Current Special Events   


 Many Activities for the Month of May



Women’s ConnectionSpring Meeting


All women of the church are invitedfor a fun evening of fellowship!


Tuesday, May 5, 6:30 PM,In the Family Life Center


Please bring a salad or “square shaped” dessert to share.Sandwiches and beverages will be provided.


Call Paulette Gardner at 843-785-4478 by Friday, May 1, so that we can be prepared for you to attend.


Youth Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser

Wednesday, May 6

Serving from 5:00 - 6:15 PM in the Family Life Center Multi-purpose Room

Please join us and support our Youth Department as they will be preparing Wednesday night dinner for us on May 6th. The menu is spaghetti with a delicious meat sauce, tossed salad, garlic bread and your choice of homemade desserts.

Payment for your Wednesday night meal will be by donation that night. All proceeds will go to support our youth as they go to Student Life Summer Camp in Atlanta, Georgia, in July, where they will be doing mission work in Atlanta’s inner city. The youth department thanks you in advance for your generous support.

Please make your reservations no later than Monday, May 4th. 



Awana Awards Presentation and Closing Ceremony

Wednesday, May 6 - 6:30 PM
In the Family Life Center

You are encouraged to support our children as they share their Biblical knowledge and accomplishments through Awana, on Wednesday, May 6, at 6:30 PM, in the Family Life Center.

Cubbies, Sparks, and T&T students will be presenting some of what have learned and will be rewarded for their efforts. Join us to support our children and their families for their commitment to learning God's Word.  



Children's Choir Musical Presentation

Wednesday, May 20 - 6:00 PM
In the Family Life Center

Through an accessible and timely story that answers tough questions like, “If God is real, why do bad things happen to people?” This musical program is anchored by faith-reinforcing songs. Please Join us to support the “future of our church” at the Children’s Choir presentation of “God’s Not Dead.”



May 16, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. (Waves start)

Begin in the Family Life Center

This is an obstacle course race, sponsored by Reebok Crossfit Coastal Carolina, First Baptist Church and the Island Recreation Center, held on the church property in the back of the Family Life Center. Chuck Workman and the Youth students and parents have been hard at work clearing it out for this special event.

You can find more information about this special event at

Reebok Crossfit Coastal Carolina, First Baptist Church and the Island Recreation Center are excited to present “Courage,” a Kid’s Adventure Race. Join us on Saturday, May 16, at First Baptist Church Hilton Head, where the race will take you through the beautiful acreage of First Baptist Church, navigating and competing through obstacles and forest trails. The event is fun for all ages and will include heats for ages 5-8, 9-12 and 14-17. “Courage” is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face “challenges” with bravery. This will be an incredible time and full of fun to enjoy fellowship and realize the talents that one has been blessed to have. Joshua 1:9 says, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Let your courage be seen and sign up today.

Race Details

Age Groups:
5-8 Years Old – 1⁄2 mile with 6-8 obstacles/challenges
9-12 Years Old – 1 mile with 9-12 obstacles/challenges
13-17 Years Old – 1 mile with 9-12 obstacles/challenges

Registration Fee: $20.00 per race entry (includes adventure race shirt) - REGISTRATION DEADLINE – MAY 14th

Race Day Info: Please make sure your children wear long socks to ensure safety and clothes that can get dirty and stay dirty. Packet pickup will be held on Friday, May 15th ,from 4:00 PM-6:30 PM, at First Baptist Church (Youth Building).

Awards: All participants will receive a race shirt along with a water bottle. Top three finishers from each age group will be awarded race medals.

Registration Form Are To Be Turned In At Rec Center on the North End of the Island, off of Gumtree Road.




Burgers and Baptisms
Wednesday, May 27

Summer Cookout Celebration
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
In the Family Life Center

Ocean Baptism
6:30 PM
In front of the Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort

Make your reservations for the Summer Cookout Celebration by Monday, May 25. Call Paulette at 843-785-4478 or email her at

If you would like to be baptized in the ocean
Wednesday, May 27th, call Lynda Hopkins, at 843-785-4478.



High School Graduates Recognition
Sunday, May 31
9:00 AM in the Sanctuary




Registration Forms are now available for Vacation Bible School: June 15 - 19, 2015

Go to our Ministries/Children's Ministry tabs to find the Vacation Bible School information and registration form.


June 15 - 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
In the Family Life Center


Registration forms are available in the foyer areas of our worship center or you can get one from our website at under the Ministries/Children’s Ministries Tab.
Return to the church offices as soon as possible as space is limited.


Join us at Journey Off the Map™ for a week of exploring uncharted territory where kids will discover Jesus is the Ultimate Guide.
Grab your hiking boots! Fill your water bottles! Practice your climbing skills! It’s time for Journey Off the Map™ VBS! We’re recruiting explorers for the week of June 15 - 19, 2015, to join us as we journey to uncharted territory where the unexpected waits around every bend.

Children who are age 4 (by January 1, 2015) through those who have completed 5th Grade (by June, 2015) are invited to be a part of this special adventure.
Kids will begin their journey each day at The Overlook. From The Overlook, kids will explore Bible truths in the Tangled Branch Tree House, discover they can listen for God’s direction as they visit places like Shady Grove Crafts, Rushing Waters Music and Motion, Rappelling Ravine for Recreation, and enjoy Snacks at Survival Springs.

While on the Journey Off the Map™, kids will discover Jesus is the Ultimate Guide on a journey uncharted by them, but known by Him. As explorers they will begin to understand whenever they are faced with the unexpected, they can know to listen for God’s direction. The journey will take place in age appropriate classes Monday through Friday, June 15 - 19, 2015, from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon, beginning in the Family Life Center and continuing through various buildings on campus.

Be sure to invite friends and family to join us for this adventure!



Wednesday Night Activities

Awana, Children's Choir Rehearsals, Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible Study will conclude for Summer Break May 20th

Wednesday night activities for children and the Men's and Women's Bible Studies will resume in the Fall of 2015.

High Tide Youth, Adult Bible Study and Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal will continue through the summer months.


Wednesday night dinner served from 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM in the Multi-purpose Room, Family Life Center.
Cost: Prices for meals - Adults $6.00, Children (5th grade and under) $3.00, Family Maximum $25.00. Reservations are due no later than Monday Noon

6:00 – 8:00 PM - Childcare, Preschool Wing, Children’s Building
5:30 – 6:15 PM – Children’s Choir Rehearsal, Room # 7 – Children’s Building
5:30 – 6:10 PM – Youth Choir Rehearsal, Music Suite
6:20 – 7:30 PM – Awana, Atrium and Various Rooms in the Children’s Building
6:15 – 7:45 PM – High Tide “Drop-In,” Youth Building
6:30 – 7:30 PM – Adult Bible Study, Room #4, Family Life, Led by Dr. Dan Wheeler
6:30 – 7:30 PM – Men’s Bible Study, Room #5, Family Life Center, Led by Dr. Chuck Staab
6:30 – 7:30 PM – Women’s Bible Study, Room #8, Children’s Building, Led by Angela Wade
6:30 – 7:30 PM - Creation Science Class, Room #3, Family Life Center, Led by Chuck Stewart
6:30 – 7:45 PM – Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, Music Suite

There’s MORE! Find details for the above listings and more in the Messenger under the Media/Newsletter Archives tab on our website.

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