Sunday, 25 December 2016 and 1 January 2017, there will NOT be Sunday School; this is for all ages.
Please join us for Church Service at 10:00AM on Sunday, 25 December 2016 and 1 January 2017.
Regular hours will resume on 8 January 2017 for all ages.
Sunday school starts at 9:00AM and goes to approximately 9:45AM.
Please see below for various Sunday school classes.
After Sunday school Join us for Sunday service at 10:00AM.
Below are the different classes offered by First Baptist Church, and their respective descriptions.
First Baptist Church’s Early Learning Program is a flexible program that changes according to our participants’ needs. These are our current offerings.
Preschool (Birth to Two Years of Age)
We currently have a well-stocked family room complete with a diaper changing area, crib, rocking chairs and CD player. Come visit, play, and read with your infant, enjoy quiet music, or listen to a sermon while you nurse or soothe your baby.
This room will be staffed upon request.
Preschool (Two Years of Age to Kindergarten)
Preschool Sunday School meets from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. This session is currently an extension of the curriculum that will be covered during the 10:00 a.m. session.
Our 10:00 a.m. group meets following the singing and worship time of the church service. For registered children, the children are escorted back to early learners following the offering time by the teachers or a family member.
Your child(ren) are welcome to participate in one or both of the sessions.
For the safety of your child(ren), we ask that for your first time joining us, you take a few minutes to meet the teachers and fill out a short form regarding your contact information and any special needs or allergies your child may have.
Early Learners enjoy Bible stories, crafts, snacks, songs, and learning activities which reinforce the Bible lesson. For curriculum, we are currently using the Beginner’s Bible. Our classroom has its own sink and bathroom facilities. We have several dramatic play areas, a multicultural children’s library and cabinets with Montessori work. Our classroom also has an extensive library of teacher resource material. Our early childhood lead teacher has a current background check, a degree in early childhood education, and CPR/First Aid training.
October studies- A Hole in the Roof, Jesus Calms the Storm, Two Miracles, A Fishermen’s Net, Jesus Feeds Thousands
November studies– Jesus Walks on Water, Jesus Heals a Blind Beggar, Money in a Fish, The Good Samaritan
December studies– An Angel Visits Mary, Baby Jesus is Born/ Shepard’s Visit, Simeon and Anna Meet Baby Jesus, The Bright Star and Three Visitors
January studies- Mary and Martha, The Lost Sheep, The Lost Son, Ten Lepers, Jesus and the Children
February studies- A Short Man, Lazarus Lives Again, A Gift for Jesus, A Net Full of Fish February 10:00 hour will also include some Black History Month activities.
March studies- The First Church, The Lame Man, A Changed Man, Paul’s Journeys
April studies- Celebrating Palm Sunday, Celebrating Easter Sunday- Jesus is Alive!, Jesus is Coming!, Jesus Goes to Heaven, Earthquake in Prison
This month will conclude our two year study through The Beginner’s Bible! The children will be taking their Bibles home.
May studies (using Godly Play materials) – Parable of the Mustard Seed, Parable of the Sower, Parable of the Pearl, Parable of the Good Shepard
Sunday School 9:00 session will not meet June, July, August. Early Learners 10:00 a.m. sessions will continue with scaled back activities.
June studies- Pentecost Sunday
Primary Class (1st to 5th Grades)
This year’s theme for the primary class is Matthew 28:19-20. Students will be introduced to some of the pillars of the Western missionary movement, and the hardships they endured. We will be exploring the geography and history using maps and a timeline. In addition, the children will enjoy learning about the various cultures involved in the movement. Meets in the upstairs back room in the Judson House next door to the church.
High School Class (Sixth to Twelfth Grades)
Meets in the upstairs main room of the Judson house next door to the church. They also meet usually one time during the week for other activities.
The topic of study will be prayer from now through December 2016.
Adult Class (Ages 18 and up)
Please join us for a time to discuss, share, or just listen in. Teaching is from the Holy Bible using the Standard Lesson Commentary by Standard Publishing. Meets in the Library inside the main church building.
Come grow in the Christian Faith while sharing fellowship with other believers. We hope to see you soon!
Fall Quarter 2016– (Sep, Oct, Nov)
The Sovereignty of God
(Isaiah, Matthew, Hebrews, Revelation)
Winter Quarter 2016-2017- (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Creation: A Divine Cycle
(Psalms, Luke, Galatians)
Spring Quarter 2017– (Mar, Apr, May)
God Loves Us
(Psalms, Joel, Jonah, John, Romans, Ephesians, 1 Peter, 1 John)