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ADULT CHOIR – The adult choir is a choral group open to any person who attends rehearsals. The choir is non-auditioned and sings regularly in our Sunday morning worship services, seasonal programs and our annual southern gospel singing. Weekly rehearsals are held on Sundays at 4:30 p.m. (sometimes on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.) in the choir room. Childcare is provided during this time for choir members who have children who otherwise would be unattended.

CHILDREN’S CHOIRS– These groups meet during the months school is in session. These music groups meet on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. (3 year old choir meets from 6:30-7:15 p.m.)

CHERUB CHOIR – Age 4 through 1st grade – This choir learns about music through games and other fun activities and they periodically sing during worship services and at Christmas.

CHILDREN’S CHOIR – Grades 2 through 6 – The children in this choir present musicals during the year. The first musical is presented at our Sunday evening worship service following our annual week of Vacation Bible School (usually the first full week of June). The second musical is presented during the Christmas season on a Sunday night.

SENIOR ADULT CHOIR – This group meets September through May on Monday mornings from 10:30 until 11:30. Throughout the months of meeting, the choir sings at local assisted living facilities and nursing homes. In 2012 we opened enrollment to seniors outside our church who would like to join us. This has brought new people to this choir and renewed friendships from years ago as well as strengthened our group in various ways. Since others throughout the area have joined us, we now call this choir the Batesville Area Senior Adult Choir. This choir presents a Christmas musical each year and also participates in our southern gospel singing that is presented on a Sunday afternoon during the spring of each year.

The Ministry for Women at First Baptist Church, Batesville exists to disciple women of all ages by teaching them to study and apply God’s Word for themselves, equipping them to minister to others, connecting them with other women for fellowship and friendship, and encouraging them in their daily walk with Christ.

LMNO – “Ladies Ministry Night Out” offers a night out with Christian speakers, music, fun and fellowship. LMNO is held quarterly at 6:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. This is for ladies of all ages in our church and community.

Mothers Day Out – This ministry provides childcare for moms of children ages 1-4, two days a week year-round, Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Discovery Day Kids – This is a preschool program for ages 3-4 on Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., September through April. Children take part in hands on learning, field trips, special speakers, and enjoy a smaller, specialized classroom experience to help prepare them for school.

The purpose of the Men’s Ministry is to help each other grow in Christ-likeness by providing opportunities for men to become more spiritually mature through a closer relationship with Jesus Christ our brothers, and to become godly influences within our home, church and community.
The Men’s Ministry of First Baptist Church sponsors a “Brotherhood Prayer Breakfast” each month at 7:45 a.m. in the Family Life Center. All men are invited to join us for a time of prayer and fellowship. A guest speaker is featured each month.

Seeking God first is the heartbeat of the children’s ministry. Please join us.

Sunday School – Children learn the love of God and His forgiveness through Bible Study and age appropriate life applicable learning activities. It is our desire that each child meet Jesus, grow in their knowledge of Him, and know they are loved and cared for by a great and mighty God. We would love for your child to come and join us while learning sound biblical principles in a fun and safe environment. Sunday School begins at 9:00 a.m.

Children’s Church – is for 4, 5 and 6 year olds. They meet in room 205 following the children’s sermon in the worship service. Children will worship God by singing and studying His Word, along with games, object lessons, crafts, puppets and snacks.

Bible Drill – Our theme verse is “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee” Psalm 119:11. Children in the 4th & 5th grades are invited to participate in Bible Drills. We memorize 25 Bible verses and 10 key passages. Children in the 1st through 3rd grade are invited to participate in Bible Buddies. Bible Drills and Bible Buddies begin meeting in September and end in April with the State Bible drills.

KFC – Kids for Christ is for K5 through 5th graders. Come and join us for fun and fellowship with fellow students and friends. We have activities planned throughout the year for our kids. We enjoy a devotional and learn about the love of Jesus and have lots of fun! In the summer we have Camp KFC or KFC Road trip on Sunday nights at 5:00 p.m. We meet to eat, play a game or have a craft and an awesome devotional. Kids grades 3-5 have the opportunity to attend Student Life Kids Camp each summer. Come join the KFC fun.

GAs (Girls in Action; grades 1-5) Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
RAs (Royal Ambassadors; grades 1-5) Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Mission Friends (boys and girls ages 3-5) Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Our student ministry exists to partner with parents in equipping and discipling students in the 6th-12th grades with the gospel of Jesus Christ. You can find us in Lee Chapel for all services.

Our 55+ group involves a wide variety of stages in life; from those working and actively involved in their children’s lives, to semi-retired and retired individuals. All our senior adults offer many years of wisdom and experience walking with the Lord and seeing His handiwork in their lives. As a group, we continue to learn, grow, and serve!

SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES – Classes provide a personal touch to each senior adult while also providing fellowship, great Bible teaching and lasting friendships. Many of our adults 55+ teach classes from babies on up, providing a ministry to families of all ages.

DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING – Discipleship training is a time devoted to in-depth Bible teaching.

KEENAGERS – Our monthly covered-dish lunch features speakers and entertainers. Keenagers meet the first Tuesday of each month.

SENIOR ADULT CHOIR – meets each Monday at 10:30 a.m. for rehearsal. The senior adult choir sings throughout the year during the worship services.

SPECIAL TRIPS – Whether it’s a one-day trip or a 3 to 5 day journey, trips offer great times of travel and fellowship! One or sometimes two trips are made each year for senior adults. This group travels to various states on a tour bus to enjoy great fellowship, delicious food and awesome attractions.

The goal of the College and Career Ministry is to provide opportunities for college students and young adults to fellowship with one another and grow in their faith.
Opportunities for Spiritual Growth
Sunday School Class meets at 9:00 a.m. in “The Upper Room” of the FLC
Wednesday Night Worship – 6:15 p.m. in the Family Life Center
Sunday Worship Services – 10:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Opportunities for Service

  • Mission projects
  • Community Service Projects
  • Opportunities for Fellowship
  • Fellowships 
Christian concerts
  • Passion Conference

We welcome everyone to take part in the Library Ministry. The library contains books and media to hold the interest of all ages.
The library contains over 5,900 books including biographies, autobiographies, reference books and fiction. Videos, CDs and DVDs are also available for check out. The collection of books is updated on a regular basis. Books are often donated by church members and given in honor or memory of a loved one.

Sundays

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Wednesdays

6:15p.m. – 6:30 p.m
7:15 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Mon 17

Student Life for Kids Camp

June 15 - June 18
Mon 17

Celebrate Recovery

June 17 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 18

Ladies Ministry Night Out

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 19

Student Worship

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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