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Young Adult

Our college and young adult ministry is an outlet for those in the midst of becoming independent adults to pose their questions about faith and all areas of life. Whether you are pursuing a degree, working towards a career, or still figuring it all out, our College and Young Adult ministry can help you connect and grow. We have multiple events throughout the year that promote free discussion, fellowship and fun. Contact Michael McEntyre if you have questions about any of our events or activities.

Sunday Night Bible Study

From September- December and February- May our College and Young Adult Ministry meets on Sunday Nights from 5:30-7:00pm on the 3rd floor in the Student Suite to explore our faith and grow in our walk with Christ and each other. Join us for dinner and discussion this semester. 

Campus One on One

Sometimes a college student just needs someone to talk with, someone to listen, or someone to buy them lunch. Whatever the case, our College and Young Adult pastor, Michael McEntyre, is available. Call (573-442-1149) or email ( ) to set up a time to meet.

Retreats, Trips, Outings and More

Throughout the year our College and Young Adult ministry plans various activities and retreats for the group. Laser Tag nights, ski trips, Spring Retreats, missions trip opportunities, bonfires and dinners are just a few of the events we have coming up. Check out the info below or watch our church calendar for more details.


Important Upcoming Events

Sunday Sept 9th- 6:00-8:00pm Kick off at Lazer Lanes (dinner at Jose Jalapenos at 5:00pm for those who wish to come early).

Join us at Lazer Lanes for Bowling, Lazer tag, and bumper cars as we celebrate the start to a new semester.

Saturday, Sept 22nd- Serve at the Festival of Sharing

Each your we work at the Festival of Sharing to help pack donated items and prepare disaster relief kits to share with ministries across Missouri. We usually leave in the morning and arrive back in the afternoon.

 Saturday, Sept 29th- Day-trip to Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park

Join us for a day of fun in the sun as we head to hike the trails and play in the waters of one of Missouri’s best state parks!

 Sunday, Oct 14th- Frightfest at 6 Flags in St Louis

We will leave after the Awakening service to head to St. Louis for an afternoon of fright and fun as we test what we have learned in our Unafraid series : )  The cost of the trip is just $25.

 Tuesday, Oct 16th- Do Justice!- A ChurchNet event with Amanda Tyler, head of the Baptist Joint Committee in Washington DC, and Nimrod Chapel, president of the Missouri NAACP, at William Jewel College. We will leave from the church at 3pm. Dinner is included. The event is free to students.

 Sunday, Oct 21st- 3:00- dusk- Afternoon at the Farm- This is a great get together with food, fun, games, cute kids in costumes, and CANDY! It is First Baptist’s spin on Trunk or Treat and it is a blast.

 Sunday, Dec 9th- College Christmas Party. This is our annual event to celebrate the end of the semester and upcoming Christmas festivities. It is a ton of fun and has been known to have some “shocking” surprises.

 Sunday, Dec 16th- 5:00pm- First Baptist Christmas Dinner. Join with the whole church as we come together to celebrate the Christmas season with dinner and fun.

Looking Ahead to 2019

Feb 8-10th- PAUSE Retreat

Mar. 11-15th- Advocacy on Action Trip to New York, NY

Spring Break Ski Trip, Mar 25-30th- Winter Park CO