Children's ministry

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me..." [Matthew 19:14]

The Children’s Ministry at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale provides a place for teaching and guiding children through their faith journey with love, compassion, and tons of fun!
Offering more than a dozen programs and classes each year, the Children’s Ministry really seeks to enrich families with unique faith-based opportunities.
The Children’s Ministry also offers child care services during worship.  We look forward to sharing them all with you and your child in the Children’s Ministry!

Programs & Classes

Additional Resources

Children's Sunday School: 9:30
Ages: PreK4 - 5th Grade / Neumann Center
The Children’s Ministry at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale provides a place for teaching and guiding children through their faith journey with love, compassion, and tons of fun! Offering more than a dozen programs and classes each year, the Children’s Ministry really seeks to enrich families with unique faith-based opportunities. We look forward to sharing them all with you and your child in the Children’s Ministry!
Our Nursery is available during both services
Neumann Center: 1st floor
The Children’s Ministry also offers child care services during worship for infants-Prek4. To request this free service, please fill out the contact form below.

Happyland Day School
Serving children from PK-2 through Kindergarten. Happyland Day School offers young children an opportunity to learn and grow into a well-rounded student in the comfort of a Christian environment. We walk alongside your child guiding and teaching him or her every step of the way. Click Here to learn more.
Parent’s Night Out
Enjoy a date night on Las Olas and leave the babysitting to us!
When: 1 & 3rd Friday *dates are subject to change
Time: 5:00-8:00
Where: Neumann Center
Ages: PreK 3-5th grade (*children must be potty-trained)
Cost: $45 one child /$60 family max *includes dinner
Spots are limited and reservations must be made on our App one week in advance. Click Here to reserve your spot!
For more info, please contact Cindy below!
Vacation Bible School - Registration is now open!
August 1st-5th
Hey Kids!! Don’t take a pause this summer and join us for a super fun VBS experience! Full day/half-day options are available. Please register on our app or by clicking the button below. Volunteers are also needed before, during and after.  

Interested in volunteering? Area(s) of interest:
Teacher~ Snack~ Crafts~ Recreation/Games~ Bible Story time~Music~Decorating. Contact Cindy Vason by email cindyv@firstpres.cc
Backpack Mission
Once again, the Vacation Bible School kids will participate in our “Back to School” backpack mission project this summer.  With your generous support, last year First Pres provided a total of 300 backpacks!  We hope you will consider participating in our VBS mission project by helping our kids reach their goal of 300 backpacks again this year! It takes approximately $35 to fill a back pack. Donations can be made on church App or place check in offering plate (marked Backpack in memo), or by clicking the button below. Thank you for your support!
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer opportunities are available for those interested in helping out or teens needing to complete community service hours for graduation. This is the place to be! Some areas include chaperones for children’s trips, Sunday school, nursery caregivers, and weekly activities.  If you are interested, please fill out the request below.
Sunday School Registration Forms
Download our registration form for Sunday school, Click Here!
Campus Map
First Presbyterian Church is located in the quaint Colee Hammock neighborhood, on the banks of the New River, in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Our campus is just one block South of Las Olas Boulevard on the corner of S.E. 15th Avenue and Brickell Dr. Click Here to download our campus map!
Mission Possible Kids (PK4 - 5th grade) Resumes in Fall
One-time registration fee of $25 (includes a t-shirt) Click Here
If you’re in PreK4-Grade 5, if you want to make a difference in the world, if you want to show the grown-up agents how it’s done, you can become a Special Agent every Wednesday at 6pm! Then at 7pm, our Homework Huddle will begin! Kids will receive help with their homework while parents participate in a WNL class!
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Headquarters: Neumann Center Room#200
For more information fill out the contact form below!

Contact Children's Ministry

Cindy Vason, Director of Children's Ministry
Phone: 954-224-9571
Email: cindyv@firstpres.cc
Join our Children's Ministry Facebook Page!







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