Family Ministries
What is Family Ministry?
The United Methodist Church of Vista’s Family Ministry consists of regular calendar events where families come together in a time of fellowship and fun.  Our families include everyone who attends the United Methodist Church of Vista, whether young or old, married or single.
For questions, please contact

Beckie Henselmeier,

Director of Family Ministries
Upcoming Family Ministry Opportunities:
Mini-VBS – Maker’s Fun Factory We’re hosting a mini-VBS this fall! In just two days, students will learn that they are uniquly created by God for a purpose! Through Bible Stories, Games, Crafts, Snacks and more, your student will have a blast and get closer to God!
Dates: Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9 – 2 p.m. (please send sack lunch, snack provided.)
Sunday, Sept. 10 from 9 – 1 p.m.
Cost: $20 per student or $10 per student if they “bring a friend” – must register at the same time.

Trunk or Treat 2017 Friday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. costumed kids (and adults) will be treated to games, crafts, a hot dog dinner and, of course, lots of candy. This event will take place on the Upper Lawn. The event is free of charge to any who would like to come.

While our event is free, donations of new adult socks are welcome. These items will be donated each week to individuals in need at our “And 2 Fishes” Weekly Meals.



Yearly events include:

  • District Camps – Younger elementary camp (Grades 1-3) and older elementary camp (Grades 4–6).
  • Trunk or Treat – Friday, October 27, 2017, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Family Advent Event
  • Children’s Christmas Program – Rehearsal, December 9, 2017, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and performance December 10, 2017, at 12:00 p.m.
  • Easter Walk
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Bible Sunday

and more!