Know, Grow, Serve as Students

Our goal is that every youth will rise in their faith of Jesus Christ and their expression of his love in our world. Come join us for an amazing weekly youth experiences and let’s rise together!

first baptist church of augusta fall advance
FBC Youth Fall Advance

Bonclarken Conference Center, Flat Rock, NC

Early Bird
Beginning Sunday, August 8th – Sunday August 22nd
Pay nonrefundable $50 deposit to secure total cost of $125 per individual

Regular Sign Up
Beginning Monday, August 23rd – Sunday September 15th
Pay nonrefundable $50 deposit to secure total cost of $135 per individual

Late Sign Up
***If spaces are still available***
Beginning Monday, September 16th – Sunday October 3rd
Pay nonrefundable deposit of $50 to secure total cost of $145 per individual

  • If paying through our online giving, you will need to designate the gift in the memo line (Ex. John Doe – Fall Advance 2021).  Checks and cash payments can be made at Youth Sunday School, Youth Worship, or any time during church office hours M – F.
  • All final balances are due no later than Sunday October 3rd.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
  • Total cost includes transportation to and from Bonclarken Retreat Center, Lodging, Meals While at Bonclarken, Retreat T-shirt, and Retreat Materials.
  • In order to receive any refund on a fully paid trip amount (excluding the $50 nonrefundable), you must cancel no later than Monday, October 4th.  After that point, no refunds are able to be issued.
  • Should your youth need any financial assistance in order to attend, please contact David Hughes at dhughes@fbcaugusta.org.

We are going to Passion Conference 2022 January 2 – 3 at the Mercedes Benz Dome.  Passion Conference is a worship and teaching event designed specifically for high school seniors, adults 18 – 25, and their leaders.  First Baptist Church has secured hotel rooms near the Mercedes Benz Dome at The Westin Peach Tree Plaza for January 2nd and 3rd.  Students are responsible for securing their own ticket to Passion Conference at www.passion2022.com. In addition students are responsible for their own transportation to and from Atlanta.  You can reserve your hotel room through First Baptist Church on a first come, first serve basis.  Space is limited so hurry and figure out your rooming situation as soon as possible.  You will then pay First Baptist Church for the room.  Price break down is included below.

We have 6 total rooms at $364 for both nights.  There is a maximum occupancy of four per room.
If four in a room pay $91 per person.
If three in a room pay $121 per person.
If two in a room pay $182 per person.

Sunday Mornings

Bible Study

10:00 a.m.  – 10:45 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the Walton building

Every Sunday, students gather for fellowship and Bible Study on the second floor of the Walton Education Building. Mornings begin with gathering, fellowship, and many times food. Each age group has their own meeting space, style, and format while working through the study together.

Middle School – The Harbor

9th/ 10th Grade – The Loft

11th/ 12th – The Spot

Sunday Evenings

Rise Youth Worship

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Food and Fellowship

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Youth Worship

Rise Youth Worship is a time of fun and fellowship with each other and more importantly a worship time that is specifically designed for youth aged students.

College Ministry

An active and growing College Ministry is an important part of our life at FBC Augusta.

With active local college campuses, our college students are comprised of both students who have grown up at FBC Augusta, along with many who have made Augusta their temporary home while in college.  David and Ruth Crews and David and Nancy Keel direct the college ministry.  Activities include weekly off campus Bible studies, fellowships, and retreat weekends.  We hope to have you join us.

Weekly Schedule

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. – Off campus Bible study at the home of David and Ruth Crews.  Dinner is served!

Sundays at 10:00 a.m.  – Sunday morning Bible Study on the 2nd floor of the Walton building Room 201.  Breakfast is served!

Off Campus Bible Studies

Off Campus Bible studies are times for students to meet in homes in our local community and go deeper into study of scripture with adult leaders.  Please contact the church office for addresses and contact information for each Bible study.

Middle School Girls Only (6th – 8th grade)

High School Girls Only (9th – 12th grade)

High School Boys Only (9th – 12th grade)

Scholarships

The Scholarship applications deadline for 21/22 has passed.

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YOUTH MINISTRY PODCAST

Please follow our Rise Youth Ministry Podcast to hear interviews with youth, parents, adult leaders, and invited guests about youth spirituality and trends.  We are available on SpotifyPocket Casts, and Anchor.

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