Children

Your child’s faith journey is important to us and we want to be here to guide them along the way.

We offer a wide variety of activities for you and your child (ages 0 to fifth grade) to grow together in faith each week and throughout the year. To stay up-to-date on our Children's Ministry activities and involvement opportunities, you can click the button below to sign up for email updates!

Sign Up for Children's Ministry Email Updates

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Sunday Mornings

Sunday School

Sundays, 9:45 am, See schedule below

Children's Education will be in person this Fall and outdoors as long as weather permits starting at 10 am. We'd love to see your children again as we focus on creating something new after 18 long months. We hope you can join us for activities, enrichment, music, and more!

For more information, please contact Paula Dugan at pdugan@asburyfirst.org.

Worship

Sundays, 11 am, Sanctuary

We believe children are a sacred gift, and they are welcome in our worship. Children will be invited forward during worship for a Children’s Time. Following this, children ages 4 through 5th grade are invited to go with our children’s educators for further enrichment or return to their caretaker for the remainder of the service. If there is a way our children’s ministry can be more welcoming to you and your child, please contact Paula Dugan at pdugan@asburyfirst.org.

CLASS AGE TIME LOCATION
Childcare Services Ages newborn–3 9:45 am–12 pm Rainbow Room
Children's Sunday School Age 4–5th grade 9:45–10:45 am Outdoor Playground
Children's Enrichment Age 4–5th grade 11 am service Outdoor Playground
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Fun, Faithful, Family Events

Each year, Asbury First hosts events for families. For the most updated listing of times, please check the events calendar. If you are looking for wholesome, educational, faith-based fun, then check out the following events:

DATE ACTIVITY
March 21, 2021 Pretzel Sunday: For 44 years, Asbury First has been celebrating Pretzel Sunday and this year, though virtual, the tradition continues. Visit www.asburyfirst.org/pretzelsunday for a recipe and more!
April 2, 2021 Good Friday Family Prayer Night: A socially-distanced, come-when-you-wish, child-friendly event with activities and prayer stations throughout the Gathering Center. — 5–7 pm, Gathering Center
August 2–5, 2021 Vacation Bible School: Be the Seed – We are excited to bring back our VBS in an outdoor format for 2021! To register or learn more, click here.
Fall 2021 Sunday School and Children's Time: We are excited to return to in-person worship and will begin Sunday School and Children's Time on September 12. Due to ongoing COVID restriction changes, we are not able to announce all plans for the Fall Children's Program at this time. Thank you for your continuing flexibility and understanding.

 

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For more information about Children's Ministries or to sign up for an event, please contact Paula Dugan at pdugan@asburyfirst.org or by calling 585-271-1050 x111.