The question of when we will be gathering together again has been the subject of much prayer and discussion by our church’s leadership. We are asking God for wisdom as we attempt to follow the guidelines of New York State and New York City regarding the timing for reopening our church campus. At the same time, we are making plans and putting protocols in place to ensure your safety and well-being when we are able to meet again. Stay tuned for updates as more information becomes available.  

In the meantime, we hope that you will continue to join us for Tuesday Prayer Onlinebeginning at 7pm; Sunday Worship Online, beginning at 9am; and weekday Devotions Onlinebeginning at 10am. We also invite you to check the Churchwide Announcements on our home page to learn about additional online events for each member of your family.

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Who Are We?

Family Ministries empowers and ministers to families using Christ-centered approaches. We seek to enable the family to grow and develop spiritually, emotionally, physically, intellectually and socially, so that each family member will be equipped to meet the challenges of everyday living.

Ministry Information

Biblical Parenting Classes

Biblical Parenting Classes lay foundational truths from God’s Word to help you define your specific role as a parent and learn how to train and nurture your children with practical tools and biblical principles that will stand the test of time.

Eligibility to Volunteer

In order to serve in this ministry, you must:

  • Be a member of The Brooklyn Tabernacle or in the process of becoming a member.
  • Have served faithfully in another ministry at The Brooklyn Tabernacle and be recommended by overseeing pastor or ministry leader
  • Complete all training related to the division of ministry in which your will serve
  • Consent to a background check

Activities & Functions

  • Serving at sign-up tables, where workers must present themselves friendly and knowledgeable about the event, class or seminar.
  • Checking-in students to parenting classes or events.
  • Help with childcare
  • Add information to spreadsheets or databases

Frequency of Service

We have flexible schedules and seasonal events. Therefore, we can schedule you when it works best for you and your family. However, we do need a contingent of workers available to serve on Thursday evenings and in between some Sunday services.

Length of Commitment

While we suggest a one-year commitment, we are committed to helping each individual find where they fit best.

Special Requirements

While there is no special requirement for eligibility, Family Ministries is interested in recruiting ministry workers with the following special skills:

  • Videotaping and editing
  • Childcare workers
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