WELCOME TO FIRST KIDS
We take seriously the opportunity to grow your child to love and worship Jesus. As we teach biblical truths, we will love your child unconditionally just as Christ loves each one of us. It is a privilege for us to share with all children that Jesus is the Son of God who died for sins, rose from the dead, and will return again.
We create a FUN place where kids can mature in their FAITH while forming meaningful CONNECTIONS with friends and leaders all in a SAFE environment learning about SERVING those in need. Faith, safety, connection, service, and fun are First Kids beliefs. These beliefs drive our ministries here at First Kids. We have three ongoing ministries for kids right now: Sunday Mornings, Intersection, and our partnership with Ballard Elementary School.
Wild Encounters Are On The Way!
Throw on your camera strap and buckle your seatbelt. VBS 2019 takes you on a wild adventure—with elephants and egrets, polar bears and penguins, cockatoos and crocodiles. As you seek out exotic animals, you’ll also find snapshots of real-life encounters with Jesus in Scripture. Kids go from bewildered to believing as they get In The Wild at this summer’s VBS.
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We know that it can be challenging to find your place as an adult in a church while being a parent, so we have designed our ministry to have something for your child from the start of Life Groups to the end of the Worship Service.
Life Groups happen at 9:00am. This is where children birth through 5th grade are in a small group of peers. Each Life Group has a qualified leader that teaches children in variety of engaging age appropriate activities dealing with the week’s lesson and theme.
Kid’s Worship takes place during the 10:30 worship service for Elementary Age Children. Children are challenged every Sunday to trust God, make wise choices, build lasting friendships, and respect themselves and others. Our staff and volunteers who spend time with children believe that the Bible should never be boring, worship can be really loud, and every leader always cares. Kid’s Worship is a time designed to engage children in worship within a large group/small group setting. Music, games, and an innovative approach to the Bible Story are always part of this experience.
Preschool and Toddler Worship also takes place during the 10:30 worship service but is for children Birth through 4 or 5 years of age. This time is designed to get children moving and learning about a big God who made them, loves them, and wants to be their friend forever. Singing, an engaging Bible Story, and games are always a part of this fun time.
Kids KREW is all about kids radically expressing worship through the fine arts. Each week kids will learn how to worship God in one of the four areas of the fine arts: music, drama, dance, and visual arts. Kids will be able to express their creative side in those mediums by various means such as musicals, special performances, and show cases.
Intersection (Our Wednesday evening kids group) is where faith and life intersect. Each week the children will have opportunities to mature in their faith, develop life skills that are relevant to deal with the demands of today’s world, and learn team building skills all while having a blast. Intersection is dived by grades and each week includes a rotation schedule.
Kids KREW – 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Intersection – 6:45pm to 8:00pm
SAFETY AND SECURITY
FBC has taken measures to insure your child’s safety.
While on our church property during Sunday services and Wednesday night activities, we employ a security officer.
While in our care, we use an electronic Check-in system, which helps our church manage security for children, track attendance, monitor rooms, and provide the safest, quickest check-in and check-out process possible.
While in the classrooms, your child will be in the care of teachers, volunteers, or employees who have been screened through an application process, a background check, interviews, and continuous training.
We also have an electronic door locking system know as FOB. To provide safety and security we lock the doors into the First Kids building 20 minutes after the service has started and unlock the doors 10 minutes prior to the service ending. In order to gain access to the building a person will need to be let in using a call button.
HAVE A QUESTION?
We would love to answer any questions you may have about our kids ministry. Feel free to contact us anytime!