First KIDS Ministry

dathan_hale_siteOur ramped up, Christ-centered FIRST KIDS Ministry, which includes preschool, children, and our Weekday School, is led by Pastor Dathan Hale.

Shelly Harris, our FIRST KIDS Associate, helps Pastor Dathan plan learning opportunities for preschoolers and children. Shelly also leads our preschool worship opportunities on Sunday mornings.

And Mystie Cordle, our FIRST KIDS Ministry Assistant, keeps everything running smoothly!

Contact Pastor Dathan with any questions you may have.


Our FIRST KIDS are collecting the following supplies to donate to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. Drop off these items at the FIRST KIDS desk through Sun., Oct. 22: Toilet paper; paper towels, plates, cups, bowls, napkins; shampoo; deodorant; bath soap; baby wipes; diapers; Gatorade/Powerade.


Family Night at the Zoo .: Fri.-Sat., Sept. 22-23 .: Get a behind-the-scenes look at the zoo and participate in fun, family devotionals.


Garrett’s Hero Run for Duchenne .: Sat., Oct. 14 @ 8 a.m., Maury Co. Park .: Garrett is a fifth grader in our FIRST KIDS Ministry. He has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and we’re racing to find a cure!



Weekly Parent E-newsletter .: Subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter, sent each Sunday afternoon, for an overview of the Sunday school lesson and a look ahead to what’s coming up in KIDS Club on Wednesday nights.


KIDS Town Sunday School (1st-6th grades)

Sundays are action-packed in KIDS Town! Kids gather in KIDS Town Square at 9:15 or 10:45 a.m. for worship activities and then head to their classes for small group Bible study. Kids attend one hour of KIDS Town and one hour of worship with their parents.

Vacation Bible School (3 years to 5th grade)

VBS is an action-packed week of Bible games, activities, and music. It’s held in mid-June each year.

KIDS Club for 1st-6th grades on Wednesday nights

Students gather at KIDS Town Square at 6:15 p.m. for exciting and energetic activities that help them develop Bible skills and grow in Christ through Bible Drill activities and Scripture memory.