The Church School – Sunday School , welcomes more than 100 children each Sunday morning, preschoolers through teenage youth. With a rotating volunteer staff of about 50 people, Church School opens each week in the sanctuary with a joyous expression of faith in song, often including a signature element of our Church School . . . the Storytellers! Talented actors from our congregation bring Bible stories to life. Then, the children break into class groups and go to various classrooms and centers for hands-on activities that help reinforce the lessons from the Bible story. You can find current and past messages from the Church School leadership team here.
Adult Education at FPCY offers a variety of seminars, discussions, and programs. We aim to support the individual’s faith journey. While our emphasis is on the Bible and other Christian writings, we also explore the wisdom of other faith traditions. We provide a safe place to bring our doubts. We also challenge one another to grow. Although we may disagree with one another, we support one another in our search. We find affirmation in our search for the truth as we strive to “live the questions now.”
YPP provides a developmentally appropriate program in a warm, child-centered environment where children can learn through play and grow in self-esteem and independence. As a cooperative preschool, we affirm the importance of active parent involvement in the young child’s preschool experience.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, The Yorktown United Methodist Church, and St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church join together to organize the Yorktown Cooperative Vacation Bible School (VBS) in the summer.
Youth Group meets approximately twice per month. Every youth, grades 6-12, is always welcome, whether you’re a member of the church or not.