AWANA is fun and exciting for kids of all ages. In a positive, loving atmosphere, children can gain confidence and a sense of accomplishment as they earn badges, prizes, and other awards as the memorize God’s Word. AWANA motivates children spiritually, emotionally and physically.
Each Wednesday, from 6:15-7:30 p.m., (from September to May), “clubbers” enjoy rotating between the three distinct segments of the AWANA program: Game Time, Handbook Time, and Large Group Time. There are active games at the AWANA Circle in the gym during Game Time; Bible verses and practical application during Handbook Time in designated classrooms; Bible study and awards in the Large Group Time in the Kids Zone Theater.
Members of FBC Tampa will be leaving June 19 for a mission trip to Camaguay, Cuba. Participants will work with a local church to reach out into the community, sharing the gospel and building friendships. As part of the outreach efforts, team members will be distributing reading glasses to those who need them. If you would help with this by donating reading glasses, especially vision strength 2.5 – 3.75, please bring glasses to the designated collection box in the foyer across from the church office. Thank you!
June 7 – 5:00 p.m. Join Pastor Bob Block in the LifeTree Cafe, main building of FBC Tampa, for First Steps, a course offering an overview of FBC Tampa’s story, purpose, vision, and core beliefs. This course is for new members of FBC Tampa and those who are considering membership. Refreshments are served. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
With the release of a movie and movie-version of the book, Heaven Is for Real, interest in this depiction of heaven is growing once again. Here are some helpful thoughts from David Platt from The Church at Brook Hills.
The Children’s Ministry (Kindergarten- 5th Grade) will celebrate Purim with a carnival in the Children’s Theater on March 16 from 4-6 pm. with food, carnival games, and costumes. Children are invited to dress as their favorite character from the Purim story. Giving to the needy is part of the traditional celebration so we will be collecting canned goods to donate to Amazing Love Ministries.
This year’s Vacation Bible School theme is Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend based on 1 Peter 3:15. VBS will be the week of June 16-20 where children will discover, decide, and defend the truth about who Jesus is. Invite your friends and family to join in on the action.