**Student Ministry Bible study is held each Sunday morning in the Well during the 9:35 & 10:55 worship services. ENCOUNTER is a dynamic worship experience each Wednesday night from 6:30-8:00pm. It includes energetic music, an engaging message and relational small groups.
NEW ENCOUNTER FORMAT: HIGH SCHOOL ENCOUNTER is in the Well from 6:30-8:00pm on Wednesdays. JR HIGH ENCOUNTER is in the Fellowship Hall during the same time. Each age group has the chance to connect, worship and learn in their own venues. Come be a part of the excitement of worshiping Christ and reaching friends at Encounter!
Big Game Party - Sunday, February 2. 5:00-9:00pm. Youth party hosted at Mark & Erin's house. Contact Mark for details.
Junior High Game Night - Friday, February 14. 6:00-9:00pm. JH students, meet at the Life Center for fun night of games with friends and youth leaders.
BECOME Girls Weekend - February 28-March 2. Girls don't miss this awesome retreat. It will be so much fun making memories and connecting with each other and with Christ. Contact Erin if you have questions.
MAN UP - Saturday, March 8. Action packed day includes PAINTBALL, man food, dudes investing in dudes, speaker Jeremy Thomas & Dodgeball! Cost: $15 for Paintball. Contact Mark. Register here.
Mission Arlington Youth Mission Trip - March 16-21. JH & HS students, join us for this great mission trip to Texas. Check out the information to the right. Contact us if you have questions.
Info Meeting for East St. Louis Mission Trip - Sunday, March 30. Please attend this informational meeting if you are interested in this great missions experience. Trip is June 22-28 and is open to FBC students who've completed grades 8th-12th.
Junior High Game Night - Saturday, April 5. 6:00-9:00pm. JH students, meet at the Life Center for fun night of games with friends and youth leaders.
Mighty Mini Camp - April 25-27. Students lead this retreat for younger kids. Let us know if you'd like to serve!TRAINING MEETING with Teresa, Mark & Erin is SUNDAY APRIL 6 at 6pm in the Well.
Wednesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 28 - JH & HS Encounter together in the Well, 6:30-8:00pm. The last Encounter of the spring semester is May 28. But we will do fun activities throughout the summer.
Wednesday, June 4. 5:30-8:30pm - Students End of School Party at Alexander Park. Bring a snack, drink, food item. We'll grill hot dogs and brats, play ultimate frisbee, softball and have fun together as we celebrate Jesus and the end of school year.
June 22-28 - East St. Louis Mission Trip
July 21-26 - FALLS CREEK YOUTH CAMP - incredible week filled with new friendships, worship with lots of other teens, great teaching and small groups to grow in Christ, fun recreation, including basketball, volleyball, softball, ropes courses and games with friends. Cost is $150 or $125 each for multiple student registrations per family. Register online