Children's Evangelist

To build, lead and coordinate children's ministry programs (Preschool through Confirmation) of First Presbyterian Church throughout the year, including significant outreach events and ministries intended to bring both children and their families to a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. The goal is to draw children to a Sunday morning Children's church that is so exciting that the children will go to school and tell their friends.

Click on the pdf below to see a brief job description. Please submit your resume and short statement of faith to:

First Presbyterian Church 111 East 20th Street La Junta, CO 81050


For more information, call 719 384 2852

Please join our church family on Sunday, December 16th, for Worship at 9:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 20th and Raton, in La Junta.

We continue the season of Advent with our theme of "God With Us," with the lighting of the Advent candle and the Children's Christmas Pageant, "A Super Hero Christmas." All are welcome! Invite a friend!

NOTE: Our Children's Christmas Pageant will be presented during Worship at 9:30 a.m. not in the evening as has happened in the past. Our annual Church Christmas dinner will follow Worship and the pageant.

5 Things to Know This Week @ First Pres

1 "Go forth.."

This past Sunday, dozens of us went forth into the community in prayer. Praise for all of you who participated in our first prayer walk. We’ve had some interest in going out again this coming Sunday, December 9, too. Anyone who’s interested, just meet in the church foyer!

2 Christmas Eve services

Please be sure to spread the good news of our two worship services on Christmas Eve: Family Praise Service (with candlelighting) at 4:00 p.m. and our Traditional Candlelight Communion Service with Chancel Choir at 9 p.m.

3 Last FBS of the year

Our final Friday Bible School of 2018 is this Friday, December 7, from 9-12. Register at or find the Friday Bible School page on Facebook.

4 Parents Night Out…

is Friday, December 14, from 5-9 p.m., with free childcare for any kids ages 3-12 (preK-6th grade). Lindy Bay, with help from Meredith Bradfield, is planning games and crafts for the kids, plus a movie and pizza. Members of our high school and middle school youth group will assist. There’s no registration. Please pass the word around!

5 Forks and spoons

Our team at the Pueblo Soup Kitchen is looking for spare forks and spoons. Please bring them to the church, where you’ll find a “Forks & Spoons” basket in the Donation Center at the far end of the church foyer.

Click on the Link below to download The Messenger Newsletter for September 2018

We are pleased to have sponsored Hayden Bickel and Bethany Bender on an adult mission trip to El Salvador with Living Water International to assist with the drilling of water wells. They were in El Salvador June 11-15. Pictures from their mission trip.

Click on the Link below to download The Messenger Newsletter for December 2017/January 2018