FBCO Kids

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We believe God's plan for the family and the church is to demonstrate what it means to "love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, and mind, and to love others around them." 

MATTHEW 22:37-39

WEEKLY SCHEDULE 

Sunday Mornings

8:30 a.m.

Sunday School

(2 yrs old - 6th Grade)

Kid's Band

(4-6 grade option/year-round)

9:45 a.m. 

Sunday School

(2 yrs old - 6th grade)

11:00 a.m.

Sunday School

(2 yrs old - 6th grade)

(Grades 4-6) Bible Drill Option

Sunday Nights

During School Year:

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Children's Choir

Wednesday Nights

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Awana

(2 yrs - 6th grade)

SUNDAY SCHOOL

8:30 / 9:45 / 11

(2 year olds - 6th grade)

 

WEEKDAY PROGRAM

Toddlers - Pre-K

Bright Beginnings Weekday program meets weekly from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. For more information contact Marsha Teel at 334-745-5715. 

 
 

WEDNESDAYS Awana

Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 

Contact:

Ashley Earle, (Kindergarten and below) Awana: ashleyearle22@hotmail.com 

Heather Glaze, (1-6 grade) Awana: heatherhalley@hotmail.com

ANNUAL Events

Parents Night Out

Raising spiritually healthy children begins with spiritually healthy marriages. PNO is designed to offer parents a night out at various times during the year, while their children have the opportunity to learn more about Jesus through fun activities.

Vacation Bible School

June 8-11, 2020

The primary purpose of VBS is to lead children and adults to experience the life transforming power of the Gospel. VBS is offered during the summer, Monday - Thursday,

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for ages Pre-K through rising 6th graders. 

Camp Sprout

July 13-16, 2020

Camp Sprout is a fun summer event for preschool age children, 3 years old - rising Kindergarten, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Fifth Family 

Sunday

We believe, as a church, that parents are the primary disciple makers of their children and through the parents and the church joining hands, we can develop disciples who Know God, Grow in God, and Go with God. Family worship is a biblical principle seen all throughout Scripture (Psalm 78:1-8). Because of this, we want to build family worship into the hearts of our parents and kids. We are taking the months with a 5th Sunday and dedicating them to family worship.

Every month that has five Sundays we will have 9:45 a.m. programming for kids and no programming at the 8:30 or 11:00 a.m. hour (with the exception of ages 3 and under). We encourage you to worship as a family at 8:30 or 11:00 a.m. 

Parent Commissioning

Parent Commissioning ceremonies (formerly Baby Dedication) will be held on the first Sundays in December and the last Sundays in April and August of each year. In order to participate in the ceremony, you must attend the Parent Commissioning class.

Please email Casey Stewart at caseys@fbcopelika.com to register for the class or for more information. 

Kid's Camp

Session 1: July 26 - 29 (FULL)

Session 2: July 29 - August 1 (Currently only boy spot openings)

WE CAN'T WAIT FOR CAMP 2020!  We are excited to announce we've secured 48 more spots for overnight camp this year! We are heading back to Marannook in Lafayette, AL for a 4th year!

 

Camp is one of the most exciting weeks of the year. For the last three years, we’ve gone to Camp Marannook. This presents an opportunity for children in our ministry to build lasting relationships with people they will see every week at church gatherings.

 

We offer both an overnight camp for rising 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. Day camp is offered for rising 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders. You’ll note that 3rd graders have the opportunity to choose either day camp or overnight because it is a transitional year.

 

As a part of camp this year, we will be recruiting college students from our college ministry to be counselors at camp in addition to the parents that will be attending. This will give us the opportunity to provide an elevated experience of camp for the campers.

 

The Lord works so evidently in our kids’ lives through their time in the Word and through the relationships with each other at camp, so we believe that camp is a very special place. A typical day starts with small group, 3 rotations of various activities such as archery, channel challenge, field games, cable car, low ropes, etc.. This is followed by lunch, time at the pool, snack, memory verse challenge, and team games. Finally, we’ll have dinner, worship, snack, warrior challenges for upcoming sixth graders, and a late night activity along with ending camp full of traditions like our affirmation arrows! It’s a full day of tons of fun, and all campers will receive a bag, water bottle and T-shirt as a part of camp registration fees.

If you have any questions contact Laurel Mattox at laurelm@fbcopelika.com. 

 

FBCOkids Team

Our ministry could not operate without our wonderful team. The safety of our children is a top priority. We ask that each team member complete a background check before serving. In order to do this, simply bring your driver’s license to the Preschool lobby desk.

Please fill out the form online through PDF or print, fill out, and scan and send to Pastor Paul at pauld@fbcopelika.com

 

We're Expecting

We want to provide love and support for you during this special time in your life. Your name will be added to our prayer list and Sunday morning messenger. If you have any questions please list them in the "message" category above. 

 

First Baptist Church of Opelika

301 S 8th Street

Opelika, Alabama

36801

334-745-5715

info@fbcopelika.com

©2019 BY FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OPELIKA

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