KIDS

Kids are all about fun. It's their goal in life. They're fully committed to it and will work hard to accomplish it…daily. At First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, we want your kids to have fun while learning about God and who they are because of Him. Activities, lessons, and curriculum are carefully selected and thoroughly planned to ensure that God’s Truth is communicated to your child in a way that is fun and relevant to the stage of life they are in. Our goal is to partner with you, the parents, to have fun with us and to lead the next generation to Know God, Love People and Serve the World.


Sunday school AND CHILD CARE (FALL-SPRING)

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SUNDAY SCHOOL (2 YEARS-5TH GRADE) | Sundays 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
September 10 through May at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. 

CHILD CARE (iNFANTS-PRESCHOOL) | See dates and times below
Saturdays at 6 p.m. for infants to preschool aged children
Sundays at 9 a.m. for infants to preschool aged children
Sundays at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. for infants to 23 months old

*Please prayerfully consider volunteering to serve in the Summer Child Care ministry.  See www.fpc-bethlehem.org/serve for details.


CHECK-IN & SAFETY

We want you to be able to enjoy the worship service without worry. Safety is important to us so that’s why we provide environments designed just for your kids during weekend services.

HOW TO CHECK-IN
When you arrive, you can check your kids into childcare or classes in the Children’s Wing in the North Building using our new electronic check-in process. Enter the child’s last name into one of the computer terminals, select the name and the activity on the touch screen for each child, and print out a name tag. You will also receive a security tag so you (and only you) can pick-up your child.

SAFE CHURCH POLICY
All of our staff and volunteers undergo strict background checks that comply with our SAFE CHURCH POLICY and Pennsylvania state law. Your kids are under constant supervision by staff that are trained in childcare and for emergencies.


MIDWEEK CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES

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YCX (GRADES 4–5) | Wednesdays from 5:30–8:30 p.m. (September 27 to May 10)

On Wednesday nights at Youth Club eXtreme (YCX), students become actively involved in learning about God's love, His word, and what it means to follow Jesus completely. Each week the gathering will focuses in four main and equally important areas: Worship, Bible study, family time (dinner), and recreation.  Dinner and recreation are theme-specific! Students can even dress to match the week’s theme, make themed crafts, and they get to eat dinner with their friends!  CLICK HERE to register.


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ACOLYTE TRAINING
Kids in 3rd–8th grade are eligible to assist in the 10 a.m. classic worship service as Acolytes. Children will receive a short training before serving.  Please CLICK HERE to sign up. 


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CHOIRS (4YEARS-5TH GRADE) | Sunday mornings, 9 – 9:50 a.m.  Starting September 10, 2017

Choirs will perform once a month at either the 9 a.m. service in the Kirk Center or the 10 a.m. service in the Sanctuary.

Cherub Choir (4years old - 1st grade) in D3 - with Mrs. Kelly Rocchi/Mrs. Jennifer Laubach
Click here to register for Cherub Choir.

Carol Choir (2nd - 5th grade) in E3 - with Mrs. Beverly Bailey
Click here to register for Carol Choir.


SERVE IN CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

For more information on Children’s Ministry at FPCB, email Denise Pierson-Balik or call (610) 317-6162 x253. In you are interested in serving in Children’s Ministry, visit our SERVE page.