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.

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!
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
Don’t take a pause this summer and have your kids join us for a super fun VBS experience the week of Aug 1st -5th.   Something remarkable can happen when a child starts learning to see themselves the way God sees them. VBS encourages every child to know that because of Jesus! A full and half day option is available. Registration forms can be found on our app.
  • Say Yes! We need you!
    Volunteers are needed!! Ask your friends parents, grandparents, neighbors and high school kids needing service hours to help the week of VBS or at one of our VBS workdays!
  • Would you like to Say yes to VBS, but can’t be here that week to volunteer??
    We are in need donations for our snacks and craft experiments. A “Press Play” Board will be located in the Neumann Center for a list of supplies starting in June.
    Your support of this wonderful outreach is greatly appreciated!
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!
Cheer Camp
Week of 6/20-24 and/or 6/27-7/1
Space is limited. For more info and to sign up, please 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!

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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