Ski Trip 2013

Youth ski trip

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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Family of Christ Ski Trip 2015

Our Winterplace, West Virginia ski trip was last week. All 32 of us who were able to make the trek had a great time trading in the Florida sun for some West Virginia snow. Whether you went skiing, snowboarding,or tubing, we learned that elevation + snow = a whole lotta fun!IMG_4253

Winter Ski Trip 2014-15: December 31 – January 3

Ski TripCome join us for our annual Winter Ski Trip this December 31 – January 3. We will be loading up our new bus and heading for Winterplace, West Virginia. Cost per person starts at $250 (dependent on particular add-ons that you may want). This cost includes 2 day lift ticket, ski rental, hotel, and transportation. If you are interested, you can reserve your spot by putting a $100 deposit down. There are limited spaces available for the trip, so let me know as soon as you can!

December 14: Journey to the Manger

Journey to the Manger Pic






Journey to the Manger will be December 14 from 2:00-4:00 PM (please make sure and arrive by 3:30 PM as our last group will walk through at that time). See the story come alive as the children of our Sunday School program dress up in costume and retell the birth of our Savior Jesus in several stations around our nature trail. This event is an outreach opportunity where the children of migrant families in our area are invited to come walk through and experience this. Afterwards there will be a Christmas party where we will give them presents as a part of our annual Angel Tree program.

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.