|Day / Time
||Gift-Based Ministries (2nd, 3rd, 4th, &
5th Sundays Team Ministry Gathering (1st
Weekly Program Descriptions:
Sunday School - Our students are broken into Middle School and High School Class. Our curriculum comes from Student Life
Bible Study and involves biblical studies, videos, skits and interactive activities.
Throughout the year we engage in meaningful lessons that challenge the mind, heart, and hands.
Small Groups - Our students are broken into various small groups based on age. The groups engage in Christ-centered
discussions about everyday life issues and struggles. The small group ministry is intended to help students openly discuss
their faith in accountability groups.
Gift-Based Ministry - In response to the variety of talents our students have displayed, we created gift-based ministry.
The students choose to participate in one of the following ministries: Acting, Art or Choir.
- Students and adults take ownership and responsibility for the student ministry through Team Ministry. The participants choose from one of the following ministries: Fellowship, Hospitality or Outreach. Each Team is responsible for various aspects of the student ministry.
- Each week we meet at Bojangles for dinner before Wednesday night activities. After dinner, the group is transported to the church.
- On Wednesday
nights we gather for Youth Group. The program
centers on applicable biblical topics through a
message, videos, games and discussion. Youth Group
is a more relaxed program as students and adults
hang out in the game room before Bible study.
- Fall Rush is our annual retreat
to Cedar Grove Retreat Center (www.cedargroveretreat.com
The retreat takes place on the last weekend of
September. The weekend centers on two worship
sessions, four small group sessions and loads of
activities (paintball, rock climbing, high ropes,
canoeing, capture the flag, swimming, lake blob, on
is our annual student retreat
weekend that takes place in and around Clayton. The
retreat takes place on the last weekend of
February. Students are broken up into small groups
and stay with Host Families (FBC members). In their
host homes, the students participate in small group
studies, fun activities, and outreach projects. The
students also participate in 2 worship sessions at
the church led by a guest worship band. Elevation
always promises to be a transforming and elevating
experience. Registration for Elevation begins in
Senior Adult Banquet
- Every Spring the students create and host a Senior
Adult Banquet for FBC's senior adults. The event is
centered on a dinner and evening entertainment.
This is great opportunity for the students to show
our senior adults how much we appreciate them. The
last few years the SAB themes have been: U.S.O, God
is...,Love is..., A Journey Through The Silver
Screen, The Showcase Showdown, and Back to the
Future. Crossroad Worldwide Summer
- Every June, our students venture to
Gardner-Webb University for a 5-day summer camp
experience. Crossroads (www.crossroadsworldwide.com
is an excellent summer camp that centers on
discipleship and spiritual growth. The students
engage in a variety of activities, including: river
tubing, rock climbing, outdoor adventure games,
sports tournaments, Dodgeball, basketball, soccer,
art, dance, and much more. Registration for summer
camp begins in January. US Missions
- Every July, the student ministry
embarks on a week-long mission trip. Participants
engage in various ministries, including: homeless
ministry, children ministry, social ministry,
construction, senior adult ministry. The
participants cook and serve food, play with
children, perform repair work on homes, fellowship
with people in need, and much more. Over the last
few years, the students have traveled to Gulf Port,
Washington DC, Pittsburgh, Brooklyn, and Atlanta.
Registration for the mission trip to Kentucky begins
in October. Ecuador Missions Trip
- As a part of our outreach ministries, students can
participate in our annual mission trip to Ecuador in
June. For 7 days, the team engages in various
ministries, including: children ministry, health and
hygiene clinics, water filtration initialization,
women ministry, evangelism, repair work and much
more. The Ecuador Mission Trip is open for
participants ages 12 and older. Registration for
the trip begins in September.Outings
- Throughout the year the students participate in
various outings, including: Corn Maze, Durham Bulls
Game, Carolina Hurricanes Game, NC State Fair,
Concerts, Amusement Parks, and much more. The
outings are intended to create fellowship and unity
within the ministry.