Children (1st - 6th)

Spring/Summer 2015 Upcoming Events

May 15-16 6th Grade retreat - These two days are geared specifically for our current 6th graders as they prepare to make the jump into the youth group in the summer.  Our Youth Pastor Aaron Huffman will be along for the trip to share some insight on what it's like in the youth group at FBCLS.  We will be traveling to Stockton State Park.  Departure time from FBCLS is 5:30PM Friday afternoon with an anticipated arrival time back at FBCLS being at 5:15PM on Saturday evening.  Cost is $35 which includes a t-shirt, food and lodging.

June 5 9:00AM-3:00PM FROGlet Camp - This day camp is geared for just completed K-2nd graders and includes swimming, crafts, awesome games and a very special time of worship through music and teaching.  This year's theme focuses on our ability to Fully Rely On God by simply calling out to Him as our camp verse Jeremiah 33:3 states.  Cost is $25.

June 11-13 FROG Camp - Our yearly camp for those children who have completed 3rd-6th grades is full of great activities such Bible Study, swimming, fishing, recreation, talent show, games, great worship, crafts, devotions, parties, snacks, hiking and campfires.  This year's theme focuses on our ability to Fully Rely On God by simply calling out to Him as our camp verse Jeremiah 33:3 states.  Cost is $115.  Scholarships are available.

June 19 10:00AM-4:00PM Family Fun Friday - Lets have some fun in the sun errr… shade at CoCoKey Indoor Water park in Kansas City.  Group rate tickets are $9.99/ea and a great time is guaranteed by all water park lovers!

June 24 6:00-7:00PM Nerf Night Wars - The spring time hit is coming back one night only this summer.  This time, it's parents vs. kids.  The war will take place in the gym and all guns and darts must be labeled with user’s name/initials/unique identifier and all participants must wear protective eye wear.

July 13-17 9:00AM-12:00PM Vacation Bible School - Come journey with us to Everest as together we are conquering challenges with God's mighty power!  This exciting week-long journey is for those completing Kindergarten this school year through completing 6th grade. Register Here.

July 24 7:10PM Family Fun Friday Kansas City Royals - It's your 2014 World Series American League representative Kansas City Royals taking on Krazy Dave's Houston Astros.  Group seating/tickets will be arranged along with signups in mid-June.

July 29 6:00-7:30PM Wacky Wednesday Water Games night - Have your child join us for a night of great fun with some awesome water games.  Dress for mess and bring a towel too!

August 7 11:00AM-4:00PM Family Fun Friday SuperSplashUSA - Here's one last chance to get soaked on one of our Family Fun Friday events.  This time, we'll travel to Raytown to enjoy hours of Super Splash fun!




Important Resource for Parents

Are you connected with our children and preschool ministries through social media? If not, you are missing tons of great resources that will help you nurture your kids' faith and continue the conversations they are having at church on Sundays. Here's where you can connect:

Children's Facebook
PreSchool's Facebook

Children's Instagram
PreSchool's Instagram

Children's Twitter
PreSchool's Twitter

Children's Pinterest
PreSchool's Pinterest

Click the links (not the icons) to go to the social media websites.

"And Jesus grew in wisdom, in stature, and in favor with God and man." Luke 2:52

We provide a safe place for children to move and grow in the same ways Jesus grew…. mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially. Part of keeping kids safe is conducting background checks on leaders.

Children grow in the same general ways at individual rates. Bible Fellowship groups, Bible skill development, mission involvement, choirs, and a wide variety of special events are offered to encourage their growth. Some of our special events include Vacation Bible School, off-site camp, sports camps, fine arts camp, Trunk or Treat, Back to School party, new Christian classes, sixth grade retreat, service projects, mission involvement, participation in local and metro events, small group fellowships or class parties and many other opportunities.
First Baptist Church’s ministry to elementary age children is dedicated to continuing partnership with parents as their children grow spiritually. We want children to have a strong foundation of faith so they are equipped to love and serve God throughout their lives. We want children to grow close to God so they begin to see the world as God sees it. Activities and experiences are offered to help children grow in the following areas:

  • When the time is right, trusting Jesus as Savior and Lord
  • Telling others about Jesus
  • Worshiping God
  • Learning more Bible stories and verses and applying them to their daily lives
  • Serving others
  • Building friendships with others

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