Discipleship Talent Committee organizes and coordinates all of our Christian Education offerings Children, Youth, and Adults.
Sunday Morning Adult Class
Each Sunday morning from October through May we will gather in Schumann Conferencing Room for a conversation focused on Scripture using The Present Word curriculum. This class will be led by a team of teachers including Dr. Sam Rutland, our Theologian in Residence.
Dr Tim’s Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Every Tuesday at 10:30 Dr. Tim Womack leads a class discussion organized around the books of the Bible. This class works through both the New Testament and the Old Testament to find inspiration for a daily life of faith. We meet in the Schumann Conferencing Room in the Center for Christian Life or join us online via Livestream.
Pastor Michael’s Online Bible Study
Starting this September 3, 2019, Pastor Michael will be coordinating an online Bible Study using Skype. This group will “meet” each Tuesday at 7:30 PM. Click here to join this group. https://join.skype.com/SglDMid6iyls
Midweek Manna – Wednesday’s
Each Wednesday our Fellowship Talent Committee hosts a mid-week meal. As part of this meal we pray together and share a poignant devotion. The meal starts at 5:00 and the devotion ends by 6:30. Click here to let us know you are coming!
Thursday Morning Theology
Every Thursday morning at 10:00 we will do a deep dive into theology. The nature of this class will be conversation combined with Lecture. We will explore the theologians of the Reformed church that influence who we are as Presbyterians. We will navigate the intersection of faith and practice together. Join us in the Earnshaw room in the Center for Christian Life.
Youth Director - Jacob Strang
Sunday Youth Group
Every Sunday following the last offered service we have our weekly youth group gatherings. There are awesome games, food, fellowship and bible studies.
Currently, our Youth Director Jacob Strang is taking the youth through an amazing curriculum that challenges them to think about relatable situations and common questions that are present in today's everyday life and correlate them with scripture based situations.
Current Meeting Time
12:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Wednesday Night Programming
Every Wednesday we provide a middle school after school program that runs alongside our QUEST program. We have a middle school leadership training program where the youth help out the kids in QUEST facilitating games and activities, helping with homework and assisting the Quest leadership in an array of needs. Afterwards we have a joint youth bible study diving deeper into the talks we have on Sunday mornings then, join the entire congregation for dinner and devotions.
Current Wednesday Night Schedule
3:45 - 4:15 - M.S. Leader Training
4:15 - 5:00 - Bible Study
5:15 - 6:30 - Dinner and Devotions with the church
Retreats Activities and Conferences
Throughout the year Jacob leads the youth on various conferences retreats and local activities including a yearly trip to the Montreat Youth Conference.
Children's Ministry Director - Carie Robbins
The nursery provides a safe, secure, nurturing, clean and efficient environment for our youngest disciples ages birth to 3 years. The teachers and staff will play with the children and teach them a short Bible story each week from the provided curricula. Nursery is available during all worship services.
We are currently offering two Sunday school classes for children ages Pre-K thru 1st and 2nd thru 5th grades. After “Time For Young Disciples” the children are walked over to a secure wing of the Center for Christian Life building where they can be picked up after our worship service. The children are taught a curricula that connects Bible story lessons to life today using various learning styles by trained, loving volunteers.
Quest Kids Club is an after school program offered on Wednesday from September thru May. It is open to all children in our community in grades Kindergarten to Fifth grade. The program includes various stations for the children to rotate: homework help, games, snack, crafts, Bible lesson, and music. Our Quest Kids Club curriculum offers a age appropriate resources, animated character, lessons centered on scripture. Transportation is provided from several area schools and follows the Indian River School District calendar.
Family Focused Events
First Presbyterian Church offers several family focused events to encourage discipleship amongst parents and children. Anyone can join us for Wednesday Night Dinners running from September to May, please RSVP through the website to ensure we have enough food. We also offer monthly gatherings for families like movie nights, a fall festival, and retreats/outings.