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Welcome

At Faith Baptist, we desire for the kids of our church to thrive in an environment that welcomes, engages, and encourages our kids as they grow deep in their love for God and His word. Our kids ministry teams desires to come along side parents to partner with them in building a strong foundation of faith in the lives of their children.

Come join us Sunday mornings for Kids Connection for K-5th, where kids will be taught by the best volunteers and teachers around as they dig into God’s Word to learn life-changing truth. We also have a fantastic hour of Kids Worship for K-2nd graders for kids to come and praise Jesus through music and learn about God’s Word in an interactive way.

Sunday night, we invite kids Kindergarten-5th to join us at 6:00 for a dynamic time of praise in our Kid's Choir. Kids will enjoy a high energy hour of singing, drama, playing instruments, beating out rhythms, and dancing to some of their favorite songs. Don't miss this chance to get your child involved in actively worshiping God through music and drama!

Wednesday night is the perfect chance for our kids to be actively involved in missions as they participate in R.A.s (boys grades 1-5), G.A.s (girls grades 1-5), and Kindermission. These programs are designed to give our children the chance to participate in hands on local and foreign missions in a fun and unforgettable way.

We love serving kids and their families here at Faith Baptist! Stop by and visit us, and join the excitement in Faith’s Kid’s Ministry—you just might want to stay!



Monthly Newsletter



Kids Staff

 

Kids Ministry Director, Angie Luce: : I am so grateful to be serving the kids of our church. The elementary age years are special in the lives of children because it is a time when their hearts are open to God, and a foundation of faith can be laid that lasts a life time. It is my honor and privilege to work along parents, volunteers and staff to impact our kids for Jesus!

To contact Angie email her at angiel@myfaithbaptist.org

Kids Ministry Administrative Assistant, Diane Halford: I am a wife, a mother and a grandmother and I am so glad God made me a "worker bee"! I like to spend time with my family, cooking, catering, swimming, leading aerobics classes and ladies' Bible study classes, teaching 2 year olds, and antiquing. I have worked in the kids Ministry here at Faith a long time…and I love it!

To contact Diane email her at dianeh@myfaithbaptist.org

Meghan Brown, Assistant Children's Director: I am so thankful to be a part of the Kids Ministry team here at Faith. God has placed a calling on my life to minister to elementary age children and it is a blessing to be allowed to do so at such an incredible church! God has afforded me several opportunities to minister in various Children's positions as an intern and a ministry resident, so I am grateful for the opportunity to now work full time in the ministry that I love. I am a graduate of Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies and am currently pursing my Master of Divinity in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. I am so excited to see how God moves through our Kids Ministry!

To contact Meghan email her at meghanb@myfaithbaptist.org

   

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Calendar



August 2: RA’s GA’s, KinderMission Begins

August 6: Promotion Sunday | 5 year Kindergarten Breakfast

August 20: Kid’s Choir Begins

September 22: Outdoor Family Movie Night on the South Lawn

October 31: Trunk or Treat

November 4: Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

January 20: Father Son Nerf War

February 9: Mother Daughter Cookie Decorating Party

April 6: Daddy Daughter Dinner

April 14: Mother Son Game Day Color War

May 6: Kid’s Choir Musical

June 11-15: Vacation Bible School



Programs

Sundays For Kids:

Connection: For Kids in Kindergarten-5th Grade. The curriculum is Bible based, activity oriented and age appropriate for a child's developmental and spiritual needs. 8:00, 9:15, and 10:45

Kids Worship: For kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade. A worship experience designed to be an interactive hour where kids get to experience worship through songs, learn more about God's Word through age-appropriate teaching, and participate in local missions with hand's on activities. A snack is provided. 9:15am

Kid's Choir: Kids ages Kindergarten-5th grade participate in worship through drama, creative movement, instruments, and of course singing! This hour packs a punch as kids have fun learning how to use the talents God has given them to worship Him. 6:00pm

*During the School year

Wednesdays For Kids:

Bible Drill: For boys and girls in Grades 4-6. Bible Drill meets October thru April. Bible memory and Bible usage skills help prepare children for competition at the church, local and state level. 4:45-5:45

RA's (Royal Ambassadors)*: For boys in Grades 1-5. Missions' education coupled with practical application best describes RA's. Our boys are given many opportunities to Go.Tell. 6:00-7:15pm

GA's (Girls in Action)*: For girls in Grades 1-5. Missions' education with many missions and ministry opportunities. Our girls learn first-hand to give of their time, money and energy. 6:00-7:15pm

KinderMission*:A hands on Missions education program just for kids in Kindergarten. 6:00-7:15pm

I'm a Christian Now!:For kids in Grades 2-5. These are small group classes to prepare new Christians for their walk with Jesus! They meet in four weeks sessions.6:00-7:00pm

Summer Activities

Faith's Kids Camp! Grades 1-5 takes place during the month of July at The Grove at Red Oak Lake. Completed Grades 1-5 stay 1 to 3 nights- depending on the grade. Kids enjoy a resident camp in a wooded setting. Our time away allows us to focus on our Father, His creation, and His love for us. We have great fun and fellowship through Bible Study, crafts, water games, music, and drama.

1st-2nd Grade Camp is for those who have completed 1st or 2nd grade and is at The Grove at Red Oak Lake for 1 night. 3rd-5th Grade Camp is at The Grove at Red Oak Lake for those who have completed 3rd – 5th grade for 3 nights.

Vacation Bible School! Vacation Bible School takes place during the month of June for children who have completed Kindergarten thru 5th Grade. Vacation Bible School is an adventurous week of Bible Stories, songs, activities, and interaction.

Security

As outlined in our belief statement, the safety of our children is imperative. Volunteers help us to ensure child safety by following these procedures:

  • Children in KG- Gr.2 can only be released to a parent or an adult family member at the end of a class or activity.
  • Children in Gr.3-5 can be released at the end of a class or activity to go and meet their parents.
  • No child is allowed to leave the building without an adult escort.
  • Parents must come into our building to collect their children.
  • Volunteers are asked to fill out a questionnaire to work with children here at Faith. [This procedure was implemented in 2005.]
  • A background check will be completed on all individuals working with children. This procedure will only focus on child abuse or a crime involving actual attempted sexual molestation of a minor. [This procedure was implemented in 2005.]
  • We ask that parents remain on campus when their child is involved in an activity. We have multiple activities in which parents can participate which coincide at the same time as their child's activity.

Kiosk Check In System

For Children in Kindergarten through Second Grade

Children are very important to us here at Faith. In order to provide a safe environment for our precious children, we use a Kiosk Check In System. This system allows our parents to feel more secure in the way we check our children in and out of class.

Kiosk Check-In Locations:

  • 3 locations in the Main Nursery hallway and
  • 1 located at the foot of the stairwells just outside of room #158.
  • 2 check-in stations upstairs outside of both entrances to the Upper Fellowship Hall (Children's Church room).
  • 2 check-in stations upstairs at each end of the hallway outside of the 220 Theater

Procedure:

  1. Use the touch screen to enter the last four digits of your home phone number (or the number that our church has in our records).
  2. On the screen will appear the names of your family members. Check the names of the family members for which you need nametags (children birth- Gr.2).
  3. In about 7 seconds the printer will produce 3 individual tickets for each child. For use:
    • Top ticket goes to the teacher
    • The middle ticket goes on the child as a name tag.
    • The last ticket is for the parent. Parents MUST have this ticket to pick up a child (this ticket can be divided in half so that both parents can have a copy).

Back-Up Plan:

In the event that this procedure is not successful for you, a helpful volunteer will hand write the 3 tickets for you.

Volunteer

Well of COURSE you can volunteer! Whether you enjoy teaching, assistant teaching, making crafts, leading recreation or helping out with special events, there is always a place for you to serve in Kids Ministry! Our staff would love to meet with you and find a place to serve that best suits you. For more information, please contact Angie Luce, Kids Ministry Director at angiel@myfaithbaptist.org

Volunteer/Child Ratio

We see the primary responsibility of a volunteer as building a relationship with the children with whom he/she works. To build that meaningful relationship with children, we encourage a volunteer/ student ratio of:

  • KG - Gr. 2: 1 adult leader per 5 children
  • Gr. 3 - Gr. 5: 1 adult volunteer per 6-8 children

Not only is it necessary to keep our groups small so that leaders might get to know the children, but also to ensure the safety of our children.