New Sunday Morning Schedule in Mission Valley

04.11.18 | Student Ministries, Worship, Youth, News, choir

    April 15 marks an important date in our life together as First Church, as we move to a NEW SUNDAY MORNING SCHEDULE on our Mission Valley Campus. 

    First Church in Mission Valley 

    Sunday At-A-Glance

    Below please find an "AT-A-GLANCE" view with links to  the new detailed Mission Valley schedule

    Sunday Worship
    For all ages

    First Church in mission valley 

    Sunday in Detail


    Chapel Communion | 8:30-8:50 AM | Trotter Chapel

    This simple communion service, unaccompanied by music, will be led by one of the Pastors each Sunday.

    Sanctuary Worship  |  9 - 10 AM AND 10:30-11:30 AM 

    Enjoy the beauty of worship in First Church's majestic Sanctuary, led by the organ, chancel choir and Pastor Craig Brown.

    Questions? Contact Shanell Mondane, Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor.


    Adult choirs will rehearse on the following schedule in the Music Center:

    7:45 - 8:20 AM | Alternate Rehearsal
    8:20 - 8:30 AM | Coffee Break
    8:30 - 8:55 AM | Warm Up
    10 - 10:25 AM | Snacks & Fellowship

    Questions? Contact: Stan Wicks, Director of Music, Worship & the Arts

    Children & Youth choirs will rehearse on the following schedule in the Children's Choir Room:

    10 - 10:40 AM  |  Carol Choir (Grades K thru 4) & Altar Choir (Grades 5 thru 8) 
    11:30 AM - 12:15 PM  |  Chapel Choir (Grades 9 and up)

    PLEASE NOTE: Mother's Day (May 13, 2018) will be the last Sunday before summer break.

    Questions? Contact: Lara Korneychuk, Children's Choir Director

    options For all ages

    Free Nursery Care  is offered to children age 3 and under

    7:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Nursery

    Questions? Contact: Priscilla Venegas, Interim Director of Children's Ministries:

    Kids First (age 4 through 4th grade) 
    9 - 11:30 AM | with these  options

    8:45 - 9 AM Parents are asked to drop off Sunday School children at their classrooms
    9 - 10 AM Sunday School (for ages 3/4 through 4th grade) includes both a classroom and chapel experience with Rev. John Fanestil

    10 - 10:40 AM  |  Between worship services

    Children in grades K through 4 are invited to participate in Carol Choir.
    Children ages 3 through 1st grade not participating in Choir will be chaperoned to the playground
    Children 2nd through 4th grade not participating in Choir will be chaperoned to the "Game Room" in The COVE

    10:30 - 10:40 am Newly Arriving Children are invited to start in Sanctuary Worship with their parents

    10:45 - 11:30 AM  |  One-Room Arts Experience for children age 4 through 4th grade

    11:30 - 11:45 AM | Parents are asked to pick up their children no later than 11:45 AM

    Questions? Contact: Priscilla Venegas, Interim Director of Children's Ministries:

    Students 1st (grade 5 - 12)
    9 AM - 12:15 PM  with these options:

    9 - 10 AM | Youth are encouraged to attend Sanctuary Worship with their families
    9:10 - 10 AM  | Youth grades 5 through 8 are invited to participate in the Carol Choir (see "Choirs")
    10  - 10:30 AM | The Cove opens for Youth (grades 5 through 12) to hang out and prepare for worship
    10:30 - 11:30 AM  | Youth gather in the Cove, as they "pilot" a new worship service under the leadership of Richard Annett
    11:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Youth grades 9 and up are invited to participate in the Chapel Choir 

    Questions? Contact: Richard Annett, Director of Student Ministries

    ADULT OPTIONS outside of worship

    7:30 AM - 12:15 PM | Coffee Chat | Linder Hall
    8 - 8:50 AM | Koinonia Sunday School Class | Linder Lounge
    10 AM - 12 noon  |  Discipleship Tables | Linder Hall
    offers opportunities for Study, Mission and more
    10:15 - 11:30 AM  |  New Study on Healthy Spirituality led by Rev. Melissa Spence meets in the Sanctuary Meeting Room (8 weeks starting April 29)
    10:30 - 11:30 AM | Heart of Christianity Sunday School Class | Linder Lounge

    Small Groups | see the Group Finder and select "Sunday" under "Day of the Week"

    Questions? Contact: Beckett Kirk, Director of Programs and Small Groups OR Brenda Blake, Director, Church & Community Work