The Children & Youth Ministry at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church aims to:

  • Equip and prepare our young people to be leaders (disciples for Christ)
  • Provide an environment for spiritual and personal growth
  • Instill a sense of brotherly love and community commitment
  • Offer engaging activities and opportunities to fellowship at the church and in the community

Children's Church

The purpose of this ministry is to provide a Christ-centered environment designed to prepare children ages 5 through 11 for congregational worship. Children’s Church meets the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sunday immediately following the offertory prayer. The Children’s Church meets in the Assembly Room.

For more information contact Dr. Tabitha Gatrey, Michelle Chambers, or Rev. Rosevelt Morris at 251-5173 or

Boy Scouts

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church holds the charter from the Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America for two Boy Scout units: Cub Scout Pack #415 for boys ages 6-10 and Boy Scout Troop 415 for boys ages 11-17. Our purpose is to provide an education program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness. The Boy Scouts also encourages spiritual growth.


For more information contact Scout Leader Mr. Darryl Hinson or Rev. Rosevelt Morris at 251-5173 or

Girl Scouts

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church is the home of Girl Scout Troop #208.They are an affiliate of the Cahaba Council. The aim of Girl scouting is to promote spiritual service, skill building and leadership.Troop 208 is a multi-level troop for Daisies (K), Brownies (1-3), Juniors (4-7), Cadet’s (7-9) and Seniors (10-12).


For more information, contact Ms Frances Faulks or Rev. Rosevelt Morris at 251-5173.

Nursery Ministry

The church nursery provides infant and toddler care during worship services and Bible study. The nursery is open on Sunday mornings from 8:15 am – 1:00 pm and on Wednesday evenings from 6:20 pm – 7:40 pm.

For more information contact Stacey Powell.

Tutorial Program

The mission of the tutorial ministry is to lift students academically by lifting Christ first. In an atmosphere of Godly spirituality, we endeavor to tutor youth and adults from the church and the community-at-large in all subjects. We also prepare students to score high on the ACT, SAT, Exit and GED exams.

For more information contact Mr. Levi Satisfield @205-791-0961 or Rosevelt Morris at 251-5173 or

Summer Day Camp

The purpose of the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church Summer Day Camp is to reach out to children ages 5 through 12 and their families by providing a safe, fun, and Christ-centered environment. Daily activities include devotion, spiritual enrichment, reading and math review, computer labs, physical fitness, sports and recreation, field trips, and guest speakers. Swimming is an optional activity.

More information on the Summer Day Camp will be available prior to the period for registration.

Contact: Leticia Watkins (205) 251-5173 ext 237

Children & Youth Basketball

Teams are organized each year based on the response to a church survey. Registration generally begins in September, with the season running from December through February. Registration opportunities are printed in the bulletin and interested players are invited to register.


For more information contact Alphra Johnson.

P.E.A.K. (Preparing Each Angel for the Kingdom)

  • Accelerate spiritual development by mixing with fun
  • Nurture personal relationship with God
  • Go and share the gospel with others
  • Encourage, respect and love each other
  • Live what we learn

Contact: Desiree Spencer

John T. Porter Scholarship Ministry

The Scholarship Ministries mission is to provide financial assistance and encouragement to members as an investment in their educational potential. Scholarships are currently offered to middle school students preparing to enter high school and to graduating seniors preparing to enter college.


Contact: Geraldine Bell


VISION: To nurture the development of mature, sincere and faithful Christians. Youth should exhibit respect, character and a sincere love for God and others. Youth should be trained, self sufficient and working in and for their own ministry.

Contact: Leticia Watkins  (205) 251-5173 ext 237