Sunday, August 16 family worship devotion

As we as a church continue to keep up to date with guidelines from the King County Public Health Department, we wanted to give families resources for Sunday worship at home. You can watch the live stream of the service here. Click the links below to access the resources for this Sunday, August 16th.

Family Worship Devotional August 16

How to Talk to Kids about Fear

Fam Jam On Demand Playlist

Bethany Green Lake's Children, Youth, & Family Ministries exist to teach, equip and serve your family. Our goal is to resource you and your kids to grow in relationship with God and His people. 

Children's Ministry

Birth–5th grade & their families

Youth Ministry
6th–12th grade & their families

Summer Programs are still on! 

Tween Camp, Middle School Camp, High School Camp, Refuel Day Plus, and Camp Attitude are still on! While things this upcoming season will look different, the Family Ministries Team goal is that all families are invited and equipped to grow this season. It is our desire to partner through the summer with families in unique and creative ways. We believe parents have a special voice in the spiritual growth of their kids and we want to continue to give you tools and experiences to grow your family's faith. 

You can expect to hear ministry updates from us regarding events on a bi-weekly basis. Whether your family is able to be physically present or is maintaining social distancing, we are creating pathways for all to be a part of ministry. This also pertains to any financial barriers. 

If you have not already, please read this update letter from Pastor Chris Lyons. We look forward to connecting during this unique season!

Pastor Chris's Summer Update Message to You


Green Lake Summer Family Ministries Update

Zoom Safety

As we gather virtually, we want to keep you informed on what the Children, Youth, and Families staff is doing to ensure that our time together is welcoming, fun, and safe. Click below to see our safety protocol.

CYFM Zoom Safety and Security

Groups and resources for parents

Family Faith Conversations

Break for the summer, back in Fall 2020

From the most recent FFC, "Talking About Race as a Family"
Our desire is to equip our parents to have real dialogue with their kids of all ages about race and difference, especially in light of our faith. Here are the links of the handout and the presentation from this event.

Foster/Adopt Support Group 

Next Meeting: TBD
The Adoption and Foster Care Support Group offers support, fellowship, and education to anyone who is curious about or connected to adoption or foster care. Attendees can include those thinking of adopting or providing foster care, those currently in the process, those who have adopted, and those who have been adopted. Email chrisl@churchbcc.org for more information about the upcoming group.

Mothers of Children with Special Needs 

Next Meeting: TBD
The group is designed to provide support, prayer, and honest conversations for mothers who have children with special needs. Email chrisl@churchbcc.org for more information about the upcoming group.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS): 2020-2021 Registration Now Open! 

First and Third Tuesdays of the Month, 7:30pm-9:00pm, Online (Starting October 6)

Welcoming a new baby into your family is such an exciting time, but it also comes with its fair share of difficulty, from those sleepless nights to feeding issues. At MOPS we welcome you and your children just as you are. MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) is a program for moms who have kids birth-5 years old. MOPS provides you with a supportive community of women who are going through the same phase of life and can relate to the joys and struggles that you may be facing. During our time together, you can expect community and discussion time with other women, and a different speaker each week. MOPS is a place where you can take a deep breath, relax and enjoy being in the company of other women.

MOPS Registration

General Questions? Email greenlakemopssteering@gmail.com
Questions about registration? Email glmopsreg@gmail.com

Shoreline MOPS
Meets every other Tuesday. Visit the website for info.

Hoping Like Hannah: Infertility Support Group

A group for women who seek community and support around issues of infertility. For more information, contact Amanda.

Betrayal and Beyond: How can I trust him? Is there hope?

Discuss answers to haunting questions in a safe and confidential study group for wives whose husbands struggle with lust addictions. Contact Sheryl.


For all school-aged kids interested in learning more about Baptism, join Pastor Chris for an Orientation Event - and bring your parents! There will be lots of details around the meaning of baptism as a step of faith - and why it is so amazing to have the whole church cheer us on! It's a great privilege to love, inspire, and equip our families to follow Jesus together!

Please contact Pastor Chris Lyons for more info.



Raising kids in a home and faith community where they can learn about their relationship with God is a calling found in Scripture and one we don't take lightly. This is a big responsibility for parents, but you don't have to do it alone. We want to give you opportunities to form relationships with other parents, and Children's and Family Ministries is committed to providing families with resources to help you lay a solid spiritual foundation for you children. One of the ways we do this is Child Dedication.

If you are interested in having your child dedicated, please email laurenl@churchbcc.org

A Dedication is:

  • An opportunity to support families in their desire to raise their children in a Christ-centered home.
  • For the family, it is the opportunity for self-examination, determination, and promise as they publicly declare their commitment to raise their child in faith.
  • A chance for the whole church community to join the family celebration and affirmation of their commitment. 

Dedication is Not:

Required to attend or become a member at BCC

Dedication FAQ’s

Is there an age limit?For this particular event, we typically dedicate children age birth to 5 years old. We recognize that our families come from diverse church backgrounds, however, and if you have older children who you'd like to have dedicated - or perhaps have a conversation about baptism, please feel free to contact Chris Lyons at chrisl@churchbcc.org.
How does it work?

We do Dedications once a quarter. Once you fill out the online baby dedication registration form, a staff member will contact you to coordinate service details.
What happens the day of?
The actual event itself occurs once a quarter during Sunday services at Green Lake (when you attend your class, you will hear specific details of what to expect). The dedication itself is intended to be a brief, sacred time where the community witnesses your commitment and pastors pray for you. 
Can I invite my friends/extended family?
Absolutely. This is a great way to celebrate and have friends/family affirm your commitment to raise your child in an atmosphere of love and faith.


We are always in need of volunteers! Whether you want to serve a few days a year or every single week, you have a place in our ministry! Right now we are recruiting volunteers for our Sunday School and Behind the Scenes team. Please reach out for more information. We can't wait to hear from you!

Tween Quaratine Challenge Part 1.pdf