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Faith Formation and Development

Programs for Children 

On Sunday morning, we have programs for children from newborn to Grade 8:

  • Toddler Nursery for infants up to 3 years of age, held in the Parlour
  • Godly Play for children from JK to Grade 3, held in our Labyrinth Room. Watch our YouTube video to learn more about Godly Play at First United! 
  • Sunday Cafe for children and youth from Grade 4 to Grade 8+, held in the Sunday Cafe room behind the Labyrinth Room

For Families

Once a month, on a Saturday from 4:15 to 6:30, we have Messy Church. Messy Church offers something for all ages - messy crafts, awesome games, a short worship, and homemade dinner. You can check our calendar to find out when the next Messy Church is being held! 

Programs for Adults

For Adults, we have many different small group ministries, bible studies, speakers' series and discussion groups. Here are just a few of the programs running at First United:

  • Writing Through Grief and Loss: A workshop with Ray McGinnis being held on Tuesday, Nov 3 at 6:30pm
  • Eva's Book Club: next meeting is December 5th, and we will be discussing Americanah, one of the ten best books of the year according to the New York Times Book Review.
  • Annual Spirituality and Aging Lecture: Friday, November 13

We also provide membership classes, baptism orientation classes, and confirmation classes. Please contact the church office or check our calendar to learn more about our programs! 


Service Times & Location

Sunday Service: 10:30am 

Includes special programs for babies, children and youth.

Accessible building, with special supports for those who are hearing impaired or have low-vision.

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16 William St
Waterloo, ON