We hope that this resource will help connect you to First Friends Preschool & Kindergarten Ministry and all we have to offer from Sunday Life Bible Studies to our annual events to weekday programming, and even to the lingo you’ll need to know to navigate all things First Friends.
Yes. At Houston's First, the Weekday Preschool program is called First Friends Early Learning. Learn more here.
Here are a few terms that you may want to be aware of to better understand our ministry.
FFEL — First Friends Early Learning is a year-round Mother’s Day Out style program provided to meet the needs of the mothers and fathers of our church and our surrounding communities, emphasizing language development and a Bible-based curriculum. Art, exercise, music, cooking and nature experiences are offered each session.
Fitness Childcare — Fitness and Recreation Childcare is free for parents who want to take fitness classes at HFBC. It is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:15-11:15a located in the First Friends Area.
Heart 2 Heart — A program where volunteers serve, one Sunday per month, in the Preschool-Kindergarten department.
Heartland — This is a time where children will sing songs,
participate in activities, and hear a Bible story
that relates to the importance of worship. We
want worship to be a positive experience for
High 5 — High 5 is a kids’ music program for PreK-5th graders. Leaders look for as many ways as possible to teach High 5 kids various ways to worship the Lord with all their “heart, mind, soul and strength” while having a great time. Several times each year, High 5 participates in Sunday worship services.
LBS — Age-appropriate Life Bible Study is available on Sundays at 9:15a, 10:45a, 5p and 6:30p for children birth through kindergarten. Sunday provides one of the best times for preschoolers and kindergartners to learn and interact with other children their age.
Milestones — Milestones are classes geared for parents as they disciple their sons and daughters during di erent stages of their lives.
Mission Friends — Mission Friends is a Wednesday night class
that focuses on missionaries around the
world and gives children the opportunity to
learn about people of other cultures. Birth-3
year olds are in class from 6-8p. Pre-K and
Kindergarteners are in class from 7-8p.
Wee Praise — Wee Praise is a rotation during Mission Friends on Wednesday nights for babies and 1-year-olds. It introduces praise and worship to the very youngest preschoolers.
W.O.W. Choir — W.O.W. Choir is a rotation during Mission Friends on Wednesday nights that allows 2 and 3-year-olds to make a joyful noise to the Lord. Through movement and simple praise songs, these preschoolers learn how to worship.