“…and Jesus Grew in Wisdom and Stature and favor with
God and man.”
Luke 2:52

 Elyse Milligan
Director of Children’s Ministries

Office Phone: 727-784-9250 Ext. 116




* “Creatures of the Christmas Crèche” by Elyse Milligan is an adaptation and reinterpretation of the hymn: “The Friendly Beasts” and Jesus’s birth narratives found in the Gospels. Music is from “St. Francis Tells the Christmas Story.” Watch this whimsical, imaginative performance told by the creatures, both great and small, on December 1st at 6:30 PM 
or December 2nd at 3:00 PM in the Sanctuary. 

*“Secret Santa” & Toymakers Family Mission on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM in the Sanctuary. 
St. Nicholas secretly gave toys out of his love for Christ.
Together, families will paint one home-made toy to keep and one to give to a child in need.
*Day Date: Kids play while adults are away!

       $25 each ($50 Family max)              
 9AM-1PM; December 16
th in Fellowship Hall 

Children will hear the Christmas story, make a gingerbread house, watch The Muppet Christmas Carol, play games, &
sing carols. Lunch provided.


*Register by December 11th to Elyse at

If you serve at “Day Date” you get Valentine’s/Feb. 10th Free!


Christmas Eve Family Service at 4:00 PM



Our Children’s Ministry exists to love and serve children, leading them to become Christ’s Disciples.



  • Christ-centeredness: Leading children into a personal relationship with Jesus as their Lord and Savior.
  • Inclusiveness: A welcoming, accepting, and safe community where everyone is valued.
  • Excitement: Providing a creative environment that is fun, challenging, and inspiring to children.
  • Love: Nurturing each child by sharing Christ’s love


Children’s Sunday school is offered in the education building at 9:30 AM for ages 3 through 5th grade. Join us as we learn about God’s love and purpose for our lives. The nursery is open  from 9:15 AM to 12:00 PM.