Children & Youth


Growing Together in Faith


Sunday School

Sunday School classes for all ages meet
September-May from 9:00-10:00am.

    • Godly Play (preK-2) uses a Montessori based learning system with soft words, encouraging voices and nurturing to grow in faith.
    • Bible Town (3-6) utilizes a more challenging curriculum with hands on techniques and creative touches that are engaging and exciting!
    • Confirmation Class (7-9) explores the history of the church, what it means to be a Matthew 25 congregation and more as they prepare for confirmation.
    • Sr. High (9-12) offers food and fellowship followed by opportunities for study, reflection, and growth in Christian faith with topics identified by the youth themselves as relevant and important in their lives.

Music also plays a part of Sunday School each week for Godly play, Bible Town and Confirmation classes!  This is a time of exploring and developing their musical gifts through singing, playing instruments and creative movement.  


 Our church nursery is available for young children on the first floor of our building who need a place to play or rest during Sunday School or worship. It is staffed by caring volunteers and paid nursery workers from the College of Wooster.  Please feel free to make use of our nursery on Sunday mornings.


Joy Worship

Join us during the 10:15 a.m. worship hour to dive into kid friendly spiritual ways of learning the word of God. With music, storytelling and creativity, the children walk away with a renewed heart!

Kids ROC

During this time we simply have fun in God's name. Our focus is enjoying our fellowship and spreading God's love to others in the community.  There are many opportunities to learn and have fun, all while being in a safe and secure environment.  This is a great way for your child to be involved in our community!

Youth Group

We welcome everyone to learn, worship, serve, and have fun together.  Here in the Youth Center we grow into real relationships with God and one another. Here we find purpose.  And here we find love and joy.


Special Events

Children and youth have the opportunity to also participate in several special music events and worship services through the year including Youth Sunday in the fall, an Advent program in December, and our Celebration Sunday in May to end the program year. These events allow our special musical talents to show through in individual, small, and large group settings. 

Youth have the opportunity to participate in mission trips during the summers as well as attend Presbyterian Youth Triennium.  They also have several fundraising efforts throughout the year, including participating in the Souper Bowl of Caring and putting on an annual Italian Dinner in Bruch Hall.

Learn more about Triennium

Questions? Contact Us

Amy Baxstrom, Director of Family Ministries

Rachel King, Director of Children's Music


Ministry Updates

Youth Sunday October 29

October 19, 2023

Join us for Youth-led Worship on Sunday, October 29 at 10:15!

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Creative Arts Camp

June 13, 2023

Save the Date for July 10, 11, and 12th from 10:00am-12:00pm for an Arts Camp VBS for children ages Preschool-6th grade.

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One Day Away

May 1, 2023

It's time to register for One Day Away! Don't miss your chance to help support our youth and take some MUCH needed time for yourself! It is the day before Mother's Day so consider this a wonderful gift to mom.

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First Presbyterian Church of Wooster

First Presbyterian Church of Wooster
621 College Avenue Wooster, OH 44691
Office Hours: M, T, TH 9:00-4:00

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