“But when Jesus saw [it], he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.”
Mark 10:14

Children, Youth & Young Adult Ministries

@connected

 

Are you a young person looking for a safe and sacred space to feel nurtured, loved and free? Are you a guardian looking for a ministry for your young person to connect with? Are you someone looking to volunteer with a vibrant and multifaceted ministry? If you answered, “Yes,” to any of those questions then @connected just for you! Through our ministries, we look forward to connecting and growing with you. Please check out some of our opportunities below and get involved!

Nursery

We are currently under construction working on a newly renovated space designated to provide childcare for children 6 months to four years old; the Nursery will be available during the 10:45am worship experience.

Guardians and congregants will be made aware of when the space becomes available.

Where do I belong?

@connected is designated for children, youth and young adults to offer intentional discipleship, biblical foundation, deepened worship, innovative and relevant curriculum/study, community service apathy and fellowship. There is a group just for you!

CHOSEN (1 Peter 2:9) Elementary Students ages 5-10

neXt (Psalm 78:5-7) Middle School Students ages 11-13

NOW (Psalm 24:6) High School Students ages 14-17

TRANSFORMED (I Corinthians 13:11) College Students and Young Adults ages 18-34

Learn & Worship

Message and a Movie (M&M)

M&M is a fun way of teaching our children about God and real life matters with the use of child-friendly animated films and lessons. This takes place every 2nd Sunday immediately after Sunday School 10:30am-12:30pm.

CHOSEN

Worship and Word (W²)

W² is our version of children’s church. The children will join the middle and high school students during the iWorship portion of their iFlow every 3rd Sunday right after Sunday School.  Then they will transition into their small group lesson using the Orange curriculum which includes media, storytelling, skits, activities and much more based on a bible passage.

This will launch in January 2017!

CHOSEN

iFlow

iFlow is a learning, worship and small group discussion paradigm specifically designed for middle and high school students – every 2nd and 3rd Sunday. The schedule is as follows:

9:30am-10:30am students attend their normal Sunday School class

10:30am-11:30am iWorship (in Chapel)

11:30am-12:30pm iJam (see assigned rooms below)

high school boys (N214)

high school girls (N218)

middle school boys (N321 – den)

middle school girls (N325)

neXt – NOW

iStudy

This is a weekly bible study specifically designed for middle and high school students covering current topics from a biblical lens.

Dinner served at 6:45pm

Class begins at 7:00pm

This will launch January 2017.

neXt – NOW

Let’s Pray

TRANSFORMED, the young adult ministry of PMBC (formerly known as SWAT), hosts a monthly prayer line on the first of every month at 7pm. See information below:

Dial-In #: 615-475-4000

Access Code: 213545#

If you have a prayer request, please send it to Rev. Dominique A. Robinson at drobinson@providenceatlanta.org by 5pm the day of the prayer call; submissions/requests will remain confidential.  Names will not be mentioned in the prayer unless otherwise noted.

TRANSFORMED

Brunch & Bible Study (B&B)

This mid-day bible study is designed for young adults to discuss the realities of educational, vocational, occupational, family, financial, health, business, relational goals and so much more from a biblical perspective.  The bible study is held every first Saturday of the month at 11:45am at PMBC; a light brunch is served.

This will launch in January 2017.

TRANSFORMED

Worship through the Arts

Providence Youthful Praise (PYP)

This children’s choir for elementary aged children is comprised of our church’s spirited, talented, awesome children who eagerly lift the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, through jubilant, child-appropriate song selections. Many of the songs are choreographed by the children who are passionate about the total aural and visual delivery of God’s word through song.

Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 6pm in the Choir Room.

CHOSEN – neXt

Roses and Royal Lords (RRL)

The Roses (girls) and The Royal Lords (boys) is a co-ed liturgical dance ministry that provides young people ages five to eleven with an opportunity to develop creative expression through sacred movement.

Rehearsals are held on Sundays immediately after the 10:45am worship experience in N321.

CHOSEN

Angelic Wings of Praise

Through fundamental liturgical dance, this co-ed group provides spiritual guidance for ages twelve years and older.

Rehearsals are held Wednesdays at 6pm.

neXt – NOW – TRANSFORMED

Soaring With Actors/Actresses of God (SWAG)

This drama group enhances, encourages, and enables youths ages eight to 18 to grow and develop mentally, emotionally, and spiritually through the art of drama.

Rehearsals are held every 2nd and 4th Saturday 10am-12pm in N321.

CHOSEN – neXt – NOW

Silent Praise

This mime ministry is a liturgical dance co-ed group that provides young people ages 5+ with an opportunity to develop creative expression through sacred movement.

Rehearsal days and times TBD.

CHOSEN – neXt – NOW – TRANSFORMED

Community Service

The young adults of PMBC realize how significant the village was/is in their individual development; with this in mind, the ministry is committed to serving the Carrie Steele Pitts Home (CSPH), an organization in the church’s neighborhood that has been contributing to the well-being of children and our society since 1888. At CSPH our young adults serve as tutors, mentors, big sister and brothers and so much more.

We serve the CSPH community on the second Friday of every month 6pm-8pm.

TRANSFORMED

CHOSEN, neXt, and NOW participate in monthly service projects. Check out the Youth Calendar for more details.

Other Ministries

Girl Scouts

Providence Missionary Baptist Church welcomes its very own Girl Scout Troop! We are seeking volunteers, both male and female, who are 18 years of age and up. Your time and talent is needed. Volunteers must be willing to commit to a background check through Greater Atlanta Girl Scouts, pay yearly membership, commit to meetings, activities and outings.  Please contact Rev. D or Mrs. Julie Turner Hodo at hodojt@gmail.com or (404) 444-4963 for more information.

http://www.girlscoutsatl.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join.html

CHOSEN – neXt

Providence Kings

This boy’s basketball team (high school students) provides a safe, quality oriented sports program that is centered in Christ and promotes the Gospel of Jesus in all that they do—on and off the court. This ministry is designed to teach Christian character, conduct, leadership skills, achievement in athletics, and respect for teammates and opponents.

The season runs from March to May – games are every Saturday at Elizabeth Baptist Church. Practices are held twice a week for an hour each.

NOW

Education Commission

This ministry provides educational excellence for all students by gathering and disseminating educational information and resources, acknowledging educational excellence and recognizing awards, certificates, diplomas and degrees.

CHOSEN, neXt, NOW, TRANSFORMED

For more information, contact:

Rev. Dominique A. Robinson

drobinson@providenceatlanta.org

(404) 443-9408 OFFICE