Youth

Our youth ministry is focused on worshiping God, making new friends, finding ways to serve God by helping others, and having fun in the process. Through various growth opportunities and service work, we strive to rise up and be young leaders within our church.

 

Youth Fellowship currently meets on the 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month immediately following worship, until 1:30 pm. This is a time of fellowship, games and a short lesson.

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Retreats

Our youth participate in the two annual retreats to help strengthen their faith and build relationships with other followers of Christ.

Youth Main Event at John Knox Ranch

Main Event is a weekend-long retreat that occurs in the fall of each year at John Knox Ranch for youth in grades 6-12.  The youth explore scripture and dive deeper into the theme of that year's event.  There is also plenty of time for outdoor activities and games to help build and foster lasting relationships with both old and new friends.

Midwinters at Mo Ranch

Midwinters is a weekend-long retreat/conference at the beginning of each year for youth in grades 6-12.  It is a great time for the youth and their adult sponsors to play, pray and refresh. During the event, Small Groups provide time for the kids to get to know other youth and explore scripture together. Keynote speakers help foster discussion and dig into the scriptures and theme of the event while music and recreation help round out the large group gatherings. There is also free time that allows the youth to explore Mo-Ranch and enjoying time with friends.

 

Mission Work

We feel that it’s very important for our youth to learn to serve God by serving others and therefore try to seek out mission outreach opportunities regularly.

Our High School youth also have the opportunity to venture out to serve during our annual week-long youth mission trip, where we look for opportunities for them to experience serving in different environments so they can see the needs of those in other cities as well as in our own backyard.

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In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 3:6