BYF Middle School
Middle School BYF meets 6:00-7:45 pm on Wednesday nights at the church in the downstairs Jr High Room. The evening starts with a meal for the kids and leaders together, prepared or provided by someone in the church. This is followed by a time of fun and games, ending with a Bible lesson, small group discussion, and prayer.
High School age have a number of opportuntites for growing their faith and friendships, with BYF the premier meeting place each week during the school year. BYF meets at the church on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:00. The evening starts with a meal for the kids and leaders together, prepared or provided by someone in the church. This is followed by a time of fun and games, ending with a Bible lesson, small group discussion, and prayer. There any many fun and meaningful get-togethers throughout the year. Historically, this group has participated in summer pool parties, bonfires, volleyball tournaments, Christmas caroling, mission trips to South Dakota and Omaha, and cookie and toy deliveries to the needy.
Each year in June, First Baptist Church hosts a camp for elementary and junior high students at the beautiful Twin Lakes Bible Camp near Manson, Iowa. The camp is led and staffed by First Baptist Church members who have a heart for children and desire to see each grow in their relationship with Christ Jesus.
The focus of the camp is worship and teaching from God’s Word all while encouraging campers to grow in their dependency on Christ and to find their identity in Him. With 5 separate teaching sessions, campers are challenged through the message, transformed through worship, and left in awe of Christ the Savior of the world.