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Ash Wednesday Provides an Opportunity for Children and Youth to Lead!

Posted by Crystal Byrd on

     It's an amazing thing to see kids and youth leading one another through a holy service like Ash Wednesday.      Confession, Ashes, Prayer, Communion, Commitment-these are the stations our kids and youth experienced together, hand in hand, to start off the Lent...

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Tags: children's ministry, intergenerational, youth ministry

University Ministry Wants YOU to Connect!

Posted by Laura Robertson on

Connect is a ministry intended to “connect” University students with God, their local church, and their fellow believing peers. During this time, students can come and rest, fellowship, and worship-a nice break to rejuvenate from busy lives of class, work, and studying.  A...

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Tags: university ministry

Onward and Upward

Posted by Clint Taylor on

Here at First Baptist Church Norman, we are halfway through an exciting and fruitful season of Upward Basketball. FBC began hosting Upward a little over 10 years ago, and I have had the opportunity to watch players grow in their basketball skills as well as their relationships with Christ. This...

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Tags: recreation ministry

Bikes and Bibles, Oh My!

Posted by Angela Atkins on

Twice a week a group of guys works in our bike shop, repairing donated bikes to distribute to people in need of regular, inexpensive transportation though our Bikes and Bibles program. Since its inception in 2004, we have given out over a thousand bicycles—212 in 2014 alone. This past...

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Tags: community ministry