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.

Want to learn more about our Children's Program? Contact Donna.

Pre-school choir & the big idea

Wee Ones Choir 

Preschool Age
Led by Beth Heffner in the Nursery Suite from


Wee Ones Choir is a fun music exploration time for
ages 3-5. We sing, play instruments, do movement activities, make crafts and have so much fun! It's a great faith-based time to expose your child to the wonders of music!

The B.I.G. Idea (Being Imitators of God)
Grade School (1-5 grade)
Led by Donna Sand and several church volunteers in Room 105 of our children's hallway from 6:45-7:30pm

During the B.I.G. Idea, children sing worship songs, get creative in arts & crafts, engage in fun and  interactive games, and learn in-depth Biblical truths from God's word through movement and drawings! 

JAN-MAY 2023 big idea schedule


Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming events and activities.



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:
We currently are offering one grade-school class for our children during Sunday School. This class is led by Jane Simpson and Gail Jones in room 106 on the ground floor (also known as the 'yellow-carpet' room).