And Jesus said, “Let the little children come...”

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Kidz Church (Nursery to 6th grade)

Every Sunday during the 2nd service (11:00am to 12:15pm) children from Nursery to 6th grade gather together in age-appropriate classrooms with a trained adult volunteer.   Our aim is for the children to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Here the children will learn how they are created by God--that they are loved and accepted for who they are. They will find answers to their questions through the teaching of the Bible.  

 

AFMC Youth Group (6th-12th grade)

Come join us for our church's youth group! Our youth group is called B.A.S.I.C. which stands for Brothers and Sisters in Christ. This is where middle school and high school students can come together as one unified body of Christ. Our program offers Sunday School gatherings during Sunday Services (11am) and Saturday youth group (7:30pm) at church. We also do fun retreats and events such as Midwinter, camp, bowling, ice skating, laser tag, and more! 

Stay connected:

Youth Director: Lauren Fukuzawa Wong  Email:  AFMCbasicyouthgroup@yahoo.com

Get recaps of past events and notifications for the future:

Facebook: Search "AFMC BASIC Youth Group"

Instagram: @AFMCbasicyouthgroup

Youtube: "AFMC BASIC Youth Group"

Sat., Sept 1 - BaSiC at church at 7:30 PM

Sat., Sept 8 - No BaSiC

Fri., Sept 14 - monthly worship and prayer night

Sat., Sept 22 - Service project - meals to seniors

Sat., Sept 29 - RECHARGE - post Camp rally and 1 day youth retreat at Venice FMC (2:00-10:00 PM)

 

AFMC Hoops Activities (Kinder through High School)

To receive information about our basketball programs, please create a family account in our on-line registration system.  Registration for the SEYO Winter season is now open here also.  Please be sure to update information in your family account with your child's correct current information (player grade, t-shirt size, contact numbers/email and also insurance information).

TO REGISTER FOR THE SEYO BASKETBALL SEASON:   Click here

Upcoming dates to note:

Mandatory Parent meeting for SEYO Winter Season families:  Sunday, Sept. 9 at 1:00 PM at AFMC

SEYO winter season details for AFMC players:

    2nd and 3rd graders:  $210 per player

    4th through 8th graders:  $220 per player

    Uniform for new players:  $40 (church covers part of cost as gift to you)

    Returning player uniforms (bigger size):  $50

    Shorts only (returning players):  $10

    One time  lifetime SEYO family membership fee:  $5

    Season game dates:  (TENTATIVE until finalized by larger SEYO board:)  Sundays Dec 2, 9, 16, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17

    Game times range from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM depending on age group and division.

    Game schedule comes out in mid-end of Nov.

    Basketball program age group practices at Buena Park Jr. High during September:

           Saturdays, Sept. 8, 15 and 29 (gym not available Sept 22)

                1:30-3:00  PM  Kinder to 2nd grade (boys and girls)

                3:00-5:00  PM 3rd through 5th grades (boys and girls)

                5:00-6:30  PM 6th through 8th grade girls

                6:30-8:00  PM 7th and 8th grade boys

           Thursdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20

                7:00-9:00 PM  6th grade boys

    Team practices will start in October.

Mandatory Coach meeting (all head and assistant coaches):  Monday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 PM at AFMC

Online registration will close on Sept. 30 for the 2018-19 SEYO winter season.  Be sure to sign up before then!

AFMC Hoops Sports Ministry website → Click here

AFMC Fall K2 Little Dribbles basketball for kids in Kinder through 2nd grade.  

  Practices:  Sat., Sept. 8, 15 and 29 at Buena Park Jr. High 1:30-3:00 PM

  Games:  Sat., Oct. 13, 20, and 27 at FCC 1:00 or 2:00

  Registration form:  Click here

  Please sign up on the google doc here: Click here

Wednesday Night Hoops Academy starting up again.  Will run in Sept and Oct from 7:00-9:00 PM at Buena Park Jr. High.

Please bring this registration form to the gym: Click here

Sisters In Christ Classes

Aug 31 (Fri) 10AM-12PM -  jewelry making

Contact the church office to sign up for any of these classes.

Anaheim Moms Group (Japanese/English)

Parenting class series:  the “Anaheim Moms” (“AM”) meets on Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – noon.  The NEXT session will start on Fri., 9/21 and end 12/14 (*No meeting on 11/23 - Thanksgiving break).  Moms or grandmothers with infant to 5-year-old children are welcome to attend for fellowship, crafts, cooking classes, and more!  Please contact the church office for more information.

Children's Choir

Children up to 6th grade are welcome to join the Joyful Noise Children's choir. Please contact Darlene Omaye or Shirley Chai for rehearsal dates & more information.

Young Adult Group

The journey through life is far richer in community.  Come be a part of our young adult community, which meets on Sundays after church.  Contact Pastor Matt for additional information.  

 

“Your sons & daughters will see visions, and your old men

& women will dream dreams...”

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Grief Passage Support Group

The Grief Passage Support (GPS) Group is a faith-based program which guides individuals towards taking steps from mourning to joy while utilizing the GriefShare.org DVD series. Anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one is welcome. For more information and meeting times please contact Jean Shikuma via the church office.

Helping Seniors Ministry

AFMC Seniors –  If you need assistance with minor home repairs, electronics or computers, transportation, shopping, moving heavy objects, or one-time cleanup projects, please click and complete a request form.  How can we help you?

 

Arts, Crafts, Activities

Watercolor class (on break for Summer) meets the 2nd & 4th Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – noon. New students are welcome at any time; drop in to room 9 to observe or ask questions. Instructor Donna McFarland will give beginners special attention and instruction.  For more information, please contact Pastor Carl Yoshimine via the church office 714-827-0782.

Knitting & Crocheting (on break for Summer) – Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in room 9

Sewing Circle – Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – noon in room 6.  Bring your own sewing projects or help make quilts. Some experience required.

Line Dancing (on break for the Summer)

Crocheted scrubbies – ongoing all year long.  Contact the church office.