THERE WILL BE NO YOUTH AND CHILDREN
FACE- TO -FACE ACTIVITIES AT THE CHURCH
THROUGH THE MONTH OF MAY.


ALL YOUTH ZOOM ACTIVITIES ARE STILL GOING ON!!

Children and Youth Events

What is going on in the life of the church for our children and youth??

Here is a quick overview:

10

July

2021

10:00am:
Youth at LuLu Beans


1

August

2021

August 1st-4th, 2021

The Knights of North Castle VBS


Children and Youth Activity Information

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CLEARWATER FOREST CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN AT CLEARWATER
FOREST CAMP!


Join us for this summer’s theme: "THIS IS OUR PRAYER" Deepening our spiritual connection and realizing blessings through prayer. For some, prayer is simply speaking their thoughts and feelings to God. For others, it is clearing their minds and settling their hearts to make space for God. Some pray through music, art, or the movement of their body in dance or exercise. Some pray out loud, while others’ prayers are whispers of the soul. From Bible studies to creative worship, to community building games, to creative arts projects, This is Our Prayer will educate and empower your camper to find their own style of prayer and face the challenges as well as realize blessings in their everyday lives.

REMINDER:
The First Presbyterian Church of Willmar contributes half of the camp fee to each member of the church!


"Knights of North Castle” Vacation Bible School 2021 is sure to be the highlight of the year, and we cannot wait to welcome your knight’s into the castle doors! If you have already turned in your child’s registration form, thank you! If you haven’t, there is still time. Remember, there is NO FEE this year thanks to the CEYM Committee! Below you’ll find the information about this years’ VBS. I have included the mission project info so that you can begin looking for good deals on pajamas😊 Please contact me with any questions you might have.

Date:
August 1st-4th
Place:
First Presbyterian Church of Willmar
Address:
312 6th Street SW Willmar, MN 56201
Time:
5:30pm (meal) -8:00pm
Ages:
Preschool-Grade 6

We are hosting a church-wide “Mighty Knighties” pajama drive as our mission project before and during the four days of VBS. We’re so excited about this that we are inviting the entire congregation to get in on the fun. All of the pajamas collected will go to children and young adults placed in foster care within Kandiyohi county. For health and safety, pajamas must be new and a complete set – a top and bottom or an appropriate nightgown. We’ll be collecting all sizes from birth to adult XL. Large boxes will be placed in the Narthex one week before our VBS kickoff, and will be moved to the sanctuary the week of. Be sure to look for the snowflakes! So friends, let’s get ready to go on a quest for the King’s Armor as we transform into Knights of North Castle!

Your VBS Director, Jill Boeyink 

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Children and Youth Educational Opportunities

Sunday School

Sunday Mornings at 9:00am
Family Cafe`-Lower Level
Sept-May

This class is a one-room-schoolhouse model of Sunday School where there is a time for story, activity, and prayer with a variety of age-appropriate options available. The younger and older students learn side-by-side and help each other along the way – a model of how the whole church shares its life together. Please note: we would prefer a familiar adult to stay in Sunday School with very young children. If parents would prefer to attend their own class, childcare will be available upon request. 

Due to COVID-19 Sunday School is not in session.

Gospel Rock

Wednesday Nights at 6:00pm
Art Room-Lower Level
Sept-May

Active, engaging faith formation for elementary age students. For more information, contact Jill Boeyink.

Due to COVID-19 Gospel Rock is not in session.

Jr. High Youth Group

Sunday Mornings at 9:00am
Youth Group Room-Lower Level
Sept-May 

This group is a time of fellowship for our students in Jr High/Middle School. This is a time for fun and meaningful conversation. Students this age have the opportunity for more structured learning during Confirmation Class on Wednesday nights.

 Jr. High Youth Group are currently meeting via Zoom with the Sr. High Youth on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm

Confirmation

Wednesday Nights at 6:00 pm
Library- Main Level
Sept-May

This class is for students who are preparing to be Confirmed into active membership in the church. For more information, contact Pastor Leanne.

No Confirmation this year!
(Fall 2020-Spring 2021)

Sr. High Youth Group

Wednesday Nights at 6:00 pm
Youth Group Room-Lower Level
Sept-May

This is a time of fun, fellowship, and intentional conversations about faith. For more information, contact Jill Boeyink.

 Sr. High Youth Group are currently meeting via Zoom with the Jr. High Youth on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm.