Summer Sunday Worship will be at 9am through JULY, AUGUST, AND SEPTEMBER 2. Sunday School will be a ‘one-room schoolhouse style’ offered for children going into the 4th grade. The first Sundays of the month (7/1, 8/5, and 9/2) will be Family Worship Sundays with no Sunday School. Childcare for infants through 3 years old will be offered in the Nursery each Sunday, and for 5 years old and younger on 1st Sundays of July/August/September.
SUNDAY SCHOOL (September-June program year):
**OUR 2018-2019 PROGRAM YEAR BEGINS WITH OUR 375TH CELEBRATION IN WORSHIP ON SEPTEMBER 9TH. THIS WILL BE A FAMILY WORSHIP SERVICE, WITH NO SUNDAY SCHOOL, BUT NURSERY CARE WILL BE PROVIDED.
**THE FIRST SUNDAY SCHOOL OF THE PROGRAM YEAR IS SEPTEMBER 16TH. We offer Childcare and Sunday School for children through the 8th grade every Sunday. Other than Nursery aged children (3 years and younger), all children begin in the service with their parents and are then dismissed to Sunday School. Please click here for more Sunday School details!
All guests and visitors with children are welcome any time! To register, please fill out a ‘Child Information’ form before leaving your child with us, email it to email@example.com. The Child Information form for children in the Nursery through 3 years old, and for those PK through 12th grade can be found in these links.
Throughout the year, we enjoy times of family fun, celebrating the seasons of our church with planned events. Please see our Family Events page for information about all events that are family friendly.
You are encouraged to subscribe to our Children, Teen, and Family E-Newsletter, which is sent each Thursday. Here, you will find weekly information regarding Sundays, as well as upcoming events. To subscribe, please click on the subscription link.
Please see our Cherub and Junior Choir page for information about our children’s choirs.
The children’s programs are overseen by our Director of Children and Family Ministries, Becky Stambaugh, who has been serving at First Church since January 2015. Becky came to us after serving six and a half years as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator at Hollywood United Methodist Church in Hollywood, CA. Both she and her husband (also in the ministry) were raised in New Jersey where they met doing church work together. In addition to serving the children in Guilford, Becky’s ministry experience also includes time as a high school youth group leader at her home church in NJ, as well as being a summer teen camp counselor at Camp Berea in New Hampshire. Before working in the ministry, she taught middle and high school English and Drama for 9 years in the NJ public school system, where she also produced and directed high school and community theatre for over 15 years. Becky holds a Bachelors degree in English Education, and a Masters Degree in Christian Counseling.
Please contact Becky with any questions about our programs: firstname.lastname@example.org. Christian Education Phone: 203-453-3324.