Category: Kids Ministry News

Kanisa Camp

This summer will be the 4th year we hold Kanisa Camp at First Church! Kanisa Camp is an engaging, exciting, Bible based day camp open to all children in our community. Kanisa Camp provides daily hands on experiences through which campers encounter God in surprising and fun ways. We focus on developing the body, mind,…
Read more

Project Transformation

This summer will be the 12th year we sponsor Project Transformation (PT)! Project Transformation is a high quality, structured summer literacy camp with an emphasis on reading for under served children in the Bartlesville community. We focus on developing the mind, body, and spirit of participants and help them reach their full potential. There is…
Read more

PJ Sunday!

Sunday, March 10 is the day we switch to daylight savings time. It’s just a minor nuisance setting the clocks in our house forward the night before, but most of us have more trouble setting our body clocks forward. Getting going that first day is always a struggle! Save yourself a little time on Sunday,…
Read more

Children Being Good Stewards

Many Mini Missions is coming up soon! During the season of Lent, beginning March 7, our group of kiddos will begin a 6-week course on Thursday evenings 4:30-6 pm. The subject is Being Good Stewards, and we’ll concentrate on three areas: People Animals Planet Earth We’re excited to share this ministry with our young missionaries.…
Read more

Welcome to Our New Staff!

The Staff-Parish Relations Committee has hired two new staff members to serve in our Christian Formation and Education area. Shalon (rhymes with Allen) Reynolds will be our new Director of Christian Formation and Education. She will give oversight to the lifelong process of formation from birth to most senior adults. Shalon will give primary focus…
Read more

Your Gifts Are Needed!

We kicked off Midweek Message on January 9 with 38 kids! We expect those numbers to grow as kids return to their school routine. We are looking for some people who feel moved by the Holy Spirit to share God’s love with the youngest in our church. We are looking for more volunteers for both Wednesday Nights and…
Read more

Night of Joy

Night of Joy will be December 5 from 5 -8 p.m. This whole church Christmas event will get you in the mood for Christmas. Join us as we eat dinner together, do fun Christmas activities with our families and then join together for an interactive Christmas play and Sing Along. Come bask in the joy of…
Read more


Thanksliving Camp will be held on November 19-20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to serve as shepherds and activity leaders. Please contact Felicia Bumgarner if you would like to volunteer. Thanksliving camp is open for students Pre-K through 5th grade. Space is limited so register early! Register here! 

Trunk or Treat Set for October 31st

First Church will host a Trunk or Treat on Halloween night, October 31, 6 – 8:30 p.m.! Bring your friends and family and enjoy a fun FREE event in a safe environment. This year we are adding a trunk decoration contest, hotdogs, and popcorn! Of course there will also be candy for all! Keep your…
Read more

Kids Invited to Fall Break Camp

Fall Break at Bartlesville Public Schools is just around the corner and First Church is welcoming kids in ages pre-K through 5th grade to join us for Fall Break Camp. Camp is open October 18-19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. At Fall Break Camp 2018 we will be focusing on the life of John…
Read more