Family Ministry & Youth

Calling all Youth and Children!

It’s Fall/Winter at Beatitudes! We are excited to invite all children and youth to “Grow with Us!” Each Sunday provides you an opportunity to connect and grow your relationships with the Beatitudes community of families. Whether your child is budding, blossoming or burgeoning, our enrichment classes are tailored to each child right where there are! We welcome you to come see where you’ll grow! 

PLEASE NOTE: Church of the Beatitudes dedicates the first Sunday of each month to the Communion Service of Worship, and we encourage our families to worship together during Communion Sundays.

FALL/WINTER 2022 SUNDAY SCHEDULE:

YOUTH GRADES 7TH-HIGH SCHOOL: We invite you to drop in to our Youth Group each Sunday from 10:15 am to 10:40 am in Room 10 in NW corner of the Church Office building. This will be a time of munchin’ on snacks, and reconnecting and sharing our week with one another. The Youth will then join their families at 10:45 am in worship.
CHILDREN GRADES 1ST-6TH: Come join the FUN in Children’s Enrichment! You will begin worship with your family in the Worship Center and at 10:45 am, Deni Nordmeyer, Family Ministry Coordinator, will escort the children to Room 2 for FUN activities! Parents will pick up their child(ren) immediately following the service at 11:30 am in Room 2.

CHILDREN AGES PRE-K-KINDERGARTEN: Young ones ages 3-5 are invited to come join the FUN with Deborah Humble in Room 1 for Enrichment! The young ones will begin worship with their families in the Worship Center and at 10:45 am, Deborah Humble will escort the children to Room 1 for FUN activities! Parents will pick up their child(ren) immediately following the service at 11:30 am in Room 1.  

For more information and to register your Youth/Child for classes, please contact Family Ministry Coordinator, Deni Nordmeyer: dnordmeyer@beatitudeschurch.org

Family Ministry Events-Spring/Summer 2022

BEATITUDES EASTER EVENT

Easter Sunday, Apr 17 | Chapel & Plaza

Our Easter Event on Sunday, April 17, gathered Beatitudes families and friends, young and old, together for Easter fun and lots of CANDY!! From Easter crafts to the musicality of Sweetwater Strings Quartet, a great time was had by all! A special THANK YOU! to all the parents and volunteers who made this possible! 

Family Ministry Events - Fall/Winter 2021

BEATITUDES FAMILY CHRISTMAS EVENT

Sunday, Dec 19 | Nelson Hall

Our Family Christmas Event on Sunday, December 19, brought our children & youth plus families together for holiday tidings and SMILES! From an all inclusive white elephant gift exchange to a Christmas card signing activity for our homebound members, Christmas cheer and laughter filled Nelson Hall. A special THANK YOU! to all the parents and volunteer Christmas Elves who made this possible! 
 

BOO! BEATITUDES HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT & COSTUME FESTIVAL EVENT

Sunday, Oct 31 | Church Parking Lot

Old traditions renewed! Our Halloween Trunk or Treat and Costume Parade made a BIG come back this year as families gathered in our church parking lot to pass out CANDY CANDY CANDY from decorated cars (and Pastor Tony’s motorcycle) to our small goblins and ghouls! Who could resist all that CANDY and Kris Nyman’s homemade pumpkin pie to the first prize winner?!

DREAMS FILLED THE SKIES...MOSTLY (DARN WIND)

Sunday, Oct 17 | 11:30 am | Outdoor Plaza

Our kite contruction crew!
Let's go fly a kite!
RUN like the wind!
Who's driving this bus anyway?!
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As predictable as Arizona weather can be most of the year, Mother Nature held back on us last Sunday for our Family Ministry Kite flying event. Despite the windless skies, our families had a FANTASTIC time drawing their dreams on kites and urging them upward with sheer manpower. A special thanks to Lee Case for his kite framing services as well as our other volunteers.   

Children/Youth Enrichment Program

Family ministry is a safe place for families to spiritually journey through life together as the wonderful humans we were born to be, sharing in a divine relationship with each other and the community as we walk through the stages of life while making God’s love real.
During our gatherings, we will have a variety of experiences guided by sacred writings to develop the natural gifts of the person in caring for our diverse humanity and our Earth home.
 
PARENTS: Children’s and Youth Enrichment classes will meet IN-PERSON (masked and socially distanced) during worship services on a staggered schedule in Britt Chapel, and on Zoom. Contact our Family Ministry Coordinator, Deni Nordmeyer, for the Zoom links at: dnordmeyer@beatitudeschurch.org

Beatitudes Children & Youth Connect on Zoom

Children (1st-6th grades) | 2nd and 4th Sundays | 4 pm MST

Youth (7th-High School) | 1st and 3rd Sundays | 7 pm MST

Contact our Family Ministry Coordinator, Deni Nordmeyer, for the Zoom links at: dnordmeyer@beatitudeschurch.org

At Church of the Beatitudes we are committed to creating a worship experience that will engage your child in an atmosphere of fun, acceptance and love.

We encourage your partnership in your child’s spiritual development through:

  • Providing tools to integrate Sunday teachings at home
  • Parental/Family Education and Support
  • Family Worship

Your Beatitudes Church team provides:

  • Opportunities for children to develop a personal connection with God
  • Spiritual Education
  • Music Ministry
  • Family Gatherings

Planning your first visit:

  • Check-in at the visitors table to complete a registration form for each child. The Children’s and Youth Enrichment classes currently meet on a staggered schedule each week. 
  • For young children not be participating in the Children’s Enrichment class, you may want to prepare a bag for your child that addresses his/her specific interests and any dietary needs.  Items to consider bringing may include coloring pages and pencils or crayons, a favorite stuffed toy or blanket and a snack. We have a Family space at the back of the Worship Center with comfortable couches and room to move for little ones. Our ushers are happy to direct you to this area.
  • At this time, Youth Enrichment class is held on a staggered schedule during the Worship Service and online via Zoom. This program provides students an opportunity to connect with ways to apply the lesson in their lives through active participation in:
  • Lively Discussion
  • Engaging Activities
  • Fun Games
  • Enriching Music Ministry
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