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 OUR MISSION

Our desire is to provide support and encouragement to parents, while providing programs and activities that lay a strong spiritual foundation for children from birth to 6th grade.

 

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6

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We ‘re glad that you have stopped by to learn what we’re all about here at First Baptist. We hope you see our passion for Jesus and His gospel. We also have a passion for His children.  Children are gifts from the Lord & with that comes great responsibility.   “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me, but the one who sent me.”  Mark 9:37

We desire that children have every opportunity to hear about Jesus Christ so that they may grow in their relationship with Christ, hide His Word in their heart, & use the gifts He has given them for His glory.  We also hope to equip you as a parent to fulfill your greatest spiritual calling, as you teach & train your children.
 
We try to accomplish all of these things through our on-going weekly activities.  For our preschoolers, we provide Sunday School, Mission Friends, Choir, Mother’s Day Out, Weekday Early Education, and nursery care during worship. For our older children, we provide Sunday School, Discipletown, RA’s, GA’s, Choir, & the Bridge.  Throughout the summer, kids can also enjoy VBS, Music Camp, Art Camp, Centrikid Camp, & other “Fun in the Son” activities.  We also have many family-oriented events throughout the year to provide opportunities for you to spend spiritual time with your children. 
 
 

MINISTRY ACTIVITIES

 Sunday School

We provide Sunday School for birth-6th grade.  Sunday School is a very important opportunity for your child to learn about Jesus through God’s Word.
 
Sunday Mornings @ 10 a.m.

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 Discipletown takes place during the 11:00 worship service.  Children (K-4th grade) are dismissed after the singing portion of the worship service.  Children are taught the Word of God & how to apply it as a disciple of Jesus Christ through bible study, videos, & games.
 
 

Nursery

We provide nursery for babies through Pre-K during all of our weekly church activities & worship services.  Our nursery is staffed by screened volunteers who will love & safely care for your little ones, while you participate or serve in other areas of the church.
 
I would like to Volunteer in the Nursery:
Please contact us through the contact form provided under Contact.

Missions/Choir

During the school year, on Wednesday nights, we provide an opportunity for children to learn about what it means to share the love of Christ with others & use their gifts to glorify God.  Our preschoolers (3 year olds-K) have mission friends & choir, & our older children (1st-6th) participate in RA’s, GA’s, & Choir.
 
Wednesday Nights: 
Missions @ 5:45 p.m.
Choir @ 6:20 p.m.
Ends May 9th and will begin again on August 15th
 
 
 
 
 Summer                  
Wednesday
Night Program 
 
We will be walking through the New Testament each Wednesday Night from 6-7 p.m. in the youth room.
 
Dates we will meet are:  May 23rd, May 30th, June 13th, June 20th, June 27th, July 11th, & July 25th.  We will not meet on June 6th, July 4th, or July 18th. 

Other Activities

Kid’s Night Out:  Childcare, one Friday a month, for babies through 6th graders.  For more information see calendar below & to sign up: Kid’s Night Out Form
 
VBS:  Entering K- finishing 6th grade
June 4-8th
Centrikid Camp: Summer Camp for 3rd-6th graders
July 6th-8th 2018
Music Camp:  July 9th-13th
 
Other Summer Programs: 
   Summer Reading Club
Kickoff for Reading Club will be Wednesday, May 16th at 6:00 in the youth room.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

Children’s Ministry Calendar

 

First Baptist Preschool/Children’s Ministry
 662-328-3915
 
Children’s Minister: Raye Ann Carlisle
   662-574-9947
 rcarlisle@columbusfbc.org
 
Nursery Coordinator:  Janet McElrath
662-251-2176
janet.mcelrath@lowndes.k12.ms.us

 

 

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