Lutz Campus

18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33548

Idlewild at The Springs

8209 N 19th St
Tampa, FL 33604

Iglesia Bautista Idlewild

Main Campus, Student Building, Hall 2
 

Children

JumpStart "new believers class" for K-5th grade kids is a ground level class for kids to confirm the decision they've already made to follow Christ. It's a two week class that's required prior to baptism at Idlewild. A parent is required for week 1 and encouraged for week 2. It's...

SUNDAY, Sept. 8 - Awana 4:30-6:00pm Friend night/Crazy Glasses and Mustache Night - Bring a friend or a dozen get extra Awana bucks! Bring a friend for a TON of Awana bucks Wear crazy glasses and/or a mustache and win more with the chance of CANDY! ...

It's "Grandparents Day" in the kids ministries of IBC this coming Sunday (9/8). *Bring a grand (or stand in) to church. They can come to the kids small group or Kidz Cove or both! [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://www.idlewild.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Grandparents-Day-2019.mp4"][/video]...

What kid doesn’t love hamming it up in front of a camera from time to time? During the “Snapshot” series in September, K-5th grade kids will be encouraged to do just that. By striking different fun and creative poses throughout the lessons, kids will help tell the stories of the...

The ocean—it’s the last truly unexplored corner of the Earth! Deep beneath the water’s surface, in the darkest depths of the sea, are the “Squidudes” and “Squidettes”—two squads of squids battling to get their tentacles on the last few fish in the ocean. In order to win the “Feast of...

I Peter 3:2 - you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles. IBC's Awana kicks off on Sunday, August 18 (4:30-6:00pm). What's Awana? Check out Idlewild.org/Awana for all the Kool details about the coolest kids club in...

Join us for the Bible Reading Challenge. The idea is a simple one. Get a bunch of kids/families reading through passages of the New Testament. There are catch-up days built into the schedule. We take Sundays off, and the whole idea is approached in a spirit of get to, not...

Have a K-5th grader that's looking for an incredible week of exploration? Idlewild's VBS is lit! Crazy fun opening rally, crafts, rec, dramatic Bible, awesome songs and sooo much more. June 10-14 from 9:00am-12:15pm Family Night is Thursday, June 13 Register TODAY! HERE  ...

Your K-5th kids are gonna LOVE Kidz Cove (K-5th grade Kids Church) during Easter.  Kidz Cove is Amazome! (Amazing And Awesome Combined).  Worship, Sermon, Electric, and FUN! Saturday at 5pm-6:30pm (then comes all the inflatables and food outside) Sunday at 9:00 and 11:00am. ...

Idlewild's first T&T lockin is April 12-13. Register at www.Idlewild.org/Children [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://www.idlewild.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/TT-Lockin.mp4"][/video]...

What's the seder dinner all about? What is the significance of the passover time? Make sure your T&T Awana kids don't miss this super special night. SUNDAY, APRIL 14. [caption id="attachment_54448" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Seder Dinner[/caption]...

Is your K-5th child in Kidz Cove? We do a monthly Bible reading challenge to encourage kids to read their Bibles DAILY. Yep, there's a prize at the end of the month if they complete it weekly. Prizes graduate from 1 week to a completion of all 4 weeks.  *YES, mom/dad/siblings...

Friday, March 29, from 6pm-8:15pm in Hall 2 at Idlewild. Each year, we celebrate with our VBS Premiere by looking forward to VBS. We eat great food, do some training, and catch the vision for the 2019 VBS festivities. It'a fun night to get the first glimpse and to sign up...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbakqOr0Fss[/embed] Yep, we've created an Idlewild Kids Ministry YouTube page. What's on it? 1) Awana Verses for T&T kids 2) Coming...

Crazy kids or a crazy spouse? Both are intrinsically connected. Who knew that an unhealthy marriage is the #1 reason that kids behave negatively?! However, kids don't come with instructions. If they are running over mom/dad then that affects the marriage relationship too. What can you do? 1 - Attend the "Marriage For...

IBC spring semester Awana kicks off on Sunday, January 13 (4:30-6:00pm). What's Awana? It's a club for kids to have a blast memorizing God's Word. The Awana buck store is where kids spend Awana their Awana bucks. Theme nights are where kids/leaders get to dress up and do crazy things. Contests give us...

Friday, Feb. 1 @ 4:30pm through Sat. Feb. 2 @ 2pm Last year's "lock-in style" winter retreat was such a success that we decided to include the 4th graders this year. The focus? Well, how do we know the Bible is true? How can I, as a kid, defend it as absolute...

Kids Church aimed at TODAY's KIDS! Squish, boing, chomp, splat! The only thing better than hearing these sounds is making them yourself! Telling a great story is exciting, but when you get to add your own noises, things get…well…(insert Kaboom sound) explosively fun! That’s exactly what kids will be doing during the “Live...

We want to celebrate Christmas (and say THANK YOU) to everyone who volunteers in Preschool, Awana, Kidz Cove, Special Needs, & Bible Fellowship. That means YOU! WHEN: Friday, November 30 6:00pm-8:15pm WHERE: Idlewild Hall 2 (Student Side) REGISTER (by 11/25) at www.idlewild.org/children *Kids Kare available if you register by 11/25. Caution:Attendance at this party may actually...

Do you volunteer in any of these kids ministries at Idlewild? (Awana, Kidz Cove, Sunday morning Preschool or Elementary, or Special Needs?) If so, we want to say "THANK YOU" in a really fun way. Yep, we have a crazy-fun night planned for you (plus 1) that also includes dinner. Go ahead...

We take kids from being bystanders and spectators in worship to engaged participants. Kidz Cove is K-5th grade kids church. Our themes change every 3-6 weeks....

Sunday, Sept. 9 is IBC's Grandparent's Day. That means that grandparents can join the "grands" for 8am, 9:15am, or 11:00am small groups or Kidz Cove OR BOTH! Make the memories that last a lifetime.   [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://www.idlewild.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Grandparents-Day-2018.mp4"][/video]...

Crazy kids or a crazy spouse? Both are intrinsically connected. Who knew that an unhealthy marriage is the #1 reason that kids behave negatively?! However, kids don't come with instructions. If they are running over mom/dad then that affects the marriage relationship too. What can you do? 1 - Attend the "Grace-filled Marriage"...

August 24-26, 2018 at Camp Anderson Rising 4th & 5th Graders Early bird pricing until August 5 ($125) Get $99 for you and your friend if you bring someone who doesn't attend Idlewild (by 8/5). Register at Idlewild.org/Children PARENT MEETING ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 19 from 12:30-1:00ish in Room 214. Questions? Email Gena Taylor at Gtaylor@idlewild.org...

Promotion Sunday is just around the corner (August 12). How will you serve our Lord this year? Will it be by feeding kids bits of God's Word and watching them light up with excitement over something brand new to them? Join the Kids Ministry team this year! For Info Kidz Cove (Kids...

Has your child made a decision to follow Christ? Interested in baptism? At Idlewild, kids get to go through JumpStart for kids before baptism. We cement in their minds exactly what they've done. We also walk through what it looks like to walk with Jesus daily after salvation. THEN, your child can...

This coming weekend, the Riddle Rangers are coming Kidz Cove (K-5th grade KIDS CHURCH). Their most recent adventure has taken them to the “Dunes of Damascus” where mysterious riddles have been discovered in a long lost ancient tomb. With the help of the kids, Zack and Jada will have to race...

It's when we take our eyes off of Jesus that we sink into a sea of trouble. In Kidz Cove your child will hear the story of Jesus (and Peter) walking on water....

They are moving in on your influence every day! FRIEND DAY 2018 1 - Guess who will be influencing your child towards good or evil in just a couple years. Yep, their friends. Wouldn't it be great if they were grounded Christians influencing your child? 2 - YOU make all the difference in...

The question is not "will the storms come?" They will - even with Jesus in the boat! The question is, "Is your faith bigger than the storm?" Are you hitting church and then shooting out for brunch? Your kids need to prepare for the coming storms (of life). Let us come...