Special Events

There are multiple opportunities throughout the year for families to make deep connections with God and others. Some of these experiences take place annually, while others occur monthly. You may also email the Children, Youth & Family staff to be added to the email lists or to find out more information about any of our events.

Rev. Hollie Schmidt, Minister of Children, Youth & Families: hollie@firstplymouth.org
Ella Wiles, Youth Director: ella@firstplymouth.org
Dylan Kitchen, Youth Intern: dylan@firstplymouth.org
Deb Comstock, CYFM Department Administrator: deb@firstplymouth.org

 

2017 PLANNED EVENTS

March

1     Ash Wednesday Service (6:30pm)- No WNL groups.
11   Matt Talbot
12   Second Sunday @ 9am
15   No WNL- Spring Break
24  FP Family Night (6-8m)
      
Come join us for a scavenger hunt around First-Plymouth and then come back together for        some yummy treats.
 

April

2     Lent Workshop (2-4pm)
       
A great opportunity for families to come create and bake together as we celebrate the            Lent season together.
8     Matt Talbot: K-5th Grade Families Serve
9     Palm Sunday: Second Sunday @ 9am
       
Our youth will be sharing a Holy Week Drama as part of the 9am service & in Mayflower             Hall during the 10:30am service.  
16   Easter Sunday- no Sunday School classes
19   MSYG Welcomes New 6th Graders (6:30-7:30pm)
      
All current 5th graders are invited to come check out MSYG!  Parents welcome too!
21   FP Family Night (6-8pm)
22-23   High School Spring Retreat
26   Spaghetti Dinner & Talent Show- Last WNL
30   
HSYG Welcomes New 9th Graders (5-6:30pm)/Last HSYG
       
All current 8th graders are invited to come check out HSYG!  Parents welcome too!
 

May

5     Confirmation Dinner & Rehearsal (5:30-7:30pm)
6     Confirmation Worship (5:30pm)
10   Confirmation 2017-18 Information Meeting @ 5:30pm
13   Matt Talbot: MSYG & HSYG
19   FP Family Night (6-8pm)      
27   First-Plymouth Missions Golf Tournament @ 9am
     
 Golf Tournament Registration
 

June

2   MSYG 7-11 Lock-Out (7-11pm)
5-8  Vacation Bible School (9-11:30am)

10   Matt Talbot: CYFM Board
10-18 HSYG Mission Trip to Guatemala
16   FP Family Night (6-8pm)
21-23 Vacation Bible School @ First-Plymouth East (9am-12pm)
25  VBS Celebration @ First-Plymouth East (9:30am)

 

July

8    Matt Talbot: Teachers & Leaders
9    Movie in the Courtyard (8-10pm)
15-16 MSYG Mission Trip

21   FP Family Night (6-8pm)
21-22   HSYG Lock-In (7pm-7am)
29  First-Plymouth Swim Party @ Star City Shores (10am-12pm) (tentative)

 

August

12   Matt Talbot: FP Staff
18   FP Family Night (6-8pm)
18-20 FP Family Camp @ Kamp Kaleo
30  Fall Kick-Off Event (6:30-7:30pm)


SEPTEMBER

6   WNL Begins
10  HSYG Begins (5-6:30pm)
15  FP Family Night (6-8pm)
17  Preschool Bible Presentation

 

October

7-8  MSYG Fall Retreat
14   Matt Talbot

20   FP Family Night (6-8pm)
21-22  Urban Plunge
29   FP Halloween Event (4-6pm)

 

November

11   Matt Talbot
17   Musical Dinner Theatre
18   Musical Matinee
22   No WNL
26   No HSYG


December

3   Advent Workshop (2-4pm)
9   Matt Talbot
15  FP Family Night (6-8pm)
31  PJ Party @ 9am & 10:30am
24 & 31  No HSYG
27 & 1/3  No WNL

 

Monthly Events

Second Sundays
9:00 a.m. in Sanctuary, A special service that offers an opportunity for multi-generational worship, including children's choirs, youth musicians, and a creative approach the message from scripture. Opportunity for children, youth & families to greet at the entrances and participate in the service.

F-P Family Night
Third Friday of the month, 6:00-8:00 p.m. various locations.
Seasonal themes and great family activities for families with preschool-5th grade children.

Tower Club 2
Young couples with or without children, this ministry offers social events and educational and outreach programs.

Matt Talbot Kitchen
Second Saturdays of the month, 4:30-7:00 p.m. 
Help prepare meals and serve them to Lincoln’s impoverished community.

 

WAYS TO STAY UP-TO-DATE ON EVENTS

The Herald (church newsletter)
CYF News (departmental newsletter) 
Constant Contact emails
Instagram (youth group): FPYG

Facebook

FPC families with preschoolers
FP Sunday school K-5th grade
First-Plymouth Youth Group-FPYG

Remind Texts: Text these codes to 81010 to receive reminder texts of upcoming events

Preschool Events: @prefp
K-5th Events: @kidsfp
Middle School Events: @youthfp
High School Events: @hsyouthfp
Confirmation Events: @fpconf
VBS: @fpvbs