ABC Kids is a kids ministry of the Arabic Baptist Church of Boston for children in grades K through 5. We meet two or three Friday nights per month at the church from 7:30 pm-9:30 pm. Check the church calendar for specific dates. Fun activities, snacks and biblical teaching are provided by caring adults. Our ABC Kids are encouraged to get to know God more intimately and to read, memorize and explore scripture on their own in addition to what is learned in our meetings. Parents are encouraged to connect with their kids at home to further encourage this learning. Each child receives a binder in which to keep lessons and papers, and an ABC Kids T-shirt, and receives recognition for scripture memorization and other accomplishments. The ABC Kids ministry was founded on the biblical principle that children should be trained in the way they should go, and when they are grown, they will not depart from such early teaching. The words of our ABC Kids prayer, taken from the book of Philippians and found on the backs of our T-shirts, embody the goals of our ministry: "And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God." (Philippians 1:9-11)
|Sunday School & Worship Services||11:00 AM|
|English College & Career Bible Study||7:00 PM|
|Arabic Bible Study & Prayer Meeting||7:30 PM|
|English College & Career Meeting||7:30 PM|
If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.