• Exploring Faith Together – With 5th & 6th Graders

    CONTACT: Jennifer Humphrey jhumphrey@fccedmond.org 405.341.3544
    One of the core distinctives of First Christian Church is the way we help young people navigate their faith journey. Our community of faith supports parents as their children make the developmental transition to adolescence by offering what we call the “Pastors’ Class.” It is an intentional faith development experience to help children, parents, and the church family to celebrate this momentous milestone. The class is designed to help students better understand what it means to choose to follow the ways of Jesus, and teaches them about baptism, the symbolism of communion, and what it means to be both a disciple and a Disciple of Christ.

    We know that middle school youth face daunting challenges and ask new questions. Who am I? Who will be my friend? Where will I find my place? The Pastors’ class is a safe and caring space to ask new questions about life and our faith that informs it. Through learning, sharing, and having some fun we hope to inspire our young people with very old and very contemporary ideas about God, Jesus, and the role that Scripture can play throughout their lives. We provide each member of the class with a youth mentor and an elder mentor who provide support and encouragement during their journey. Again, and again we affirm that faith is something we do together.

    Pastors’ Class begins with an overnight retreat, followed by six Sunday morning sessions taught by our ordained staff. Students will have the opportunity to make a confession of faith, receive first communion, and be baptized at the end of the journey. It is fitting that this journey is taken during the season of Lent and Easter.

    If your 5th grade student (or 6th Grader who has not experienced this course) is interested in being involved in the 2020 Pastors' Class, contact Jennifer (above). There is a Parent Information Meeting January 26, 2020 at 12:15pm.

  • Children's Trunk or Treat Thank You!

    CONTACT: Jennifer Humphrey jhumphrey@fccedmond.org 405.341.3544
    Thank you to everyone who hosted a trunk or game, brought cupcakes, or handed out candy in costume at our Trunk or Treat event. It was such a great time! Children from the church, the community and our child care center attended and left with a smile on their face and some candy in their treat bags. We had 22 trunks, about 70 volunteers, around 130 kids and about 95 cans of food collected for Edmond HOPE Center. A fun time was had by all! Thank you to all who participated!

  • Children’s Ministries Events

    CONTACT: Jennifer Humphrey jhumphrey@fccedmond.org 405.341.3544
    Ages 3 years old – 5th grade, join us each Sunday morning at 10am in the Children’s Education Building for Sunday school:

    Preschool & PreK (3, 4 & 5-year-olds) - Room E12 (Children's Hallway)
    K & 1st Grade - Room E19 (Children's Hallway)
    2nd & 3rd Grade - Room E17 (Children's Hallway)
    4th & 5th Grade - Room A23 (Family Life Center)

    Save the Date: Sunday, December 8 – Children’s Christmas Musical, 6:30pm

  • Child Care Center News

    CONTACT: Bonnie Miller, CCC Director bmiller@fccedmond.org 405.341.2626
    Over the next several months you will notice many improvements in the center – keep an eye out! We plan to paint the doors and frames, put in new flooring in several classrooms and the hallways as well as install new turf on the playground. Thank you for your donations over the past year that help make these updates possible!

    CCC Dates to Remember:
    • November 21 - CCC Family Thanksgiving Dinner, 4:30-6pm in Fellowship Hall
    • November 25 - 29 - EPS Closed, No Mother's Day Out
    • November 28 - 29 - Center Closed for Thanksgiving
    • December 17 - Christmas Program, 6:30pm in the Sanctuary

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