First Baptist of Rutherfordton understands the importance of connecting spiritual truths in the everyday living of children beginning at birth. As each child is precious in God’s eyes, so are the children to every preschool and children’s teacher and leader at First Baptist Church.

*Text "fbcrchildren" to 95577 to join our children's ministry text group.


Nursery/sunday school

We ARE currently offering nursery during our Sunday morning worship services. If you'd like to join us for worship but need a nursery for your children, we provide a safe place for children to learn and play. If you'd like more information, feel free to email John Miller at

For our current nursery schedule/rotation, click here

*Sunday School:
Beginning September 12th, we will have one grade-school class available for our children during Sunday School. This class will be led by Jane Simpson and Gail Jones in room 106 on the ground floor (also known as the 'yellow-carpet' room).


THE b.i.g. idea

(being imitators of god)

The B.I.G. Idea (Being Imitators of God)

We will be meeting virtually on Zoom starting September 8th from 6:30-7:00pm. If your child would like to participate, email John at for the Zoom link.

*Each week, a devotional video will be uploaded to our church's YouTube page. Links will be shared weekly at the bottom of this page. Kids/Parents can watch these videos whenever is most convenient for them. 

*When we meet on Zoom for the BIG idea, we will play some fun interactive games! It'll be a fun time for the kids to join us!