Special Needs Ministry
Whoever welcome one of these children in my names welcomes me... Mark 9:37
What: A Parents Afternoon Out
When: Saturday, August 28th
Time: 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Hosted by First Baptist Church of Opelika
In partnership with Near His Heart
301 S. 8th Street
Event is free for participants. Open to ages infant-adult with disabilities and siblings. Space is limited. You MUST pre-register in order to participate. Registration will open the August 1st and will end, Tues. August 24th or when space is full (whichever comes first).
The registration link for Participants will be: https://forms.gle/4MzYm5z9dz2yk73r6
To Volunteer at the event please sign up at: https://rechargerespite.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=56168
For more information, please contact Meredith McGowan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Families / Caregivers with Special Needs Children up to the 6th grade
What to bring:
Change of clothes (if needed)
Comfort item (toy, blanket, stuffed animal etc.)
Whatever you think your child needs.
Each Sunday 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Check-in at 9:30 a.m.
What Parents/Caregivers should know:
Parents/Caregivers are welcome to stay with their child, attend the 9:45 Contemporary Worship Service in The 3:16 Center, attend their preferred Sunday School Class or use the time for a respite. Their children will be in a safe environment where they are loved and welcomed.
What to do:
Come to the check-in desk on the top floor of the Children's & Preschool Building and we will assist families to a special room equipped for children with special needs. Valet parking services and elevators are available.
What is the ministry's purpose:
Provide spiritual support for families and their children. We believe that every child is made in the image of God and should have the opportunity to learn about Jesus and His love. FBCO volunteers are committed to loving compassionate care services.