Kids

A fun place for kids to learn about Jesus!

About City First Church Kids

We put a lot of energy into creating safe and fun environments where kids can learn about Jesus! It’s a place where faith, imagination, and learning go hand-in-hand. It’s a place where loving God is cool!

Our Kids staff and volunteers are the best. You can rest assured that your children will be loved and well taken care of while you enjoy the service.

We think church should be fun for kids, so we’ve created experiences that are a blast for children of all ages! Your kids will participate in fun activities and crafts, energetic worship, and storytelling with other children their age.

Your First Visit!

If it’s your first time bringing your kids to City First, don’t worry…we’ve taken care of everything! Just head over to Kids Guest Registration (near our coffee shop) and we’ll meet your family and register you into our check-in system.

During registration, we will ask for the following information: family member’s names, children’s birth dates and grades, address, phone number, and any special instructions for your child (allergies, medical conditions, special needs). This helps us make sure your kids are safe while you’re enjoying the service! Once the registration has been completed, a host will show you and your child to their age-appropriate room.

How Check-In Works

If your family is already registered in our system, just head to your child’s classroom where we offer a fast and convenient check-in procedure.

You will simply enter the last 4 digits of your phone number into one of the kiosks located in your child’s classroom. After selecting your child’s name on the kiosk, you and your child will be given matching check-in stickers for that service. Your sticker will be used as a pick-up ticket, and your child’s sticker will be used as a nametag. After service, you’ll return to your child’s room and show your pick-up ticket. A child will not be released to their guardian without presentation of their pick-up ticket.

If we need to contact you during the service, the identification number on your pick-up ticket will appear on the digital screens located above the doors to the left and right of the sanctuary stage. Just swing by your child’s room with your pick-up ticket and speak to the room leader.

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6 weeks - 5 Years

For kids that are 6 weeks to five years old, we provide a loving environment that is safe and God-centered. Each room is designed for age-specific learning to give your child the special attention they need and deserve.

Your children will experience engaging music, learn from interactive Bible lessons, and enjoy fun moments that will help them learn that:

  1. God Made Them
  2. He Loves Them
  3. He Wants To Be Their Friend Forever

When
Sundays at 9:15am & 11:00am at the Tree House
Each service is approximately an hour long.

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6 years - 2nd Grade

Kids will experience worship, games, and a fun, interactive and God-centered message. We encourage meeting new friends, giving in offering, talking to God about anything and much more.

When
Sundays at 9:15am & 11am at the Lodge.
Each service is approximately an hour long.

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3rd - 5th Grade

Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will engage in captivating environments filled with Bible lessons, worship, games, and fun. Kids will build relationships that will develop their faith, character, and purpose in life.

Each service focuses on teaching children three basic truths:

  1. God loves me.
  2. He has a plan for my life.
  3. I can talk to Him about anything.

When
Sundays at 9:15am & 11:00am at the Garage
Each service is approximately an hour long.

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Life Groups for Kids 1st - 5th Grade

Every Wednesday, 1st through 5th graders meet in Life Groups with kids their own age to learn more about God’s Word and our virtue of the month! With games, hands-on activities, and incredible leaders, your kids are bound to have an amazing time!

When
Wednesdays from 7pm – 8:15pm at the Garage.

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Route 56 (5th Grade)

Route 56 is an environment exclusively for kids in 5th grade designed to help them transition to our middle school program, Fuse.

Route 56 is a place for preteens to:

  1. Develop their relationship with Jesus and other Jesus followers
  2. Discover the “why” behind “what” they believe & worship with peers
  3. Experience live worship
  4. Eat a homemade pancake breakfast

When
3rd Sunday of every month at 11am in the Christian Life Elementary IMC.
Each service is approximately an hour long.

Champions Club

Champions Club exists to provide caring environments of faith and hope for individuals with special needs!
We have specialized environments for each age group – kids, teens, and adults – and volunteers that are trained to minister to the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of our Champions.

Our desire is to provide a fun and safe environment where kids can learn and grow in their relationship with God and where families are offered hope found only in the love of God.

When:
Sundays at 9:15am & 11am in the Champions Club wing.

Stop by Kids Guest Registration, and one of our volunteers will walk you to the Champions Club wing.

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Special Environments

Parents Viewing Room

If you have young children and would like to watch the service with them, we have a Parents Viewing Room (near Kids Guest Registration) that has toys and snacks for your kids and a live feed of the service.

Nursing Mothers Room

If you have a newborn, we have a Mothers Room (near Kids Guest Registration) that has comfortable chairs, a changing table, and a live feed of the service.

Contact Us

For additional information, feel free to contact the City First Church Kids Offices at 815-877-8000 or email at rfkids@cityfirst.church.