Children's Ministries

We believe in the importance of welcoming children with open arms and providing safe spaces for them to learn, explore, and grow.

Vacation Bible School

VBS is a fun-filled week of exploring Bible stories through games, crafts, songs, snacks, and more!

VBS Theme: Food Truck Party: On Roll With God
Key Scripture Verse: Give us this day our daily bread. Matthew 6:11


VBS registration is closed!  We have had a tremendous response and reached capacity!  We look forward to an amazing week!

June 5 - 9, 2023

8:30am - 12pm

ALL kids Kindergarten through completed 4th grade are invited to explore and grow with us at our Food Truck Party!  (Registration is closed.)

ALL youth (completed 5th grade through high school) are invited to serve as youth helpers offering older role models for the younger kids and support to the adult leaders.

Registration closes on Sunday, April 30!
If you have any questions, contact Marcia Thom-Kaley, Director of Educational Ministries, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!


Worship Cart


We have created worship carts that are full of Biblically-oriented activities and even some fidget toys for children to explore in their seats during worship.  The Worship Carts are located in the Narthex as you enter the Sanctuary!

Worship Workshop


Children ages 4 through 2nd grade are invited to learn about worship: what it is, why we worship, special Sundays in the church year like Baptism Sundays, and build the foundation of their own faith community in our Worship Workshop class following the Children's Moment. Children will be brought back to the Narthex lobby after worship to connect with their families!

Room 101, 1st floor

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Our educational offerings for preschool and elementary school aged children are designed to help children explore Bible stories, characters, and Biblical lessons through music, play, storytelling, art, and more!

Preschool Class

Sundays, 11:00am

Children ages 4 & 5, Room 207 (2nd floor)


Classes for Elementary Children

Sundays, 11:00am

Children will be divided into into three age groups:

  • YounginsKs & 1st graders, Room 212 (2nd floor)
  • Middies, 2nd & 3rd graders, Room 210 (2nd floor) 
  • Oldies4th & 5th graders, Room 205 (2nd floor)


Nursery care is available for all infants and toddlers ages three and under for Sunday worship, educational opportunities and for identified special events.  The nursery, located in Room 8 on the ground floor of the church, will be available from 9am - 12pm on Sundays.

The nursery is most easily accessed from the Weekday School entrance in the rear of the building.

The FPCLY nursery is staffed with loving and committed employees to help provide comfort and a peace of mind as you worship and grow with other adults.

Bible Sponsorship Program

The Bible Sponsorship Program (BSP) is an opportunity for us as a community of faith to get God’s Word into the hands of our children and youth continually as they grow and develop.  We have created a package of six different Bibles to be given to the children and youth from the time they are born to the time they graduate high school.  We invite you, your family, or small group to come alongside a Child of God in our church community by donating a full sponsorship of $125 to the BSP.

Bibles are given at the stages of birth, preschool, 3rd grade, 5th grade, 8th/9th grade (or as a part of Confirmation class), and high school graduation.

Will you help us get the Word of God into the hands of our children?

FPC Weekday School

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The FPC Weekday School operates as one of the most vibrant ministries of FPCLY and has been that way since its beginning!  This school year marks the 75th year of operation providing Christian-based educational opportunities for children in our community. With 95 students ages 1 to 5 and 18 staff filling classrooms, hallways, and playgrounds, God’s love and joy abound as the next generation is inspired for Christ.  If you're interested in learning more about the FPC Weekday School or enrolling your child or grandchild at a future date, click below!

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Our Mission

Celebrating God’s grace, Inspiring the next generation for Christ… each and every day!!!

Contact Us

1215 V.E.S. Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503

Phone: (434) 384-6231


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