Children's Ministry

At VPC, we believe Christian spiritual transformation is a lifelong process. In addition to the transformation that happens during worship and mission, we offer intentional ways to encourage people of all ages to pursue spiritual growth in Christ.

Missional Outreach and Children's Ministries is committed to the development and implementation of an inter-generational mission strategy for mobilizing church members to share the hope of Christ. A spiritual leader to parents and church members in the faith development of children in the VPC covenant family. Our goal is to make Christ known to the families and children in our community through family outreach, service projects and ministry opportunities.

Mission Committee

The mission committee consists of nominated team members who work with over 20 local and international organizations to make Christ known. Each month, one of those organizations are highlighted in a Monthly Mission Partner Sunday. This is a time for the VPC community to learn more information about our community partnerships.


(Intentional Ministries Promoting Action for Christ Together)

The Impact Team is a program of the Mission Committee. Its goal is to increase the ability to make Christ known by arranging service projects and missional outreach opportunities with local organizations. Being intentional in the way we serve the community by serving beyond the pews, in the 6 days between Sundays, to disciple to Glorify God as a disciple make outpost of Kingdom Life.

Parents' Night Out


Buddy Break

Buddy Break provides a safe Place for VIPs (kids with physical, cognitive, medical hidden disability, chronic or life threatening, or those that are medically fragile) and their siblings to have fun and establish meaningful friendships with other kids and adults while their caregivers get a much-needed FREE break from the overwhelming caregiving responsibilities. Buddies are friends to VIP kids. Volunteer buddies complete a Buddy Training 101 program and are background checked. 

Family Promise

Family Promise of South Sarasota County is a faith based non-profit organizations that enable the community to work together to address the needs of homeless families by providing temporary shelter, meals and comprehensive services to help them achieve self-sufficiency.

Alternative Gift Market

Give the gift of meaning and contribution. AGM is an opportunity to give a gift of necessity to those in need. During the holidays, you have the opportunity to chose the mission that most touches your heart and make a difference in their lives and in the name of a loved one or as a legacy to someone that has passed.

Connect Team

The mission of the Connect Team is to Connect Families to Christ, to make Christ know in our community, and to teach families how to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Developing Student-Led Ministry, providing family service projects, and incorporating Christ-Centered learning environments that will increase the reach of Venice Presbyterian Church.

Kid Connections

Kid Connection has a the elements of "big church" including guided worship and an interactive message. Kids enjoy the lesson based games and crafts during our age appropriate breach out sessions.

Sunday, 10:00am, Family Life Center

For more information on how you can participate in any of our Children's ministries, please contact Paige Pierce.