First Steps Preschool Ministry

Our goal is to continually build upon the spiritual foundations that are laid in our preschoolers’ lives. First Steps at First Baptist Church Allen ministers to Preschoolers ages birth-kindergarten, parents, and teachers.

We seek to provide a safe and secure environment with age appropriate activities according to the preschoolers’ developmental characteristics and abilities.


Easter Sunday April 21st at FBC Allen.
Classes for preschoolers, babies through 4 year-olds, will be provided for all 3 worship services. There will not be kindergarten classes as they will attend worship with their families.

Worship service hours will be: 7:30 a.m., 9 am, 10:30 am

See you Sunday!

[04/17/19]   Tonight (April 17) all church activities have been CANCELLED due to the predicted severe weather.

[03/09/19]   Time Change Sunday, March 11. Set your clocks before you go to bed Saturday night, March 9 or you will be late for church Sunday morning.


Race with us to learn about Missionaries in Indiana! Tonight, January 9th, 6:30 in Mission Friends!

[01/02/19]   No Preschool Wednesday night church activities on January 2nd.


Sunday, December 30 there will be one worship service at 10:30 a.m. Preschool classes provided for birth through 4s. Happy New Year!


Christmas Eve Services, Monday, December 24 at FBCA. Two identical services at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. will be held. Preschool classes will not be provided, please enjoy the service as a family. Merry Christmas!


Sunday, December 23 at FBCA there will only be one worship service at 10:30. Preschool classes for babies through 4s will be held.


Wednesday night, Dec. 19, (tomorrow) is the last night for M and Ms this year! Join us for fun and learning! Music and Missions will resume on Wednesday, January 9th at 6 p.m.


Mission Friends

See how your preschoolers can use blocks and a few fabric napkins to build shelters for the people figures. This activity will give you an opportunity to talk with preschoolers about how refugee families need houses. You'll find this activity in Mission Friends Leader, December, Session 1, Kindergarten. 12/04/2018

Missionaries You Should Know: Lottie Moon - International Mission Board Since 1918, the SBC’s annual missions offering has carried the name Lottie Moon. Her life is an example that inspires us to live for what truly matters.


Who is this? This is Lottie Moon. This is how tall she was. (4’3)
Learn more about her at


Mission Friends

In December we'll learn how the Pennons share Jesus' love with refugees who come to Europe.


Planning Playtime - Learning Through Play

Fine Motor Christmas Tree Craft for Kids!!

Find more Preschool Christmas ideas at: 11/27/2018

An Advent Plan for Families - Kids Ministry Nothing is more precious than a newborn baby. However, in the months leading up to his birth, a lot goes into organizing for that infant’s arrival! One major undertaking for … 11/26/2018

Tips for the Christmas Season in Mission Friends Christmas is my favorite time of year! I love everything about it: decorating the tree, setting out my Nativities, sending and receiving cards, baking goodies, singing Christmas songs, and wrapping Christmas presents. There are family traditions that we all like to keep.

[11/24/18]   We need 2 subs for the Stinchcomb’s class (3s) during the 9:00 hour.


No Time For Flash Cards - Early Childhood Education

Print this out and send it home with your students for winter break! 11/18/2018

Local Charlotte Church Released A Christmas Video That's Going Viral With Over 4 Million Views Share:The Christmas season can often make people feel pressured to give the perfect gift or feel let down when we don’t receive what we were hoping for. One local church in Charlotte tried to combat those feelings with a simple message – be grateful for the gifts you already have. Forest Hill’...


Arty Crafty Kids

PAPER PLATE CHRISTMAS TREE CRAFT -Here's a fun way to turn a paper plate into a fun Christmas tree craft. See the instructions ----> 11/16/2018

Teaching Babies, Ones, and Twos

Great article to show importance of teaching babies! ❤️ Ten-month-old Trey reaches his hands over the side of his high chair and drops a toy onto the floor. He leans over to look for the toy as you pick it up and put it back in his hands. He giggles as he once again drops the toy and leans over to watch you pick it up again. This game is repeated several... 11/16/2018

Family Advent Guide - Kids Ministry It’s that time of the year! The most WONDERFUL time of the year!! Christmas: A time to focus on and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. … 11/14/2018

Families on Mission Sharing God's love together is sure to ignite a lifelong passion for missions in your family! Use these resources at home to reinforce what preschoolers are learning at church. Talking about and praying for missionaries will spark creative ideas for helping others in your own community. WMU has deve...


It's a Southern Thing


We need to talk about this very serious problem affecting millions of Americans...✨😩✨


Mission Friends

Preschoolers could use several different dish scrubbing brushes to paint a fallscape as suggested in Mission Friends Leader for an art activity in November, Session 2.


Crafty Morning


Photo credit: 11/09/2018

Predators are using Fortnite to lure kids. Cops say parents need to worry Authorities said they've arrested men seeking s*x with minors through social media and messaging platforms - and now gaming apps


Mission Friends

Families can get great ideas like this from the calendar in Mission Friends at Home. All it takes for the thankful wreath are silk or paper leaves, glue, and a paper plate. How easy is that?!


If you didn’t get a “First Night” bag tag yesterday, here’s one. Just fill up a bag (backpack/drawstring) with the items listed and return to church by November 18. You choose boy or girl and the size. These “First Night” bags for foster children will be distributed to the Advocacy Center and CPS. Thanks! ❤️


Crafty Morning

FELT CHRISTMAS TREE...the kiddos can decorate it over and over again!! 🎄😍

Find the kit here (affiliate link)—>


My Little Villagers

You are a GREAT parent!

Full Collection of #ADHDMemes:


Mission Friends

Sewing on burlap is suggested in Mission Friends Leader for Session 5. Two tips:
1. Fold masking tape over edges of burlap to keep from fraying.
2. Find large needles with knitting supplies in the crafts section of stores.


FBC Allen

If you are able, pick up a few extra items at the store this week. Loving each other the way God intended. @fbcallen


We are set for our play day! Moms and Dads come and bring your preschooler and play with them. We have something for Babies - Kindergarteners! 10-Noon come and go.


Mission Friends

Videos (show all)

Story Time
Story time with Alyson and Chris
The Christmas Story
Isaiah Shares Good News
Room for Elisha
FBC Food Pantry
King David
Story time with Miss Alyson





201 E McDermott Dr
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