First Church Dedicates New Children’s Play Space

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First Presbyterian Church of Shallow Brook has dedicated its new early childhood space. What may look to many like a slab of concrete is “hopscotch and foursquare when chalk is added” says Pastor Frank Service. As this reporter watched Frank’s grandchild run in circles I could see youth was clearly a passion for the this minister of 35 years.

Not everyone was ecstatic about the new concrete slab. The church’s New Idea Club chair Maynard Ferg claims, “this is an unnecessary expenditure in an economic downturn!”

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