Special Blessings Ministry was developed to provide parents of children with special needs a place to feel welcomed to come worship. FBC has a Special Blessings Sunday School class specificallyl for children with special needs. The classroom is designed for the special needs child with toys and equipment,
There are activities planned with the special needs children in mind.
Movie Mornings provide a sensory friendly showing of current movies to special needs children and their immediate families.
Vacation Bible School has "buddies" assigned to the special needs child so they can enjoy the activities of VBS too!
Throughout the year respite nights are hosted for parents. Childcare is provided with an RSVP to ensure enough staff are available to care for all the children. This ministry gives parents time away to relax, regroup and refresh.
Life Blessings is a Day Program for adults with special needs. It offers them a way to continue their education learning life skills to help them lead full and productive lives.
They meet on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30am - 4:00pm all year.
They learn life skills, including academic skills, music therapy, grocery shopping, community walks, exercise program, dining out, social interaction, work projects, gardening and helping with the BackPack Club.
They learn social/behavioral skills including staying with a group, following instructions, treating others with respect, practicing safety, pedestrian safety, social communication skills, identifying and approaching proper authorities in case he/she is lost.
They learn functional academics such as counting, number recognition, letter/word recognition, addition, subtraction, telling time both digital and standard.
They learn work skills by following instructions, focusing on a job, working well with others to complete a job, shopping and preparing meals, planting a garden and caring for it and then harvesting the crop.