This will be our second class that will be themed towards our FCC Movie Camp next summer in 2024! Students will gather and start exploring their creative minds to imagine a story that will be used in our next summer's movie camp! Teachers will explore foundational script-writing concepts such as exploring character development, setting, conflicts and so much more!
Come join us at our fun boot camp where we will begin to teach students all the wonderful magic of film-making, special effects, sound, editing and so much more! Kids will develop fundamental knowledge and skills about using digital media and applications which will help them prepare for our FCC Movie Camp coming in summer of 2024!
One of our longest standing classes and band returns for another exciting semester! These young musicians have learned so many incredible songs and performed in front of live audiences. This semester, we are looking to add some more fun, diverse songs to our repertoire and explore more opportunities for these young artists to hone their music theory skills and grow closer together as a band!
*No more piano players are needed at this time.
What kid doesn't love to cook? Wednesday nights will be our time to celebrate cooking and feast with our wonderful students! Come join us as we teach our kids safe, responsible ways to cook easy-to-prepare and delicious, enjoyable meals. Best of all, they can eat it afterwards too!
Description: Ever wanted to learn a foreign language in an exciting and fresh new way? Eugenia will introduce our students to the Korean language by taking them on a whirlwind adventure to explore its pop-culture, music, food, and much more!
Join us as we provide healthy down-time for kids to decompress after a long-day of school! We will enjoy relaxing community time through math puzzles, inquisitive riddles, and logic games. Fun and interactive for students of all ages!
Our most popular class returns! Students will get to explore the wonderful world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through our STEAM class taught by our very own accomplished Elevate teachers. Get ready to start that brain power and come enjoy the fun!
Adrianne Hays has been teaching science to homeschool students for the past 6 year and more recently to students online from all over the world. She is the mother of two children (Kendall -13 and Kieran - 11). Adrianne worked as a Child Life Specialist at a hospital in Cleveland, OH before staying home with her kids. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Development. Adrianne loves connecting with students and helping to inspire an early love of science. Adrianne recently moved to the Bay Area from Chicago and has been attending Fremont Community Church since August of 2021. She loves exploring the Bay Area especially museums and beaches.
Kendall Hays is a 7th grader who loves to learn. Kendall has been serving in the Kid’s Ministry at church for the past two years and helps spend time with younger children while their parents participate in ESL classes at Fremont Community Church. This past summer, Kendall taught science to elementary students at her church’s summer camp. She is excited to pass on her love of learning to younger students.
Alan has lived in Fremont since 1997 and has been a member of FCC since 2010. He’s passionate about kids and has 2 of his own (7-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter). He has 15+ years of experience working in the IT industry in Silicon Valley and is currently employed at NetApp. Loves to teach and help equip students of all ages to become successful in life!
Anita is a dedicated Fremont resident with her husband and 2 daughters. She grew up in the Fremont area and is excited to take a small part of investing in the next generation! Anita has a passion for teaching and having a ton of fun while learning! She has taught English and Storytelling in Hong Kong to children ages 3-12. Her background is in corporate recruiting in the Technology Industry including LinkedIn, Facebook, Tesla, and Google. Graduated from Santa Clara University, BA in Communications.
Elaine and Bruce Choy - ESL instructors - Elaine and Bruce have recently retired and are spending their spare time on small projects around their home and playing with their grandsons. Elaine taught for 26 years and prior to that was a Human Resource officer for Wells Fargo Bank. Bruce was a partner in a law firm specializing in workers compensation and later branched out to Trusts and Estate. Most recently he worked for Veterans Services for Alameda County, retired, and has been called back to a part time position there. The Choys have been members of the Fremont Community Church family for 30 years serving in different volunteer capacities. They have 2 adult children who have families of their own.
Eric has been serving in full-time church ministry since 2004 with a background in youth ministry, worship ministry, and local outreach. He earned a BA in Mass Media Communication from the University of Akron (2004) and a Master of Arts in Religions from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (2006). He’s currently working toward a Doctor of Ministry degree from Northern Seminary with a focus on contextual theology and missional leadership.
Some of Eric’s passions include cross-cultural ministry, team-building, relational discipleship, and missional vision for the local church. In his free time, Eric enjoys reading, playing guitar, running, and eating spicy food.
For the past 5 years, Eugenia has been instrumental in the journey of our Children's Ministry, Powerhouse. Creative, fun and quick to laugh, Eugenia loves to live her faith out loud in front of every person she meets. She is a proud mama of 2 wonderful kids, Eliana and Evan and is married to the love of her life, Alan.
Gary has been married to Stephanie for almost 41 yrs and has been an optometrist in Union City for 43 years. He is currently transitioning into retirement and looking to see how he can serve our community in a more significant way. He and Stephanie are Bay Area natives and Gary is a 5th generation Chinese-American in California. Both his and Stephanie’s family immigration stories are quite interesting and they would be happy to share them if you are interested! He is pretty much monolingual in English but knows more Spanish and Farsi words than he does Chinese words!
Stephanie has been an active member of Fremont Community Church since 1982. Although recently retired, she comes with a diverse background as an elementary and middle school teacher, an educational therapist for the learning disabled, and a K-8 school administrator. She is the proud parent of her ever expanding family from her two married sons and wives, her four-month old grandson, Hudson and a new grandbaby due in February 2022. Her youngest son is currently in Korea serving as a Physician Assistant in the US Army. Her passions are working with kids who struggle to learn, and most recently being a grandmother. She and her husband are also hoping to resume their passion for travel post pandemic.