News & Events

Ocean Breeze Water Park (Students), June 18

For all students grades 6-12. 9:30 am-5 pm. Cost: $20/student. Parents are invited. Meet at Ocean Breeze at 9:30 am. Bring money for lunch and a locker. Register and pay at www.firstnorfolk.org/students. For more details, contact Debbie at dhoffius@firstnorfolk.org or 757-802-9517.


Big Fun Tuesdays (Preschool), June 18

Preschool families, come and join us for a morning of BIG FUN! Select Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm. Big Fun Tuesdays will meet on June 18 at Bergey's Breadbasket, 2207 Mt. Pleasant Road, Chesapeake. Come and explore Bergey's free petting zoo including baby bunnies, pigs, and goats! Bring a bag lunch and we will treat you to an ice cream cone! More dates and locations: www.firstnorfolk.org/bigfun

No Wednesday Evening Acitivites, June 19

Most regular Wednesday evening activities will not take place.

Koinonia, June 20

Koinonia is a monthly gathering to provide community and worship for all young adults. This month we'll be sharing a meal together on Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 pm at the Volvo Location (third floor).


Military Wives Fellowship Pool Party, June 20

Due to possible thunderstorms, the Pool Party has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 20, 10 am in Moyock. Children are welcome. Bring snacks, along with your lunch, and a dessert to share. Details or to RSVP: Jessica Jackson, 904-521-8634.

Sunday Soup Kitchen, June 23

Come out and help serve the homeless in our community at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norfolk at 1:15 pm. Details: Darryl Meincke, dmeincke@firstnorfolk.org or 461-3226.


VBS Leadership Meetings, June 23

These final VBS leadership meetings are for all age/grade leaders serving at our Kempsville Road and Volvo Parkway Locations. Kempsville Leaders will meet in the Chapel on Kempsville at 4 pm, and Volvo Leaders will meet in the Worship Center on Volvo at 6 pm. Details: Julie Hunt, jhunt@firstnorfolk.org or 802-9516.


VBS Car Wash (Kempsville), June 25

Come have your vehicle(s) washed and help raise money for this year's VBS Mission Project! 9:45-11:45 am at the Kempsville Road Location.

No Wednesday Evening Activities, June 26

Most regular Wednesday Evening activities will not take place.

VBS Family Night (Kempsville), June 27

Everyone is invited to join us for a free hot dog dinner and a fun family program at 5 pm at the Kempsville Road Location. Bring the whole family. You won't to miss it!

Vacation Bible School, June 24-28

Vacation Bible School is free and open to all children age 4-grade 5. VBS will be held June 24-28. Kempsville Road Location: 9 am-12:15 pm. Volvo Parkway Location: 6:30 pm-8:45 pm. Learn more and register: firstnorfolk.org/vbs

Wow! As of Thursday, June 13, we have so many four-year-olds who want to come to VBS at the Kempsville Road Location that we have started a waiting list. Currently, all of the four-year-old classes are full, but we are working hard to find some fun, loving adults to open another class!


VBS Family Night (Volvo), June 28

Everyone is invited to join us for a free hot dog dinner and a fun family program at 5 pm at the Volvo Parkway Location. Bring the whole family. You won't to miss it!

Big Fun Tuesdays (Preschool), July 2

Preschool families, come and join us for a morning of BIG FUN! Select Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm. Big Fun Tuesdays will meet on July 2 at the Kempsville Road Location for Bubble Day! An outdoor morning of all things bubbles! Bubble games, water activities, and bubble crafts! Bring a towel! More dates and locations: www.firstnorfolk.org/bigfun

No Wednesday Evening Activities, July 3

Most regular Wednesday Evening activities will not take place. Our next Wednesdays at First session will begin Wednesday, July 10. Learn more: www.firstnorfolk.org/wednesdays

Fourth of July Beach Day (Young Adults), July 4

First Norfolk Young Adults 4th of July Beach Day! Little Island Park - Sandbridge Beach. Shelter # 2. Arrive any time after 10 am. For College, Military, Young Professionals, and Workplace.

Big Fun Tuesdays (Preschool), July 9

Preschool families, come and join us for a morning of BIG FUN! Select Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm. Big Fun Tuesdays will meet on July 9 at Grommet Island Park, Boardwalk & 2nd Street, Virginia Beach. A day of playtime at Virginia Beach’s special needs friendly park! More dates and locations: www.firstnorfolk.org/bigfun

Parent Refuge begins July 10

Parent Refuge meets on Wednesday Nights from 6-7:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Kempsville Road Location. Looking for a moment to catch up on your emails? Or maybe a place to sit down and relax with your friends? Come by the Parent Refuge on Wednesday nights! It’s not a program … it’s a time and place … just for you! (Coffee, water bottles and the occasional yummy will be available!)

Jungle Jaunt (Preschool) begins July 10

Jungle Jaunt will take place on Wednesdays (July and August) from 6-7:30 pm at the Kempsville Road Location. For all preschoolers (ages birth-Kindergarten). Pack your bags and get ready for an exciting, adventurous journey through the Amazon Rainforest. Travel through the Amazon region along narrow rainforest trails, over roaring rapids, and through dense woodlands as we lead preschool kids to experience and celebrate the One True God! Details: preschool@firstnorfolk.org or 802-9516. Learn more about our Preschool Ministry.

Summer Road Trip (Children) begins July 10

Summer Road Trip takes place on Wednesdays (July and August) from 6-7:30 pm in Room 220 of the Kempsville Road Location. For all children (grades 1-5). Are we there yet? Come join us on our summer road trip as we explore the Israelites and their road trip to the land that God promised them. Let's have fun learning about God and all the good things he has in store for us! Questions: children@firstnorfolk.org or 802-9516. Learn more about our Children's Ministry.

Big Fun Tuesdays (Preschool), July 16

Preschool families, come and join us for a morning of BIG FUN! Select Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm. Big Fun Tuesdays will meet on July 16 at the Volvo Parkway Location for Story Time: Is Your Mamma a Llama? A story about a baby llama learning about different kinds of animals! Engaging hands-on animal activities as well! More dates and locations: www.firstnorfolk.org/bigfun

Big Fun Tuesdays (Preschool), July 23

Preschool families, come and join us for a morning of BIG FUN! Select Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm. Big Fun Tuesdays will meet on July 23 for Peaching Picking and a Hay Ride at Mt. Pleasant Farm, 2201 Mt. Pleasant Road, Chesapeake. An outdoor farm adventure with a hay ride and peach picking! Picnic tables and playground, too! Bring a bag lunch! More dates and locations: www.firstnorfolk.org/bigfun

Parent/Camper Meeting, July 28

Parent/Camper Meetings for Kid's Camp (Aug. 12-16) will take place on Sunday, July 28, from 1-3 pm in Room 300 (Kempsville Road Location), and on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 300 (Kempsville Road Location).

Student Camp, July 29-Aug. 2

Join us for Student Camp July 29-Aug. 2! For all students grades 6-12. Learn more and register at firstnorfolk.org/studentcamp


Parent/Camper Meeting, Aug. 1

Parent/Camper Meetings for Kid's Camp (Aug. 12-16) will take place on Sunday, July 28, from 1-3 pm in Room 300 (Kempsville Road Location), and on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 300 (Kempsville Road Location).

Senior Adult Summer Camp, Aug. 5-7

Monday-Wednesday, August 5-7, 8:15 am-1:30 pm. All Senior Adults are welcome to come and enjoy a great Bible study, breakout sessions, food, fun, and fellowship! For event details or registration information, contact  seniors@firstnorfolk.org or 461-3226. Register online here.


Kid's Camp, August 12-16

First Norfolk's Kid's Camp is August 12-16! Third through fifth graders can jump on board the train at Camp Willow Run to join us for Kid’s Camp, where we sleep in real boxcars and spend our days having fun in Lake Gaston, enjoying s'mores by the campfire, and learning about Jesus. Learn more and register here.


"Good 'Kings' Come in Small Packages," Sept. 15

"Good 'Kings' Come in Small Packages" is a musical for children performed by adults! This story of Josiah, the mini monarch, is a fun musical for the entire family to enjoy. The performance will take place at our Kempsville Road Location on Sunday, September 15 at 4 pm followed by a fellowship dinner. Are you an adult interested in being involved in this musical? Rehearsals will take place on Sundays from 2-4 pm beginning August 4. High school students and adults can volunteer. Contact Tammy Hockman at 802-9523, thockman@firstnorfolk.org, or register online at www.firstnorfolk.org/worship.


WHY?

why am I here? why do I need God?


THE GOSPEL

First Baptist Norfolk

312 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

(757) 461-3226

info@firstnorfolk.org

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