Family Life

We are partnering with parents to raise up the next generation.

We recognize parents have a big responsibility as the primary spiritual leaders of their children. Our desire is to partner with families to provide the tools necessary to grow in their faith. Learn more about the different classes we offer and milestones we recognize below. 

First Steps

Our First Steps Parent Class introduces a biblical vision for Christian parenting. We ask a parent to attend this class before participating in our Child Dedication Celebration to make sure they have all the information they need to start investing in their student’s spiritual life early.

Child Dedication Celebration

Child dedication is a public expression of your commitment to lead and spiritually nurture your child. At Fellowship, dedications can be either in a Sunday worship service or baby dedication service.

Camp Yukon Graduation

 

I’m a Christian Now Class

Following their profession of faith, your child will be invited to this invitation only class where they will learn about:

The Gospel

Baptism

The Lord’s Supper

What it means to be a church member

Bible reading, prayer, worship, service and giving

How to share your testimony

Local and global missions

Becoming a mature Christian

Baptism: What’s My Story?

Children interested in learning about the meaning of baptism and why one gets baptized are invited to attend this class. During this six-week study, our teachers help your child think through this big step of faith.

Making Waves

Our Making Waves Baptism Service is a night of celebration as we come together to celebrate new life in Christ with children and students who are professing their faith through baptism. Before your child can participate in the service, they either need to attend the Baptism: What’s My Story class or meet with a Family Life team member. 

How to Share the Gospel with Your Child

This is a one-hour class for parents where we will share tips on modeling your faith at home and becoming more comfortable sharing your faith with your child. We will discuss key concepts related to sharing the gospel and offer practical tips for discussing faith issues with young children and students.

 

8th Grade Retreats

The 8th Grade Retreat is the long-awaited rite of passage marking the end of middle school and the journey into high school. These are gender-specific (i.e. guys with guys, girls with girls) to create a safe space where they can learn what it means make their relationship with God their own and link arms with like-minded friends and leaders. We have guest speakers, personal testimonies, interactive games, and powerful visual representations to lead our students into a deeper understanding of Christ and themselves.

Making Waves

Our Making Waves Baptism Service is a night of celebration as we come together to celebrate new life in Christ with children and students who are professing their faith through baptism. Before your child can participate in the service, they need to meet with a Family Life team member. 

How to Share the Gospel with Your Child

This is a one-hour class for parents where we will share tips on modeling your faith at home and becoming more comfortable sharing your faith with your child. We will discuss key concepts related to sharing the gospel and offer practical tips for discussing faith issues with young children and students.

Senior Recognition and Banquet

Every May, we take time to honor the accomplishments of our graduating seniors and commission for the next chapter in their lives. On a Sunday morning, we have displays in the foyer of the Worship Center to highlight our graduating seniors. That night we have a banquet where parents get a chance to honor their students and celebrate as a family.

Making Waves

Our Making Waves Baptism Service is a night of celebration as we come together to celebrate new life in Christ with children and students who are professing their faith through baptism. Before your child can participate in the service, they need to meet with a Family Life team member. 

How to Share the Gospel with Your Child

This is a one-hour class for parents where we will share tips on modeling your faith at home and becoming more comfortable sharing your faith with your child. We will discuss key concepts related to sharing the gospel and offer practical tips for discussing faith issues with young children and students.