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Children of God

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

The soil was cold. It clung to your skin as you moved your hand around in dirt. As we poured the soil into each pan, pans that later that evening people would use to write their confessions, I thought of how Ash Wednesday strikes at our beings, perfectly flawed and in desperate need of...

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Girls and Guys Night is coming!

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

Calling all girls and guys, first grade through university. It is only 2 days until our fun night out at the FLC and youth hall.    Guys, be ready for lots of snacks, games, gym time, and the usual ruckus with Rich and Chris at the FLC. Remember to wear something from your favorite...

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You Never Stop Growing

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

  We concluded another wonderful fall class of Growing In Christ. Six eager students arrived each Sunday night with a bible in hand, waiting for God to teach them something beautiful about Himself. It is always fascinating to teach this class to our youngest members. Some of them have...

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Keep Calm and Stay Up Late!

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

Our annual spring sleepover this year was epic. Not only did we have a glow stick party, nerf war (complete with charging stations and a Spiderman obstacle), scary sardines in the dark, and a phenomenal talent show, but we also had youth volunteers that made the night awesome. Eight of our...

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Tags: children's ministry

Hiding Eggs and Showing Love

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

God provided a beautiful and perfectly sunny day for Saturday’s Sonshine Celebration. Children from babies to school age ran all over the playground in search of eggs filled with candy and a few prize eggs. Smiles, laughter, and joyful hearts grew as we gathered for a meal and a time of...

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Tags: children's ministry

Sonshine Celebration

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

Answer: Candy, Prizes, Food, Fun, and even more Candy. Question: What total fantastic fun is happening at church this Saturday on the playground? We will have our annual Sonshine Celebration on Saturday April 4 from 11 am – 1 pm. The egg hunts will begin at 11:30 for preschool and 11:45...

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FBC Kids First Family Dinner and a Movie

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

FBC Kids invite you to come watch an Easter movie and eat picnic style in Hallock Hall on Wednesday, April 1. The movie starts at 6:30, with sandwiches being served at 5:30. The movie will be over at 7:30. We hope that our families and our church family will join us as we share in an evening of...

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Tags: children's ministry

Sweetheart Night

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

Some parents use it for a night out in OKC to grab sushi, steak, or a movie. Some parents just want a night in with no kids. Whatever they chose, our parents took advantage of Sweetheart Night. From babies to 5th grade, 56 kids were dropped off at the church for a night of crafts, games, and...

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Ash Wednesday Provides an Opportunity for Children and Youth to Lead!

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

     It's an amazing thing to see kids and youth leading one another through a holy service like Ash Wednesday.      Confession, Ashes, Prayer, Communion, Commitment-these are the stations our kids and youth experienced together, hand in hand, to start off the Lent...

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Tags: children's ministry, intergenerational, youth ministry

♫ ♫ Girls Just Wanna Have Fun ♫ ♫

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

Games, popcorn, snacks, PJ’s, Pillow Pets, OLAF, singing, dancing, making new friends…what else could a girl ask for? Sunday’s Girls Night was AMAZING as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Youth and University girls gathered to have fun and act silly! We made new friends and laughed...

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Tags: children's ministry, intergenerational