Educational Ministry

"And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength and all your mind. And love your neighbor as yourself."

-Luke 10:27
  • Encourage persons to find and develop God's purpose for their lives in a relationship with Him through support, study and worship.
  • Engage persons in a growing community of followers of Christ through fellowship and support.
  • Equip persons to build a life of integrity and wholeness through discipline and accountability.
  • Empower persons by providing opportunities of service through missions locally, regionally and globally.


"All Your Soul"
"All Your Mind"
"All Your Heart"
"All Your Strength"
"And Your Neighbor As Yourself"
Bible in Life Fellowships LifeTrack Discipleship  Classes Life Support Groups LifeStyle Activities FirstServe Opportunities
    LifeTogether Community Groups   LifeServe Networks
        LifeKeys Workshops


Contact Rod Kerr, Minister of Education at 704-633-0431 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



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The Educational Ministry
of First Baptist Church


Bible in LIFE Fellowships (Sunday School): Classes for all ages. Sundays, 9:45 a.m.

LIFETracks / LIFESupport: Marriage, Parenting, Finances, Men's & Women's issues, Prayer. Classes and support groups meet on Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m.

LIFEStyle: Health, Nutrition and Fitness classes. Tuesday nights.

LIFEKeys: Discover who you are and why you are here - scheduled seasonally

LIFETogether: Home and community small groups - ongoing

LIFEMates: Marriage ministry, premarital and marital enrichment - ongoing


Contact Rod Kerr, Minister of Education,
for more details

704-633-0431 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.





rods headshotRod Kerr is a Minister of Education -- but he is also a pastoral psychotherapist, a corporate consultant, and a life purpose coach. He is the  creator of The Poiema Project discipleship strategy, family life educator, and staff minister with the Single Adult Ministries. His partner in ministry is Robin who also helps lead couples retreats, classes and seminars. They have two children and their families in Greenville, SC -- Rev. Kris Kerr and Blair Owens -- and most importantly, four beautiful and talented grandchildren (Yes, we have pictures!)