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PRETEEN MINISTRY

A MINISTRY TO BRIDGE THE GAP

The Preteen Ministry of First Baptist is an intentionally designed ministry for 4th and 5th Graders, helping them navigate faith as they transition from childhood to adolescence.

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

SUNDAY MORNING

CONNECT GROUPS
Join us Sunday morning for Connect Group! We study God’s word using the Gospel Project. 4th and 5th grade Connect Groups meet at 8:30, 9:45, and 11:00 am.
Contact our Director of Preteen Ministry, Melissa Whitworth, at mwhitworth@fbchtn.org for any questions!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

PHASE 45
Phase 45 meets on Wednesday nights in the Preteen Rally Room from 6:15-7:45pm. Each week, preteens will come together to worship, study Scripture, play games, and learn how to use their talents for God’s kingdom.

Upcoming Events:

PHASE 45

Phase 45 meets on Wednesday nights in the Preteen Rally Room from 6:15-7:45pm with doors opening at 5:45 to play games and hang out with friends. Each week, preteens come together to worship, study Scripture, play games, and learn how to use their talents for God’s kingdom. Phase 45 follows the Orange 252 curriculum and every message is tailored for their age group.

ROBOTICS

Technology is one of the amazing gifts God has provided for us to manage our world and proclaim His Good News. In this class, we work in groups to build and program robots, learning how to harness technology for the good of His community. Our motto? Love God, serve others, change the world

MAKE IT OR BAKE IT!

A fun track where crafting and baking collide!  We will use our artistic skills and make fun craft projects and bake tasty treats each week.

DRAMA

Do you love to act? Learn to declare truths from His Word with confidence as we build speaking and drama skills in a fun atmosphere.  You will also practice and prepare skits that will be performed on Wednesday’s during our large group time.

X-TREME SKILLS

Are you prepared?  X-Treme Skills will teach preteen boys and girls what they need to know with hands on activities and survival techniques.  15 weeks of walking through God’s Word to teach them basic survival skills, helping them be prepared for anything they may encounter in everyday life and out in the wild!  Have fun out in God’s creation, while learning how to survive on their own with God

COMMUNITY IMPACT

Do you love to serve others? In this track we will learn how to serve others in our community and also communities around the world through hands on projects. We will also visit other ministries in our church and learn how they impact the community as well as hearing from missionaries who have served around the world

PRAISE TEAM

Preteens will have a blast as we lift our voices to praise God in worship. We will learn the fundamentals of leading worship while singing and other fun musical activities. Those interested will have the opportunity to lead exciting songs on stage during our Wednesday Phase 45 worship time.

CAMERA CREW

Where art, ministry, and fun collide! Let’s explore how to worship God through photography! Learn the basics of photography, videography, lighting, and editing from a professional photographer! Through this track, you will get to visit all the other tracks to create photos and videos of your friends in Phase45.

SEW FUN!

Ever wanted to make your own clothes and accessories?  Well then, Sew Fun will teach you the basic fundamental skills of sewing. We’ll start with the basics and build each week to make cool, fun items for you to keep or share with your friends.

GUITAR

If you have always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, this track is for you! Preteens will have fun learning the basics and how to lead worship by playing the guitar.

MISSION: AVIATION

Ever dream of flying your own plane? Maybe you are good at fixing things. Join the “Mission: Aviation” track and learn about flying and working on airplanes. Discover how God uses pilots and airplane mechanics to get the Good News of Jesus to people around the world who have never heard.

NEW CHRISTIANS CLASS

This class is offered to children who are new Christians. All children are required to attend this 2-week class before baptism. These classes meet on Sunday evenings from 4:00-6:00 and are offered throughout the year. For more information, please contact Childrens Ministry at children@fbchtn.org.

Upcoming class dates:

August 5 & 22, 2021

October 10 & 24, 2021

Serve!

Sundays:

Sunday Connect Group Leaders for 8:30, 9:45, 11:00 a.m.
Teach the gospel, build relationships, and facilitate small group activities with Preteens. We provide the materials to help make it easy for you to be the best leader you can be, making a difference in the lives of those you teach.

Welcome Desk Greeter
For those who love to put a smile on other’s faces as they begin their Sunday morning. Greeters will help with check-in procedures and direct those who need help finding a class.

Wednesdays:

Wednesday Night Greeter. Wednesday night greeters will help check in Preteens as they enter the Rally Room and help monitor the kids as they start off the night.

Track Group Leaders
For those who have a specific skill or gift that they would love to teach a small group of Preteens for a semester. It’s a fun atmosphere to help kids learn how to use their gifts and talents for the glory of God!

Community Impact Helpers, Make it or Bake It, X-Treme Skills Helpers, Music Helpers, Guitar/Drumming Helpers, Drama Helpers, Sewing Helpers, Robotics Helper 

Contact: Melissa Whitworth | mwhitworth@fbchtn.org | (615) 447-1351

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CONTACT:

preteen@fbchtn.org
(615) 447-1351

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