FBC’s children’s ministries exist to help children know, honor, and treasure God.

We believe the Lord has uniquely equipped the local church to support this mission through accurately teaching the Bible and personally modeling biblical discipleship across the generations.

Core Values

Three core values especially guide the way we invest in the children at FBC:

1. Authority and centrality of the Bible

God grows us by the Bible (Acts 20:32; 2 Timothy 3:16–17), so we labor to make it the core focus of our children’s ministries. We want the Bible to be the center of our faith and practice, so we seek to teach it accurately and clearly and to obey it in our everyday lives.

2. Parental responsibility

We believe that God entrusts parents with the primary responsibility of teaching His truth to their children (Deuteronomy 6:5–9; Ephesians 6:4) and that the local church should encourage their efforts. We long to support, encourage, and come alongside parents as they carry out their God-given responsibility.

3. Church integration

We believe that whole-family involvement in the church is the best environment for children. We view the children’s ministry as part of the larger church body. The New Testament commends cross-generational edification (Titus 2:1–8).

Clean, Safe, and Enjoyable

We strive to provide a clean, safe, and enjoyable environment in all our children’s ministries.

Our child policy helps us serve our families well. We are careful to protect the children God has entrusted to our care while simultaneously creating a clean and enjoyable environment.

If you have any questions about our child policy or volunteering for the children’s ministries at FBC, please contact Pastor Chris Pennington.

Children’s Ministries

We seek to train the next generation to know and love God through a variety of ministries.

Sunday School: Sundays at 10:00am

Our Sunday School curriculum, Generations of Grace, moves through the narrative of the Bible over the course of three years with special attention to God’s character and plan of salvation:

  • Year 1: Genesis 1 through Numbers
  • Year 2: Deuteronomy through Nehemiah
  • Year 3: Life of Christ through Revelation 22

We teach the same content at two different age levels:

  • 3–5 year-olds
  • 1st–6th grade

We encourage parents to teach through the 5-day family devotional each week to reinforce what their children are learning in Sunday School.

AWANA Clubs

AWANA is an children’s club that meets weekly to promote learning and memorizing the Bible! It gives special attention to learning organized doctrine using question-answer parings and Bible memorization. In addition to learning the Bible, we engage in fun activities, games, and competitions. If you want your children to know and love the Bible, AWANA is a great place to start!

Who? All children 3 years old–6th grade are welcome!

Where? Fellowship Bible Church

When? Wednesday Nights (6:00–7:00pm), October through April (with breaks for holidays)

How Much? $25/child (max of $75/family)

Note: View the Parent Guide to learn about AWANA and view a full schedule.

Children’s Church: 11am Sundays

We believe that it is important for our children to learn how to worship God alongside the rest of the church. Every 2nd–5th Sunday of the month, our children worship God in an age-appropriate settings. This time is purposefully designed as a worship-training time that is:

  • God-centered: We believe children need to learn the God is the focus of our worship.
  • Worship-focused: Children’s Church ministry is not intended to entertain children, but to help them learn how to worship God.
  • Age-appropriate: We design Children’s Church to help each child understand what it means to worship God. We take the elements of worship and explain and model them in a way that a child can comprehend.

Anna Baker
(Nursery Director)

Nursery (Infants–3 years)

We provide nursery childcare for infants through three year-olds that is clean, safe, and enjoyable. All of our volunteers commit to abide by our policies, submit to a background check, and undergo thorough training. During their time in nursery, children play with age-appropriate toys, sing, play games, and receive snacks (with parental permission).

Have additional questions? Contact our nursery director, Anna Baker, personally. We’re happy to help!

Other Ministries
  • Children’s Christmas Program
  • Ogden Valley Soccer Camp
  • Children’s handbell choir
  • Annual Easter egg hunt
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Children’s choir