First Baptist Church Joelton

High School

The High School Ministry at First Baptist Church Joelton exist to teach students to love God and love people by knowing God, obeying God, and sharing Christ with the world. We also aim to help parents in leading their students by equipping them to do family discipleship at home.

Gowen Cox
Minister of High School Students

The High School Ministry at FBCJ encompasses those in grades 9-12th. We have several opportunities throughout the week for High School Students. Below you will find a list of opportunities available as well as their location and start times.

Sunday Morning Small Groups (8:30 and 9:30 am)

During Sunday Morning Small groups, students will participate in an age specific interactive time of Bible Study. At FBC Joelton we have been blessed with some excellent teachers that can communicate the truths of the Bible to our students in ways that help them to learn and grow in Christ. Here is a complete listing of our Youth’s Sunday School classes offered…

8:30 AM
Room 53 / 5th – 12th
Teachers: Linda Beuscher

9:30 AM
Room 60 / 9th & 10th Grade Girls
Teachers: Lea Boucher, Dawn Hill

Room 61 / 9-10th Grade Boys
Teachers: Curtis Wheeler

Room 213 / 11-12th Grade
Teachers: Kevin & Heather Bracey

To find your student’s Sunday School class, you can download the FBCJ Facility Map here.

Sunday Evenings Opportunities

AXIS (5:00 – 6:15 pm/ Choir Suite)
Axis is a worship arts ministry designed for students grades 7th– 12th.  This includes worship songs, drama elements and creative movements purposed to draw people to the worship of God. Students who regularly participate in this ministry will be allowed to go on a summer mission trip where the students will preform for and serve others.

Mission Lab (5:30 – 6:15 pm / Deep End)
Mission Lab is offered for 5th-12th graders every Sunday night in the Deep End. This is an opportunity for students to learn about and participate in the mission of God at home and around the world. Students will be involved with different service projects as well as being taught key elements of God’s mission across the earth. The goal of this opportunity is to deepen students’ understanding of the Great Commission and how they are called to be a part of it!

Sunday Night Small Groups (6:15 pm – 7:00 pm/ Deep End)
Sunday Night Small Groups is designed for High School students as a time for them to dive deep into Theology. There are girls only group and a boy only group. The group leaders will teach various doctrines and attributes of God providing an opportunity for students to engage in discussion.

Wednesday Night Worship

Students will gather for a time of fellowship, games, worship, and Bible study. After Bible study students will be placed in small groups that will discuss the message that was shared by the High School Minister. Occasionally Wednesday nights will be a time for special events.

Events & Opportunities

High School Retreat
This retreat is purposed to help high school students get to know each other as they learn about God in Bible study and worship. This will be a time for students to relax and refocus upon God and his plan for our lives.

Home First Conference
The Home First Conference is designed to equip parents and all youth workers to better counsel, disciple, and lead students. This conference is for everyone who has kids or works with kids. It will be an encouraging time for every parent or teacher who comes. Must be 18 years of age or older to attend.

Disciple Now (DNOW)
Disciple Now is a weekend that both High School and Middle School Students will enjoy an in-town weekend away at host homes provided by members of FBC Joelton. Students will participate in times of worship, small groups, breakout sessions and fellowship that will be at the Church. This weekend is a great time for students to mature in Christ and having a lot of fun doing so!

Summer Camp
Every summer students grades 5th-12th will go to camp for 4-6 days. At camp students will have times of large group Bible study, small group Bible study and worship. They will also participate in several fun activities throughout the week.

Service Days
Throughout the year, Students will seek to serve the local community and our church through various acts of service. All service days will take place on Saturdays unless otherwise noted.

Quarterly Parent Meetings
Every three months there will be a parent meeting for all students grades 5th-12th. In the meetings, parents will be informed about upcoming events, cost, and due dates. Parents will also be informed of any possible struggles that students may be facing. During this time, parents will be equipped with the tools necessary to do family discipleship.
Have questions or want to get involved in the youth ministry? Contact the church office (876-0527).