Children

  • Sundays @ The Fort

    Sunday mornings from 9:30-10:30

    Nursery – Room E117: Nursery for children under 2

    Kingdom Kids – Room E107 (suggested ages 3-5): Children will play, hear Bible stories, sing songs, and do crafts and activities as they study scripture and build relationships with one another.

    Scripture Squires – Room E209 (suggested grades 1st-2nd): Wonders of Worship is an opportunity for your child to learn about how and why we “celebrate” worship at Fort Hill. It is a time where they will learn to understand the bulletin, and how to be a participant in worship not just an observer. Our hope is that when they complete WOW and enter worship full time that they will be able to actively engage in the worship of God.

    Knights of Christ – Room E208 (suggested grades 3rd-5th): Students will read and discuss scripture while doing activities that allow them to explore the Word and build their relationship with God.

    Wednesdays
    @ The Fort

    Wednesday nights 5:00-7:00

    From 5:00-6:00 pm children will have dinner as a whole group, while hearing a Bible story and playing games in the Nest. Dinner will be served until 5:40. The cost for dinner is $3 per child. Bible stories correlate with faith formation classes on Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings.

    From 6:00-7:00 children will break into small groups for faith formation and music.
    Kingdom Kids (suggested ages 3-5) 6:00-7:00 in the Nest
    Scripture Squires (suggested grades 1st-2nd) 6:00-6:30 in E208
    Knights of Christ (suggested grades 3rd-5th) 6:30-7:00 in E208

    *Pick up for all classes will be at 7:00 pm in the Nest

    Children’s Music Ministry

    Choirs for Grades K-5 are offered on Wednesday evenings from September-April. Strong Praises for Grades K-2 meet from 6:30-7:00 and Singers for Christ for Grades 3-5 meet from 6:00-6:30. They are introduced to various music techniques, learn hymns, anthems, and fun songs. The Singers of Christ also learn ringing techniques with choir chimes.

    Opportunities to lead and sing in worship are provided four or more times during the year, along with the Angel Vespers program at Christmas, and a musical drama every other year.

    Parents are also asked to be involved as choir parents assisting in rehearsals and encouraging all children to participate and share their gifts in praising God and leading in worship.

    Margaret MacKay, Director of Music, directs these groups. Please contact Margaret MacKay for more information.

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    Vacation Bible School 2018

    First Baptist Clemson and Fort Hill Presbyterian Church are excited to partner again for…

    Abundance Orchard VBS Part 2 and Nothin’ But Net Camp

    This year’s dates are June 25-28, 2018 from 9:30-4:00 at Clemson First Baptist Church. The scheduled sessions are:

    VBS morning session 9:30-12:30 — completed 4K through 1st grade
    VBS afternoon session 1:00-4:00 — completed 2nd-5th grades
    NBN basketball morning session 9:30-12:30 — completed 2nd-5th grades
    NBN basketball afternoon session 1:00-4:00 — completed 5K through 1st grade
    June 16, 2017 Mission Project for Grades 3-5: Gleaning

    Registration is April 1-30 for church members and May 1-June 8 for church and community. Open to the first 100 children. Click here for the registration form. Registration closes June 8.

    Abundance Orchard VBS Part 2Where faith grows and hungry people are fed.”
    This is the harvest of a year-long partnership sponsored by the Children’s Ministries of Clemson First Baptist Church and Fort Hill Presbyterian Churches. We will continue to explore solutions to help ease hunger. Having met our fundraising goal, this year we will package meals for Rise Against Hunger. We are excited about the opportunities to make a difference! Come find your place at the table.

    Nothin’ But Net Basketball program is also offered during the same four days for kindergarten through fifth graders looking for activity from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Lunch may be selected for full day participants. Third-fifth graders may enjoy basketball in the morning and VBS in the afternoon. Kindergarten through second grade aged children have the opportunity to participate in VBS in the morning and basketball during the afternoon.

    Contact Katie Wilson with questions.

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