NOTE: You can read our complete statement here, but in short, out of an abundance of caution and care for our congregation and the surrounding Palo Alto community, First Presbyterian Church will not be gathering in person until 2021 and all in-person church meetings and gatherings will be held online. Until then all Children and Youth Group events are cancelled.
Children’s Sunday School, 10:15-11 AM
Children from Pre-K to 8th grade are welcome to leave communal worship after the children’s sermon to engage in lessons to help them learn the stories of the Bible and the foundations of our faith. Children are always welcome to remain in the sanctuary to worship with their families.
We use a curriculum by Illustrated Ministries. Using stories from both the Old and New Testaments, we will learn about living a compassionate life. Art, crafts, games, and other creative options are also part of our time together. Ursula, the beloved stuffed bear, attends class with the kids; she really prefers their company!
The more the merrier! Invite your kids, grandkids, neighbor kids to share the joys of learning together at First Pres.
Youth Group (MIDDLE and High SCHOOL)
Middle and high schoolers have been taking a series of monthly field trips to universities and companies in the Bay Area. Trips are led by members of First Pres and several adult chaperones get in on the fun!
Field trips usually take place on Sunday afternoons, around 1:30. Tours have included UC Berkeley, Stanford, the Media Center in Palo Alto and a local architecture firm.
All teens in the area are invited, so please spread the word widely. Contact Cynthia Chin-Lee or see fprespa.org/events-2/ for information about the next adventure.
Parenting Group (Families of College-Age Young Adults)
This is a support and fellowship group for families with youth in late high school, college, and just beyond. Contact Nancy Patterson for information on monthly get-togethers.