First Baptist Church Student Ministry exists to fulfill The Great Commission by loving students into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ!

At its heart Student ministry is no different than any other ministry. Since this is true, the Student Ministry is challenging young people to live holy lives pleasing to God, and train them to become leaders of the Church. This is done by fulfilling the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) in which believers are commanded by Christ to make disciples and teach them to obey his commands. The Student Ministry wants more than just Students “accepting Christ” (which is the beginning); we want a total life transformation! There is a difference in “believing” and “living” when it comes to the Christian life, and the desire is for our students to LIVE IT!

Love is what sets the Christian apart (John 13:34-35).  The Student Ministry wants to model and teach the students the love that God has lavished upon us; his unconditional, transforming, supernatural love!

We do not want Students to have a “religious experience.” Our desire is for students to experience the transforming work of Christ in an ongoing way. Its not enough to have ‘fire insurance’ our students need to grow into fully committed followers of Jesus Christ!

We want to see the Students’ lives becoming more consistent with the 8 Characteristics of Fully Committed Followers of Jesus

Spiritual Vision: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and love your neighbor as yourself.” –Luke 10:27



Experiencing a growing relationship with Jesus–Romans 12:1

Sharing the Gospel–Acts 1:8, Romans 10:13-15


Worships God Regularly (private & corporate)–John 4:23-24

Yielded to the Spirit–Galatians 5:24-25


Practically applies the Bible in Life–Colossians 2:17

Knows and uses spiritual gift(s) in ministry–Romans 12:4-8


Participating in a Small Group/ Sunday School–Acts 2:42

Intentional Personal Discipleship Plan–1 Peter 3:15-16

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The Gathering Meal (V) @ Vansant Campus
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Bible Bee Meeting (V)
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Prayer Meeting (V) @ Vansant Campus
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
School’s Out for Summer Party (V)
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Last Day – Public School Early Dismissal
May 25 all-day
Henry County Rescue Mission (D)
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Last Day – Clinton Christian Academy
May 26 all-day
No Evening Activities
May 28 all-day
Tuesdays@Ten (D) – SkyZone
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Gathering Meal (V) @ Vansant Campus
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Youth Small Groups/Theme Night: Camo (V)
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursdays@Three (D) – McDonald’s
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Henry County Rescue Mission (D)
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Haiti Mission Trip (Kids’ Camp)
Jun 2 – Jun 10 all-day
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sunday Morning

When you come into the Youth Room for Sunday Mornings you will find a friendly atmosphere. You will hear students catching up about the weekend, some will be drinking coffee, others will have a snack. We have tables set up and teach everyone together. Each table has an adult leader who guides discussion about the lesson.

 Current Study




Christian_Worldview_FeaturedB.L.A.S.T. stands for Building Lives Around Scriptural Truths. This is a way of training, developing, and taking students (grades 7-12) deeper in their walk with Christ.

This program has changed from previous versions of it. We are now having open small groups for guys and girls on Sunday Nights @6:30pm. Our current study is on how to have a “Christian Worldview.”

Christian worldview (also called Biblical worldview) refers to the framework of ideas and beliefs through which a Christian individual, group or culture interprets the world and interacts with it.

The Gathering

2017-01-25 18.09.05“The Gathering” is what we call our Wednesday Night worship. It is a time for the whole body of Christ to gather, from age 5-105, and worship God. The worship time is led by children, teens and adults. Everyone contributes to make it a truly unique experience. There is song, scripture and a short teaching. After the worship time everyone goes to age specific small groups.

Here is the Schedule:

Dinner @5 — each week dinner is served. Students–grades 7-12–are prepaid for the meal (otherwise it $4 a person with a $20 family cap).

Worship @6 — see above!

Youth Small Groups @6:30pm to 7:15pm — After worship the All Students move to their small group time.

Youth Games / Other @7:15 to 8 — Around 7:15 we shift gears. Students can participate with other ministries that are practicing/meeting, play a game related to our lesson, or they can head home with mom and dad.

Our Ministry is Split up into 6 student-led teams. They are:

Worship Team

Worship Team

Responsibilities: Lead others in various types of worship for the purpose of praising God.

The Worship Team members will organize and lead in various types of worship experiences. Members must be able to attend weekly rehearsals, as well as practice on their own outside of rehearsal when needed. The Worship Team members should be available to participate in the weekly worship service.

Welcoming Team

Welcoming Team

Responsibilities: Greeting guests and create a welcoming atmosphere

The Welcoming Team plays a vital role as the first impression of the Student Ministry. This team will create an atmosphere of warmth and welcome for our guests and regulars. They will introduce and encourage guests to become involved in the activities when they arrive as well as for future events. This team will be in charge of communications with guests and gathering contact information.

Outreach Team

Outreach Team

Responsibilities: Look for opportunities to help students participate.

The goal of the Outreach Team is to actively share the Gospel and reach out current and future students. This encompasses a wide range of activities, because we exist to love people into a growing relationship with Jesus. One such activity will be contacting first time and potential students through various forms of communication.

Planning Team

Planning Team

Responsibilities: Planning specific events for ministry

The Planning Team will play a large role in planning and executing various events for the Student Ministry. They will help all the other groups coordinate efforts to make sure that all efforts are successful. They will also be in charge of electronic communication for the Student ministry.

Prayer Team

Prayer Team

Responsibilities: Create an effective prayer ministry for the Student Ministry

To lead the Student Ministry in developing a Prayer ministry. The Prayer Team’s purpose is to organize, schedule, and provide general leadership for the Student Ministry’s prayer activities. Create an information network that keeps everyone informed of prayer concerns. Plan and organize special prayer events for the Student Ministry.

Missions Team

Missions Team

Responsibilities: Plan, Run, and Participate in Mission Trip(s)

The Missions Team plays a large role in the planning and executing of annual mission trips. They will also seek and plan local service opportunities. This team will promote and maintain the Student Ministry Compassion International children. They will identify projects that they want to promote, educate fellow students, and raise funds for. The team will find ways to raise awareness in the youth ministry as well as the church and even school.

Interested in the SMLT?

To receive more information about the Student Ministry Leadership Team fill out the form below.


World Changers 2017
January 30, 2017
Where: West Memphis, AR When: June 19-24 Cost: $276 (which includes $50 deposit to hold your spot) What: Groups are housed in a local church. Breakfast and dinner are provided cafeteria-style. Lunch is provided at the work site by local churches. In preparation for the week, youth are required to complete a pre-project study based […]

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