First Baptist Church of Columbia
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

 
Why should I get involved?
 
Jesus told us to allow the children to come to Him and not to hinder them. Helping children come to know Jesus as Savior and learn to follow Him is one of the most vital responsibilities of the Church. According to George Barna, the probability of someone embracing Jesus as his or her Savior was 32% for those between the ages of 5 and 12 and decreases rapidly after that. If people do not embrace Jesus Christ as their Savior before they reach their teenage years, the chance of their doing so at all is slim.
 
Where can I get involved?
 
FirstKids Ministries depends on dedicated and willing volunteers who meet our qualifications and have gone through our screening process. FBC members may serve in one or more of the following areas:
 
Sunday School: teachers – every Sundays from 9:00am to 10:15am for ages birth through fifth grade
 
Studio 10:10: Drama, music and technical assistance (video, sound & lighting) – Sundays from 9:00am to 10:15am
 
AWANA: small group leaders and support team members – Sundays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM from August through April
 
RA, GA and Mission Friends leaders - Wednesdays from 6:45 to 7:30 during the school year
 
PALS: care providers for nursery through age four during the morning worship service on Sundays from 10:15 to 11:45 (on a rotating basis approximately once every six weeks)
 
Good News Club: an after school program once a week sharing the Gospel (six weeks in the fall, six weeks in the spring)
 
VBS: small group leaders, craft leaders, music team, snack team and support folks for all ages
 
Fall Festival: please check back in the fall for information on this
 
Want to Serve?  Let us know!
Fill out the form below and we'll contact you!  We'd love to get to know you, show you around and find a great place for you to serve with FirstKids!  After we meet, there are a few forms to fill out and a periodic First Kids 101 training class. But we can explain all of that in person!  Call our office if you have any questions. (803-343-8561)
  


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