First Church loves children and has a very active children's program.
- Children's Church is offered Sundays during the 11:00AM Worship Service for ages 3 through 9.
- JAMZ - a program for 4th and 5th graders is held on Sundays from 12:30PM to 2:30PM in the Uptown Ministry Center
- Children's Choir - for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade Mondays at 3:30PM
- First Hand Experience Puppet Team - for 2nd grade and up at 3:30PM - 4:15PM on Mondays
- Vacation Bible School is held for a week in the summer for ages 4 through 12
- Seasonal activities are held for Easter and Christmas
We also have an Early Learning Center for newborns (6 weeks old) through 10 years of age. The Early Learning Center is open weekdays from 6:30AM - 6:00PM. Contact number is 276-656-6199.
Note: First United Methodist Church has a Child Protection Policy based upon the United Methodist Church's Safe Sanctuaries Policy.