E V E N T S   &   C L A S S E S
Help us build a family a Home!
This summer, our high school students are heading to Tijuana to build houses for and with families in need, and we want to invite YOU to help change a family’s life by helping pay for their new home! Your dollars will not only build a family a house, they’ll give them a home. Want more info, or to purchase part of a house? Stop by the table on the plaza April 28 – May 19 or head to our website at fccsantamaria.org/students.
On May 26th between services our kids will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts on the plaza to help raise funds for camp. Donuts will be $1 apiece. All proceeds will go toward funding children to go to camp at Forest Home Ojai Valley. Cash only please!  Come support our kids!
Friday, May 31 – Saturday, June 1 
6pm – 10am Sharp | First Christian Church
Our last Genesis 56 event of the year is here for all of our current 5th and 6th graders. This will be a great night of Laser Tag, awesome BBQ, s’mores, movies, and much more! The cost is $15. The fun begins at 6:00pm and all kids must be dropped off by a parent. Note: A permission slip and a waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian for ALL attendees! All students must be picked up no later than 10:00am Saturday morning! If you have any questions, please contact Joe Bramble at (805)689-6556.
Saturday, June 8 | 8:30-10:30am
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Beach
Inviting women to join us for a beach hike. This is a moderate to strenuous hike depending on how far you go. Take W. Main Street (in Guadalupe) all the way till it ends at the parking lot on the beach. Bring water and layer. There is no cost to park, but there are limited spaces (carpooling is encouraged). The beach is 2 miles out and 2 miles back on the sand. We will have an additional option to climb up the dunes. Join us for some fellowship, exercise, and scenery. Contact Gretel Reece 805-714-7554 or greece@comcast.net for more information and to let us know you are coming.
Sundays starting June 2 | 2:30pm
Rancho Maria Golf Course

Every Sunday afternoon all are invited to enjoy nine holes of golf. Through fellowship and sports, we pray that God will strengthen and equip us, the Body of Christ, for Ministry. We seek to encourage each other as we begin the work week. Please come out and enjoy God’s beautiful creation as we try to play golf. All people and all skill levels are welcome. If you are interested, you just need to show up, pay the green fees, and enjoy. 

FCC would like to help you grow in Christ. If you are interested, we would like to pair you with a mentor to help you grow in many different areas of your Christian walk. We all need encouragement and growth in our Christian walk. A mentoring relationship with others in the church helps us to deal with the many issues of life we face every day. Interested or more information, please email Bruce Henderson at bruceh@fccsantamaria.org
Sundays May 5 – July 21 I 1:00 – 2:30pm I Rm A221 Many people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced before. FCC DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. If you have been divorced for a while sometimes healing takes time and a caring heart. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. We want to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.  The cost for DivorceCare is $10. Please register online under Small Groups or at the first class.
Motorcycle Ride
Saturday, June 8 & 15 I 9am–3pm I FCC West Parking Lot
All motorcycle riders, we want to invite you to enjoy some sun, fellowship and food. All variety of motorcycles are welcome. We encourage you to invite friends, significant others and passengers. All are welcome. Our destination will be determined on the day of the ride.
Elementary Camp
June 16-20 I Forest Home, Ojai Valley
This year, FCC Kids is bringing a group of about 24 elementary students to Forest Home, Ojai Valley! This program is open to children entering 3rd grade through 6th grade. The cost this year is $325/student with a $50 non-refundable deposit due with registration. Your child(ren) will not want to miss out!
Deadline is May 31 at 11:59pm!
Monday Nights I 6:30PM I RM B202
Finally Free. Hope and help for those struggling with all forms of sinful habits and addictions including overeating, excessive shopping, pornography, gambling, drugs, sex, and alcohol. This in-depth study uses biblical principles to transform your life and free you from your addictions as we follow The Heart of Addiction by Mark Shaw. The cost for materials is $20. Email bruceh@fccsantamaria.org to sign-up.
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