Christian Education


Overseer Michael A. Robinson
Phone:   419-531-3242


The Friendship Baptist Church Christian Education Ministry seeks to develop opportunities, using every available facet, to interactively teach men, women and children the Word of God. (Matthew 28:19) By equipping and empowering, believers grow into spiritually mature Christians.

Christian Education Ministries:
•   Christian Education Hour
•   Word UP Drama Ministry
•   Performing Art



Christian Education Hour

Mission Statement:   To seek and develop opportunities, using every available facet to interactively teach men, women and children the Word of God.

Vision Statement:   Equipping and Empowering Believers to be Spiritually Mature Christians

Ministry Description:   This ministry is the Education Ministry of the church. We teach all age groups from Pre-school to Senior Citizens. We not only teach the Word of God, but also teach how to apply the Word to your daily life.

Meets:    Quarterly with Staff Development
Core Leader:    Overseeer Michael Robinson
1st Assistants:    Elder Denise Woodard


Word Drama Ministry

Vision: To minister to the total person by sharing God's word through creative expression.

Mission:  utilize the spiritual gifting of drama to touch the hearts and minds of God's people, by enhancing the worship experience. Through diverse and effective productions, spiritual needs can be met while educating and illustrating God's message of truth.



With a Spirit of Excellence,  WordUP  Drama Ministry seeks to magnify God's message through plays, skits, spoken word/poetry,  illustrated sermons ( or other forms of creative  expression). We will work in collaboration with other ministries, both inside and outside of the walls of Friendship. "Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms".

1 Peter 4:10


Meets: As needed
Core Leader:   Currently Vacant
1st Assistant   Currently Vacant

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Performing Arts

Mission Statement: Our mission is to spread the Good News of Jesus and His glorious return to earth, whenever and wherever we are sent though the arts. ( Acts 1:8)

Vision Statement: Based on the Word of God, we will express the love of Jesus by utilizing the arts such as dramatic skits and plays, liturgical dancing, mimes and even puppetry. This ministry is used to visually encourage and edify the churched and the unchurched, the saved and the lost, and to give hope to the hopeless, We will minister before church congregations, schools, youth groups, hospitals, nursing homes and any other social  forum that is approved by Pastor Tisdale. 

Ministry Description: PFA ( Performing Arts) utilizes various God-given talents, gifts and skills to form various disciplines that are essential to everyday life. Our members are of all ages and serve in different capacities . The more experienced servants assist the coordinator/ director by coaching others in the following areas; directing , writing, acting, choreography, props, costumes, administrative functions, budgeting, programming and many others. 

Meets: Tuesdays  from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm  and Saturdays from  9:00 am to 11:00 am
Core Leader:   Overseer Pat Snelling
1st Assistants:   Sis. Lisa Price