“That every child be loved,

valued and nurtured”



  • A loving environment
  • Specially equipped rooms
  • Age appropriate activities
  • Safe and secure environment
  • Clean rooms
  • Sanitized toys & equipment
  • Happy and caring paid attendants and volunteers
  • Diaper changing
  • Bottle feeding
  • Crackers given with permission
  • Music


  • Storytelling
  • Prayer for your child and family
  • Adult/Child ratios ranging from 1-2 to 1-6
  • Healthy & safe nursery policies

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.”

Matthew 19:14


…make them known to your children and your children’s children.

Deuteronomy 4:9


Point your kids in the right direction, when they’re old they won’t be lost.                         Proverbs 22:6





…make them known to your children and your children’s children.

Deuteronomy 4:9


Point your kids in the right direction, when they’re old they won’t be lost.                         Proverbs 22:6





The center is staffed for our weekly Sunday morning worship services and Wednesday Bible Studies during the following times…

  • Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Center is also open for most special programs in which the public is invited. There are however occasions when childcare is available only when pre-arranged. You may phone the church office at 521-4708 to confirm the availability of childcare services or check out our website www.FBC-Honolulu.org where the information regarding specific programs may also be obtained. Childcare is not provided for private activities such as weddings.


Early Childhood Center…


…located in rooms 103a & 103b, is where our ministry to babies, toddlers and pre-school children takes place. This location provides quick and easy access for parents attending services & programs at First Baptist Church. We are grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the spiritual nurture and training of your child and truly count it as a privilege and pleasure to serve you and the Lord in this way so there is no charge for the services we offer. As parents you can rest assured that every effort is being made to maintain standarts of cleanliness and to provide tender loving care so that your child will have a safe and happy experience.


  • Room 103a is for children ages 3-5.
  • Room 103b is our nursery for new-born –36 months.





Helpful Guidelines:

  • For the safety of your child, it is important that we have a completed registration form with current information.
  • If your child needs you, while you are in a worship service, we will notify an usher who in-turn will relay the message.
  • As a courtesy to our staff, volunteers and their families, we ask that children be picked up with-in 15 minutes following the end of a program. You are welcome to stay and socialize after your child has been picked up.
  • Adult/Child ratios are for the safety of the children as well as the consideration of our staff.




Early Childhood Center



“Blessed are the children, they’re the sweet and simple poetry from above.”   – Tom Howard

Our Mission:


We are committed to ministry to children not just babysitting. Our goal is that every child be loved, valued and nurtured in a safe, comfortable environment.


Our Staff:


Our Early Childhood Center Ministry Team consists primarily of paid staff. All staff and volunteers working with children are required to submit to background checks. Our paid staff consists of…

  • Leslie Chan: Leslie is the Director of our Early Childhood Center. Having served in this capacity for 20 years Leslie brings a wealth of experience but her experience goes beyond FBCH. During the week Leslie is an Assistant Teacher at Rainbow School of Honolulu working with 20 three-year-olds. She has an associates degree in the area of early childhood development and is also certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Linda Siu: Linda has been on our staff for 10 years. She has had training in first aid and as a PATCH care-giver. Linda has one daughter in college and enjoys caring for many nieces and nephews.
  • Josephine Dela Cruz: Josephine is a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She has worked in church nurseries for more than 13 years, five of those years here at FBCH