Our Family Ministry exists to be a loving, inviting, and enthusiastic community where we walk with and encourage family leaders, students, and children alike to explore their God given gifts to live a life that shares God’s Kingdom with those they encounter.
Partnership
As the family leader, you have the greatest influence on your child’s life. We want to help celebrate your successes and be a resource when you are uncertain about what to do. Families are always stronger with more support!
Identity
All our children and students are accepted, loved, and have God given worth and purpose. We want to help them seek out these truths.
Community
You belong, are valued, and safe in our space. We hope we can feel like home to you as well as challenge you in your faith walk.
Service
Whether you serve in worship services, at our food pantry, out of state, or abroad, one of the best ways to put our God given gifts to use is by sharing them those around us through service.

CHILDREN

Join us each Sunday for Impact Kids!

Each Sunday, your child will hear about our four pillars:
Love God, Love People, Do Your Best, Have Fun.

Children (pre-k – 5th Grade) start in the 9 am service before being dismissed to the Education Building, Room 207 for IMPACT Kids. Pick-up is after service at 10:15 am.

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR KIDS

Christmas Under the Stars

Wednesday, December 8
5:30 - 6 pm in the Courtyard

Christmas story for young families and young at heart. Music provided by our Palms Preschoolers. Bring lawn chairs for the family!

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STUDENTS

Every Sunday morning we gather together at 9 am in the Palms Center.

This is a time of fellowship as we eat together, have fun together, and become better equipped to be all that God created us to be in this world through relevant discussion and unique opportunities.

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES & UPCOMING EVENTS

After Hours

Dec. 5
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Palms Center

Rock the Universe

Jan. 28 - 30, 2022
Universal Studios

Confirmation

Our Confirmation class is open to our 8th and 9th grade students who wish to be confirmed in the church. Through this Spring class, students will get to explore their faith beliefs, learn about the history, structure, and mission of the church, and make the decision to become members of church of the Palms.

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YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

The Young Adult Ministry offers various opportunities for people between the ages of 18-25 to explore their own identity in Christ by listening to the Holy Spirit, building community with one another through welcoming all and loving one another, and following Jesus through the ways we build community, serve those around us, and care for the world.

YOUNG ADULT UPCOMING EVENTS

Passion 2022

January 2 - 4
Atlanta, GA

Head up to Atlanta with us to worship with the largest young adult gathering in the nation and hear from some of the best speakers in the country.

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TUTORING

Back to Basics Tutoring began in 1992 to provide supplemental academic help to 12 students from our church. Since then, the program has grown to over 125 students from all over Sarasota county.

Back to Basics offers students one hour, one-on-one tutoring sessions that can make a tremendous difference in their achievements at school.

Tutors volunteer to help the students from one hour a week to up to six hours a week.

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PALMS PRESCHOOL

It is the philosophy of the Palms Preschool to welcome families, children and staff of all faiths, creed and ethnic origins to the program. We are committed to offering a safe, caring, and stimulating educational environment. Children have the opportunity to explore and learn by experiencing creative, hands-on age appropriate educational activities presented by nurturing and professional staff. We offer a multi-faceted program where open communication between families and staff is promoted in order to help each child reach their potential and share the gifts that God has given them.

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