Permission/Registration form for 2022-2023 school year activities at First Pres

Here is the downloadable form for parents or guardians to register their children to be permitted to participate in FPCE children & youth activities.

Click here to download the PDF form.

This form can be filled out using the Acrobat Reader. Then is should be saved and emailed to Pastor Amanda Golbek (details are on the form). You can also print it out, fill it out by hand and deliver it to the FPCE front desk, but emailed attachments are preferred.

Please consider donating plastic Easter eggs, individually wrapped candy, and small prizes for our Easter egg hunt. Drop off items at the Front Desk, labeled for Pastor Amanda.

The Our Family Our Children council is in need of loving adults to make VBS possible this summer July 31-August 4, 9 a.m.-noon. Positions include: leading a mixed age group through…

Please fill out our annual Children’s Ministry participation form:

Fill out our online annual children and youth permission form!

First Presbyterian Church of Evanston Children’s Ministry Mission Statement:

The Children’s Ministry at FPCE is a Christ-centered ministry that partners with families, offering Biblically based and developmentally appropriate opportunities for children that help them grow in their relationship with God. (Revised 04/2019)

The FPCE Children’s Ministry seeks to:

Nurture the faith of children and families.
By creating avenues of involvement in the life of the church.
By cultivating knowledge and understanding of the Bible.
By crafting fun activities and fellowship opportunities.

Equip children and families on the journey of faith.
By engaging them in worship.
By enabling them to serve God and community.
By empowering them to share their faith.

Provide a safe, welcoming space and experience.
By fostering intergenerational relationships.
By facilitating authentic and meaningful interactions with God.
By following safety procedures, policies and protocols.

Children’s Winter Events

Download PDF here.

Sunday school classes:

Date Preschool Class Kindergarten – 4th Grade


5th Grade -7th Grade Class
Jan. 8 An amazing star! Communion Workshop John the Baptist
Jan. 15 Simeon and Anna Matthew 13:1-23

Parable of the Sower

Jan. 22 Jesus in the Temple Parable of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast

Matthew 13:31-35

12 Disciples
Jan. 29 Jesus and the disciples Luke 14:15-24

The Parable of the Great Banquet

Simon Peter
Feb. 5 No Class – Sabbath Sunday No Class – Sabbath Sunday No Class – Sabbath Sunday
Feb. 12 The story of Jesus and the man who couldn’t walk. Luke 15:1-10

The Lost sheep and coin

Syrophoenician Woman
Feb. 19 Nursery is Open

Annual Meeting

Feb. 26 Jesus and the stormy sea. Luke 15:11-32

The Prodigal Son

Sadducees and Pharisees
Mar. 5 No Class – Sabbath Sunday No Class – Sabbath Sunday No Class – Sabbath Sunday
Mar. 12 The story of the good shepherd. Matthew 6:9-13

The Lord’s Prayer

Mary and Martha
Mar. 19 Palm Sunday story Matthew 21:1-11

Palm Sunday

Palm Procession into Jerusalem
Mar. 26 Easter story Matthew 26:17-30

(Last Supper)

Good Friday/Easter
Apr. 2 No Class – Sabbath Sunday

(Palm Sunday)

No Class – Sabbath Sunday

(Palm Sunday)

No Class – Sabbath Sunday

(Palm Sunday)

Apr. 9 No Class – Easter No Class – Easter No Class – Easter

Winter Special Faith Formation Activities for Children and Families

Date Activity
January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21 Family Small Group

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Childcare and dinner provided.

Wednesday, February 22 Ash Wednesday Pancake Supper

6:00 p.m.

Ash Wednesday service

7:00 p.m.

Good Friday Workshop Time TBD
Sunday, April 9 Easter Worship 9:30 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt

11:00 a.m.

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