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Programs

AT OUR 9:30 a.M. WORSHIP SERVICE before service begins stop by the Kids Heart CheckIn table located in the Narthex, so that the children can get their name badges and sign in for their class. Infants through 3 years old can go directly to KIDS LAGOON The nursery of FPCM. Kids Lagoon decor is filled with fish, whales, octopus, sea turtles and much more. We believe that from the earliest age children begin to experience the love of God through those around them. It is never too early to give your child a religious language. Our nursery is open to serve you and your child. Our nursery workers are background and security checked. Children age 4-K attend KIDS COVE, located Coras Cove across from the Nursery. Kids Cove Kids are exploring the Bible-in-Life curriculum by David C. Cook. Through Bible stories, songs, craft projects and games, they learn each week that God can do anything, nothing is impossible, and how important they are to God. Kids Cove Teachers: Dana Adkinson, Teresa Colling, Nicci Fry, Kelly Strykul, Kendra Edenfield

1st & 2nd Graders, KIDS WORLD, meet upstairs in the Kids World Classroom. Kids World Kids are diving deep into the Bible in Life curriculum by David C. Cook. The Bible comes to life with weekly stories about creation, trust, and repentance. Our goal is to communicate the life changing gospel of Christ and deepen their faith in God. Kids World Teachers: Beth Taylor, Sandra Frutchey, Heidi Astacio, Kendra Edenfield 3rd through 5th Graders, KIDS LIFE, meet upstairs in the FLC, Rooms 12/13. Kids Life Kids will leave no stone upturned as they examine the Bible in Life curriculum by David C. Cook. Kids Life Kids will reconnect weekly with their faith in God by studying The Creation. Every week, the story builds, and leaves them excited about the endless possibilities they have in Christ. Kids Life Teachers: Kimberly Chaires, Susan McKinney, Kim Jones AT OUR 11:00 a.M. WORSHIP SERVICE Children have the option of attending the adult service or going to the Kids Lagoon for combined age activities, crafts, stories, and playground time.

Kids Worship Kids Worship is lead by Beth Taylor the first Sunday of every month during the 9:30 am service.

What is Kids Worship and how did it start at FPCM?

Kids Worship is a sacred time for young children, ages 4 years through 2nd grade, which prepares them for corporate worship and allows them, in their own way, to connect with God. It was started 13 years ago with the generous donations of Parents must church members. pick up their children immediately following the service in their classrooms. A proper ID badge must be shown in order for the teacher to release your child.

OTHER THINGS WE DO

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL We manage and run a dynamic Vacation Bible School week-long session every summer. July 22nd - 26th, 2013 - Mark your calendar! CAMP GENEVA We help support the annual Camp Geneva childrens camping experience HOLIDAY & THEMED EVENTS We host holiday events as well as themed events to add special focus to the Christmas and Easter seasons and offer unique family focused events throughout the year. PARTICIPATE We participate in weekly staff meetings, monthly Ministry meetings, and Session meetings when appropriate RECRUIT AND SUPPORT We recruit and support the 30+ teachers and volunteers who work in our Ministry ANTICIPATE NEEDS We look to our membership and the community and try to assess and anticipate their needs CHILD CARE We provide child care for the 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. WORSHIP SERVICES, AND events as needed COMMUNITY NEEDS We support several social justice organizations with service projects such as the Diaper Drive, Project Linus, and Baby Showers at the Coalition for the Homeless Shelter ENHANCE THE WORSHIP EXPERIENCE We work other FPCM Ministries to enhance the worship experience through the childrens participation in music, readings, and dance for church services WORK CLOSELY WITH YOUTH We work closely with the Youth Ministry to support inter-age activities and to ease the transition of Elementary kids to the E26 Youth Group CHILDRENS MESSAGE We provide a weekly Childrens Message in the 9:30 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service

Like to get involved? Sunday Teachers and Week Day Volunteers for lesson plans, crafts, and games Parent Summer Co-Op VBS Volunteers Camp Geneva Counselors & planning Occasional donations of goods for service projects Chaperones for on and off campus events Sunday Childrens Message Prayer Mark your Calendar!!!!!!!!

Presbyterian Church. We serve ages 0 5th grade and we are dedicated to reaching into the lives of your children, introducing them to the concepts of Christianity, and helping them develop their own personal faith journeys and relationship with God.

Kids Heart is the Childrens Ministry of First

Ministry for Children & Families


Kids Heart Beat We confirm and believe fully in the Mission and Vision of FPCM and the sacredness of participating in the Body of Christ From the earliest age children begin to experience the love of God through those around them. It is never too early to give your child a religious language Children are our most precious resource and must be supported, safely in partnership with their parents, peers, and church membership Nurture each childs response to the message of Gods heart with the ultimate goal of bringing each one to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

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coming October 28th 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Bounce Houses Pumpkin Carving Contest Trick or Treating Country Line Dancing D.J. Chili Cook-off Admission is one canned good to support The Second Harvest Food Bank

Halloween Hoedown

First Presbyt e ri a n Church of Mai t l a nd 341 North Orlando Avenue


Maitland, Florida 32751 www.fpcmaitland.org 407-644-3455