Partnering with parents to provide academic, social,
spiritual, physical, and emotional ingredients to form a "firm
foundation" for life.
Children are important to God and to First Baptist Church
of Arnold. Because of this we offer many quality ministries to meet
their special needs.
"And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men."
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Jeff Russom:Children's Pastor
Cheryl Costello:Children's Ministry Assistant
Stephanie Counts:Children's Ministry Assistant
Awana Club Schedule:
Wednesdays, August - May, from 6:15--8:00 p.m.
21 First Friends and First Kids Parents’ Date Night 6:30-10pm
8 Sleepy Sunday 8am-12:15pm
31 First Kids Skate Night at Rock Roll O’Rena 5:30pm - 7:30pm
24 First Kids 3rd – 5th Grade Lock-Out 6-12pm
6 Awana Clubs Year End Celebration 6:15-8pm
13 First Kids / First Friends Family Fishing Night
20 Wednesday Evening Break Out Begins
8-11 Kids Week (VBS)
13-15 First Kids Go & Tell Local Mission Trips for 3rd – 5th
27-29 First Kids Summer Camp at Logan Valley
March 8th is Sleepy Sunday! On this Sunday we Spring forward! With the clocks springing forward there will be less time to get dressed and eat breakfast. So, we want to make this Sunday a little easier for you and your kiddos! K-5th grade are invited to wear their coziest PJs to church where we will provide everyone with Pop-Tarts® to kick off the soon-to-come spring season!
Join us at Rock Roll O’Rena on March 31 for this K – 5th grade event! Skate rental is FREE! If you bring your own roller blades, they must pass the roller rink’s inspection. You may also rent roller blades for $ 3.75.This is not a drop off event.
On Sunday mornings First Kids offers two venues for children to know God better.
Small Group Bible Studies - Teaching Bible truths every Sunday morning through Bible studies, crafts, playing games, and other activities are all ways your children will learn of God's love for them. Our teachers are committed to caring for your children by creating a positive and spiritual atmosphere for them.
8 – 9:15 a.m. = Grades K – 6 (broadly graded classes)
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. = Grades 3 – 5
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. = Grades K – 2
First Kids Worship – this is a time for children, Kindergarten – Grade 5, to worship God in a way that is fun and understandable for them. We have two different exciting worship Services on Sunday.
9:30 a.m. = Kindergarten - Grade 2
11:00 a.m. = Grades 3 – 5
Our Bible study and worship leaders are committed to caring for your children by creating a positive and spiritual atmosphere for your child. The safety and security of all children is top priority at First Kids! We have secured and monitored areas where our children learn and play as well as a security team that is available if needed. All of our adult volunteers have passed background checks to ensure another layer of safety. Children can be checked in by a parent or guardian at the entrance to the 2nd floor of the Family Life Center. Upon picking up your child, parents / guardians must present the receipt issued during check-in earlier that day.
Along with the rest of Next Generation Ministry, we will be teaching The Gospel Project, which immerses kids and preschoolers in the gospel through every story, theological concept, and call to mission from Genesis to Revelation. Ultimately, the gospel message changes everything; heart transformation can only take place when a child experiences the gospel. Through The Gospel Project for Kids, kids and preschoolers will understand the Bible is not just a collection of stories, but one unified story—God’s story of redemption.
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Jeff Russom - Children's Minister
(636) 296-7729 Ext. 116