Children’s Ministry

Katy Schafer is director of children and family ministries at First Presbyterian ChurchWe consider ministry to children to be an essential part of our overall mission. Our full time staff member, Katy Schafer, serves as the Director of Children and Family Ministries. Reach out to Katy any time for more information on opportunities for children to participate in the life of the church at kschafer@fpcraleigh.org.

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Current Offerings


Sunday Morning Childcare

Childcare for Children Age 0-3
8:15 & 11:00 am

Childcare opens at 8:15 am and is offered in the Stock Building during both worship services. Employees are masked, and 3 year olds must stay masked while in our care. Our childcare nursery is staffed by trained and caring professionals each Sunday!

Our amazing childcare staff includes:

  • Leewyn Kellam (since 2006)
  • Gisella Medina (since 2009)
  • Matteson Teffeteller (since 2016)
  • Gabriela Martinez- Maciel (since 2022)

They love your children and are faithful employees of FPC!

Children are welcome in the sanctuary for all services. Worship activity bags are located in a wicker basket in the Lisa Ham Gathering Space.

Livestream Worship at 11:00


Watch Our Livestream Every Sunday at 11:00 am
We hope your family will join us for worship in the sanctuary but we understand if you feel safe worshipping virtually. You can continue to watch directly on our website’s Video page »

Download Children’s Bulletins

You can download and print children’s bulletins for ages 3-12 on our Worship Resources page »  New bulletins are added each week and feature a scripture lesson from the Revised Common Lectionary.

In-Person Summer School!

Summer in-person Sunday school is now available for multi-ages 4 years to 5th grade. Located in Memorial Hall from 9:45am – 10:30am for a LEGO Bible Lesson. 

Sing Along Songs with Dr. Nat Sparrow!

Watch on the FPC YouTube Channel

Hey kids, sing along to your favorite tunes with Dr. Nat Sparrow on the piano! You’ll find songs such as “I’ve Got the Joy“, “This is the Day” and “Twelve Disciples“.

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