6th - 8th Grade Ministry

“If we love one another, God abides in us, and God’s love is perfected in us.”
1 John 4:12

First Pres Ann Arbor nurtures teenagers’ spiritual growth through community, education, and fun. Events and activities center around learning about the Bible and what it means to be a young Christian in today’s society. First Pres offers Sunday School classes, a middle school and youth group, involvement in inter-generational church activities, and much more, all under the amazing leadership offered by staff, youth leaders and teachers and fellow students.

Sunday School

  • 6th/7th Grade - 9:30 a.m. in Room 104 (1st floor) with Dr. Larry Peterson & Betsy McCallister
  • 8th Grade - The class was confirmed on April 27 and will be attending High School Sunday School for the next two weeks. High School Sunday School meets in the Youth Room on the 1st Floor with RJ (Rev. Dr. Jim Monnett) & Dr. Craig Blogin

Spring Schedule

April 26 - Confirmation Banquet, 6 p.m. Social Hall

April 27  Munch & Mingle, Sunday School, Youth Choir, Mids

                 Confirmation at 9:30 a.m. worship in sanctuary

May 4 - Munch & Mingle, Sunday School, Youth Choir, Mids Shindig (last Mids until Sept. 7)

              Youth Sunday at 7:07 p.m. worship in Monteith Hall

May 11 - Last Day of Munch & Mingle, Sunday School,

                 Youth Choir

May 16-18  All Church Retreat

MIDS - Youth Group

Mids, our 6th-8th grade youth group, meets Sunday nights 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mids is led by Anna Cooke (future seminarian), Drew Burton (20 year veteran of junior high) and Catie Holmes (college sophomore).  Each week the youth study the Bible, play crazy games and more.  We also have fun events like Wombat, 9 Square, Zap Zone and retreats.  July 28ff is Camp Westminster our amazing week at summer camp up on Higgins Lake.  

 Come to the Curtis Room (3rd floor) for a great hour of youth group with Anna, Drew & Catie.


The 6th-8th Grade ministry is led by Rev. Dr. Jim Monnett (RJ), the Director of Youth Ministry. jmonnett@firstpresbyterian.org