Assoc. Pastor of Preschool & Children:
Arvil Pennington

Upcoming Events / Announcements
VBS—This summer, book passage for your children on an adventure like no other, deep within the mysterious sea, submerging them in God’s Word!  This year's VBS, Submerged:  Finding Truth Below the Surface, is June 27 - July 1.  Acting as Submariners, the children will dive into Psalm 139:23-24:  "Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my concerns. See if there is any offensive way in me; lead me in the everlasting way."  We welcome children who will be age 5 by 8/31/16 through those who have completed fifth grade by June 2016.  Registration will begin online and in the lobby on April 3.  Registration will close at noon on June 23 and reopen at 8:30am the first day of VBS in the main lobby.  If you have any questions about registration, please contact Kelly Kenion in the church office at or 288-3824 ext. 313.

VBS Teachers, Assistants, and Staff Needed—We always have a great team serving in VBS. Some 150 adults served in various ways last year. You can indicate your interest by completing an interest card at the VBS table in the lobby. We have classes for babies through completed 5th grade. Someone will contact you.

VBS Regional Leadership Training—VBS leaders are invited to the training workshop on Tuesday, May 10 from 7-9pm at LBC. Workshops will be offered for beginning teachers and leaders, as well as a workshop led by our own Joanne Schulze for more experienced VBS teachers.  Our Michael Tuck will be leading a training session on this year’s music.  Opening session will be in the CLC.  A Chick-fil-A dinner will be offered from 6:15-6:45pm for $6. Reservation required. Childcare is also available only with
reservations.  Make dinner and childcare reservations with Kelly Kenion at or 288-3824.

Royal Ambassador Camping Trip—RAs are invited to a weekend camping trip, May 20-May 22. Camp GuilRock in Reidsville. Cost is $25 per student. Parents may make reservations with Dean Aggen, or Neal Matthews, Some of the highlights will be kayaking, learning how to tie knots, rockets, hiking, sleeping outside, campfires, roasting marshmallows, and fishing. The best part will be continuing to learn about Jesus with devotions focusing on the 10 commandments. More details will be provided closer to May 20 and once a student has registered with Mr. Aggen.

Camp Caraway - August 1-5.  Price per camper is $275. We remember the excitement of going to camp. Camp Caraway, operated by NC Baptist State Convention, has been excelling in camp experiences since 1963. However, today’s prices are a big expense for a family. Scholarships are needed.  We hope to assist with a partial scholarship to those needing them. You may contribute any amount by designating your check to Lawndale Baptist Church and noting Children’s Ministry in the memo.

Weekday Preschool Scholarship Fund

Our Children's Learning Center has a wonderful ministry to preschoolers.  Little ones receive a solid developmental foundation built on Christian principles.  We have established a scholarship fund in memory of Marion and Doris Ellis (charter members of Lawndale Baptist Church).  The fund will assist parents with monthly fees.  Any amount you wish to give will honor this wonderful couple and help a preschool child get off to a great start in life.  Checks can be made to "Lawndale Baptist Church" and designate it for "Weekday Scholarship Fund".

For other current activities, please check the Children's section of the Lawndale Leader.


Weekly Activities

Life Journey Groups - 9:15am
Life Journey Groups - 10:45am
Extended Teaching during both worship services for babies-Kindergarten
Children ages 1st-5th grade go to worship with their parents.
Children's Choir - 5:00pm-6:00pm

Mission Education Classes (ages 0-5th grade) - 6:15pm-7:15pm

Mission Friends Director- Amy Arthur
Girls in Action Directors- Jill Cox
Royal Ambassador Director- Neal Matthews

Some teaching opportunities are still available.  Please submit your interest to Arvil at