UpTown Children’s Ministry at Richmond First plays a vital role in our children’s nurturing and Christian lives. Our church has various ways that your child can become a disciple of Christ.

We would love to have you join us for any or all of the following Children’s Programs to learn and grow with us.


10am-Traditional Service held in Church Building

Childcare: for Birth-3 years in Uptown classroom (opens at 9:45)

Uptown- 3 years – 5th grade (sign in before service and children will go up during fellowship time)

11am-Thrive Contemporary Service held in Multi-Ministry Center (MMC)

Childcare: for Birth-3 years in the childcare room downstairs (opens at 10:45)

Uptown Downtown- 3 years-5th grade room 218

(Children will sign in while downstairs and will be called to go upstairs during the service)

Wednesday Night

Discipleship- 6:30 pm for ages 3 years – 5th grade

(Meet in the gym in MMC and then go upstairs to room 218/220)

Upcoming Events

Please view the announcements below for the latest happenings in FUMC’s UpTown Children’s Ministry.

Come check out the immersive, multi-generational Hometown Nazareth VBS.  Each day at Hometown Nazareth VBS, tribes will trek through rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures as they explore the Market Place, play games, and learn about Jesus’ life as young child. 

REGISTRATION for VBS: https://www.myvbs.org/RichmondFUMC/

Volunteer for VBS: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYLKXqmD5Qdiesfy_ZBdmeGBhKLxjqWrDvZURW0V1n7OKozA/viewform

Supply Wish List for VBS: We have created a list of things we are hoping to borrow, have donated, etc for use for VBS. While this list is on a specific website we are not asking you buy from this specific site as these are ideas. Contact Amanda or Kathy Combs for any questions.

Wish List Link :https://a.co/0sfjqTK

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