Our mission for our children's ministry is to teach the next generation so they will know and treasure Christ.  We desire to see lives transformed by Jesus and for children to become committed followers of Him.  We believe this will happen as we prayerfully and faithfully teach children God's Word and lovingly proclaim the gospel.

"We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, His power, and the wonders He has done."  

Psalm 78:4b


9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

We use The Gospel Project curriculum in our nursery, preschool and school-aged programs.  Additionally, we are offering The Gospel Project in our student ministry as well as in one of our adult classes.  By having parents, students and preschoolers all synced to the same curriculum, parents are better equipped to have gospel-centered conversations on the drive home from church and throughout the week. 😃. Parents of NextGen Kids, please take a minute to review the activity sheets with your children as they have additional resource suggestions in the margin. 

Sunday School offerings by age (birth - 4th grades)

  • NextGen Nursery (Birth - up to 24 months)
  • NextGen Preschool 2 - 3 year olds*
  • NextGen Preschool 4 - K's Class
  • NextGen Kids - 1st - 4th Grades

9:45 - 11:15 a.m.

Extended Care (birth - K)

We offer Extended Care for birth through pre-Kindergarten.  For those coming for the Worship Gathering from 10 - 11:15 a.m., the Extended Care classes break down as follows:

  • NextGen Nursery (Birth - up to 24 months)
  • NextGen Preschool 2-3's Class
  • NextGen Preschool 4-5's Class

NextGen Kids Church - Kindergarten - 4th Grades  

After Sunday School, the Kindergarteners - 4th graders are released to their parents to attend the song portion of the worship service.  Then, the children are invited to attend NextGen Kids Church, which is offered every Sunday except when we celebrate the Lord's Supper together as a church family. Beginning Fall, 2021, we are launching TWO NextGen Kids Church classes -- one for K-1st grades and one for 2nd-4th grades.  The NGKC K-1st will meet in Room 105 and NGKC 2-4 will meet in the Hospitality Room.  

As always, children are certainly welcome to remain in the sanctuary during the sermon each week.  

NextGen Kids Church  

NextGen Kids Church is an interactive time where the kids are able to talk and move and be taught God's Word on their level.  Our school-aged children will be learning God's promises and that He is faithful to all of them.  In addition, they will be memorizing scripture each week.  When you pick your child up from NGKC, ask them what promise of God and what verse they learned in Kids Church!  

Parents, please pick your children up from NextGen Kids Church and Extended Care immediately after the sermon and then visit.  Our volunteers appreciate it very much!😃

Health and Safety Matters  

We can all agree that COVID has changed the way we do things in kids ministry.  We are not currently doing temperature checks at this time because we trust that you will keep your child at home if they are not feeling well.  We have hand sanitizer available throughout the area, and we have added two classes to spread the children out more.  Children are welcome to wear masks but are not required to do so.  Every room and all toys are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized at the end of use in order that we can provide a safe environment for our children. 

NGK Wednesdays!

Wednesday EVENINGS

Beginning September 15th

6:00-7:30 p.m.

As our NextGen Kids Mission Statement reads, teaching the next generation of kids so they will know and treasure Christ is at the center of everything we do at PGFirst!  Fundamental to accomplishing this Mission is teaching kids the good news about Jesus in God's Word.  

Beginning this fall, our NGK Wednesdays school-aged children (K-4th) will be learning the doctrine of the Word of God on their level.  They will learn characteristics of the Bible as the divinely inspired, inerrant Word of God.  They will learn the Bible's message of redemption in hopes that through this study, the children will develop a deep affection for the Bible and the God of the Bible.  Our preschool children will be using the Gospel Project curriculum, which will build another layer upon that which was laid the previous Sunday.  In all that we do, our desire is that we would reach the next generation with the gospel of Jesus Christ Who is our Redeemer and Who is the Hero of God's true Word, the Bible.

A sack supper will be provided each week for the preschool and school-aged children, consisting of a sandwich, bag of chips, a piece of fruit and a bottle of water.

Additionally, we will offer nursery (ages birth-36 months) for parents involved in Wednesday night Bible studies.  

mother's day out

Mother's Day Out is a program to assist busy moms by providing child-care and a learning opportunity for their children. It is available on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. throughout the school year.  The program operates in conjunction with the Prairie Grove School calendar.  

Our purpose is to provide a safe, nurturing environment that promotes spiritual development of young children by teaching them Christian values and principles of faith.

Enrollment: Mother's Day Out serves children between the ages of 18 months and 5 years old. Please contact Rhonda Stone for more information. 

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