Ski Trip 2013

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Family of Christ Youth

We have middle and high school youth activities and Bible studies to work with the parents at Family of Christ and the community by providing a place for youth to mature in their faith, understand God’s Word, and have a great time doing it.


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November 7-9: Middle School Youth Gathering




Deuteronomy 4:24 “For the Lord your God is a consuming fire.”

The annual Middle School Youth Gathering for the Florida Georgia District LCMS is planned for November 7-9 at the Lake Yale Baptist Convention Center in Eustis, FL. The gathering is a time for 6th – 8th graders from all across our district to come together to worship, learn, get energized about their faith, have a lot of fun, and grow as a group. The cost for this event is $150 and includes transportation to and from, all program and administrative costs, two nights lodging, four meals, and a t-shirt for each participant. We will be leaving from Family of Christ at 6:00 PM on Friday the 7th. We will be getting back around 1:00 PM on Sunday the 9th. Deadline to register and get your payment in is October 22. Email Tim for more information.

Mark your calender: 2014 Summer Mission Trip Dates

Team Effort Jacksonville 2012 High School MissionsHigh School Mission Trip 
TEAM EFFORT Copperhill, TN: June 8-14

Middle School Mission Trip
TEAM EFFORT Jacksonville, FL: June 22-28

Sign up sheets are in the church narthex for those who are interested. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your spot. Contact Tim if you have any questions about either of these trips.

Parents Night Out: Saturday, March 22

Group Of Children Running In ParkOur Middle School and High School Youth will be hosting a Parents Night Out from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cost is $20 per child. Ages 4+ are invited to join in the fun. If you are a Middle School or High School Youth, feel free to come if  are wanting to earn money for your youth account. If you are a parent who is interested in having their child participate, feel free to contact Tim at

Outdoor Spring Cleaning: Saturday, March 1

Family Work DayIt may not officially be spring yet, but in Florida it sure feels like it! Lets take advantage of the great weather and clean up the outdoor landscape at the church. We will be meeting at 9:00 AM and work until Noon. There are several projects that we will be trying to tackle; so please bring gloves, hedge trimmers, weed eaters and anything else that might be helpful. Pastor will be hosting a mens Bible study and breakfast from 8:00 – 9:00 AM before the work begins.

Winter Jam 2014: Saturday, January 11

winter jam 2014Winter Jam 2014 will be an exciting display of Christian music’s top artists. We will be meeting at Family of Christ at 2:00 PM and heading over to St. James to ride over to the event with our neighbor church. If you wanna go, please email me at Make sure and bring $10 cash to buy your ticket at the door. You will need extra money for dinner at the event. We should be getting back to Family of Christ around 11:00 PM.

Journey to the Manger 2013

Middle School PLUNGE: Sunday, September 29

Be StillEver have a hard time staying still for long periods of time? Me too. This Sunday, come join our Middle School Youth during Sunday School at 9:15 AM and 10:45 AM as we take a closer look at Psalm chapter 46 where verse 10 says, “Be still, and know that I am God.” Oh and we will be on the move as we study. Be prepared to do some walking around our nature trail with your Bible.

Thrivent Night at the Lightning: November 2, 2013

LightningJoin your friends and family for Thrivent Night at the Lightning on November 2. Come out and cheer on the Tampa Bay Lightning as they take on the St. Louis Blues at 7:00 PM. The bus is available to help transport and will be leaving church at 5:45 PM to head over to the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Tickets are super cheap at only $15 each!!! If you are interested, sign up by October 15 and turn in your money to the church office. Any questions??? Contact


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Sugar Mountain Winter Ski Trip: January 1-4, 2014

Ski Trip 2013Trade in some Florida sunshine for snow and join us on Sugar Mountain in North Carolina for this years ski trip. We will be leaving as a group from Family of Christ in the early morning of January 1 and get back in the afternoon of January 4. Cost is $250 per skier. This includes transportation, ski rental, lift tickets (January 2-3 at Sugar Mountain), hotel, and breakfast each day. There is an up-charge for snowboarding, as well as helmets and ski clothes. Those who do not plan on skiing will be charged a reduced rate. This trip is for all Middle School and High School Youth. Families are also welcome to book this trip at our special group rate and travel on your own. If you have any questions, email me at

A $100 deposit is due for each participant by October 15 in order to reserve your spot!!!

Orbital Paintball: Sunday, September 22

PaintballAll Middle School and High School Youth come out to the 10:45 AM service and worship with the Youth Praise Band. We will be leaving after church around 12:00 PM to head over to Orbital Paintball, to spend the afternoon over there. We should be back around 5:00 PM. Cost is $30 per person which includes rentals, paint, lunch, and water. Everyone going must fill out a waiver form to be able to play.

You can download the waiver form here  Paintball and Airsoft Safety Waiver Form