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Opportunities for Children and Teens

From weekend worship to weeknight fun, we offer a variety of ways for young people to
grow closer to God and each other through study, service and social activities.

BridgeKids Sunday School

BridgeKids Sunday School for kids 2nd-6th grade takes place during both worship services (9 and 10:30 a.m.) each week. Children start out in worship with their families and then go to their classes after Children's Time. Families stay together for the entire worship service on Communion Sundays, the first Sunday of each month. Contact Corina Atherton, director of children & family ministries, if you worship online and would like resources to have Sunday School with your kids at home.

Nursery Availability

Infants & children are always welcome in worship! However, we know that it might be easier for parents, grandparents, guardians and caregivers of young kids to have a safe, fun place just for kids during worship. Our nursery is available every Sunday morning for children 6 months old through 1st grade. Contact Corina Atherton for more information.

WonderKids Tutoring Program

WonderKids is a free literacy tutoring program, available to any students, kindergarten through 6th grade. Through partnerships with local schools, this program provides both reading help and lasting relationships with children and families throughout the Milford community. WonderKids meets every Wednesday that school is in session from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. at the church. Contact Corina Atherton for enrollment info or to volunteer!

The Next Chapter Youth Group

The Next Chapter youth group offers middle school and high school students a variety of fun, engaging opportunities to learn and serve the church and the community. New programs are initiated throughout the year in response to the needs and desires of our youth.

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Upcoming Events for Families

Plug in to family ministries at Milford First by participating in one or more of the events below.

Kingdom Warriors Service Trip

Monday, January 17

Youth & families are invited to join Kingdom Warriors to help serve our homeless neighbors in downtown Cincinnati. We'll meet at church by 5 p.m., carpool to the worksite and return around 7:30 or 8 p.m.

Aldersgate Youth Retreat

Friday, April 22-Sunday, April 24

Spend time with God and friends in the outdoors during a weekend retreat specifically designed for middle school and high school students. Scholarships will be available. Additional details TBA.

Registration Coming Soon
Jackson Area Ministries Mission Trip

Friday, May 13-Sunday, May 15

Join Milford First family ministries for an intergenerational weekend work camp to serve Ohioans in need through Jackson Area Ministries. Scholarships will be available. Additional details TBA.

Registration Coming Soon
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Boundary Waters Adventure Trip

Friday, July 1-Monday, July 11

Adventure awaits on this 11-day excursion for high school students. Learn skills and make connections that will last a lifetime while paddling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northeast Minnesota.

Registration Coming Soon

Don't Miss Out On All The Fun!

Want the latest updates? Be sure you're signed up to receive email updates from Milford First, or connect with our family ministries by liking the BridgeKids and The Next Chapter Facebook pages.

Corina Atherton, Director of Children & Family Ministries