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CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

Our children are led in many different learning experiences by adults and youth who are visible examples of God’s love.The children are nurtured through Sunday morning Bible study, worship, missions, activities, trips, camp, fun, and fellowship.  Click        here          for the latest Children's Ministry newsletter.  For additional information about the Children's Ministry at Greenwood First Baptist, please contact Claudia Burch, Director of Children's Ministry, at (864) 229-2787.

Sunday Morning Bible Study

Sunday mornings begin at 10:00 am. Babies are rocked and loved in our nursery. Toddlers are taught from “Toddlers and Twos” using stories, songs, and activities. The children's curriculum “Rock Solid” helps our age 3 through 5th grade build a foundation of faith through Bible stories, games, songs, and activities. 

 

Wednesday Night

Music & Missions

Choir begins at 5:15  pm for ages 4 -1st grade (Music Makers), and 2nd-5th grade (Young Musicians).  Supper follows in the Fellowship Hall.  Mission Groups (Children In Action CIAs) begin at 6:30 pm with an emphasis on learning about and doing missions.  Mission groups are also divided into three groups; ages 3-4, K5-1st grade, and grades 2-5.  Click on the words above for additional information on the children's music ministry and missions programs.  [Wednesday night Music & Missions activities meet during the school year.  Special activities are planned for children and parents during the summer.  These activities begin at 6:30 pm.]

 Camp Prism

Camp Prism

(Preparing and Reaching Individuals in Spirit and Mind)                             

Children who have completed grades 3-5 are given the opportunity to spend a week in July at Bonclarken Assembly in Flat Rock, NC. They join seven other Baptist churches for Bible study, worship, campfires, games, songs, adventures, friends (both old and new), and great memories.

 

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Cheerful Cherubs Preschool 

A morning preschool is available for children ages 1 through 4. Hours are 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  Library, storytime, music, PE, and chapel are incorporated into the program. The Cheerful Cherubs program provides young children with a well-rounded developmental experience in a loving, caring, and creative environment. Click on the link above to learn more about the Cheerful Cherubs program.

 

 

children's_church Worship

Childcare (Extended Session)  is provided for newborns through age 4. A time for children is a part of our worship services on most Sundays, after which K5 and younger are invited to leave for Children’s Church in room 117. Our 3rd-6th graders may participate in worship as acolytes*. 

*Acolytes are “helpers,” who assist in the worship service each Sunday by lighting the altar candles.  Lighting the candles represents God’s presence among us. This is a very meaningful part of the worship service. Any 3rd-6th grader can be an acolyte after attending a training session. For additional information, please contact Claudia Burch.

 

 

Children’s Theme Night

Children enjoy a time of games, story lessons, snack supper, fun, and fellowship that are all based around the theme for the night. Theme nights are scheduled monthly throughout the year.

 

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Ages 3 through 5th grade are invited to GFBC's annual VBS, June 16-20, 2014, from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon. Come caravan with Moses and the Israelites as they escape Egypt and travel through the Wilderness.  See how Moses trusted God through all the hardships and discover how we can trust God in our everyday lives too!  Click HERE to register for Vacation Bible School.
 

 

Holidays and Special Events

Fellowship, fun, and friendships are developed during our special events including our annual Easter egg hunt, Fall Festival, and Christmas family ornament party. Skating, bowling, and other fun activities encourage growth as a church family.

 

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Children’s Movie Night

Movie nights are scheduled monthly throughout the year.  Children enjoy a snack supper, fun, and a "kid-friendly" movie.