Children


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The First Kids Ministry at all of our FBCS locations is a discipleship-based ministry designed to help children from birth to 5th grade know God, be able to hear His voice and have the courage to follow Him. Children will embark on their spiritual and developmental journey beginning in the First Step Room and continue to grow and develop a relationship with Jesus until they reach our Student Ministry. We strive to equip families leading children through the process of faith development.

Faith Development Process for Children

Stage 1 – Equipping  Bringing Up Kids: Equipping families in the process of faith development. Parenting session offered once a year.
Stage 2Questioning 
As children begin to ask questions, a great resource for parents is a book titled When Can I? by Thomas Sanders.
Stage 3Decided 
Once a child has made a profession of faith, any staff member can provide you with Decided, a booklet created by FBCS staff, to assist in guiding children.
Stage 4Follow-Up  To further assist children in their journey, each Spring and Fall a class titled I'm a Christian Now, by Todd Capps and Sherry Shaw, will be offered.
Stage 5Discipleship  Journey- Kids Style is a small group session geared toward the basics of the Christian faith.
Stage 6Witnessing  Friend to Friend: Sharing Jesus is a witnessing course designed to help children confidently and boldly share Jesus with others.
Stage 7Missions  Twice a year, grade-school children will be given the opportunity to participate in a local mission trip.

Foundation

Our foundation is Matthew 22:37-39, which says, "Jesus replied, 'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'" First Kids is designed to help children have an understanding of this verse, to show them the great love that God has for them, and to help them learn to love God and love others.

Activities and Events:

  • Vacation Bible School
  • Easter Celebration
  • Camp Big Enough
  • First Grade Hoopla
  • Discovery Island Water Park
  • Preschool in the Park
  • Lunch Buddies
  • Mission Trips for 4-5th graders
  • First Kids Day Camp
  • Upward Sports
  • Sunday School
  • Mission Friends
  • RAs and GAs
  • MOPS
  • Good News Club


We are always available to talk with parents and children at anytime. Thank you for allowing us to minister to your children.
With joy,

Rhonda Littleton, Minister of Children

Kathy Robinson, Assistant Minister of Children

Sanita Smith, Preschool Coordinator

Upcoming Events

Thu Jul 24 @ 8:30AM - 04:30PM
2014 First Camp
Thu Jul 24 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Lunch Buddies
Sun Jul 27
Connie Maxwell Mission Trip
Sun Jul 27 @12:30PM - 01:30PM
Dr. Frank Page Meet and Greet
Sun Jul 27 @ 6:00PM -
Dinner on the Grounds
Sun Jul 27 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
Super Sundays
Mon Jul 28
Connie Maxwell Mission Trip
Tue Jul 29
Connie Maxwell Mission Trip
Wed Jul 30 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Preschool in the Park
Wed Jul 30 @ 6:00PM - 07:45PM
Ladies Summer Bible Study

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Child Enrichment Center

 

Our Child Enrichment Center here at First Baptist Simpsonville is a non-profit center licensed by the Greenville County Department of Social Services. We are licensed to care for 331 children from ages 8 weeks to 5th grade afterschool.  Visit our website to find out more!

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Members

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