7:15
October 3 - March 13
SHINE! A midweek program for Kindergarten-5th graders that meets every Wednesday from 3:45-5:30 p.m., starting October 6. Join your church friends and make new ones each week on Wednesday afternoons. 

Register at: firstpreswheaton.org/SHINE

Kids will join in fellowship and community to explore a Bible lesson through activity stations including art, cooking, games, science, storytelling, missions and spiritual practices. Through a new rotation model curriculum, kids will experience each week’s Bible story in many different ways. As a result, each Bible story and its message will stay with them for life!

From 3:45-4:00 p.m. we will gather as a whole group for a simple snack and social time. From 4:00-5:30 p.m. kids will rotate through half hour stations by age group.

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world” (John 8:12). Just as Jesus is light to us, we will go forth and SHINE his light to the rest of the world.  

Childcare

Sanctuary Hall provides a quiet space when needed to care for your child and still participate in worship.

During 9:00 & 10:30 a.m. Worship
For ages 3 and under

A Quiet Space

Sanctuary Hall provides a quiet space when needed to care for your child and still participate in worship. This room, located on the lower level under the Sanctuary, provides a TV for viewing all Sunday morning services. Children are always welcome in worship.
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Sundays @ 9:00am
Worship in the Sanctuary 
Sundays @ 10:30am
Worship in the Sanctuary or Livestream
Adult Education and Sunday School for preschool through 5th grade
Childcare for ages 3 and under offered at both services

First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton
715 N. Carlton Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187
630-668-5147
office@firstpreswheaton.org

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