The Family Center seeks to serve and benefit our community by offering a variety of programs and services. Our primary effort is to provide tutoring and art classes for youth and English as a Second Language classes for adults. We also network with the City of Long Beach’s community resources to provide food distribution, shelter, medical, and other low-cost or free services.
PROGRAMS & EVENTS
2013/2014 School Year
Winter: Sept. 16th - Dec. 19th, Jan. 13th - Jan. 31st
Spring: Feb. 3rd - June 6th
K-5th Grades (Mondays-Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.)
Jr. High & High School (Mondays-Wednesdays, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.)
Our after-school program for elementary students, which meets Monday through Thursday from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m., includes homework help, snacks, and tutoring in phonics, reading, writing, and basic math. On Thursdays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., we offer The Young Explorers Bible Study: an exciting and interactive study of God's Word for K - 5th Graders.
Mondays and Wednesdays: K - 2nd Graders
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3rd - 5th Graders
Jr. High and High School
Our after-school tutoring for upper level students meets Monday through Wednesday from 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Mondays: Math & Science
Tuesdays: Language Arts & History
Wednesdays: Math & Language Arts
*No tutoring on school holidays*
ART CLASS & BIBLE STUDY:
Elementary-aged students will first learn about and act out exciting Bible stories. Then they'll have the opportunity to experiment with art by illustrating those stories and learning basic art skills. All art supplies included.
Classes begin Friday, October 4th
Fridays- 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
FIX YOUR BIKE:
Do you, or others you know, rely on bicycles for work or school? We offer free help and tools for bicycle repair, and can provide bikes for those who don’t have one. Drop by if you need help with a flat tire or tune up, or want to build a bike from scratch. We meet Mondays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Bible Study follows at 8!
YOUTH GROUP KIDZ:
FOL Youth Ministry’s goal is to foster the faith of middle school students by integrating them into the love of a congregation, helping them address the needs of our neighbors, and strengthening them in their quest to be like Christ. Please call the Family Center for the winter schedule!
ENGLISH CLASSES/Clases de Inglés:
Mondays - Thursdays from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. we offer English Classes. Learn and practice conversational English.
Los lunes - jueves a las 9 a 11 a.m. se ofrecen clases de ingles. Aprenda y practica ingles conversacional.