Friday night Lights

The Connect Friday Night Lights (FNL) exists “to fan the flames of devotion to the Lord and of service to the community” in our children and youth.  The specific programs, as detailed below, meet on Friday nights from 7:00-8:30 PM. For information on major activities, please, scroll to the bottom and/or download the FNL Brochure.

Tadpoles & Tree Climbers

Tadpoles provides ministry to boys and girls 4yrs through Kindergarten by assisting and encouraging parents to nurture their boys in Word and in the Lord.


Tree Climbers provides ministry for boys in 1-2nd grade. "Simple projects and games help fathers their boys build relationships in a fun, comfortable atmosphere. Relationship along with memorization and life application of God’s Word facilitates the discipleship of boys, creating a growth experience for both the boys and their fathers." (Christian Service Brigade).

Pioneers

Pioneer provides a ministry for girls from 3 - 6th grade which seeks to help young girls grow up knowing who Jesus is and knowing who they are as a woman of God. The ministry provides opportunities to learn about Jesus, create through crafts, enjoy games and serve others with the love of Jesus. 

Stockade

Stockade  provides ministry to boys from 3-6th grade children are "discipled toward Christ and biblical manhood through a comprehensive process of life skills, physical and mental activities, fun, service, achievement, Bible memory, and stories" (Christian Service Brigade).

Battalion

Battalion provides ministry to boys from 7-12th grade focusing on discipleship and mentoring provided by the men of the church. The mission is "to give a boy everything he needs to be a man of God. He’ll learn real world skills as well as spiritual ones that he can apply throughout is entire life" (Christian Service Brigade). 

Squadron - A program designed for girls 7-12 grade. Its purpose is “TO challenge and ENCOURAGE each girl to study the Scriptures and engage in many different activities to help them DEVELOP skills, character, trust, confidence, compassion and leadership to ASSIST them IN their GROWTH to become maturing women of God.”

Upcoming events

Provides information on upcoming events for the different unit ministries of FNL.

  • FNL : First Meeting : Sep 13, 2019

    Summer vacation has ended... but, FNL is starting up! We invite you to send your children for an evening of games, fellowship and mentorship. We are looking forward to an exciting year of growth and discovery as we seek to help our children grow up to be men and women of faith.

  • Stockade stock-o-rama : Oct 12-13, 2019

    The young men of Stockade will go on an exciting camping adventure, putting their wilderness skills and love of bugs to the test. Plan on getting dirty and having dirt loads of fun. For more information, contact Greg Baker or Brian Bockrath.

  • Corn maze outing : Oct 18, 2019

    Looking for a way to enjoy the Fall weather and have a good time connecting with other youth? We invite all children 6th grade an up to come out and join us for a Corn Maze adventure! For more info, please, contact Leslie Peel.

  • service project : Oct 26 - 27, 2019

    We grow more in faith and life when we learn to serve more than be served. The youth 6th grade and up give of their time and energy to serve the needy Saturday afternoon and Sunday early morning. For more information, contact Leslie Peel.

  • Go-Karting : Dec 7, 2019

    Do you feel the need for speed from time to time? Well you can satisfy that "hunger" by coming out and joining us for an afternoon of food and fellowship while racing around a 1/4 mile track in an electric go-kart. For more information, contact John O.