Youth/Children

Children’s Church: This ministry provides, plans, and executes ‘youth focused’ worship, praise, and prayer on the First (1st) and Third (3rd) Sundays for First Baptist and Guest youth ages 5-12 years old.  Children’s Church services consist of music ministry, biblical study, altar call, fun biblical studies activities and the preached Word of God.  All youth ages 5-12 are welcomed/encouraged to join in worship during Children’s Church. 

Nursery: This ministry provides secure care and biblical instruction for all children ages 1-4 during worship services, events, and programs.

Youth: This ministry works with the youth of First Baptist and surrounding community in identified activities and worship, outreach, and mission opportunities to include community service, building the church float for the Christmas Parade, Youth Lock-Ins, Bible Studies, and monthly fellowship.  All youth are in one of the following youth groups:

 Angelic Group (Grades K-5): This youth group provides age appropriate sessions, activities, outings, and programs to develop an understanding of true Christian faith, discipleship, fellowship, and community service.  The Angelic Group meets every Second (2nd) Saturday of each month at 11:00am.
 
 Paradise Group (Grades 6-8): This youth group provides age appropriate sessions, activities, retreats, outings, and programs to develop an understanding of true Christian faith, discipleship, fellowship and community service.  The Paradise Group also participates in the annual Middle School Eagle-Eyrie Retreat in Lynchburg, Virginia sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Virginia. The Paradise Group meets every Third (3rd) Saturday of each month at 10:30am. 

 Torchbearers Group (Grades 9-12): This youth group provides age appropriate sessions, activities, retreats, outings, and programs to develop an understanding of true Christian faith, discipleship, fellowship and community service.  The torchbearers Group also participates in the annual High School Eagle-Eyrie Retreat in Lynchburg, Virginia sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Virginia. The Torchbearers Group meets every 3rd Sunday after the 11:00am service.