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First Lights Children’s Ministry
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old
he will not turn from it.
  Proverbs 22:6


Sunday School
9:30 to 10:30am

Sparks (Birth to 2 years) Room 101
Here the little ones learn through songs and stories that Jesus loves me, my church loves me, God made the world and He makes us grow.

Firecrackers  (2 and 3 year olds) Room 100
The children study the characters of the Old and New Testament; they sing, and do crafts relating to the lesson of the week.

Light Beams (4 and 5 year olds) Room 221
The lessons focus on Bible stories and people of the Bible.
The children learn about sharing, and how God loves us and wants us to live.

Son Beams (1st graders) Room 225
The children learn love, kindness, forgiveness, and truthfulness as exemplified in Biblical characters and Jesus birth and resurrection.

Stars (2nd & 3rd graders) Room 207/209
Here the children learn the books of the Bible and how to use their Bibles.
They pray together and are led to a personal relationship with God.

Lazers (4th & 5th graders) Room 206
Children learn how to apply Gods messages from the Old and New Testament stories to their everyday life.

Cry Room
8:15am, 9:30am, 10:45am
The cry room is a place for parents to take their young children for some privacy while still staying connected to worship.
There is a semi-private space for nursing mothers.

Child Care
During the 10:45 service, child care is provided for infants to 2 year olds in the Cradle Roll (Room 101) and 2 to 4 year olds in the Nursery (Room 100).
The older children are invited to worship with their families during the 10:45 service.
A children’s message is part of the service, and children’s notebooks and worship bulletins are available.

Wonderful Wednesdays!
Following the weekly congregational dinner, bible studies are available for all ages and child care is offered for the little ones in the Cradle Roll (birth to 2 years).
First Lights Children’s Ministries includes a bible lesson, games, snack and fun interactive ministry from 6:30 -7:30 pm!

Children’s Choir
The Children’s Choir sings during the 10:45 service on the second Sunday of the month.
They also perform at other special events during the year.
The choir is open to all children K through 5th grade, and rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings from 6-6:30 pm.

Thursday Night Ministries
During the adult worship time a children’s message is part of the service, and children’s notebooks and worship bulletins are available.
This service is followed by the weekly free community dinner.
Children are offered many unique opportunities that include Christian education, as well as, healthy social interaction with peers.

Seasonal Events
First Lights Children’s Ministry offers many fun activities throughout the year for kids.
The events all include one or more of the purposes of the church: Discipleship, Missions, Evangelism or Fellowship.

Vacation Bible School
An exciting, spiritual and informative event for all children 3 years old (who are potty trained) through 5th grade in the summer.
This is a church-wide effort to provide a week-long opportunity to build a deeper relationship with Jesus.  It is an amazing week for both the kids and even some fun-loving and God-loving adults!

First United Methodist Church is a Safe Sanctuaries congregation.

Your children and their safety are important to us.
We are diligent about providing a safe and comfortable place for our children, abiding by all the guidelines of FUMC’s Safe Sanctuary policies

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225 S. 2nd St.   |   Chambersburg, PA 17201   |   717-263-8491