Vacation Bible School 2021 at First Baptist Church in Greenwood was shortened to three days, only had church kids, served pre-wrapped snacks and everyone wore masks. Still it felt more like normal with crafts and games, prayers and stories.
Three years ago, the local school identified a family that could really benefit from what Koinonia had to offer. Now, having gained the mother’s trust, she is one of most engaged parents in Koinonia’s program.
Justin Hicks, a member of Fernwood Baptist Church in Spartanburg, brings a lot of creativity into his middle school classroom. He also finds that the best way to teach students about religion is to live out the scriptures in his life every day.
It started with a mission trip to visit an orphanage in Belize. Now foster care is the passion for members at First Baptist Church in Belton as they use this platform to serve the least of these, led by children’s minister Jennifer Wilson.
Volunteers at The Baptist Church of Beaufort are staffing an e-learning center equipped with Wi-Fi to provide a place for students to attend virtual classes and complete their assignments while parents work.
Most of our pre-school and child development centers are open and because of their CBFSC connection, directors are able to share valuable information and advice on how best to operate their centers during Covid-19.
Koinonia of Columbia had long wanted to buy Godly Play materials to supplement its program for children. A CBFSC missions grant has now made that possible.
No VBS. No summer camps. But children’s ministry at First Baptist Church in Laurens still found ways to keep children and their families engaged.
FBC Clemson is finding ways to maintain a strong children’s ministry through every season and church emphasis, reconfirming that church is not the building but the people.