We are a strong, diverse, caring community of faith, with
a commitment to inclusion, outreach and social justice.


Children 0-3 are welcome to be in the Nursery (located in Room 101) during Pathways worship, Sunday school, and/or Traditional Worship. Belén Knoth is our Nursery Caregiver each Sunday 8:45 am-11:45 am.

Evie and Kimathi

Children aged 3, 4 and Kindergarten sing, play and learn about God and the Bible during the Church School hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

Grade 1 – 5

Children are lovingly instructed through the Bible curriculum. They study the Bible and explore messages of God’s love, giving them a spiritual foundation through adulthood.

Junior High

Youth in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade builds on the foundation of God’s word to learn about the importance of spiritual growth as they journey through life. 

Senior High

Youth in 9th through 12th grade work to develop an understanding of ways in which the Word of God can serve as a guide through the often-confusing road to adulthood. We also host Confirmation Classes for 9th and 10th graders, each year.

**Youth Group for 6-12th grades is available on Sundays 5-7 pm, twice monthly.

Confirmation Class 2022-2023
Confirmation Class 2022-2023
Confirmation Class 2022-2023

This class for 9-10th graders is an 8-week course on the basics of Christian Faith and the Presbyterian Church, followed by visits to other churches, crafts, and mission work at our local food pantry!

Adult Education

We regularly have 6-8 week Bible studies on Wednesday nights called “Brown Bag Bible Study‘. They are held from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall, and on Zoom, where we share food, fellowship, and study.

Prayer Group

On Monday from 11 am-12 pm, Pastor Natalie hosts a Zoom prayer group. Contact Pastor Natalie or the office for more information.

Vacation Bible School

Join us this summer from July 10-14 for Vacation Bible School where we will be blasting off with “Stellar!” Classes will take place from 9:00am- 12:00pm and are open to all children in our church, PNS and community. Classes are offered for children who have completed a “3’s preschool/daycare experience through 5th grade. A drama program will be offered for 6-8th grade.

Register for VBS by clicking here or by returning this form to FPC Matawan There is a fee of $10 per child with a $25 family cap. Payments earmarked “VBS” can be mailed to the church or paid through Zelle. Email Kris Schoelkopf or Tom Evans with any questions.