Family Life Ministries

Welcome to Family Life Ministries!

Where we support the growth of children and families from birth to graduation.

Family Life Events

31
Aug
Join other BelPres families Labor Day weekend at Cascades Camp for a laid-back farewell as we savor the summer’s end! This camp includes all the great camp activities, speaking, and worship that you love! Spend the weekend in rustic-plush Cascades lodging. Everyone will enjoy Labor Day favorites such as rocket cars, extended worship night, family games, and the yummy pancake breakfast.

Choose your style of lodging…We have priority for Timberidge Lodge, choose this Lodge and you will be with ALL other BelPres Families. Rooms have a Queen bed and 4 bunks – shared bathroom and a common area to get to know other BelPres families. Find out more here.

Have questions? Contact Jackie Lang, jackielang@gmail.com
When: August 31-September 3
Where: Camp Cascades, Yelm
Price: $75
Room: UC-425

Join us for Love and Logic: Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun. This Love and Logic class is a part of our Fall Wednesdays series, designed to strengthen your parenting and relationship with your child. This class is geared towards parents with children in early childhood (birth to elementary school), and is taught by Lisa Greene, M.A., CFLE.

 

This is a six week course, starting on September 19 at 6:30pm. Elementary aged children are invited to attend our Elementary Wednesdays program, and childcare is available for children from 3 months to five years in our Child Care Center (reservation required). A pre-workshop dinner is available in the Community Center, starting at 5:45pm.

Cost: $59 per person, or $75 per couple. Scholarships are available, please email lphelps@belpres.org .

Register Here

Join us for Social Media and Parenting in the Digital World. This class is a part of our Fall Wednesdays series, designed to strengthen your relationship with your child and add to your knowledge of how to parent in an increasingly digital world. This class is geared towards parents with adolescents, but parents with children of all ages are welcome.

This is a six week course, starting on September 19 at 6:30pm in UC 324. Middle schoolers are invited to attend The Middle Wednesdays program, and high schoolers can attend High School Wednesday program. A pre-workshop dinner is available in the Community Center, starting at 5:45pm. Donations accepted. Unfortunately we are not able to accomodate food allergies, but you are welcome to bring your own dinner and join us in fellowship.

There is no cost or registration for this event.

27
Oct
Price: $5
Room: Community Center

Family Worship Night with Jana Alayra: Sat, Oct 27, 6:30pm, Community Center.

Jana Alayra returns to BelPres for a night of family worship on October 27. Doors open at 6:15pm in the Community Center. You are also invited to attend our pre-concert pizza dinner starting at 5pm in UC-105 (gluten free and vegan options available). Cost for dinner is $5 per person. Bring your whole family for a night of fun and worshiping our great God. Hope to see you there!

Suggested donation for the concert is $5/person at the door. Concert registration not required.

Pizza Dinner Registration is now open!

Family Life Ministries Staff

Rev. Colin Robeson

Family Life Pastor

Karen Bergevin

Senior Administrative Assistant to Family Life Ministries

Amanda Dupre

Administrative Assistant to Family Life Ministries

Summer Programs

Vacation Bible Adventure

Middle Camp

High School Extreme Week

Early Childhood

Our Child Care Center offers a safe place for children of parents worshiping in our Sunday services. Children from birth to three years of age can be dropped off in the Child Care Center on the third floor of the sanctuary.

Sunday school in our Upper Campus for kids age three to five.

The New Baby Ministry provides support to expecting parents, either through birth or adoption.

Support for moms with kids of all ages.

Is it time for your child to be baptized? We would honored to help your family make this important step. Our upcoming baptism dates are:

Oct 21

December 30

January 20

April 14

June 30

If you are looking for a creative, stimulating and warm environment for your preschool aged child, please contact the Preschool Office for more information and to schedule a classroom visit!

The Early Childhood Team cares for and encourages families with children ages Birth to Pre-K. Follow Preschool Sundays on Facebook!

Early Childhood Staff

Lisa Phelps

Director Early Childhood

Di Alexander

Child Care Center Coordinator

Elementary

Elementary Sundays

Children in  grades K-4 will check-in in the sanctuary lobby or connector and get a name tag and join their families in worship for the first part of worship in the community center or sanctuary. Children are then dismissed to the upper campus for fun activities. Children will be picked up from UC-303.

Check back for Elementary Wednesdays information in the fall!


Elementary Day Camp is July 23-27, daily

For students entering 4th & 5th
Students will experience an explosion of activities designed to stretch campers physically, mentally and spiritually. Campers will go on an exciting journey of self-discovery and non-stop fun through multiple activities and attractions around the county. By the end of the week each child will feel that they are part of God’s big family.

Sacrament Class: Students in grades 3-5, accompanied by at least one parent will explore the sacraments of baptism and communion and may participate in first communion and also may schedule baptism if not previously baptized as an infant.

Check back for sacrament class dates in the fall or email us to get on our email list to be up to date with all things going on in Family Life!

Elementary Staff

Laura Quaratiello

Director of Elementary Ministries & Special Needs

Becky Esser

Elementary Associate

Middle School

Welcome to The Middle, our ministry for students in grades 6-8!

Worship | 10:45am-12:15pm | Community Center

Worship together during our 11am modern worship service. Come early, visit with friends, play games as a family, or chill with our leaders.

The Middle Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm in UC-105/6

Meets every Wednesday. Have crazy fun, encounter God, and build friendships with others.


Middle Summer Camp

July 31-August 3
Students entering 6th-8th
Registration is currently closed

We’d love to see your student join us at Camp Cascades for one of the best weeks they will have all summer. Your middle schooler will be having fun with friends, playing crazy games, swimming, hiking, climbing the ropes course, eating fun food, being launched on “the blob”, making lots of noise, and having the time of their lives.

Learn more about Middle Summer Camp

Here are some things coming up this summer!

August 9th-MOD Thursday

August 16th-MOD Thursday

For more info on all of  these events, email us to get on our email list and get the most current details!

TBD- Stayed tuned for upcoming service projects!

11am Sunday Volunteers

We have loved having our students lead in the 11am Sunday modern services! In an effort to continue incorporating our youth into this service, we are seeking out Middle and High School students to help with leadership roles such as prayer, reading scripture, greeting, serving communion, etc. If your student is interested in being involved in any of these roles on Sunday morning, email Alayna to sign up.

Check out how much fun we had at Winter Camp this year!

Middle School Staff

Nate Rice

Director of the Middle Ministries

Alayna Brand

Middle School Associate

High School

The High School Ministry is for our students in Grades 9-12!

Worship | 10:45am-12:15pm | Community Center

Worship together during our 11am modern worship service. Come early, visit with friends, play games as a family, or chill with our leaders.

High School Youth Group
Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm in UC-303

Have crazy fun, encounter God, and build friendships with others


High School Extreme Week

August 5-10
Students entering 8th-12th & Class of 2018
Registration is closed

Experience something legendary: Extreme Week 2018. Over five days on the Klamath River, your student will conquer the rapids of dragon’s tooth, sing underneath thousands of stars, make life-long friendships, and discover a God whose love is transforming.

Learn more about Extreme Week

Here are a few things coming up this summer!

August 5-10-Extreme Week

August 12-Worship and Lunch Hang out

For more information about these events, email us to get on our email list.

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Life Groups

Designed for students to go deeper into God’s Word within a smaller group of students.

Sign up by emailing Steven Johnson

Serve On Sundays 

Desire to be a part of what God is doing here on Sunday mornings?

Students and families can serve together by greeting or serving coffee prior to the 11am services.

Or serve during the 11am modern worship service by praying, reading scripture, or helping with communion.

Sign up by emailing Nathanael Roberts

High School Staff

Steven Johnson

Director of High School Ministries

Nathanael Roberts

High School Associate