Birth - PreK  K - 4th Grade  5th - 6th Grade 

Junior High   High School   College   Parents

Summer Registration Night

wednesday, april 30, 5:30 p.m.

Join us as we kick-off the sign-ups for summer events, camps, and activities for all ages. Click here to download the brochure.

Family Camp Summer 2014

We have two exciting options for families this summer! We are heading back to Forest Home August 10-15 and our very own Pastor Rich Kannwischer is speaking at Mount Hermon Family Camp July 6-12.

Mount Hermon | July 6-12

Mount Hermon is located in Felton, California right outside of Santa Cruz. Here your family can enjoy a week of hiking, biking, a challenge course, and other activities as you deepen your relationship with God and with your family.

Prices begin at $380 for adults and $265 for kids. Kids three and under are free! Click here for more info or to sign up!

Forest Home | August 10-15

Join us at Forest Home for Family Camp this summer! Family Camp is five nights away where families can connect with each other and God as well as build community with other families in our congregation.

5th-12th Grade Options: Not only are we going to Family Camp, but kids from Port, Asylum, and Refuge will be attending 5th-6th grade, Junior High, and High School camps. So really your 5th-12th grader has two options: They can attend Family Camp with siblings and parents where they can enjoy quality family time as well as time with peers, or they can sign up for the age-specific camps at Adventure Mountain, Creekside, and Lakeview.

**Reminder: Signups for student camps at Adventure Mountain, Creekside and Lakeview begin online here on Wednesday April 30.

Rates start at $424  for adults and $175 for kids. Children ages 2 and under are free. Sign-ups are done through Forest Home; therefore, we do not have spaces on hold, so sign up now for a fun week away! Click Here for more info and to sign up!

Weekend Family Worship         

Saturday, 5:30 p.m.

Childcare and children's programs are offered for birth - 6th grade. Kindergarten - 6th grade check in at the Children's Welcome Table in the Plaza. Nursery and Preschool check in at classrooms in the children's area.  Students, Junior High and above, are encouraged to join their families in worship.

Sunday, 8:00 a.m.

Nursery and childcare provided for Infant - Kindergarten. All other children and students attend worship with their families.                                    

Sunday, 9:30 and 11:11 a.m.

Childcare and children's programs are offered for birth - 6th grade. Kindergarten - 6th grade check in at the Children's Welcome Table in the Plaza. Nursery and Preschool check in at the Preschool table by the playground. Students, Junior High and above, are encouraged to either join their families in worship or join the Family Ministry team on the right side of the Sanctuary.

Midweek Family Programs

Wednesday Night Together

January 8 - May 21 (No WNT on 4/16)
The whole family is welcome to join us for dinner (5:30-6:30 p.m.), teaching series and mid-week children's programs (6:30-7:45 p.m.).    
Click Here to find out more info.

A Message From David Ludwig

Minister of family ministries

I’m thrilled to introduce you to Family Ministries at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church—serving children and students from birth through college aged young adults…and their families.
 
Our desire in Family Ministries is to see children, students, and their families “Follow Jesus Christ to lead lives that reveal God’s goodness.”  In order for young people and their families to move toward that ideal, we’ve tried to make our church’s strategy of “Worship, Prepare, Serve, Lead” as accessible and clear as possible in these ministries.
 
We Worship together at our weekend services, we Prepare to follow Jesus at mid-week age-specific programs, we join the entire church in our opportunities to Serve and we look to Lead lives that reveal God’s goodness in whatever locations, circumstances and relationships we find ourselves throughout the week.
 
For our Prepare mid-week program, we’ve branded each of our age-specific ministries with a name/title that is synonymous with the idea of a “safe place.”  We have chosen these names because we desire to create a safe place where young people can come, be themselves, wrestle with tough issues, and engage in healthy relationships with others as they prepare to follow Jesus. Here are the names of the respective ministries:

   •    the NEST- Birth through Pre-K
   •    SHELTER - Kindergarten through 4th grade
   •    the PORT - 5th and 6th grade
   •    ASYLUM - Junior High
   •    REFUGE - High School
   •    HAVEN - College
 
We hope this information proves to be helpful for you and your family, and we hope that you will join us as we learn to experience our church as more than a place, a community - and more than a building, an adoptive family. We also hope that you will stay in touch with us by logging onto mysapres, our secure web-based community, at www.mysapres.org so that you don’t miss out on any information!
 
If you have any questions, if you want to be on the parent e-mail list, or
if there is a specific way we can serve your family, please contact our Family Ministry Hotline at 949.574.2264 or email .

Peace.

David Ludwig and the Family Ministries Team

Serve in Family Ministries

There are many different opportunities for children, students, and families to serve in our church, our local community, and around the world.

Click here to find out what options best suit your family.

Get Connected

Log on to our secure web-based community, MYSAPRES, to get connected and receive information from us for all ages in your household.

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