The following programs are offered this summer. To pre-register, sign up on our Sign-Up Genius or fill out a registration form, more information below.

Send direct questions to Jeanne Westcott, Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries, at

Family Scavenger Hunt

Pre-register by June 20 to receive the first clue and follow additional clues in downtown Manchester by the Sea. Prize to the winning family – a cache of specially chosen, family-friendly items to use to create a video of the story the items represent. (Story script sample available). First Parish will use the video in a Faith Formation lesson in the Fall. June 30, 4-7 PM

Breakfast Buddies

Breakfast Buddies introduces a Bible character with a short presentation over breakfast. Children engage in an activity and a craft. Each day will introduce a different character so sign up for one day or all five. Ages 2-4 with an adult. July 12-16, 8-9:30 AM

Bible Arts Program

An interactive storytelling, music, song, imaginative movement, yoga & meditation, games, visual art (in a variety of mediums) food creations and group creative writing using 5 different Bible stories for children ages 4-12. Free, all materials included. Pre-register by July 16, space is limited. August 16-20, 4-7 PM

Youth ages 14-16 are invited to apply as a junior counselor and parents are encouraged to volunteer.

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Download and mail us a Summer Events Registration Form to First Parish Church P.O. Box 187 Manchester by the Sea, MA 01944