“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17

Recreation is anything anyone enjoys and chooses to do in their leisure time.  How is this important to a ministry?  We believe people are more apt to share the gospel message while doing something they enjoy.  People tend to listen to people they have things in common with and respect.  With this basic foundation, we can give birth to a ReCreation Ministry.

A ReCreation Ministry should have three basic functions/focuses:
  • To unify the church body (the people) - Colossians 3:12-16
  • To be a witness to a lost people - Acts 2:32-33a, 46-47
  • To help both new and not so new converts pursue a healthier life spiritually, physically and emotionally - Philippians 2:1-4

Check Out All We Have to Offer in the Recreation Ministry 

{all activities are located in the Family Life Center at the Main (Tulsa) Campus unless otherwise noted}

A.B.K.A. Karate

The Mission of The Armory: To use Martial Arts to bring glory to God, to honor Christ, and to build up and expand the Kingdom of God through evangelism and discipleship. To teach a quality standard of Martial Arts and to develop Martial Artist with Christ-like character.

Beginners class meets at Parkview every Thursday evening at 6 pm. New students, please arrive by 5:45 pm for registration and orientation.
Classes offered for adults and children ages 7 and up.
Email Melinda at [email protected]

Youth Basketball & Volleyball

i9 Sports provide a youth sports experience for kids unlike any other in America. Research has shown that the number one reason kids play sports is to have fun.
It is not surprising then, that the number one reason they quit playing sports is because they stop enjoying it.
For Kids: We provide a fun experience in which kids develop athletic skills, learn good sportsmanship, and increase their self-confidence.
For Parents: We provide a convenient, well organized program that doesn’t consume their family’s life.
Two sports are available at Parkview Baptist Church location:
Basketball                                                     Volleyball
Boys & Girls, ages 4-13                     Boys & Girls, ages 7-13
Click here to learn more and register.

Hardwood Hoops

Adults only, ages 18 and up.
Hardwood Hoops is a men's basketball ministry. All members and guests of Parkview are welcome to join in pick-up basketball every first and third Monday night of the month from 7-9 pm.
$1 per person


Adults only, ages 18 and up.
Meets on the second and fourth Monday night of each month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center at Parkview. Suggested donation $1 per person/night. No childcare is provided.
Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. A paddle sports created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players. It's played indoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net. It can be played as doubles or singles.

Beginners welcome! Come join the fun as we learn and fellowship together.
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Sewing Seeds

This group meets every Wednesday from 10 am -1 pm in the Craft Room in the Family Life Center at Parkview. Come-and-go as your schedule permits. Everyone is welcome and we do much more than sew. Please join us for fellowship as we work together to cut, iron, match fabric, stuff toys, knot hats, and yes, sew items to go to mistries worldwide. There is truly something for everyone in this group. 

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