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.

THE b.i.g. idea

(being imitators of god)

2021--The B.I.G. Idea on Zoom

Every Wednesday from 6:30-7:00pm.

If your child is interested in participating in some fun games/activities via Zoom, email me at for the link! 

Weekly devotional videos can be found here on our church's YouTube page. (Kids devotionals can be found under the 'BIG Idea' playlist.

January-May 2021 Theme

We'll be walking through the Gospel of Mark with our children for the first half of 2021. Kids can watch the videos anytime during the week on our YouTube page. (see schedule below)

2021 wednesday night schedule

As they become available, you can click on the link for each week to view our devotional videos (links are in red)


Jan 13: Mark 1:1-8, Good News, John Miller

Jan 20: Mark 1:9-13, Jesus' Baptism, John Miller

Jan 27: Mark 1:16-20, The First Disciples, Jessica Godfrey

Feb 3: Mark 1:29-34, Jesus Heals Many, Penny Parker

Feb 10: Mark 1:40-45, Jesus Heals a Man with Leprosy, John Miller

Feb 17: Mark 2:13-17, Jesus Hangs Out With 'Sinners,' Lewis Craig

Feb 24: Mark 3:1-6, Jesus Heals on the Sabbath, Jessica Godfrey

March 3: Mark 4:35-41, Jesus Calms the Storm, Penny Parker

March 10: Mark 5:35-43, Jesus Heals a Young Girl, John Miller

March 17: Mark 6:30-41, Jesus Feeds the 5,000, Lewis Craig
March 24: Mark 7:31-37, Jesus Heals a Deaf & Mute Man, Jessica Godfrey

March 31: Mark 8:27-30, Peter Declares Jesus the Messiah, Penny Parker

April 7: Mark 9:11-24, Jesus Heals a Young Boy, John Miller

April 14: Mark 10:13-16, Jesus and the Little Children, Lewis Craig

April 21: Mark 11:1-11, Jesus and the Crowds, Jessica Godfrey

April 28: Mark 12:28-34, The Greatest Commandment, Penny Parker

May 5: Mark 13:1-8, Representing Jesus, John Miller

May 12: Mark 14:27-31, Peter's Denials, Lewis Craig

May 19: Mark 15:21-32, Jesus is Crucified, Jessica Godfrey

May 26: Mark 16:1-8, Jesus Has Risen, Penny Parker