The purpose of the organization is “to engage and unite the efforts of Christian women of the Advent Christian Denomination in sending the Gospel of the Kingdom throughout the world, the deepening of the spiritual life among believers in Christ, and by organization to render more efficient the work of the women of our churches and meeting the needs of women by providing encouragement in: Christian spiritual growth, prayer and praise , fellowship, and outreach.
Sunday Morning Small Groups
Groups for all ages meet each Sunday morning at 10:00 AM to study the Bible and to fellowship. Currently, our groups consist of:
Nursery (infant-‐2), Pre-‐school (ages 3-‐5), Grades K-‐2
Teens (middle school/high school)
Our senior adults, aka “The Advent Cruisers”, take day trips and enjoy times of fellowship over meals and through participating in special events.
Middle and High School
Our goal is to provide students in grades 6-12 opportunities to grow as they connect with God, their peers, and the community. We offer many opportunities for worship and discipleship
Each volunteer assisting with student ministries must submit to a criminal background check.
Our middle school and high school students have their own small group that meets at 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings for a time of Bible study and discussion.
On Wednesday evenings, fellowship time begins at 5:45 and includes dinner followed by Bible study from 6:30-‐7:15.
Special events and outings are also enjoyed throughout the year. Some of these include: summer camp, retreats, concerts, fellowships, and mission activities.
The mission of the Children’s Ministry at First Advent Christian Church is to lead our children to a relationship with God through a nurturing environment where positive role models are present and the love of God is exhibited. It is our goal to foster the growth of our children in the knowledge and wisdom of the Lord so they may be able to apply biblical principles to their lives enabling them to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others.
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Small groups are available for children of all ages each Sunday morning at 10:00 AM. Small groups include:
Nursery (infant-‐ age 2) Pre-‐school (ages 3-‐4)
Primary Elementary (grades K-‐2)
Upper Elementary (grades 3-‐5)
At 11:00 AM on Sunday mornings, children have their own Children’s Church. We have KidZone for children in grades 1-5 and KidZone Jr. for children age 3 through Kindergarten.
Each volunteer assisting with children’s ministries must submit to a criminal background check.
Our summer camp at Blowing Rock is enjoyed by many of our children each year.
Our youth enjoy working at the BUCM Soup Kitchen once every other month.
Vacation Bible School
Each summer, we enjoy offering VBS to children and youth in our community. Classes for preschoolers through high school are available, Dinner is served each night followed by music, games, crafts, and skits. Visit our VBS page for more information and look for the Registration link to sign up.