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New Parent Ministry

We’ve heard your exciting news! Congratulations on the growth of your family!

 

 

If this is your first child, may we be the first to welcome you and your family into the Preschool Ministry of First Baptist Church! Whether this is your first or your third child, we strive to provide as much support to your family as possible. Listed below are a few ways we use to welcome you to preschool at First Baptist.

Blessing Wall

To share your sweet news with our church family we placing a picture of you as a couple on our Blessing Wall, located outside our infant room door in the Welcome Center. You can email a picture and due date to our Preschool Ministry Assistant, becky.dossey@fbca.org. Becky will frame your picture for our wall and then add a blue or pink ribbon to the frame once your baby arrives.

Announcing the Arrival of…

As a way to welcome you into the church family, the Preschool Ministry will have a rose at the front of the Worship Center just for you! You and your family will be introduced at the end of both services. This gives our church family time to hear about you and to pray for you.  Nanette Johnson, our Preschool Minister, will arrange a time to visit your family and meet the newest member of her ministry!

Parent/Child Dedication – May 11th

As a part of New Parenthood, it is a tradition here at First Baptist to offer the option to participate in our Parent/Child Dedication service. This is a special time for our church family to celebrate the birth of your child, committing to prayerfully walk along side of your family – growing together on this spiritual journey. Dedication services are conducted three times per year, October, February, and Mother’s Day.  The whole church family looks forward to meeting the newest members of our congregation! The next dedication will be Sunday, May 11th. To register, email becky.dossey@fbca.org

New Parent Seminar – April 27th

In order to deepen the experience and bring more meaning and understanding to the dedication time, the Preschool Ministry of First Baptist offers a New Parent Seminar, a few weeks prior to each dedication service. This seminar will address – practical helps for raising a family with Christian values, what it means to be a part of a church family, and how to truly be committed to following The Jesus Way. The next seminar will be Sunday, April 27th at 5pm.  To register email becky.dossey@fbca.org

New Mom Luncheon

At the beginning of each new year the Preschool Ministry hosts a luncheon for new mothers from the previous year.  This is a sweet time for you to get to know the mothers of your child’s church friends and for us to give you a much needed break from the hard work of being a new mother.