IGNITE cHILDREN'S MINISTRY


At Refuge Church, we love kids. We believe in serving kids, loving them as Christ loves us, and teaching them in the way they were created to learn. Our lessons and programs are centered on Gospel Truths and all are Biblically based.


IGNITE is ministry to ages birth - 4th grade.


Scroll down to learn more about our children's ministries and the mission/vision of IGNITE.


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“Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.” Hebrews 12:28-29


J.A.M (Jesus and me)

J.A.M. (Jesus and me) is a midweek experience that will bring Jesus to life for children K-4th grade while they participate in an exciting time of music, drama, Bible learning, journaling, and games.  J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) takes place from 6:15-7:45 PM during the school year, September - May. Enter through the lower doors off of the Middle School fields and check in at the end of the hall.


To register your child before the September 13th kickoff follow this link.


A Wednesday night drop-in supper is also available most weeks for the whole family at $2/person (family max $10).  Just come to the gym between 5-6pm on nights that we have these Wednesday night activities.


J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) Important Dates

September 13   Kick-Off

October 10        Wild & Wacky Night

October 18        MEA Break

October 25       Maker Fest

November 1      Career Dress-Up Night

November 22   Thanksgiving Break

December 6      King & Queen Night

December 27    Christmas Break


Learn more about Wednesday Night Activities.


Check our Calendar of Events for any changes/cancellations to the Wednesday night schedule, or click on this link for questions concerning Inclement Weather

CONNECT FOR KIDS

CONNECT is our 9:45-10:45 Sunday morning discipleship training.  Age-appropriate teaching provides adults and kids of all ages the spiritual foundation they need to grow along their journey after God's own heart.


Signs in our foyer and greeters at our information desk will help you find the appropriate CONNECT classroom for your child.


Learn more about CONNECT at Refuge Church.

FIRST STEPS

(AGES BIrth - 4 years)

First Steps, places great value on the youngest children that come through our doors.  We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children ages birth through four years old. Our aim is to provide an environment where they can learn about about the love of Jesus by example.


We provide childcare during Sunday morning worship services & the Sunday CONNECT hour, Wednesday morning women’s Bible studies, seasonal events and other church organized events. 

Currently our childcare wing is divided into two separate rooms:

   Nursery:  Infants through 2 years of age

   Wigglers:  2 through 4 years of age

What is ignite?

Mission Statement:

To allow children room to grow in their relationship with God, to encourage the work of the Holy Spirit, to teach them a lifestyle based on Biblical truths, and to love & be loved as Christ loves us.


Vision Statement:

Our hope at First Baptist Church is to ignite a spark, by the power of the Holy Spirit, within the hearts of our children that will purify, shape & mold them. To fan the flame of faith & encourage Biblically based and God honoring lives, so that this Holy Fire may never be extinguished!


Core Values:

I…inviting the Holy Spirit to work in all areas of Ministry.

G…growing in relationship with God.

N…nurturing kids with Christ-like love & valuing their uniqueness.

I…identifying & strengthening Spiritual gifts in kids & volunteers alike.

T…teaching Biblical truths & leading God honoring lives.

E…equipping kids to be & make disciples of Jesus Christ.