Children

At First Baptist Church of Midwest City we offer many different kinds of children’s activities including weekly activities, summer camps, and special annual events.
If you have any questions, or want more information, please call Janet in the church office (405) 732-0308.

Sunday Ministries & Programs

Little Promises & Kingdom Kids Sunday School Departments 

We have Sunday School classes available for all ages.  Each class is based on age or development.  We have 5 classes for Birth-Preschool (Little Promises Nursery Department and 5 classes for Elementary grades.  Class begins at 9:00 am, every Sunday.  We have a great staff, who provide a safe and friendly environment.  Teaching about Jesus begins at Birth.

 

Extended Session & KidZone (Sunday Morning during 10:15 am Worship)
 
Extended Session – Ages babies – Pre-Kindergarten
KidZone – Ages Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

During Sunday morning 10:15 am church services, we offer Extended Session for children in the nursery, and KidZone meets upstairs in the 5th grade Sunday School Classroom on the second floor.  KidZone does not meet the 1st Sunday of every month.  Extended session is age divided child care for parents during worship service.  KidZone is a children’s worship service lead by Chad Strickland and Nathan Metcalf.

 

Children’s Music Academy (Sundays September – May, 6 – 7:15 pm
Ages – 4 years (as of December 1st) – 5th Grades

CMA is planned and organized to help children learn about God and develop musical skills. They learn what it means to praise and worship Him and have opportunities to lead others in worship. Children learn Bible verses, musical skills, and songs from our wonderful staff that includes musically skilled people as well as people who learn with the children as they navigate them through their classes.

We start in mid-September with a kickoff party and go through December with a Christmas program in the evening; then we restart in February and continue through May with a spring program. We also have a talent show in April.

Weekly Programs & Activities

Busy Bee’s & Friendly Frogs Preschool at FBCMWC
Ages – 3 or 4 Years by December 1st

Our preschool is open to the public and provides a wonderful opportunity to learn early and establish the abilities needed to participate in Kindergarten. We use the “Wee Learn” literature and include various learning centers. Our program offers 4 class times that meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. We have 2 morning classes 9 am-11:30 am and 2 afternoon classes 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Throughout the year we have several party celebrations and an year end field trip. Children learn colors, shapes, numbers, alphabet skills, days of the week and months of the year, as well as working with others and improving fine motor skills and large motor skills.

We have an open enrollment policy, as long as there is a space available we will accept enrollments. Enrollment fee is $60 and then monthly tuition is $100. Classes meet from August to May and follow the Mid-Del School calendar & Closings. We only meet the last two weeks of August and the first two weeks of May, those Months tuition is $50.

For more questions or information you can contact the Preschool Director Leisa Robison 405-732-5822 or the church offices 405-732-0308. Our classroom teachers are Miranda Ellis and Susan Parker.

 

MOTHER’S DAY OUT
Ages – 6 Weeks to Pre-Kindergarten

The Little Promises Nursery at FBCMWC provides a Mother’s Day Out program for the community on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am-3 pm. Children can attend part day $8 (9 am – noon or noon -3 pm) or all day $16 (please pack lunch). We are open year round with a few designated breaks and follow the Mid- Del school calendar & closings. We believe a Child develops mentally, physically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally. We are committed to providing biblically based, age-appropriate experiences to allow each child to progress in these areas at his/her own level of ability while enjoying feelings of success. This is primarily done through hands-on activities and positive Christ like discipline and role modeling of the staff. Our church values children and believes in families. Classes are based on walking skills, age, potty training and individual developmental needs. We sponsor this Weekday Program as a ministry of the church to provide a learning environment that will help preschoolers grow as Jesus grew. “And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man” Luke 2:52.

Our Mother’s Day Out Program is on a first come basis. This means there is not a monthly fee to insure your child a spot, once a room is full we will close that classroom for the day. There is an annual enrollment fee of $10. And Additional late fee of $5.00 for every 15 minutes will be charged.

 

Kid’s Day Out (Tuesdays/ Thursdays, 9 am – 3 pm, Summer Only)
Ages – Kindergarten – 4th Grade

Children love coming on these days for the time allowed connecting with friends, the activities, and the field trips. Join others in experiencing God’s incredible wonder by going to the Crystal Bridge and enjoying the beauty of the amazing flowers and plants, see the creatures he has created by visiting the OKC Zoo, have a blast at the Splash Zone, and many more outings!

 

Parent’s Night Out (usually 2nd Friday of the month, 6 pm – 10 pm)
Ages – 6 Weeks – 5th Grade

Parents are people too and need a night on their own! Use this as date night. If you are a single parent, use as time to enjoy with friends. There is a minimal cost, so please contact the church office for more details. However, if a Sunday school department is wanting to have a Sunday school party, this ministry is available to encourage that time of fellowship. Again, please check with church office for accurate dates.

Pricing is $10 for first child and $8 for each additional child. Reservations are required for PNO and must be made by noon the  Thursday, the week of. For more information or questions you can contact the Nursery Coordinator/MDO Director Charm Strickland or call the church office 405-732-0308.

 

Mission Friends (Wednesdays during the School Year, 6 – 7 pm)
Ages – 3 – 5 years (including Kindergarten age)

“From toddlers to kindergartners, Mission Friends® provides the building blocks of faith and a basic awareness of God’s love for all people.”  Mission Friends at First Baptist Church of Midwest City meets in the Kindergarten classroom on the main floor.  Children meet to learn about missionaries in North America and throughout the world.  There session includes learning, praying, giving, doing crafts, doing missions and annual end of the year celebrations.   Literature used is from the WMU store.

These young children will learn at a very early stage in their life the importance of missionaries going out “into all the world” spreading the gospel. They learn to appreciate what missionaries go through in learning the language and cultures of their new homes.

 

 Girls in Action (Wednesdays during the School year, 6 – 7 pm)
Ages – Girls 1st – 5th

Girls in Action provides a fun filled weekly session for girls to learn about, pray for, give to and do missions work.  Girls in Action meets in the 5th grade Sunday School room located on the 2nd floor of the main building on the North end.

This is an exciting and fun-filled missions education organization. As girls meet and learn together, they “travel” to various places around the world learning about the work of missionaries, praying for others, and learning what the Bible says about missions and serving others.  The girls enjoy growing spiritually and learn an emphasis on missional living, as well as, leadership skills.  They celebrate with an annual Christmas Tea in December and an end of the year celebration in May.

Girls who have completed 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades can attend Crosstimbers camp in the Summer. (To visit the website for Crosstimbers click here.)

 

Royal Ambassadors (Wednesdays during the School Year, 6 – 7 pm)
Ages – Boys 1st – 5th Grades

Royal Ambassadors is a discipleship organization.  Boys experience hands-on activities that encourage spiritually growth.  They meet in the Hand bell room located on the second floor next to the Girls in Action room on the north end of the main building.  The boys enjoy games/sports/activities and mentoring relationships with RA leaders.  Royal Ambassadors goal is for the boys to develop Christian character.  They have fun building RA racers, camp outs and an end of the year celebration in May.

This is a missions discipleship organization for boys. Through hands-on activities that encourage spiritual growth through games and sports, this is a time of mentoring from the faithful leaders to the eager young learners.

Boys who have completed 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th grades can attend Crosstimbers camp in the Summer. (To visit the website for Crosstimbers click here.)

Summer Activities

CrossTimbers Children’s Camp (5 Days in Summer)
Ages – Completed 3rd – 5th Grades

The program has four main facets: missions education, camp activities, chapel times and tribes. At this camp the students will learn about the evangelistic work that is going on in our state, country and world. To make it a more active and camp-like experience, the students learn through games and activities, crafts, language and food and drink tasting as a way to experience the different regions of our nation and different countries.

 

Vacation Bible School (usually the first full week of June, 9 am – noon)
Ages – Completed Kindergarten – 5th grade

This annual event is one of joy, exhilaration and education. The children will come to know Christ or more of Christ through memorizing scripture, fun games and exciting themes. Teachers and students alike look forward to this life-changing and memory making experience.

 

Sports Camp (5 Days at the end of May)
Ages – Completed 2nd – 5th Grades

This camp is for our young students. It is led by the high school students, college students and the director of youth ministries. The camp will teach basic techniques for different sports that are available through public schools and other public settings. The youth will learn sportsmanship, respect for authority and leadership while being presented the gospel.

 

Worship Arts Camp for Kids (3 Days at the end of July)
Ages – Completed 3rd – 6th grades

Worship Arts Camp for Kids (WACK) has a primary goal to come together to learn more about God through music, worship, Special Tracks, and good fellowship.  Children put together a musical using various forms of performance, media, and art and perform it at the end of the camp in a free performance open to the public.

Annual Events

Easter Eggstravaganza (Saturday before Easter Sunday, 10 am – noon)
Ages babies – 5th grade

This is an annual event held typically the Saturday before Easter in the church courtyard. This event brings the children of the entire community together for a time of the age-old tradition of Easter egg hunting. Who would have ever thought you could teach children about Christ and His resurrection through an Easter egg hunt? There are a plethora of opportunities to minister to others or have your child ministered to in this fun-packed event for the children. Come help with the Easter egg hunt, telling the story of Easter, moon bounce and participate in the hot dog luncheon. The most joyful people on earth should be Christ followers.

No matter if you are a child or an adult partaking in this event, come see the joy in all who attend.  Free for all to attend!

 

Fall Festival (October 31st 6-8 pm)
Ages babies – 5th grade

The entire community gets involved in this unique ministry. The children delight in getting to dress in costume, play games, win prizes and, of course, get lots of candy in a safe environment. There are cake walks, face painting and many more activities for parents, grandparents and children to partake. Come experience the contagious laughter of the children!

Free event for all to attend!

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